Louis O'Shaughnessy was student at Virginia Tech and graduated in 1903. He taught at Virginia Tech from 1918 to 1954. He also served as the first head of applied mechanics, acting dean of engineering, and director of graduate studies.
Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:
Virginia Tech instructional assistant in surveying and drawing (1903-1904); Georgia School of Technology Assistant Professor in the Department of Mathematics and Civil Engineering. Collection consists of a letter from Counselman to a Mr. L. O’Shaughnessy (VPI civil engineering instructor 1904-1905).
This collection consists of papers--including correspondence, schoolwork, diplomas, diaries, photographs, and printed materials--of Louis O'Shaughnessy, professor of mathematics at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (VPI); his wife Ida Surface O'Shaughnessy; their daughter, VPI mathematics instructor Betty O'Shaughnessy Bock; and the Surface family (parents and siblings of Ida Surface O'Shaughnessy).
The collection contains 1903 to 1905 letters from Louis O'Shaughnessy to his future wife, Ida Surface, and one letter from O'Shaughnessy to G. T. Surface.