William Eisendrath Papers
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Scope and Contents Note

The small group of papers represented here consists of a portion of Eisendrath's professional correspondence. During the course of his career, Eisendrath developed close personal friendships and working relationships with numerous contemporary artists. His collection includes letters and, in some cases, artwork from Alexander Calder, Jean Dubuffet, and Fernando Leger, among others. One of Eisendrath's closest friends, and the primary reason his papers are included in this Guide, was the critic William Troy. Troy's letters to Eisendrath are housed here and they provide a glimpse at the personal and professional life on one of our most important critics.


The small group of papers represented here consists of a portion of Eisendrath's professional correspondence. During the course of his career, Eisendrath developed close personal friendships and working relationships with numerous contemporary artists. His collection includes letters and, in some cases, artwork from Alexander Calder, Jean Dubuffet, and Fernando Leger, among others. One of Eisendrath's closest friends, and the primary reason his papers are included in this Guide, was the critic William Troy. Troy's letters to Eisendrath are housed here and they provide a glimpse at the personal and professional life on one of our most important critics.