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Richard A. Marquise Collection

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

Summary

Creator: Marquise, Richard.
Title: Richard A. Marquise Collection
Dates: 2004-2010
Size: 4 boxes and 1 oversize poster, 3.25 linear feet
Abstract: The Richard A. Marquise Collection contains clippings, photograph, and other materials related to Marquise's work as an investigator of the Pan Am 103 bombing.
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

Richard A. Marquise

Richard A. Marquise is an expert in counter terrorism and crisis management. His 31-year career with the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) included the roll of Special Agent in Charge of the Oklahoma City Division of the FBI from 1999 to 2002, and Chief of the Terrorist Research and Analytical Center (TRAC) at FBI Headquarters in the late 1980s. Mr. Marquise was involved in the investigation of the Pan Am 103 bombing from its inception and led the inquiry through the return of indictments in 1991. He also played an active role in the trial. He was given the Attorney General’s Award for Distinguished Service following the resolution of the trial in 2001. Mr. Marquis was a Senior Research Associate with the Institute for Intergovernmental Research (IIR). He has given hundreds of speeches around the world on terrorism, and has appeared on numerous radio and television shows. He holds a Master's degree from George Washington University and has been a member of the International Association of Chiefs of Police Terrorism Committee and the Society of Former Special Agents of the FBI.

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Scope and Content Note

The Richard A. Marquise Collection contains Newspaper clippings, Photographs, Printed material and Subject files. Images in the Photographs series include views of the crash site and debris field, which covered over 800 square miles, as well as images of the damage done to the village of Lockerbie. All photographs have been digitized and are available in the inventory section of this finding aid. Materials classified as Subject files include a speech given by Richard Marquise at the Lockerbie Cairn service at Arlington National Cemetery on 21 December 2010.

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Alternative Formats

Selected materials from this collection have been digitized. Please contact the archivist for further information on accessing these materials.

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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

VHS tapes were removed and added to the Pan Am Flight 103 Audiovisual Collection.

Publications were removed and added to the Pan Am Flight 103 Publications Collection.

The Pan Am Flight 103 Archives contains additional materials and information related to the Richard A. Marquise Papers. Related collections include:

Pan Am Flight 103 Publications Collection

National Law Enforcement Museum Oral Histories:

William M. Baker - Former Special Agent of the FBI

Richard S. Hahn - Former Special Agent of the FBI

Richard A. Marquise - Former Special Agent of the FBI

Julianne Oliver Slifco - Former Special Agent of the FBI

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Selected Search Terms

Names

Marquise, Richard.
United States. Federal Bureau of Investigation.

Associated Titles

Scotbom: evidence and the lockerbie investigation.

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).
United States. Federal Bureau of Investigation--Officials and employees.

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Richard A. Marquise Papers,
Pan Am Flight 103/Lockerbie Air Disaster Archives
Syracuse University Libraries

Acquisition Information

The materials in the Richard A. Marquise Collection were donated by Richard Marquise in 2009 and 2010.

Processing Information

The Richard A. Marquise papers are processed

Finding Aid Information

Created by: Cara A. Howe
Date: 2011
Revision history: Feb 2015 - Errors corrected (VSOM); Mar 2018 - Stylistic changes, extent updated (VSOM)

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Arrangement

Materials in the Richard A. Marquise Collection have been organized alphabetically within each series.

