William Eisendrath Papers
Scope: 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