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Ivan H. Driggs Collection

Names:
Arnold, Henry Harley, 1886-1950  Search this
Extent:
0.1 Cubic feet ((2 folders))
Type:
Collection descriptions
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Photographs
Articles
Scrapbooks
Correspondence
Date:
undated
Scope and Contents:
This collection includes numerous photographs, featuring the following aircraft: Driggs Dart, Dart II, Super Dart; Luscombe Model 1 (Phantom); Monocoupe Model D-145; Forest Patrol seaplanes; Douglas World Cruiser; and the 1903 Wright Flyer. The collection also contains newspaper articles about Driggs and his designs as well as the May 1937 and January 1938 editions of Tradewind. There is also correspondence from Dorothy Driggs Baker about researching her father's work, particularly with John Underwood and Harold Morehouse. Also present is a scrapbook of articles on the death of General "Hap" Arnold in 1950.
Biographical / Historical:
Ivan Howard Driggs was an engineer, designing airplanes for several different companies over the years, eventually becoming director of the Research Division of the Bureau of Aeronautics in Washington, DC. He wrote numerous articles on airplane design and performance for different magazines, including Aviation, Flight, Aero Digest, Royal Aeronautical Society Journal, and Journal of Society of Automotive Engineers.
Provenance:
Mrs. Evan Driggs, Gift
Restrictions:
No restrictions on access.
Rights:
Material is subject to Smithsonian Terms of Use. Should you wish to use NASM material in any medium, please submit an Application for Permission to Reproduce NASM Material, available at Permissions Requests
Topic:
Attach authorities  Search this
Wright (Brothers) 1903 Flyer  Search this
Douglas World Cruiser (DWC)  Search this
Bureau of Aeronautics  Search this
Driggs Dart II  Search this
Driggs (Ivan) Dart I  Search this
Luscombe Model 1 (Phantom)  Search this
Monocoupe Monocoupe Model D-145  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs
Articles
Scrapbooks
Correspondence
Citation:
Ivan H. Driggs Collection, XXXX-0687, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
NASM.XXXX.0687
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/pg27221af13-54d8-4aff-bde0-f3e3d935f057
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nasm-xxxx-0687

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