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The Museum Conservation Institute - Staff


Martha Goodway

Metallurgist, Emeritus

 

Phone: 301-238-1213
Fax: 301-238-3709
E-mail Address: Goodway@si.edu

Address:
Museum Conservation Institute
Smithsonian Institution
4210 Silver Hill Road
Suitland, MD 20746


Education

S.B. Massachusetts Institute of Technology (1958)

Research Specialties and Interests

  • Archaeometallurgy
  • The study of the traditional technologies of mining, smelting, refining, and forming of metals and their by-products in Europe, Egypt, and Southwest Asia
  • The metals of music

Recent Publications

Goodway, Martha E. 2009. Overstrung strings from 18th- and 19th-century English square pianos. Historical Metallurgy, 43(2): 98-102.

Goodway, Martha 2005. 'Westphalian' fining: a tool mis-identified. Historical Metallurgy, 39(1): 29-31.

Elban, W.L. and Goodway, M. 2004. Metallurgical Investibation of an Iron Cable Wire in a Gries-Gendell (Severson) Girder. APT Bulletin, 35(2-3): 17-26.

Books

Vandiver, Pamela B., Goodway, Martha and Mass, Jennifer L. (eds.) Materials Issues in Art and Archaeology VI: Symposium held November 26-30, 2001, Boston, Massachusetts, USA, Materials Research Society Symposium Proceedings Volume 712 2002 Materials Research Society Warrendale, PA

Brown, B. F., Burnett, Harry C., Chase, W. Thomas, Goodway, Martha, Kruger, Jerome and Pourbaix, Marcel (eds.) Corrosion and Metal Artifacts 1992 NACE Classic Houston

Goodway, Martha, Brown, B. F. and et al (eds.) Corrosion and Metal Artifacts - A dialogue between Conservators and Archaeologists and Corrosion Scientists (NBS Special Publication 479) 1977 National Bureau of Standards Washington, DC

Book Chapters

Goodway, Martha and Vandiver, Pamela B. Crawford, J. S. Metal and Frit Processing: Analysis of Ceramic Crucible Residues (Appendix II) The Byzantine Shops at Sardis (Archaeological Exploration of Sardis, Monograph 9) Harvard University Press Cambridge 1990 129- 134 https://repository.si.edu/handle/10088/15639

Goodway, Martha History of Casting Metals Handbook, 9th Edition, Casting, Volume 15 ASM International Metals Park, OH 1989 15- 23

Goodway, Martha La Niece, Susan and Craddock, Paul The Patination of Iron by Bower-Barffing Metal Plating and Patination: Cultural, Technical and Historical Developments Butterworth-Heinemann Oxford 1993 115- 160, and plates 13.1-13.4

Goodway, Martha Rose, Carolyn and Torres, Amparo R. Storage Systems for Microscopical Preparation Storage of Natural History Collections: Ideas and Practical Solutions SPNHC Pittsburgh, PA 1992 269-

Goodway, Martha Tetsu bunmei no gijitsu kankyo wo tensho suru 1994 Shinpojium Ikiteiru Tetsu Hokokusho Zaidan Hojun Tetsu no Rekishi Mura Chiiku Shinko Jigyodan Tatara Historical Village Tatara, Japan 1995 39- 56

Goodway, Martha Vandiver, Pamela B., Druzik, James R., Wheeler, G. S. and Freestone, Ian Notes for a History of Museum Science in the United States Materials Issues in Art and Archaeology III Materials Research Society Pittsburgh, PA 1993 xli- xliii

Joel, Emile C., Taylor, J. J., Ixer, R. A. and Goodway, Martha Sinclair, A. G., Slater, E. A. and Gowlett, J. A. J. Lead Isotope Analysis and the Great Orme Mine Archaeological Sciences 1995 (Oxbow Monographs in Archaeology 64) Oxbow Books Oxford 1997 123- 131

Goodway, Martha and Odell, J. Scott The Smithsonian harpsichord wire project, or what was the old wire really like? Saiten und ihre Herstallung in Vergangenheit Gagenwart, Beiheft 11 zu den Studien der Auffrungspraxis und Interpretation de Musik 1991 41- 46

Vandiver, Pamela B., Mass, Jennifer L. and Goodway, Martha Vandiver, Pamela B., Goodway, Martha and Mass, Jennifer L. Introduction Materials Issues in Art and Archaeology VI: Symposium held November 26-30, 2001, Boston, Massachusetts, USA. Materials Research Society Symposium Proceedings Volume 712 Materials Research Society Warrendale, PA 2002 -

Goodway, Martha Hardness Related to Strength in High Phosphorus Iron Preprint, Historical Metallurgy Society Annual Conference, September 1999 1999 -

