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.
Three volumes of business records from the Cordelia Furnace, Cordelia, Pennsylvania, and its store.
The collection documents Herrick's blast furnace and rotary steam engine business, including business correspondence, patent documents, drawings, machine operations data, and publications.
These records document the activities of the Cooper Bessemer Corporation of Mt. Vernon, Ohio, manufacturers of steam, gas, and oil engines; compressors; and furnaces. Included are advertisements and trade literature for C. & G. Cooper gas engines, Chapman Engineering Company, Chapman-Stein gas producers, and Cooper Bessemer gas and diesel engines a...
Photographs documenting the steel industry. Subjects include blast furnaces, steel mills, ore barges, and other related subjects.
Collection of personal notebooks of civil engineers.
Seventeen photographic lantern slides on glass and pottery manufacture. Includes diagrams of a gas-fired glass tank, the Fourcault process for making plate glass, the Colburn process for making sheet glass, a recuperative glass tank, silica minerals, a graph of the time-temperature curve for annealing flat glass, and pictures of the Kastner Neill P...
Photograph album showing all aspects of construction of the Narrows Dam on the Yadkin River in North Carolina.
The papers of painter, printmaker, performance artist, and teacher Roger Shimomura measure 2.6 linear feet and date from 1965 to 1990. Found within the papers are biographical materials, correspondence, writings, notes, printed material, one scrapbook, and photographs.
This collection consists of records primarily of the Lehigh Coal and Navigation Company. Additionally, there are records of the Lehigh Navigation Coal Company and subsidiary companies including the Alliance Coal Mining Company. These records mostly describe anthracite mining in the vicinity of Mauch Chuck and Summit Hill, Pennsylvania. Also include...