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Papers, 1919-1977 [manuscript]
Bib ID 644952
Format ManuscriptManuscript
Author
Briggs, F. S. (Francis Stewart), 1897-
 
Access Conditions Available for reference. Not for loan. 
Description 1919-1977 
9 cm. (7 folders). 
Summary

Photocopies of two albums of press clippings, letters and memorabilia collected by Frank Briggs; photocopy of an album containing a typescript of material which formed part of the book by F.S. Briggs and S.H. Harris entitled: "Joysticks and fiddlesticks: the unofficial history of a flying kangaroo" (folders 3-4).

Biography/History

Frank Briggs was one of the great pioneers of Australian aviation.

Notes

Manuscript reference no. : NLA MS 6440.

Original held in private ownership.

Reproduction Photocopies. 
Subjects Briggs, F. S. - (Francis Stewart), - 1897- - Archives.  |  Air pilots - Australia - Archives.  |  Aeronautics - Australia.  |  Aeronautics - Flights.
Time Coverage 1919-1977 
Occupation Aviators  |  Aircraft pilots

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