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Oral history interview with William N. Eisendrath, 1975 December 3-December 10

Oral history interview with William N. Eisendrath, 1975 December 3-December 10

Eisendrath, William N., 1903-1983

Curator, Art historian

Collection Information

Size: Transcript: 30 pages

Format: Originally recorded on 1 sound tape reel. Reformatted in 2010 as x digital wav files. Duration is x hr., x min.

Summary: Interview of William N. Eisendrath conducted 1975 December 3-December 10, by Richard (Rick) Gaugert, for the Archives of American Art. Eisendrath speaks of his directorship of the City Art Museum of St. Louis and the Washington University Gallery of Art.

Biographical/Historical Note

William N. Eisendrath (1903-1983) was a museum director in St. Louis, Missouri.

Provenance

These interviews are part of the Archives of American Art Oral History Program, started in 1958 to document the history of the visual arts in the United States, primarily through interviews with artists, historians, dealers, critics and others.

Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with William N. Eisendrath, 1975 December 3-December 10. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.