Fonds F2059 - Joseph Newell McCarey fonds

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Joseph Newell McCarey fonds

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  • 1935-1990 (Creation)
    McCarey, Joseph Newell

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2 m of textual records, ca. 150 technical drawings, ca. 50 photographs : negative

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Joseph Newell McCarey was born in 1912 in Kingston, Ontario. He graduated from Queen's University in 1935 with a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering. In 1945 he became a registered Professional Engineer in the province of Ontario. From 1935 to 1967 McCarey was employed by a number of different firms in Canada and abroad. After 1967 he was self-employed as a consultant, specializing in bulk materials handling. As a consultant McCarey was responsible for the conceptual and definitive designs for the mechanical handling equipment for a number of special projects. He passed away in 1992.

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The fonds consists of detailed plans and drawings, professional estimates, proposals and reports, and specifications. Also included are subject files related to his professional interests contain correspondence, notes, reports and essays. There is a small amount of photographic and personal material.

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Donated by Mrs. Myrtle McCarey - 1999


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  • English

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(302) Map 124

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Copyright provisions may apply, please consult archivist

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No further accruals are expected

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  • Shelf: 5156
  • Map cabinet: (302) Map 124
  • Shelf: F3 D8