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Louis M. Eilshemius and family account books, 1886-1904

Louis M. Eilshemius and family account books, 1886-1904

Eilshemius, Louis M. (Louis Michel), 1864-1941

Painter, Author, Draftsmen (artists)

Collection Information

Size: 5 v. (on 2 partial microfilm reels)

Summary: REEL D193 (fr. 955-1341): 4 v., 1886-1904, of ledgers recording the household accounts of the Eilshemius family. REEL 4781: 1 v., 1892-1894, recording the household accounts of the Eilshemius family, probably kept by Eilshemius' brother or another family member.

Biographical/Historical Note

Painter, mathematician, composer, writer; New York, N.Y.

Provenance

Donated by the Whitney Museum of American Art, 1956 (reel D193) and 1984 (reel 4781), who received it from the Eilshemius family.

Related Materials

Additional Louis Eilshemius papers also located at: Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution.

Alternative Forms Available

Microfilm reel D193 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.

Restrictions on Access

Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Microfilmed materials must be consulted on microfilm. Contact Reference Services for more information.

How to Cite This Collection

Louis M. Eilshemius and family account books, 1886-1904. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.