Goodway, Martha Interrante, Charles G. and Pabaian, Roberto T. Archaeometallurgy and Nuclear Wast Containment Scientific Basis for Nuclear Waste Management (Symposium Proceedings Series 294) Materials Research Society Pittsburgh, PA 1993 605- 611

Goodway, Martha Vandiver, Pamela B., Druzik, James R. and Wheeler, G. S. Archaeometallurgy: Evidence of a Paradigm Shift? Materials Issues in Art and Archaeology II Materials Research Society Pittsburgh, PA 1991 705- 712

Odell, J. S. and Goodway, Martha Harpsichord Wires of the 17th and 18th Centuries Preprints, American Institute for Conservation of Historic and Artistic Works, Eighth Annual Meeting, San Francisco, May 22-25m 1980 American Institute for Conservation Washington, DC 1980 62- 71

Goodway, Martha and Odell, J. Scott Schott, Howard The Metallurgy of 17th- and 18th-Century Music Wire The Historical Harpsichord: Volume 2 Stuyvesant New York 1987 -

Goodway, Martha Iron and Steel: Chronology and Annotated Bibliography; Notes on Analysis of Metals Metals for Conservators American Institute for Conservation Washington, DC 1985 67- 94

Goodway, Martha Interrante, Charles G. and Pabaian, Roberto T. Archaeometallurgy and Nuclear Waste Containment Scientific Basis for Nuclear Waste Management XVI Materials Research Society Pittsburg 1993 605- 611

Goodway, Martha Vandiver, Pamela B., Goodway, Martha and Mass, Jennifer L. Some metals of the last century Materials Issues in Art and Archaeology VI: Symposium held November 26-30, 2001, Boston, Massachusetts, USA. Materials Research Society Symposium Proceedings Volume 712 Materials Research Society Warrendale, PA 2002 503- 509

Goodway, Martha and Elban, Wayne L. Kim, Gyo-Hu, Yi, Kyung-Woo and Kang, Hyung-Tai Wrought iron wire in early structural cables: the intersection of an ancient material with a modern technology Proceedings of the Fifth International Conference on the Beginnings of the Use of Metals and Alloys (BUMA-V) Seoul 2002 211- 216

Goodway, Martha Baboian, Robert, Cliver, E. Blaine and Bellante, E. Lawrence Materials Choices for te Statue of Liberty The Statue of Liberty Restoration, Proceedings of the Conference The Statue of Liberty - Today for Tomorrow, New York City, October 20-22, 1986 NACE Houston 1990 37- 42

Elban, Wayne and Goodway, Martha Vandiver, Pamela B., Goodway, Martha and Mass, Jennifer L. Wrought iron wire from the Wheeling Suspension Bridge: a metallurgical assessment Materials Issues in Art and Archaeology VI: Symposium held November 26-30, 2001, Boston, Massachusetts, USA. Materials Research Society Symposium Proceedings Volume 712 Materials Research Society Warrendale, PA 2002 511- 523

Journal Articles

Goodway, Martha 2009 Overstrung strings from 18th- and 19th-century English square pianos Historical Metallurgy 43 (2): 98- 102

Goodway, Martha 2005 'Westphalian' fining: a tool mis-identified Historical Metallurgy 39 (1): 29- 31

Elban, Wayne L. and Goodway, Martha 2004 Metallurgical Investibation of an Iron Cable Wire in a Gries-Gendell (Severson) Girder APT Bulletin 35 (2-3): 17- 26

Goodway, Martha 2002 The world's oldest long-span suspension bridge WCG Newsletter 26 (1): 9- 10

Goodway, Martha 2002 News of Archaeometallurgy Society of Archaeological Sciences Bulletin 23 (2): 6- 7

Goodway, Martha 2001 The domestication of metals: the rise of complex metal industries in Anatolia by K. Aslyhan Yener Journal of the Historical Metallurgy Society 35 ( ): 103- 104

Goodway, Martha 1999 The Relation Between Hardness and Strength in High Phosphorus Iron Journal of the Historical Metallurgy Society 33 ( ): 104- 105

Goodway, Martha 1998 News of Archaeometallurgy Society for Archaeological Sciences Bulletin 21 (1-2): 14- 15

Goodway, Martha 1998 News of Archaeometallurgy Society for Archaeological Sciences Bulletin 21 (3-4): 8- 8

Goodway, Martha 1997 News of Archaeometallurgy Society for Archaeological Sciences Bulletin 20 (1-2): 9- 10

Goodway, Martha 1997 Fortepiano Capsules, Old and New Harpsichord and Fortepiano 6 (1): 13- 16

Goodway, Martha 1996 An Unusual Microstructure in a-ß Brass The Journal of the Historical Metallurgy Society 30 ( ): 47- 49

Goodway, Martha 1996 News of Archaeometallurgy Society for Archaeological Sciences Bulletin 19 (1-2): 2- 3

