Delaware Art Museum Archival Collections related to specific Pyle students
Stanley Massey Arthurs, 1877–1950
The Stanley Arthurs Manuscript Collection consists of fifteen scrapbooks of Arthurs' illustrations compiled by the artist, as well as a separate gift of scrapbooks, sketchbooks, photographs, clippings, memorabilia by Arthurs' niece and nephew. Gift of Marjorie and Frank Virdin, 1973-1974
Clifford Warren Ashley, 1881–1947
The Clifford W. Ashley Papers of the Delaware Art Museum consist of original correspondence between the Delaware Art Museum and the Whaling Museum of New Bedford, Massachusetts, letters from Ashley to Willard S. Morse, exhibition catalogs and illustrations from books and magazines. The latter were collected by the Library.
Bertha Corson Day (Bates), 1875–1968
The Bertha Corson Day Bates Manuscript Collection consists of correspondence, notebooks, books, photographs, photocopy of journal, catalogs, cards, programs, etc. designed by her. Gift of Mrs. J. Marshall Cole (Bertha Bates Cole), 1983
Harvey Dunn, 1884–1952
The Harvey Dunn files consist of exhibition catalogs and illustrations from books and magazines collected by the Library.
Elizabeth Shippen Green (Elliott), 1871–1954
The Elizabeth Shippen Green Elliott files of the Delaware Art Museum consist of book and magazine illustrations collected by the Library. The files include original Christmas cards designed by Elliott as well as some material donated by Benjamin Eisenstat.
Gayle Porter Hoskins, 1887–1962
The Gayle Porter Hoskins Manuscript Collection consists of records, personal history, illustrated work, photographs, and memorabilia. The Hoskins Family Scrapbook chronicles the life events of the family of James Marquis Hoskins, beginning with the settlement of his father Joseph Hoskins in Indiana. Gift of Alene Hoskins, 1972
Thornton Oakley, 1881–1983
The Thornton Oakley Papers consist of original correspondence, photographs, exhibition catalogs and magazine illustrations donated by various sources and assembled by the Library.
Violet Oakley, 1874–1961
The Violet Oakley Papers consist of several series of original correspondence regarding “The Holy Experiment,” exhibition catalogs and illustrations from books and magazines. The latter were collected by the Library.
Maxfield Parrish, 1870–1966
The Maxfield Parrish Illustrated Letters to Henry Bancroft collection contains 53 letters and postcards written by Maxfield Parrish to his cousin, Henry Bancroft, mostly during his travels in Europe. Gift of Mary Bancroft, 1951
Katharine Pyle, 1863–1938
The Katharine Pyle Papers contain 20 books, 28 original manuscripts (mostly handwritten with a couple of typescripts), 4 photographs (3 portraits, 1 work of art), 8 pieces of correspondence addressed to Pyle, and 4 pieces of original artwork. Library purchase, 1996
The Katherine Pyle Letters consists of correspondence dating from 1927–1936. Gift of Howard Pyle Brokaw, 1984
Frank Earle Schoonover, 1877–1972
The Frank E. Schoonover Manuscript Collection consists of correspondence, daybooks, organizational records, clippings, published materials, and ephemera. Gift of Naomi Schoonover and Elizabeth Schoonover Cobb, 1977
The Frank E. Schoonover Catalogue Raisonné Collection contains research and administrative materials relating to the Frank E. Schoonover Catalogue Raisonné. Gift of the Frank E. Schoonover Fund, Inc., 2009