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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: The William N. Alexander Papers contain materials related to the involvement of Alexander with 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 two series: Clippings, and Writings. The Clippings series contains 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 series contains 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:

Syracuse University: 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

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).

Types of material

Clippings Files.

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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

The William N. Alexander Papers were donated by 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:

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Arrangement

Materials are arranged chronologically within each series.

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Inventory

Clippings
Box Lockerbie SC 1, Folder 1 New Civil Engineer 1988-1989
"Civils 'vital' role in Lockerbie clear up" December 29, 1988-January 5, 1989
"Lockerbie Linkmen" January 12, 1989
Box Lockerbie SC 1, Folder 1 Surveyor 1989
"Lockerbie Co-Ordination" February 23, 1989
"Bill Alexander: Engineer of the Year" July 20, 1989
Writings
Box Lockerbie SC 1, Folder 2 Wilson Flood Interview at Lockerbie Incident Control Centre January 6, 1989
Box Lockerbie SC 1, Folder 2 Lockerbie Air Disaster: Management of the Response, Summary Notes on Presentation April 28-30, 1992
Box Lockerbie SC 1, Folder 2 The Lockerbie Air Disaster November 19, 1992
Box Lockerbie SC 1, Folder 2 Untitled - Personal Writing (2 copies) December 17, 1999
Box Lockerbie SC 1, Folder 2 Local Authorities Planning for Emergencies: The Dumfries & Galloway Project undated

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