Goodway, Martha and Chen, Yuyan 1996 The Froslunda Shields: Cymbals or Symbols? The Journal of oric Archaeological Science 9 ( ): 49- 52

Goodway, Martha 1995 News of Archaeometallurgy from Martha Goodway, Smithsonian Institution ICOM Committee for Conservation Metals Working Group Newsletter (15): 3- 4

Goodway, Martha 1995 News of Archaeometallurgy Society for Archaeological Sciences Bulletin 18 (3): 2-

Goodway, Martha 1995 News of Archaeometallurgy Society for Archaeological Sciences Bulletin 18 (4): 1- 3

Goodway, Martha 1995 Comment on Sharp and Mittwede's 'Was Kestel really the source of tin for ancient bronze?' Geoarcaeology 10 ( ): 139- 141

Goodway, Martha 1995 News of Archaeometallurgy Society for Archaeological Sciences Bulletin 18 (1): 1-

Goodway, Martha 1995 The Traditional Use of an Ore Mineral as an Abrasive Journal of Field Archaeology 22 ( ): 255- 256

Goodway, Martha and Constable, Michael A. 1995 'Trent Sand': Chalcopyrite as an Abrasive The Journal of the Historical Metallurgy Society 29 (1): 46- 50

Goodway, Martha 1995 In Quest of Mineral Wealth: Aboriginal and Colonial Mining and Metallurgy in Spanish America edited by Alan C. Craig and Robert C. West The Journal of the Historical Metallurgy Society 29 (1): 52- 53

Goodway, Martha 1995 Mail Links from the DeSoto entrada of 1540 Historical Metallurgy 29 ( ): 89- 93

Goodway, Martha 1995 Comment on Sharp and Mittwede's 'Was Kestel really the source of tin for ancient bronze?,' Geoarchaeology 10 ( ): 139- 141

Gayle, Frank W. and Goodway, Martha 1994 Precipitation Hardening in the First Aerospace Aluminum: the Wright Flyer Crankcase Science 266 (5187): 947, 949, 1015- 1017

Goodway, Martha 1994 News of Archaeometallurgy Society for Archaeological Sciences Bulletin 17 (3): 3- 4

Goodway, Martha 1994 News of Archaeometallurgy Society for Archaeological Sciences Bulletin 17 (4): 1, 13-

Goodway, Martha 1993 Recent Information Overlooked in 'Forging Iron' Materials Research Society Bulletin 18 (19): 8- 9

Goodway, Martha 1993 Recent Information Overlooked in 'Forging Iron' Materials Research Society Bulletin 18 (9): 8- 9

Goodway, Martha 1993 Ancient Lead-Containing Waterproof Plasters Elements 6 (1): 1, 5-

Goodway, Martha and Leyes II, Richard A. 1993 Back to Kitty Hawk: Investigating the First Aircraft Aluminum JOM: The Journal of the Minerals, Metals & Materials Society 45 (11): 20- 22

Goodway, Martha 1992 News of Archaeometallurgy Society for Archaeological Sciences Bulletin 15 (2): 1-

Goodway, Martha 1992 News of Archaeometallurgy Society for Archaeological Sciences Bulletin 15 (1): 1-

Goodway, Martha and Savage, William R. 1992 Coulomb's data on harpsichord wire Materials Research Society Bulletin 17 ( ): 24- 27

Goodway, Martha and Savage, William R. 1992 Coulomb's data on harpsichord wire MRS Bulletin 17 ( ): 24- 27

Yener, K. A. and Goodway, Martha 1992 Reply to Hall and Steadman Journal of Mediterranean Studies 5 (1): 77- 90

Goodway, Martha 1992 The Metals of Music Materials Characterization, Journal of the International Metallographic Society 29 ( ): 177- 184

Goodway, Martha 1991 News of Archaeometallurgy Society for Archaeological Sciences Bulletin 14 (1): 4- 5

Goodway, Martha 1991 William Rostoker (obituary) Society for Archaeological Sciences Bulletin 14 (3): 10-

Goodway, Martha 1991 News of Archaeometallurgy Society for Archaeological Sciences Bulletin 14 (3): 8- 10

Goodway, Martha 1991 Kenneth Barraclough (obituary) Society for Archaeological Sciences Bulletin 14 (3): 10-

Goodway, Martha 1991 News of Archaeometallurgy Society for Archaeological Sciences Bulletin 14 (4): 7-

Goodway, Martha 1991 Ronald Tylecote Society for Archaeological Sciences Bulletin 14 (1): 6-

Goodway, Martha 1991 News of Archaeometallurgy Society for Archaeological Sciences Bulletin 14 (2): 3, 10-

Goodway, Martha 1990 News and Notes Historical Metallurgy 24 ( ): 8- 9

Goodway, Martha 1990 News of Archaeometallurgy Society for Archaeological Sciences Bulletin 13 (4): 9-

