World War I Photographs Collection [Driggs]
Digitized Content

Summary
Collection ID:
NASM.1993.0040
Creators:
Driggs, Laurence La Tourette
Dates:
bulk 1914-1930
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
0.5 Cubic feet
(10 folders)
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
This collection consists of photographs, mostly from the World War I period. The photographs include pilots, airships, airfields, aerial views and aircraft of World War I, as well as a few photographs from after the war

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Laurence La Tourette Driggs (born 1876) was a lawyer who had a strong interest in aviation and became an aircraft specialist. Driggs learned to fly in 1913 and was in Germany studying flying in 1914 when war broke out. Driggs began writing articles on war aviation and in 1916 he was the guest of the British Government as an aviation expert. After the war he remained active in aviation. He founded the American Flying Club, organized the New York-Toronto Air Race, lectured on aviation; contributed aviation articles to magazines, wrote books on aviation, and was involved with Colonial Western Airways.

Administration
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Mrs. Laurence L. Driggs, Gift, 1993

Digital Content

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
No restrictions on access.
Preferred Citation
World War I Photographs Collection [Driggs], Accession 1993-0040, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
Conditions Governing Use
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

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
World War, 1914-1918 Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
World War, 1914-1918 -- Aerial operations Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
World War, 1914-1918 -- Aircraft Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Airships Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Aeronautics Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Photographs Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
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