Guide to the Matthew Mawhinney Industrial Furnace Collection
NMAH.AC.0224

Summary
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0224
Creators:
Mawhinney, Matthew, engineer
Dates:
1917-1978
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
1 cubic foot
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 note
Scope and Contents note
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 note
Arrangement note
The collection is divided into three series.
Series 1: Correspondence
Series 2: Photographs
Series 3: Publications

Biographical/Historical note
Biographical/Historical note
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 note
Collection processed by Don Darroch, October 1986
Author
Finding aid prepared by Don Darroch
Immediate Source of Acquisition note
Collection donated by Mrs. Matthew H. Mawhinney, 1978.

Using the Collection
Preferred Citation note
Matthew Mawhinney Industrial Furnace Collection, 1917-1978, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
Conditions Governing Access note
Collection is open for research.
Conditions Governing Use note
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 note
Custodial History note
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
Engineering and Industry, Division of, NMAH, SI. Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Salem Engineering Co. Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Correspondence--1930-1950 Genre/Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Engineering Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Furnaces Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Ohio Place Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Salem (Ohio) Place 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
Phone: 202-633-3270
archivescenter@si.edu