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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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
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
Unidentified artwork by Schoonover student
[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 artwork of flowers by 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
Betty L. Hall posing as Native American woman
[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
Betty L. Hall posing as Native American woman
[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 female model Number 2 wearing bonnet
[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 female model Number 2 wearing bonnet
[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 female model Number 2 wearing bonnet
[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 female model Number 2 wearing bonnet, profile
[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 female model Number 2 wearing bonnet
[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 female model seated holding box
[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 female model Number 3 wearing blazer
[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 female model Number 3 wearing blazer
[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 female model Number 4, seated in partial profile
[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 female model Number 4, seated
[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 female model Number 4, seated holding papers
[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 female model Number 14, seated, wearing gown
[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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