The M.M. (Michael Maurice) O’Shaughnessy photograph collection, 1887-1986, consists of photographic prints, film negatives, reports, albums, cartoons, lantern slides and ephemera relating to M.M. O’Shaughnessy’s professional life as a civil engineer, working first as a consultant in private practice, and later as City Engineer of San Francisco. The bulk of the collection documents the construction of the Hetch Hetchy Water Supply system, which O’Shaughnessy directed during his tenure as City Engineer of San Francisco. In addition, there is material relating to his personal life and family.
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