Koyl, George Simpson, 1885-1975

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George S. Koyl was born in Wyoming in 1885. He was trained in architecture in Philadelphia at the University of Pennsylvania and studied at the American Academy in Rome 1911-1914. After returning to the United States, he taught at the Carnegie Institute in Pittsburgh, worked in the offices of Cass Gilbert and McKim, Mead & White and later began an independent practice. Koyl returned to Philadelphia as Dean of the School of Fine Arts of the University of Pennsylvania in 1932. After his retirement as Dean in 1950 he continued as Professor of Architecture until 1955.

From the description of George S. Koyl architectural drawings and papers, 1908-1955. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122348142

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creatorOf Koyl, George S. (George Simpson), 1885-1975. George S. Koyl architectural drawings and papers, 1908-1955. University of Pennsylvania, Architectural Archives
creatorOf University of Pennsylvania. Correspondence with Paul Philippe Cret, 1903-1940. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
creatorOf Barnes, Albert C. (Albert Coombs), 1872-1951. Correspondence with the University of Pennsylvania, 1926-1950. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
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associatedWith American Academy in Rome corporateBody
associatedWith Barnes, Albert C. (Albert Coombs), 1872-1951. person
associatedWith Bendiner, Alfred. person
associatedWith Farrar, Victor. person
associatedWith Thompson, John Ambrose, 1876-1968. person
associatedWith Thrasher, Harry Dickinson. person
associatedWith University of Pennsylvania. corporateBody
associatedWith University of Pennsylvania. Dept. of Architecture corporateBody
associatedWith University of Pennsylvania. Graduate School of Fine Arts corporateBody
associatedWith Winter, Ezra, 1886-1949. person
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Architectural design--History--20th century--Sources
Architects--Archives
Architecture--History--20th century--Designs and plans
Architectural Drawings
Architectural design--Study and teaching--History--Sources
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Birth 1885

Death 1975

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