Architectural Archives

George W. Conklin Collection (294)

The collection documents a number of projects designed by the firm of Conklin & Kulski, architects, including: St. Paul’s Church and the Doctors (or Dairy) Cove Bathing Club located in Montego Bay, Jamaica, as well as Conklin’s own house in Woodbridge, Connecticut.

Biographical / Historical Note

George William Conklin (1908-1999) was born in Rome, Italy and educated at Dartmouth College. He received his architectural training at the University of Pennsylvania (B.Arch 1934) followed by graduate studies at Princeton University. In 1953, he established a partnership with Julian E. Kulski (1892-1976), a native of England, which would last until 1960. Thereafter, he practiced under the firm name of Urban Design, Consulting Architects and Planners.

Scope & Content Note

The collection documents a number of projects designed by the firm of Conklin & Kulski, architects, including: St. Paul’s Church and the Doctors (or Dairy) Cove Bathing Club located in Montego Bay,
Jamaica, as well as Conklin’s own house in Woodbridge, Connecticut.

A number of firm brochures and reports can be found in the Archive’s biography file on Conklin. These brochures document a large number of projects not included in the archival collection.