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Artistic Responses Collection

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

Summary

Creator: Syracuse University
Title: Artistic Responses Collection
Dates: 1988-2015;
Dates: undated
Size: 1 box, 1 linear foot
Abstract: The Artistic Responses Collection contains creative works produced by poets, dramatists, visual artists, and others in response to or inspired by the bombing of Pan Am 103 over Lockerbie, Scotland on December 21, 1988.
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

In the years since the bombing of Pan Am Flight 103 over Lockerbie, Scotland on December 21, 1988, many have been inspired to give voice to the tragedy through creative and artistic outlets. The Artistic Responses Collection contains materials related to some of these creations. Works by poets, dramatists, visual artists, sculptors, photographers, and musicians are represented in this collection. Undoubtedly, many will continue to be inspired to interpret the tragedy of Pan Am 103 in ways that bring artistic beauty into the world. This collection will continue to grow as more of those works are contributed to the Archives.

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Scope and Content Note

The Artistic Responses Collection contains creative works produced by poets, dramatists, visual artists, and others in response to or inspired by the bombing of Pan Am 103 over Lockerbie, Scotland on December 21, 1988. This collection has been divided into series for Dramatic Works, Film and Television, General Artworks, Music, Photography, and Poetry. Included in this collection are materials related to the dramatic works "The Women of Lockerbie" and "The Bird and the Two-Ton Weight;" original artwork for the dove surrounded by the names of the 35 Syracuse University students killed in the bombing, created by Jonathan Hoefer and used as the center panel of the Remembrance Quilt; and the photograph album "Lockerbie: Beyond the Tragedy," compiled by Lawrence Mason, Jr.'s 1999 photography class. This collection includes a small number of oversize items.

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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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Selected Search Terms

Names

Ackerman, Jerry.
Brevoort, Deborah.
Calpin, Maryalice.
Cameron, R.G.
Carter, Karen DeGroot.
Duran, Crucita.
Fowler, Darcy.
Gould, Sally.
Hoefer, Jonathan.
Kearney, R.
Kelsey, Sterett-Gittings.
Morris, Pam.
Pospiel, Greg.
Pospiel, Ron.
Smith, Ellen M.
Smith, Phil Fremont.
Weitzel, Robert J.
Willard, Joan Hart.
Caledonian Fiddle Orchestra.
Syracuse University -- History.
Syracuse University.

Associated Titles

A Message from God to All Parents.
A Place Called Lockerbie.
A Remarkable Story.
As it happened (Television program).
Be Thee Free: Flight 103.
Down in Lockerbie.
Elegy I, Elegy II, Elegy III.
Flight 103.
In Memoriam.
Lights of Lockerbie.
Lockerbie Remembered.
Lockerbie: Beyond the Tragedy.
Longest Night in Lockerbie.
Remember All.
The Bird and the Two-Ton Weight.
The Celtic Connection.
The Women of Lockerbie.
Vigil.
Winter Solstice and the White Birds.

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

Poetry.
Sheet Music.

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Artistic Responses Collection,
Pan Am Flight 103/Lockerbie Air Disaster Archives
Syracuse University Libraries

Acquisition Information

Materials in the Artistic Responses Collection were donated by Karen DeGroot Carter, Lawrence Mason, Jr., Kathy Daniels Tedeschi, and the Office of Undergraduate Studies between 1996 and 2015. Other materials in the collection, including the postage stamps, were purchased or acquired by the Archives. This collection consists of materials originally found in the Syracuse University: Subject Files Collection, which has been dismantled in order to from several smaller collections.

Processing Information

The Artistic Responses Collection is fully processed.

Finding Aid Information

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

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Arrangement

Materials in the Artistic Responses Collection are arranged alphabetically within each series.

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Inventory

Dramatic Works
Box 1 "The Bird and the Two-Ton Weight," by Darcy Fowler 2008
FC 2-3 "The Bird and the Two-Ton Weight" Posters 2008
FC 2-3 "Dark Elegy: A Synaesthetic Response" Posters 1996
Box 1 "A Remarkable Story," by Joan Hart Willard circa 1998
Box 1 "The Women of Lockerbie," by Deborah Brevoort 2005, 2014
FC 2-3 "The Women of Lockerbie" Posters 2005, 2014
Film and Television
Box 1 "As It Happened," ABC News for the History Channel 1999
Box 1 "Since: The Bombing of Pan Am Flight 103," Directed by Phil Furey circa 2015
General
Box 1 "Daily Orange" Dove Artwork, by Jonathan Hoefer 1990
MC 21-2 Illustrated 23rd Psalm by Agape Victory Christian Church and World Outreach Center April 24, 1989
Box 1 "Joy" Angel Statue by Sterett-Gittings Kelsey 2010
Box 1 Marshall Islands Commemorative Postage Stamps 2000
Box 1 Robert E. Peary High School Mural 1989
Music
Box 1 "The Celtic Connection," by Caledonian Fiddle Orchestra 1995
Box 1 "Down in Lockerbie," by Ron and Greg Pospiel 1995
Box 1 "Lights of Lockerbie," by Robert J. Weitzel 1989
Box 1 "Lockerbie Remembered," by R.G. Cameron 1989
Box 1 "A Place Called Lockerbie," by Pam Morris 1989
Box 1 "Remember All," by Phil Fremont Smith 1998
Photography
FC 2-3 Lockerbie: Beyond the Tragedy, by Syracuse University Photography Class September 1999
Poetry
Box 1 "Be Thee Free, Flight 103," by Crucita Duran 1989
Box 1 "Elegy I," "Elegy II," and "Elegy III," by Karen DeGroot Carter 1995
Box 1 "Flight 103," by William B. December 25, 1988
Box 1 "Flight 103," by R. Kearney 1989
Box 1 "In Memoriam," by a 1987 DIPA Parent undated
Box 1 "Longest Night in Lockerbie," by Jerry Ackerman undated
Box 1 "A Message from God to All Parents," by Maryalice Calpin April-June 1989
Box 1 "Vigil," by Sally Gould undated
Box 1 "Winter Solstice and the White Birds," by Ellen M. Smith December 22-23, 1988

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