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Pan Am 103 Story Archives Collection

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


Finding aid created by: Samantha A. Mairson
Date: July 2017



Historical Note

Relevant voices may be found in, but are not limited to, family and friends of the victims, alumni who studied abroad in London through Syracuse University during the fall 1988 semester, former Remembrance and Lockerbie Scholars, faculty and staff of Syracuse University, members of the Lockerbie community, and those involved with the aftermath of the tragedy. These stories may include memories of the 270 people who lost their lives in the bombing, of the days immediately following the disaster, of the effect the bombing had on individuals, local communities and nations, and how Pan Am 103 has shaped the world we live in today. The project also includes interviews conducted in 2008 by OrangeTV network as part of the 20th Anniversary commemoration on campus.


Scope and Content Note

The Pan Am 103 Story Archives Collection contains narratives from those who have personal knowledge of Pan Am Flight 103. The collection has been divided into the following series:

Oral Histories contains audiovisual materials collected from those who have personal knowledge of Pan Am Flight 103. This series includes interviews conducted in 2008 by OrangeTV network as part of the 20th Anniversary commemoration on campus, and interviews conducted by Archives staff. This series is organized alphabetically by name (last, first) of the interviewee.

Written Narratives includes the written accounts collected from those who have personal knowledge of Pan Am Flight 103. This series is organized alphabetically by name (last, first) of the interviewee.


Alternative Formats

Selected materials from this collection have been digitized and clips are available.


Restrictions

Access Restrictions:

Complete oral histories are viewable in the Archives' reading room only.

Use Restrictions:

Written permission must be obtained from the Pan Am Flight 103 Archives and all relevant rights holders before publishing quotations, excerpts, clips or images from any materials in this collection. The written history of Jane Maxwell may not be duplicated, released online or published. It is available through the Archives' reading room only.


Related Material

The Pan Am Flight 103 Archives contains additional materials and information related to the Pan Am Flight 103 Story Archives Collection. Related collections include:

Pan Am 103 Individuals Collection

London 1988 Image Collection

Jane Maxwell Papers

Victims of Pan Am Flight 103, Inc. Collection

Frank Ciulla Papers

Wendy Anne Lincoln Collection

Richard Paul Monetti Family Papers

Eric and Jason Coker Collection

Ian Hessenberg Papers

Pan Am 103 London Center Collection

Malcolm Ingram Papers

Lawrence Mason, Jr. Papers

Pan Am Flight 103 Publications Collection

Andrew McClune Collection

William N. Alexander Papers

Bannister Family Papers

Colin Dorrance Papers

Dr. Ivan Gibson Papers

Jane Gibson Papers

Tom Gordon Papers

Tom McCulloch Papers

Robert Togneri Papers

Suzanne Marie Miazga Family Papers


Selected Search Terms

Names

Syracuse University -- History.
Syracuse University.

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)

Types of Material

DVDs.
Narratives.
Oral histories (literary works)

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

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

Acquisition Information

The Archives began The Pan Am Flight 103 Story Archives Collection in 2013 as part of the commemoration of the 25th anniversary of the bombing of Pan Am Flight 103. The Archives acquired the OrangeTV interviews in 2010 from the general manager at the Orange Television Network.

Processing Information

Materials were housed in acid-free boxes and relabeled. Each disc was stored in an individual plastic case. Clips were made available to the public via The Pan Am 103 Archives YouTube account.


Arrangement

Arranged by type of interview (oral or written) then alphabetically by name (last, first) of the interviewee. Oral histories are organized in project batches (2008 OrangeTV interviews / Archives 2013, 2014).


Table of Contents

Oral histories

Written narratives


Inventory