Frank E. Schoonover negatives

About this collection

Based in Wilmington, Delaware, Frank Earle Schoonover (1877-1972) was a prolific commercial illustrator, artist, and avid photographer. Over the course of a six-decade career, he completed more than twenty-five hundred works, primarily illustrations for magazines and books but also landscapes, portraits, murals, book plates, sculpture, and stained-glass windows. This collection consists of negatives taken by Schoonover, largely for use as source material for his artwork. The collection has not been digitized in its entirety. For a detailed description of the entire collection, click here to view the finding aid.

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Cortlandt Schoonover and companion walking or skating on frozen lake
[Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Frank E. Schoonover negatives (Accession 2017.239), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Interior of Schoonover's Wilmington studio
[Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Frank E. Schoonover negatives (Accession 2017.239), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Interior of Schoonover's Wilmington studio
[Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Frank E. Schoonover negatives (Accession 2017.239), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Interior of Schoonover's Wilmington studio
Portrait is of Frank Schoonover by William McGregor Paxton painted 1930., [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Frank E. Schoonover negatives (Accession 2017.239), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Interior of Schoonover's Wilmington studio
[Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Frank E. Schoonover negatives (Accession 2017.239), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Interior of Schoonover's Wilmington studio
[Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Frank E. Schoonover negatives (Accession 2017.239), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Interior of Schoonover's Wilmington studio
[Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Frank E. Schoonover negatives (Accession 2017.239), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Paintings hung near ceiling at Schoonover studio
[Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Frank E. Schoonover negatives (Accession 2017.239), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Windows, interior view, at Schoonover studio
[Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Frank E. Schoonover negatives (Accession 2017.239), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Windows, exterior view, at Schoonover studio
[Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Frank E. Schoonover negatives (Accession 2017.239), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Painting on easel at Schoonover studio
[Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Frank E. Schoonover negatives (Accession 2017.239), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Ship model leaning against wall at Schoonover studio
[Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Frank E. Schoonover negatives (Accession 2017.239), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Paintings hung on wall at Schoonover studio
[Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Frank E. Schoonover negatives (Accession 2017.239), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Painting on easel at Schoonover studio
[Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Frank E. Schoonover negatives (Accession 2017.239), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Frame storage at Schoonover studio
[Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Frank E. Schoonover negatives (Accession 2017.239), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Paintings on wall and stacked against wall on floor at Schoonover studio
[Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Frank E. Schoonover negatives (Accession 2017.239), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Easel and paintings in Schoonover studio
[Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Frank E. Schoonover negatives (Accession 2017.239), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Easel and paintings in Schoonover studio
[Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Frank E. Schoonover negatives (Accession 2017.239), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Easel and paintings in Schoonover studio
[Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Frank E. Schoonover negatives (Accession 2017.239), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Windows and draperies at Schoonover studio
[Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Frank E. Schoonover negatives (Accession 2017.239), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Objects and paintings at Schoonover studio
[Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Frank E. Schoonover negatives (Accession 2017.239), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Windows and draperies at Schoonover studio
[Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Frank E. Schoonover negatives (Accession 2017.239), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Unidentified group at evening event
[Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Frank E. Schoonover negatives (Accession 2017.239), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Group of young Schoonover students
[Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Frank E. Schoonover negatives (Accession 2017.239), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Female student with portrait of boy
[Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Frank E. Schoonover negatives (Accession 2017.239), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807

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