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Alan R. Schwartz Papers

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

Summary

Creator: Schwartz, Alan R.
Title: Alan R. Schwartz Papers
Dates: 1988-1990
Size: 3 boxes, 1.5 linear feet
Abstract: The Alan R. Schwartz Papers contain mainly reports from the Presidents Commission on Aviation Security and Terrorism. Also included are informational materials on TNA-Effective Response to Deadly Threats.
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

Alan R. Schwartz was counsel for the President’s Commission on Aviation Security and Terrorism from 1989-1990. Schwartz investigated and evaluated aviation security and counter-terrorism policies for the Commission, which was created by then President George H.W. Bush Sr., to examine the bombing of Pan Am flight 103. He drafted and edited this Report to the President while advising the House and Senate Committees on the Aviation Security Improvement Act of 1990. Schwartz has worked with the strategic planning services for the U.S. Government, focused on national security and intelligence issues. He was an adjunct professor at the Public Policy Institute at Georgetown University in 2007, and in 2004 was a consultant to the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, Strategic Analysis Group. Schwartz was also the Program Director for Pherson Associates, LLC, where he provided workshops and training for the FBI and members of the Intelligence Community.

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Scope and Content Note

The Alan R. Schwartz Papers contain only two series, and spans the years 1988-1990. Printed Material contained in the collection are primarily Reports from the Presidents Commission on Aviation Security and Terrorism (PCAST) from the years 1988-1990. This series also includes materials on TNA-Effective Response to Deadly Threats, which were accumulated from 1988-1990.

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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 Alan R. Schwartz Papers. Related collections include:

Francis J. Duggan Collection

Pan Am 103 Publications Collection

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Selected Search Terms

Names

Schwartz, Alan R.
United States. Presidents Commission on Aviation Security and Terrorism.

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

Printed Material

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Alan R. Schwartz Papers,
Pan Am Flight 103/Lockerbie Air Disaster Archives
Syracuse University Libraries

Acquisition Information

The Alan R. Schwartz Papers was donated by Alan Schwartz in 2008.

Processing Information

The Alan R. Schwartz Papers are processed.

Finding Aid Information

Created by: Cara A. Howe
Date: 2011
Revision history:

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Arrangement

The Alan R. Schwartz Papers are arranged chronologically within each series.

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Inventory

Printed Materials
Congressional Record-Senate: Concerning Alan R. Schwartz October 27, 1990 (these items are only available in digital form)
PDF Congressional Record-Senate: Concerning Alan R. Schwartz
Box 1 Report of the President’s Commission on Aviation Security and Terrorism (pp. 1-150) November 17, 1989 (1 item)
Box 1 Report of the President’s Commission on Aviation Security and Terrorism (pp. 151-301) November 17, 1989 (1 item)
Box 1 Report of the President’s Commission on Aviation Security and Terrorism (sections 1-2) November 17, 1989 (1 item)
Box 1 Report of the President’s Commission on Aviation Security and Terrorism (sections 3-8) November 17, 1989 (1 item)
Box 1 Federal Aviation Administration: Briefing Materials Submitted for the Record, President’s Commission on Aviation Security and Terrorism Public Hearing (with Roman Numeral Tabs) December 18, 1989 (1 item)
Box 1 Federal Aviation Administration: Briefing Materials Submitted for the Record, President’s Commission on Aviation Security and Terrorism Public Hearing (without Roman Numeral Tabs) December 18, 1989 (1 item)
Box 2 Report of the President’s Commission on Aviation Security and Terrorism December 18, 1989 (1 items)
Box 2 Report of the President’s Commission on Aviation Security and Terrorism-Public Hearing (pp. 1-150) December 18, 1989 (1 item)
Box 2 Report of the President’s Commission on Aviation Security and Terrorism-Public Hearing (pp. 151-308) December 18, 1989 (1 item)
Box 2 Hearing Before the President’s Commission on Aviation Security and Terrorism (Table of Contents-J. Howard and D. Massa Lorron and EIB) February 2, 1990 (1 item)
Box 2 Hearing Before the President’s Commission on Aviation Security and Terrorism (Appendix A-Mr. Burman, GWU) February 2, 1990 (1 item)
Box 2 President’s Commission on Aviation Security and Terrorism-Public Hearing (March 9, 1990) March 9, 1990 (1 item)
Box 3 Hearing Before the President’s Commission on Aviation Security and Terrorism March 9, 1990 (1 item)
Box 3 President’s Commission on Aviation Security and Terrorism-Public Hearing (pp. 1-180) April 4, 1990 (1 item)
Box 3 President’s Commission on Aviation Security and Terrorism-Public Hearing (pp. 181-371) April 4, 1990 (1 item)
Box 3 Hearing Before the President’s Commission on Aviation Security and Terrorism April 4, 1990 (1 item)
Box 3 TNA-Effective Response to Deadly Threats 1988-1990; undated (10 items)

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