Guide to the Matthew Mawhinney Industrial Furnace Collection

Summary
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0224
Creators:
Engineering and Industry, Division of, NMAH, SI.
Mawhinney, Matthew (engineer)
Dates:
1917-1978
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
0 Cubic Feet
3 boxes
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
Matthew Mawhinney, an engineer specializing in industrial furnace design and operation, collected this material during his career with Salem Engineering Co. and later as a consulting engineer.

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
The collection includes several engineering textbooks authored by Mr. Mawhinney and others. Also included is correspondence of Mr. Mawhinney with professional engineering groups relating to articles in professional journals and presentations to meetings of professional societies. This collection also includes correspondence with numerous industrial corporations and many photographs of furnaces and other industrial equipment.

Arrangement
Arrangement
The collection is divided into three series.
Series 1: Correspondence
Series 2: Photographs
Series 3: Publications

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Matthew Mawhinney, a graduate of Carnegie Institute of Technology and an engineer specializing in industrial furnace design and operation, collected this material during his career with Salem Engineering Co. (Salem, Ohio) and later as a consulting engineer.

Administration
Processing Information
Collection processed by Don Darroch, October 1986
Author
Don Darroch
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Collection donated by Mrs. Matthew H. Mawhinney, 1978.

Using the Collection
Preferred Citation
Matthew Mawhinney Industrial Furnace Collection, 1917-1978, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
Conditions Governing Access
Collection is open for research.
Conditions Governing Use
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.

Custodial History
Custodial History
Transferred from the Division of Engineering and Industries to the Archives Center on August 7, 1986.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Ohio Place Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Salem (Ohio) Place Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Furnaces Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Engineering Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Correspondence -- 1930-1950 Genre/Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Engineering and Industry, Division of, NMAH, SI. Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Salem Engineering Co Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
P.O. Box 37012
Suite 1100, MRC 601
Washington, D.C. 20013-7012
archivescenter@si.edu
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