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Gary Leonard Colasanti Papers

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

Summary

Creator: Colasanti, Gary Leonard
Title: Gary Leonard Colasanti Papers
Dates: 1988-1989
Size: 1 box, 0.25 linear feet
Abstract: The Gary Leonard Colasanti Papers contain three series Clippings, Photographs andSubject Files. All of the items in the three series pertain to the funeral and memorials for Gary.
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

Gary Leonard Colasanti

Gary Leonard Colasanti was a junior at the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications at Syracuse University majoring in advertising. He was returning home for Christmas after a semester studying abroad in London. Gary was an avid skiier who lettered in soccer and tennis in high school. He was also an artist from a young age and recieved a certificate of merit from the Boston Globe Scholastic Art Awards in 1985. Gary was a member of Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity. Gary is remembered by family and friends as "caring, warm, and very special. His ever-present smile and unique sense of humor touched the hearts of many."

Gary was survived by his parents, Leonard and Joanne of Melrose, Massachusetts, as well as a sister, Karyn, a brother, Paul, and a paternal grandmother and maternal grandfather.

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Scope and Content Note

The Gary Leonard Colasanti Papers contain three series Clippings, Photographs andSubject Files. All the items in the three series pertain to the funeral and memorials for Gary. The eulogy given by Gary's father, Leonard Colasanti, at his funeral may be found in Subject Files. The Clippings series contains folders for obituaries and for a memorial scholarship fund set-up in Gary's name.

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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 Timothy Michael Cardwell Collection. Related collections include:

On Eagle's Wings Collection

Pan Am Flight 103 Audiovisual Collection

Syracuse University: Individuals Collection

Syracuse University: Remembrance Quilt Collection

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Selected Search Terms

Names

Colasanti, Gary Leonard.
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).

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Gary Leonard Colasanti Papers,
Pan Am Flight 103/Lockerbie Air Disaster Archives
Syracuse University Libraries

Acquisition Information

The Gary Leonard Colasanti Papers were donated by Leonard and Joanne Colasanti.

Processing Information

The Gary Leonard Colasanti Papers are processed.

Finding Aid Information

Created by: Cara A. Howe
Date: 2013
Revision history: Mar 2015 - Stylisitic changes (VSOM)

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Arrangement

The Gary Leonard Colasanti Papers are arranged alphabetically by and with-in each series.

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Inventory

Clippings
Box 1 General 1988-1989
Box 1 Obituaries December, 1988- March, 1989
Box 1 Scholarship Fund December 27-28, 1988
Photographs
Box 1 Portraits undated
Subject Files
Box 1 Eulogy for Gary Leonard Colasanti, by Leonard Colasanti (father) December 30, 1988
PDF Eulogy for Gary Leonard Colasanti

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