Ivan H. Driggs Collection

Summary
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0687
Dates:
undated
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
0.1 Cubic Feet
(2 folders)
Repository:

Scope and Contents
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
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.

Administration
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Mrs. Evan Driggs, Gift

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
No restrictions on access.
Preferred Citation
Ivan H. Driggs Collection, XXXX-0687, 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
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Keyword Terms Keyword Types
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Wright (Brothers) 1903 Flyer Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Douglas World Cruiser (DWC) Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Bureau of Aeronautics Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Driggs Dart II Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Driggs (Ivan) Dart I Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Luscombe Model 1 (Phantom) Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Monocoupe Monocoupe Model D-145 Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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Articles Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Scrapbooks Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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Arnold, Henry Harley, 1886-1950 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
National Air and Space Museum Archives
14390 Air & Space Museum Parkway
Chantilly, VA 20151
NASMRefDesk@si.edu
http://airandspace.si.edu/research/resources/archives/