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Published Biographical References

  • University of Pennsylvania Architectural Alumni Society. The Book of the School. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1934., p. 169
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  • AIA/T-Square Yearbook, p. 133, 1907
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  • Philadelphia Real Estate Record and Builders' Guide, v. 26, n. 34, p. 556, 8/23/1911
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  • AIA/T-Square Yearbook, 1931
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    Membership: Philadelphia Chapter, AIA, Member

     
  • AIA/T-Square Yearbook, 1931
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    Membership: T-Square Club, Member

     
  • Who's Who in Maryland, A Biographical Dictionary of Leading Living Men and Women of the States of Maryland, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Delaware and West Virginia.. Chicago, Marquis Company, 1939-?, p. 807, 1939
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    Office: 1520 Locust St., Philadelphia

     
  • AIA/T-Square Yearbook, 1949
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    Membership: Philadelphia Chapter, AIA, Corporate Member

     
  • Koyl, George. American Architects' Directory. New York: R.R. Bowker Co., 1956
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    Office: Philadelphia

     
  • Koyl, George. American Architects' Directory. New York: R.R. Bowker Co., 1962
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    Office: Philadelphia

     
  • Koyl, George. American Architects' Directory. New York: R.R. Bowker Co., p. 1117, 1970
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  • "Architect Here Wins High Honor." Philadelphia Evening Bulletin 2 August 1911 [The focus for this article is actually George S. Koyl, but Grant Simon is acknowledged at the end of the article as ranking fourth in the competition for the Paris Prize.]
     
  • Beall, Karen F. American Prints in the Library of Congress Collection. Washington, DC: 1970, p. 448.
     
  • Noffsinger, James Philip. "The Influence of the Ecole des Beaux-Arts on the Architecture of the United States." Ph.D. dissertation, Catholic University, 1955.
     
  • Obituary: Philadelphia Inquirer (15 May 1967)
     
  • Pennsylvania Museum and School of Industrial Art. School of Industrial Art, Circular. Philadelphia: 1920/21, p. 41.
     
  • "Second Preliminary Competition for the Paris Prize, Student Work, Society of Beaux Arts Architects." American Architect 99 (31 May 1911) (Simon's "first mention" is illustrated.)
     
  • Simon, Grant Miles. "The Philadelphia Historical Commission Survey Resources." Historic Preservation 18 (September/October 1966): 190-193.
     
  • Simon. Some Account of the Singular Beginnings of Philadelphia. Philadelphia: 1957.
     
  • Simon. "The Story of What Was Done before Starting to Plan the University Club." American Architect 140 (August 1931): 46-49, 92, 94.
     
  • Sloan, Maurice. The Concrete House and Its Construction. New York: Association of American Portland Cement Manufacturers, 1912.
     
  • University of Pennsylvania. Architectural Society. Yearbook of the School of Architecture. Philadelphia: 1909. (Simon received the Stewardson Memorial Scholarship prize for his "Naval Pavilion.")
     

Biographical Drawings, Photos, Papers, etc.

  • "Baldwin Memorial Archive" and Membership records, Philadelphia Chapter, AIA (photocopy in biography file, Athenaeum of Philadelphia)
     
  • Biography file, University of Pennsylvania Archives, Philadelphia, PA
     
  • Membership records, American Institute of Architects Archives, Washington, DC
     
  • "Monumental Treatment of the End of Manhattan Island," Paris Prize for 1913, Department of Prints and Photographs, Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY
     
  • Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts Archives, Student records (1905-08); Board records (1924/25-1931/32).
     

 

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