Archives of American Art

Louis M. Eilshemius printed material

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.eilsloup
Creators:
Eilshemius, Louis M. (Louis Michel), 1864-1941
Dates:
1897-1941
Languages:
English
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Physical Description:
30 Items
(partially microfilmed on 3 partial reels)
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Published poems, memoir, brochures, announcements and a musical score by Eilshemius; exhibition catalogs; and clippings.
Scope and Contents
REEL 2803 (fr. 1091-1143, 1153-1160): A booklet containing "Satires on Art" and reproductions of two paintings for sale at 118 E. 57th St (1931); an announcement for "Companionship - an unusual metrical work"; an announcement for "over 4,000 oils, 1500 drawings of scenes in 20 countries. A real educative output non pareill"; an announcement "You Make Money by Making Your Own Picture Frames"; a musical score, "Six Musical Moods," 1897, composed and autographed by Eilshemius; and a brochure, "Some New Discoveries in Science and Art," 1932, containing writings and biographical information.
Scope and Contents
REEL 4283:Published poems: "Mystery and Truth : A Sonnet-Sequence (c1907),"Thoughts at Night-time" (c1909); "Creation's End - a Four Page Epic" (c1925); all published under his Dreamer's Press' and Three Arts' Friend - A Monthly, v. 1, no. 2 (Nov. 1925)
Scope and Contents
UNMICROFILMED: Three Arts' Friend (v. 1, no. 3 (Feb. 1926); and "My Brother Victor - A Convalescent's Fancy" (c1912) described on the title page as "[a] memorie was written at Paris, France, in the author's twenty-third year; while studying Art at Julian's."
Scope and Contents
REEL N70-48: Clippings, 1932-1941; exhibition catalogs from the Boyer and Kleemann Galleries; and pamphlets.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Painter, mathematician, composer, writer; New York, N.Y.

Administration
Existence and Location of Copies
35mm microfilm reels N70-48, 2803 and 4283 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Material on reel N70-48 lent for microfilming 1970 by an unknown lender. Nine brochures on reels 2803 (fr. 1091-1114) and 4283 (fr. 570-622) were transferred from the National Museum of American Art Library, 1981 and 1988. Brochure, "Some New.." on reel 2803 (fr.1153-60) was donated by Hugh Stix, wonder of Artist' Gallery and author of an exhibition catalog on Eilshemius. Provenance of the musical score is unknown.

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
Patrons must use microfilm copy; contact AAA reference staff for access to unmicrofilmed publications.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Three arts' friend Title Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Art -- Periodicals Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Painters -- New York (State) -- New York Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Eilshemius, Louis M. (Louis Michel), 1864-1941 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Eilshemius, Louis M. (Louis Michel), 1864-1941 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Eilshemius, Louis M. (Louis Michel), 1864-1941 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Eilshemius, Louis M. (Louis Michel), 1864-1941 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

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