Goodway, Martha 1989 Etruscan Mirrors: A Reinterpretation MASCA Research Papser in Science and Archaeology 6 ( ): 25- 30

Goodway, Martha 1989 News from Washington Historical Metallurgy 23 ( ): 125- 126

Goodway, Martha 1989 News of Archaeometallurgy Society for Archaeological Sciences Bulletin 13 (2): 8- 9

Yener, K. A., Orzbal, Hadi, Kaptan, Ergun, Pehlivan, A. Necip and Goodway, Martha 1989 Kestel: An Early Bronze Age Source of Tin Ore in the Taurus Mountains, Turkey Science 244 ( ): 200- 203

Goodway, Martha 1989 News of Archaeometallurgy Society for Archaeological Sciences Newsletter 12 (2): 9-

Goodway, Martha 1989 News of Archaeometallurgy Society for Archaeological Sciences Newsletter 12 (1): 6- 7

Goodway, Martha 1989 Materials Choices for the Statue of Liberty ASM News 20 (6): 6-

Goodway, Martha 1989 News of Archaeometallurgy Society for Archaeological Sciences Bulletin 12 (4): 8- 9

Goodway, Martha 1988 Archaeometallurgy: Quenched High-Tin Bronze Gong Making - Part II Journal of Metals 40 (4): 62- 63

Goodway, Martha 1988 Archaeometallurgy: Quenched High-Tin Bronze Gong Making - Part I Journal of Metals 40 (3): 36- 37

Goodway, Martha and Fisher, R. M. 1988 Phosphorus in Low Carbon Iron: Its Beneficial Properties Historcal Metallurgy 22 ( ): 21- 23

Goodway, Martha 1988 News of Archaeometallurgy Society for Archaeological Sciences Newsletter 11 (1): 3-

Goodway, Martha 1988 News of Archaeometallurgy Society for Archaeological Sciences Newsletter 11 (3): 6- 7

Goodway, Martha 1988 News of Archaeometallurgy Society for Archaeological Sciences Newsletter 11 (2): 5- 6

Goodway, Martha 1987 News of Archaeometallurgy Society for Archaeological Sciences Newsletter 10 (4): 7-

Goodway, Martha 1987 News of Archaeometallurgy Society for Archaeological Sciences Newsletter 10 (3): 14-

Goodway, Martha 1987 News of Archaeometallurgy Society for Archaeological Sciences Newsletter 10 (2): 5- 7

Goodway, Martha 1987 News of Archaeometallurgy Society for Archaeological Sciences Newsletter 10 (1): 1- 2

Goodway, Martha 1987 Phosphorus in Antique Iron Music Wire Science 236 (4804): 927- 932

Goodway, Martha 1987 Phosphorus in Antique Iron Music Wire Scientific American 287 ( ): 20- 22

Goodway, Martha and Conklin, Harold C. 1987 Quenched High-Tin Bronzes from the Philippines Archaeomaterials 2 ( ): 1- 27

Goodway, Martha 1987 More on Wooden Smelting Furnaces Journal of Field Archaeology 14 ( ): 383-

Goodway, Martha 1987 News from Washington DC Historical Metallurgy 21 ( ): 112- 113

Goodway, Martha 1987 Fiber Identification in Practice Journal of the American Institute for Conservation 26 ( ): 27- 44

Goodway, Martha 1986 News of Archaeometallurgy Society for Archaeological Sciences Newsletter 9 (2): 6- 7

Goodway, Martha 1986 American Activities Historical Metallurgy 20 (2): 113-

Goodway, Martha 1985 Disintegration of Zinc Die-Castings Journal of the Historical Metallurgy Society 19 (1): 37- 38

Goodway, Martha 1985 News of Archaeometallurgy Society for Archaeological Sciences Newsletter 9 (1): 4-

Goodway, Martha 1983 Notes and News from Washington, DC Journal of the Historical Metallurgy Society 17 (2): 130- 131

Goodway, Martha 1983 Theodore A. Wertime (obituary) Journal of the Historical Metallurgy Society 17 (2): 81- 82

Goodway, Martha 1983 News of Archaeometallurgy Society for Archaeological Sciences Newsletter 7 (1): -

Goodway, Martha 1983 News of Archaeometallurgy Society for Archaeological Sciences Newsletter 6 (4): 000-

Goodway, Martha 1977 Metallographic Preparation of Art and Archaeological Specimens Technology and Conservation ( ): 10- 13

Moreland, Grover, Johnson, Richard and Goodway, Martha 1975 An Improved Technique for the Preparation of Polished Metallurgical Sections Metallography 8 ( ): 253- 255

Goodway, Martha 1972 Reaching the Verdict on a Pair of Earrings: Not Gilty Bulletin, International Institute for Conservation - American Group 12 (2): 117- 118