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Inventory

Clippings
Box 1 General 1989-1997, 2000-2010 (6 folders)
Photographs
Box 2 Abdel Basset Ali Al-Megrahi and Lamen Khalifa Fihmah undated
 Lamen Khalifa Fhimah
 Abdel Basset Ali Al-Megrahi
Box 2 Bomb test circa 1989-1990
 PP8932 PS1 1
 PP8932 PI/995
 Samsonite suitcase
 Controls: Samsonite system 4, PP8932; PR/442 (Part)
 Fragment on finger: "101; L106"
 Whole item where fragment originated
 Toshiba RT-SF16 cassette player in packaging
 Toshiba cassette player packed with plastic explosive
 Test 7: baggage container full of suitcases
 PP8932 AR 3: baggage container after detonation
Box 2 Map, flights connecting to Pan Am 103 circa 1988
 Map, flights connecting to Pan Am 103
Reconstruction
Box 2 Baggage container circa 1988-1989
 Undamaged baggage container
 Undamaged baggage container, interior
 Reconstructed baggage container
 Reconstructed baggage container, front view
 Reconstructed baggage container, back view
Box 2 Plane circa 1988-1989
 Hole in side of baggage compartment, left view
 Hole in side of baggage compartment, right view
 Hole in side of baggage compartment, front view
 Hole in side of baggage compartment, front view off-center
 Debris in warehouse
Box 2 Signs for Lockerbie circa 1988-1989
 B 7068-Lockerbie
 B 7068-Lockerbie to Waterbeck
 B 7068-Lockerbie to Waterbeck, close-up
 Lockerbie
Wreckage
Box 2 Bomb blast burn marks circa 1988-1989
 1-32 piece of wreckage-shows burn marks
 1-33 piece of wreckage-shows burn marks
 2-2 piece of wreckage-shows burn marks
 2-4 piece of wreckage-shows burn marks
 2-5 piece of wreckage-shows burn marks
 2-6 piece of wreckage-shows burn marks
 2-12 piece of wreckage next to measuring tape-shows burn marks
 2-13 piece of wreckage next to measuring tape-shows burn marks
Box 2 Cockpit exterior circa 1988-1989
 Close-up of Cockpit windows
 Rescue personnel by the Cockpit
 Military and rescue personnel by the Cockpit, some debris has been bagged
 Cockpit, front view
 Cockpit with debris bags
 Cockpit and Grampian Police Mountain Rescue vehicle
 Military personnel and Cockpit, close-up
 Military personnel and Cockpit windows, close-up
 Military personnel and Cockpit, top view
 Military personnel by the Cockpit
 Landing gear, close-up
 Landing gear
 Landing gear
 Interior landing gear compartment
 Landing gear and ladder
Box 2 Cockpit interior circa 1988-1989
 Cockpit interior
 Cockpit interior-investigator in raincoat
 Cockpit interior-first responders
 Cockpit interior-evidence bag
 Cockpit interior-wires
 Cockpit interior-looking into the cavity
 Cockpit interior-house in the background
 Cockpit interior-metal frame
 Cockpit interior-investigators
 Cockpit interior-insulation
 Cockpit interior-investigators discussing
Box 3 Lockerbie, surrounding areas circa 1988-1989
 Investigator looks at two seats-standing
 Investigator looks at two seats-kneeling
 Three investigators look at a wing
 Four investigators cross a field
 Grampian Police Mountain Rescue vehicle
 Military personnel spread out with evidence bags
 helicopter
 Group of rescuers and investigators
 Close-up of riveted metal
 Piece of exterior wall near road
 Piece of exterior wall with view of house on the hill
 Three seats in a field with sheep
 Three seats in a field-close-up
 Three seats in a field-side view
 Debris and wires in a field
 Debris and investigators-far away
 Debris near a wire fence
 Cowboy boot
 Brown loafer
 Seat cushion
 Piece of plane exterior
 Possibly seat life vest
 Debris spread across field with investigator
 windows
 Debris leaves holes in the earth
 Large piece of debris
 Large piece of debris-close-up
 Large piece of debris-edge view
 Investigators examine debris
 Investigators examine debris with blue Pan Am stripe
 Investigators approach debris with two unbroken panes of glass
 Investigators examine debris, man in Police jacket approaches
 Investigators examine a wing
 Investigators examine debris by a cow path
 Investigators examine debris by cow path
 Debris strewn across a field
 Debris against a tree
 Child's sneaker-laces up
 Child's sneaker-hearts
 Investigator approaches debris with curled metal
 Mechanized debris-close-up
 Mechanized debris
 Large piece of plane held up by investigator
 Champagne bottle
 Investigators look inside wing
 Wing
 Piece of the frame of the plane-1
 Piece of the frame of the plane-2
 Piece of the frame of the plane-3
 Possibly a gear
 exit door
 Piece of debris with blue Pan Am stripe
 Piece of debris surrounded by investigators
 Debris laid out on a tarp
 Seat base by debris laid out on a tarp
 Hole in the underside of the plane
Box 3 Lockerbie, village circa 1988-1989
 Many first responders in a debris field
 Landing gear near a brick building
 Looking towards Lockerbie Village
 Lockerbie Village with crane
 Lockerbie Village with crane-farther away
 Near Rose Bank Crescent where houses used to be
 Seats and evidence bags lined up
 Seats and evidence bags lined up with fire truck in the background
 Police and rescuers clean debris at Rosebank Crescent
 crater near Rosebank Crescent where fuselage landed
 Crater near Rosebank Crescent
 Crater near Rosebank Crescent-view from highway
 Highway running next to crater
 Crater and some still standing houses
 crater
 Debris destroyed blacktop
 Debris destroyed blacktop and sidewalk
 Debris destroyed blacktop and sidewalk near playground
 Close-up pf the debris that destroyed blacktop
Printed material
Box 3 Between the bridge and the river, by Craig Ferguson, pages 67-68 2006
MC 21-1 Diplomatic Security Service, United States Department of State poster undated
Arabic
Subject files
Box 4 Federal Bureau of Investigation: Pan Am 103 bombing, special press summary 15 November 1991 (2 copies)
Box 4 Letter to the editor of Newsweek 14 February 2001
Box 4 The Lord Advocate of Scotland statement regarding the Lockerbie appeal 14 March 2002
Box 4 The Lord Advocate of Scotland statement regarding the Lockerbie investigation 1991
Box 4 Response written by Richard Marquise after seeing Gadhafi's presentation of Isratine: the white book 2009
Box 4 Scottish Criminal Cases Review Commission (SCCRC) referred case of Abdel Basset Ali Al-Megrahi to the High Court of the Judiciary 28 June 2007 (2 copies)
Box 4 Scottish Information Office news releases 1988-1989
Box 4 Speech by Richard Marquise at the Lockerbie Cairn ceremony, Arlington National Cemetery 21 December 2010
 Speech by Richard Marquise at the Lockerbie Memorial Cairn Ceremony
Box 4 Speech by Robert Mueller, Federal Bureau of Investigation director at 20th Anniversary ceremony at the Lockerbie Cairn 21 December 2008
Looking Back and Moving Forward
Box 4 Speech by William S. Sessions, Federal Bureau of Investigation director, before the Association of Airline Security Officers 13 November 1991
Box 4 Statement by Detective Chief Superintendent John Orr, senior investigating officer 17 January 1989
Box 4 Statement of United States government regarding the bombing of Pan Am Flight 103 17 January 1989 (2 copies)
Box 4 The world's 25 worst aircraft disasters ranked by casualties 1 November 2000

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