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Tom McCulloch Papers

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

Summary

Creator: McCulloch, Tom
Title: Tom McCulloch Papers
Dates: 1999-2001
Size: 3 folders
Abstract: The Tom McCulloch Papers contain materials related to McCulloch's service during the Lockerbie Inquiry, the arrest of Al-Megrahi and Fhimah, and his responsibilities at Kamp van Zeist.
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

Photograph of Tom McCulloch

Detective Chief Superintendent Tom McCulloch was an Inspector with the Dumfries and Galloway Constabulary in 1988. He was the Senior Investigating Officer of the Lockerbie Inquiry, and arrested Al-Megrahi and Fhimah. He was present at the criminal trial at Kamp van Zeist in the Netherlands, where his responsibilities including overseeing the policing of the compound. Tom worked on the Pan Am 103 case until his retirement in 2001.

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Scope and Content Note

The Tom McCulloch Papers comprise three series: Photographs, Printed Material, and Writings. The Photographs series contains five aerial photographs of Kamp van Zeist. The Printed Material and Writings series each contain a single item. The former consists of a photocopied newspaper cartoon depicting the arrest of Al-Megrahi and Fhimah. The latter contains a copy of the Fall 2001 Syracuse Journal of International Law and Commerce in which McCulloch's presentation to the International Terrorism, Victims' Rights, and the Lockerbie Criminal Trial symposium, held at the Syracuse University College of Law, is printed.

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Alternative Formats

Selected images also available as digital files (Archives Image 13-0808).

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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 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 Archives contains additional materials and information related to the Tom McCulloch Papers. Related collections include:

Police Scotland Collection

Pan Am Flight 103 Story Archives Collection

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Selected Search Terms

Names

McCulloch, Tom.
Dumfries and Galloway Constabulary.
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

Political cartoons.
Writings (document genre).
Photographs.

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Tom McCulloch Papers,
Pan Am Flight 103/Lockerbie Air Disaster Archives
Syracuse University Libraries

Acquisition Information

The Tom McCulloch Papers were donated by Tom McCulloch in 2013.

Processing Information

The Tom McCulloch Papers are fully processed.

Finding Aid Information

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

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Inventory

Photographs
Box Lockerbie SC 1, Folder 1 Kamp van Zeist, Netherlands ca. 2000-2001
Image Aerial view of Kamp Van Zeist, Netherlands
Printed Material
Box Lockerbie SC 1, Folder 2 Cartoon ca. 1999
Writings
Box Lockerbie SC 1, Folder 3 Syracuse Journal of International Law and Commerce Symposium: International Terrorism, Victim's Rights, and the Lockerbie Criminal Trial 2001

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