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Thomas Britton Schultz Family Papers

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

Summary

Creator: Schultz, Thomas Britton.
Title: Thomas Britton Schultz Family Papers
Dates: 1987-2013
Size: 1 box, .5 linear foot
Abstract: The Thomas Britton Schultz Family Papers contain materials related to Thomas Schultz, one of the 35 students killed in the bombing of Pan Am Flight 103 over Lockerbie, Scotland while studying abroad through Syracuse University's Division of International Programs Abroad (DIPA). Also included are materials related to various memorials for the victims of Flight 103. Collection materials include clippings files, photographs, audio cassettes, DVDs, printed materials, and correspondence.
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

Photograph of Thomas Britton Schultz

Thomas Britton Schultz (1968-1988) was among the 270 victims of the bombing of Pan Am Flight 103 over Lockerbie, Scotland on December 21, 1988. A junior at Ohio Wesleyan University, he was enrolled in Syracuse University's Division of International Programs Abroad (DIPA) in London. Thomas was pursuing a double major in history, politics, and government, and planned on attending law school. He was posthumously awarded his bachelor's degree from Ohio Wesleyan.


Tom was a member of the Phi Delta Theta fraternity, and a two-year letter holder in track and cross country. Professor Michael Good remembered "he was the kind of student you pray for. He was a sponge. Every experience or piece of information you could give him, he would absorb." He was survived by his parents, John and Jane Schultz, as well as his paternal and maternal grandmothers and two uncles. He was buried alongside his younger brother, Andrew, who died in 1978. Thomas' mother, Jane, was instrumental in advocating for the construction of a permanent memorial to the victims of Pan Am 103. Her contributions to this work resulted in the dedication of the Memorial Cairn at Arlington National Cemetery in November of 1995.

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Scope and Content Note

The Thomas Britton Schultz Family Papers contain materials related to Thomas Schultz, one of the 35 students killed in the bombing of Pan Am Flight 103 over Lockerbie, Scotland while studying abroad through Syracuse University's Division of International Programs Abroad (DIPA). Also included are materials related to various memorials for the victims of Flight 103. Collection materials includeAudiovisual material, Clippings, Correspondence, Memorials, Photographs, Subject files, and Writings.

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Alternative Formats

Selected materials from this collection may be available digitally. Please contact the archivist for further information on accessing the 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

The Pan Am Flight 103 Archives contains additional materials and information related to the Thomas Britton Schultz Family Papers. Related collections include:

On Eagles' Wings Collection

Sarah Susannah Buchanan Philipps Family Papers

Syracuse University: Individuals Collection

Syracuse University: Remembrance Quilt Collection

Tom Foster Papers

Victims of Pan Am Flight 103, Inc. Collection

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Selected Search Terms

Names

Schultz, Thomas Britton.
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).

Types of material

Audiocassettes.
Clippings files.
Correspondence.
DVDs.
Photographs.

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Thomas Britton Schultz Family Papers,
Pan Am Flight 103/Lockerbie Air Disaster Archives
Syracuse University Libraries

Acquisition Information

The Thomas Britton Schultz Family Papers were donated by John and Jane Schultz between 2006 and 2014.

Processing Information

The Thomas Britton Schultz Family Papers are fully processed.

Finding Aid Information

Created by: Vanessa L. St.Oegger-Menn
Date: March 2015
Revision history: Inventory added - Jan 2016 (VSOM)

