Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Guide to the Matthew Mawhinney Industrial Furnace Collection

Summary
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0224
Creators:
Mawhinney, Matthew (engineer)
Dates:
1917-1978
Languages:
English
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Physical Description:
1 Cubic foot
3 boxes
Repository:
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
Author
Don Darroch
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Collection donated by Mrs. Matthew H. Mawhinney, 1978.
Processing Information
Collection processed by Don Darroch, October 1986
Custodial History
Collection transferred to the Archives Center from the Division of Engineering and Industries (now Division of Work and Industry) on August 7, 1986.

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.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Ohio Geographic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Salem (Ohio) Geographic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Furnaces Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Engineering Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Correspondence -- 1930-1950 Genre Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Engineering and Industry 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