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William N. Alexander Papers

An inventory of his papers at the Pan Am Flight 103/Lockerbie Air Disaster Archives at Syracuse University

Summary

Creator: Alexander, William N.
Title: William N. Alexander Papers
Dates: 1988-1999
Size: 2 folders
Abstract: Materials related to William N. Alexander's involvement in the aftermath of the Pan Am Flight 103 crash in Lockerbie, Scotland.
Language: English
Repository: Pan Am Flight 103/Lockerbie Air Disaster Archives
Syracuse University Libraries
222 Waverly Ave., Suite 600
Syracuse, NY 13244-2010
http://archives.syr.edu/panam/

Biography

William (Bill) N. Alexander was a civil engineer with the Dumfries and Galloway Regional Council in 1988. He, along with other civil engineers, was heavily involved in the aftermath of the bombing of Pan Am Flight 103 and crash in Lockerbie, Scotland.

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Scope and Content Note

The William N. Alexander Papers consists of clippings and writings about or written by Alexander and his involvement in the aftermath of the bombing of Pan Am Flight 103. The clippings contain a selection of magazine articles profiling the work of Alexander and his fellow civil engineers in the aftermath of the Pan Am Flight 103 crash, as well as a profile of Alexander in Surveyor magazine. The writings consist of the personal and professional writings of Alexander, including a January 1989 interview at the Lockerbie Incident Control Centre and reports discussing the handling of the aftermath of the bombing and crash of Pan Am Flight 103.

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Restrictions

Access Restrictions

There are no access restrictions for this collection.

Use Restrictions

Written permission must be obtained from the Pan Am Flight 103/Lockerbie Air Disaster Archives and all relevant rights holders before publishing quotations, excerpts or images from any materials in this collection.

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Related Material

The Pan Am Flight 103/Lockerbie Air Disaster Archives contains additional materials and information related to the William N. Alexander Papers. Related collections include:

Pan Am 103 Clippings Collection

Pan Am Flight 103 Story Archives Collection

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Selected Search Terms

Names

Alexander, William N.
Dumfries and Galloway (Scotland). -- Regional Council.
Syracuse University -- History.
Syracuse University.

Subjects

Pan Am Flight 103 Bombing Incident, 1988.
Terrorism -- Government Policy -- United States -- Case Studies.
Terrorism -- Government Policy -- United States -- History.
Terrorism -- Government Policy -- United States.
Terrorism -- History -- 20th Century.
Lockerbie (Scotland)

Types of material

Clippings (information artifacts)

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

William N. Alexander Papers,
Pan Am Flight 103/Lockerbie Air Disaster Archives
Syracuse University Libraries

Acquisition Information

Gift of William N. Alexander in 2013.

Processing Information

The William N. Alexander Papers are fully processed.

Finding Aid Information

Created by: Vanessa L. St.Oegger-Menn
Date: February 2015
Revision history: Oct 2021 - Stylistic changes (EMB)

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Arrangement

Materials are arranged alphabetically.

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Inventory

Papers
PSC 4 Clippings 1988-1989
PSC 4 Local authorities planning for emergencies: the Dumfries & Galloway project undated
PSC 4 The Lockerbie Air Disaster 1992 November 19
PSC 4 Lockerbie Air Disaster: management of the response, summary notes on presentation 1992 April 28-30
PSC 4 Untitled - personal writing 1999 December 17
PSC 4 Wilson Flood interview at Lockerbie Incident Control Centre 1989 January 6

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