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Victims of Pan Am Flight 103, Inc. Collection - Unprocessed

A description of its papers at the Pan Am Flight 103/Lockerbie Air Disaster Archives at Syracuse University

Summary

Creator: Victims of Pan Am Flight 103, Inc.
Title: Victims of Pan Am Flight 103, Inc. Collection
Dates: 1989-2014
Size: 34 boxes, 2 oversize boxes, approximately 36 linear feet
Abstract: The Victims of Pan Am Flight 103, Inc. Collection contains materials related to the non-profit organization founded by friends and family of the victims of Pan Am Flight 103.
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/

Historical Note

Arlington Memorial Cairn

Victims of Pan Am Flight 103, Inc. (VPAF 103, Inc.) is a non-profit organization founded by friends and family members of the victims of Pan Am Flight 103. It is dedicated to preserving the memory of those lost in the bombing, discovering the truth behind the bombing, improving airline safety, and supporting the victims' loved ones.


VPAF 103, Inc. is the largest families' group in the United States, and has had an immense impact on aviation security legislation and counterterrorism efforts. The group continues to be a powerful lobbying force at the national level. In addition to their political work and the ongoing support they offer to victims' families, VPAF 103, Inc. is responsible for the care of the Arlington Memorial Cairn and hosts the annual 21 December memorial service held at Arlington National Cemetery.


Additional information about VPAF 103, Inc., as well as selected columns from recent issues of their newsletter, Truthquest, can be accessed through their website: https://www.victimsofpanamflight103.org/truthquest.

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Scope and Content Note

The Victims of Pan Am Flight 103, Inc. Collection contains internal files, and related materials pertaining to the work, history, and members of VPAF 103, Inc. Materials contained within the collection may include correspondence, meeting minutes, board members' reports, press releases, memorabilia and stone samples related to the Arlington Memorial Cairn, and copies of Truthquest, the group's newsletter.

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Restrictions

Access Restrictions

This is an unprocessed, or partially processed collection. Please contact the archivist for further information on accessing these materials.

Use Restrictions

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

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Selected Search Terms

Names

Syracuse University -- History.
Syracuse University.
Victims of Pan Am Flight 103, Inc.

Associated Titles

TruthQuest

Subjects

Lockerbie, Scotland, Crash of Pan Am Flight 103, 1988.
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).

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Victims of Pan Am Flight 103, Inc. Collection,
Pan Am Flight 103/Lockerbie Air Disaster Archives
Syracuse University Libraries

Acquisition Information

All materials in the Victims of Pan Am Flight 103, Inc. Collection have been donated by various individuals, and combined by archives staff.

Processing Information

This collection is unprocessed.

Finding Aid Information

Created by: Vanessa L. St.Oegger-Menn
Date: February 2015
Revision history:

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Arrangement

This collection remains in its original order.

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Inventory

An Inventory has not yet been created for this collection.


Please contact the Pan Am Flight 103 Archives for more information.

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