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Inventory

Audiovisual material
Box 1 Memorial services for Thomas Britton Schultz F/V 2628A 1988-1989 DVD.
Box 1 Thomas Schultz AVC 5.3, Pan Am 103 F/V 2629 undated Audiocassettes.
Clippings
Box 1 [General] 1988-1999, undated (3 folders)
Box 1 25th Anniversary 2013
Correspondence
Box 1 Schultz family 1988-1999
Box 1 Jane Schultz correspondence with President George H.W. Bush April 1989-May 1991
Box 1 Jane Schultz correspondence with President Bill Clinton January 1994, November 1995
Memorials
Box 1 Memorial Cairn, Arlington National Cemetery December 21, 1993, November 3, 1995
Box 1 Pan Am 103 memorials 1989-2008, undated
Box 1 Pine Island camp cabin 1990-1991
Box 1 Thomas Britton Schultz December 1988-May 1990
Photographs
Box 1 Dedication of Memorial Cairn, Arlington National Cemetery - scanned while on loan from Jane Schultz November 3, 1995
Image Jane Schultz and President Bill Clinton at Memorial Cairn (black and white)
Image Jane Schultz and President Bill Clinton
Image President Bill Clinton and Hillary Rodham Clinton at Memorial Cairn
Image Signed photograph of President Bill Clinton and Jane Schultz
Image Signed photograph of Jane Schultz with Tony Lake
Image Crowd surrounding Memorial Cairn
Image Jane Schultz with Madeline Albright
Image Plaque on Memorial Cairn
Image Scottish pip and drum band
Image Government officials at dedication of Memorial Cairn. Includes Joseph Lieberman, Ted Kennedy, Madeline Albright, and Janet Reno.
Image Jane Schultz with President Bill Clinton, and man in uniform.
Image George Williams, President Bill Clinton, and Jane Schultz
Image Dais and color guard
Image Dais with Memorial Cairn in foreground
Image Jane Schultz speaking at dedication of Memorial Cairn.
Image Reverend Patrick Keegans speaking at dedication of Memorial Cairn.
Image George Williams speaking at dedication of Memorial Cairn.
Image Rt. Honorable Sir Hector Monro speaking at dedication of Memorial Cairn.
Image Rt. Honorable Sir Hector Monro presenting model Cairn to President Bill Clinton.
Image President Bill Clinton speaking at dedication of Memorial Cairn.
Image President Bill Clinton and Jane Schultz on dais.
Image Medium shot of President Bill Clinton and Jane Schulz on dais.
Image Children and families unveiling base of Memorial Cairn.
Image President Bill Clinton and Jane Schultz approaching Memorial Cairn.
Image Memorial Cairn. President Bill Clinton and Jane Schultz, in background. Children in foreground.
Image President Bill Clinton with children of victims of Pan Am Flight 103.
Image President Bill Clinton greeting attendees of dedication of Memorial Cairn.
Image President Bill Clinton shaking hands with George Williams. Jane Schultz in center.
Image President Bill Clinton shaking hands with Jane Schultz. George Williams at left.
Box 1 Thomas Britton Schultz 1988-1989
Image Thomas Schultz (center) weekend in Amsterdam with DIPA pals - October 1988
Image Thomas Schultz (left) at Stonehenge, with fellow students from Ohio Wesleyan
Image Thomas Schultz (center) at Stonehenge with DIPA pals from Ohio Wesleyan - September 1988
Image Thomas Schultz (left, wearing sunglasses) weekend in Amsterdam with DIPA students - October 1988
Image Thomas Schultz (center) weekend in Amsterdam with Ohio Wesleyan DIPA pals - October 1988
Image Thomas Schultz in Poole, England - October 1988
Image Thomas Schultz in Paris - November 1988
Image Thomas Schultz at Coyle Castle, England - October 1988
Image Thomas Schultz (right) with J.P. Flynn. Flatmates at Campden Hill Towers, Notting Hill Gate.
Image Jack, Thomas, and Jane Schultz with dog, Butch. Belgrade Lakes, Maine - August 1988
Image Last photo of Thomas Schultz taken by Jane Schultz, at his flat in Notting Hill Gate - November 1988
Image Garden of Remembrance, Dryfesdale Cemetery, Lockerbie. White plaque in background is for Thomas Schultz.
Image Marker placed in the wall at the Garden of Remembrance, Dryfesdale Cemetery, Lockerbie.
Image Road to Garden of Remembrance, Dryfesdale Cemetery, Lockerbie
Image Stones at the Garden of Remembrance, Dryfesdale Cemetery, Lockerbie
Image Sign for Dryfesdale Cemetery and Garden of Remembrance.
Image Thomas Schultz (center left) with fellow Ohio Wesleyan DIPA students - October 1988
Subject files
Box 1 National Jewish Center for Immunology and Respiratory Medicine, Retail and Fashion Industries Dinner - dance in honor of Jack Schultz June 8, 1989
Writings
Box 1 Jane Schultz 1991
Box 1 Thomas Britton Schultz [1987-1988]

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