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Schoonover, Frank E., 1877-1972


Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Delaware clippings and scrapbook collection

Identifier: MSS 0574

This Delaware clippings and scrapbook collection includes articles and full page sheets clipped and saved from nineteenth- and twentieth-century published newspapers and periodicals (bulk dates 1950-1969). Housed in 17 folders and one scrapbook, the articles focus on historic structures and locations in Delaware, local politics and people, the Delaware River, transportation, and extreme weather.

Dates: 1818-1973; Majority of material found in 1950-1969

Frank E. Schoonover - Thornton Oakley correspondence related to Howard Pyle

Identifier: MSS 0192
Abstract American artist Howard Pyle (1853-1911), who founded the Brandywine School of Art, was one of the pre-eminent illustrators of his time. He also maintained a successful painting and teaching career. Thornton Oakley (1881-1953) was an illustrator who studied architecture at the University of Pennsylvania and illustration with Howard Pyle. In 1914, Oakley was hired to head the Department of Illustration at the Philadelphia Museum's School of Industrial Art, now the Philadelphia College of Art,...
Dates: 1912-1953

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