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Matthew Cox Papers

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

Summary

Creator: Cox, Matthew
Title: Matthew Cox Papers
Dates: 1987-1992
Size: 12 boxes, 6 linear feet
Abstract: The Matthew Cox Papers contain materials from his work on the book Their Darkest Day: The Tragedy of Pan Am 103 and Its Legacy of Hope, co-authored with Tom Foster. These materials include mostly Research Files pertaining to Subjects and People and accompanied by the author's handwritten notes. Other series include Chapter Notes, Clippings, and Multimedia.
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

Matthew Cox is a reporter in the Syracuse Post-Standard's state capitol bureau. He lives in Albany, New York with his wife and two daughters.

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Scope and Content Note

The Matthew Cox Papers contain materials from his work on the book Their Darkest Day: The Tragedy of Pan Am 103 and Its Legacy of Hope, co-authored with Tom Foster. These materials include mostly Research Files pertaining to Subjects and People and accompanied by the author's handwritten notes. Other series include Chapter Notes for Their Darkest Day, Clippings, and Multimedia.

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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

Selected VHS tapes were removed from this collection and transferred to the Pan Am Audiovisual Collection. The Truthquest newsletter was removed for inclusion in the Victims of Pan Am 103, Inc. Collection.

The Pan Am Flight 103 Archives contains additional materials and information related to the Matthew Cox Papers. Related collections include:

Syracuse University: College of Law Collection

Tom Foster Papers

Pan Am Flight 103 Publications Collection

Pan Am Flight 103 Story Archives

Victim and Family Collections

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Selected Search Terms

Names

Cox, Matthew.
Foster, Tom.
Pan American Airlines.

Associated Titles

Their darkest day: the tragedy of Pan Am 103 and its legacy of hope.

Subjects

Lockerbie, Scotland, Crash of Pan Am Flight 103, 1988.
Pan Am Flight 103 Bombing Incident, 1988.
Terrorism -- History -- 20th Century.
Lockerbie (Scotland).

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Matthew Cox Papers,
Pan Am Flight 103/Lockerbie Air Disaster Archives
Syracuse University Libraries

Acquisition Information

The Matthew Cox Papers were donated by Matthew Cox in 1998.

Processing Information

The Matthew Cox Papers are processed.

Finding Aid Information

Created by: Cara A. Howe
Date: 2011
Revision history: MAR 2015 - Errors corrected, stylistic changes (VSOM)

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Arrangement

The Matthew Cox Papers are arranged alphabetically within each series.

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Inventory

Chapter Notes
Box 1 Chapter 2 Undated
Box 1 Chapter 3 1989-1990; Undated
Box 1 Chapter 5 1988; Undated
Box 1 Chapter 6 (A) 1988; Undated
Box 1 Chapter 6 (B) Undated
Box 1 Chapter 10 1988-1990; Undated
Clippings
Box 1 Foster 1989-1990; Undated
Box 1 General 1989-1990
Box 1 Nucci 1989; Undated
Multimedia
Box 1 SU Library Floppy Disk Undated
Research Files
Eric Harper 1987-1990; Undated
Box 2 Clippings (2) 1988-1990; Undated
Box 2 Notes 1985; 1987-1988; 1990; Undated
Box 2 Translations 1990; Undated
Box 2 Translations (foreign clippings) Undated
National Archives 1987-1991
Box 3 Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) 1989-1990
Box 3 Frankfurt Airport 1989-1990
Box 3 London, Heathrow 1989
Box 3 Miscellaneous 1987-1991
Box 3 Pan Am Security 1988-1990
Box 3 Post Office 1990
People 1988-1992
Box 4 Adamczewski, Bernard (writer?) 1991; Undated
Box 4 Basuta, Jaswant 1991; Undated
Box 4 Beattie, Jimmy (witness of cockpit landing) 1989
Box 4 Berrell, Steven R. (victim, SU) 1989; Undated
Box 4 Boland, Stephen J. (victim, SU) Undated
Box 4 Bouckley, Glenn and Paula (victims) 1989; Undated
Box 4 Boulanger, Nicole (victim, SU) 1989
Box 4 Cardwell, Tim (victim, SU) 1989
Box 4 Carpenter, Robert (victim, Import/Export businessman) 1990
Box 4 Cirillo, Kim (friend of nicole Boulanger) 1990
Box 4 Cohen, Theodora (victim, SU) 1989
Box 4 Coleman, Lester (conman) 1992; Undated
Box 4 Costello, Tim (747 pilot) 1990
Box 4 Dixit/Rattan (victims, doctors) 1991; Undated
Box 4 Eckert, Dr. William G. 1989-1990; Undated
Box 4 Hudson, Melina (victim) 1990; Undated
Box 4 Hudson, Paul (father of victim/ head of family group) 1990-1991; Undated
Box 5 Hunt, Karen (victim, SU) 1989-1990; Undated
Box 5 Jaafar, Khaled Nazir (victim) 1989-1990; Undated
Box 5 Jackson, Paul (SU/VPA Student) Undated
Box 5 Johnson, Mary L. (victim) 1989; Undated
Box 5 Jones, Christopher (victim, SU) 1988-1989; Undated
Box 5 Kriendler, Lee (plaintiff's lawyer) 1988; 1990; Undated
Box 5 Lincoln, Wendy (victim, SU) Undated
Box 5 Livingstone, Neil (writer) 1989; Undated
Box 5 Lowenstein, Alexander (victim, SU) Undated
Box 5 McBrearty, John (witness) 1989; Undated
Box 5 McKee, Charles D. USAF (victim) 1988-1989; 1991; Undated
Box 5 Miazga, Suzanne (victim, SU) Undated
Box 5 Monetti, Richard (victim, SU) Undated
Box 5 Murney, Julia K. (friend) Undated
Box 5 Nucci, Georgia (mother of victim) 1989-1991; Undated
Box 5 Peirce, Peter (victim, SU) 1989; Undated
Box 5 Rogers, Will C. (commander, Vincennes) 1989; Undated
Box 5 Ryan, Frank (writer) 1990; Undated
Box 5 Scott, Roy (Admin. Dir. London Center, SU) Undated
Box 5 Sharon, Ariel (Israeli) 1988; Undated
Box 5 Smith, Cynthia (victim, SU) Undated
Box 5 Swire, Jim (UK families, father of victim) 1990-1991
Box 6 Topp, Alan (air traffic controller) 1989; Undated
Box 6 Tsairis, Alexia (victim, SU) Undated
Box 6 Tsairis, Aphrodite (mother of victim) 1991
Box 6 Vincent, Billy (testimony) November 17, 1989
Box 6 Weedon, Kesha (victim, SU) 1989; Undated
Box 6 Witkowski, Chris (ACAP) Undated
Box 6 Wolfe, Miriam (victim, SU) Undated
Box 6 Yeffet, Isaac (security consultant) 1990; Undated
Subjects 1988-1992
Box 7 Acton & Dystel, INC (literary agents) 1988-1991; Undated
Box 7 Air India Crash 1989; Undated
Box 7 Annondale Herald (newspaper) December 22, 1988
Box 7 Bibliography 1988; Undated
Box 7 Bomb Details 1989; Undated
Box 7 Book Proposal Undated
Box 7 Boulanger, Nicole (victim, SU) 1989
Box 7 Character Files Undated
Box 7 Chronologies Undated
Box 7 Department of State documents 1988-1989; Undated
Box 7 Dumfries Courier (newspaper) December 22, 1988
Box 7 Dumfries and Galloway Constabulary 1990
Box 7 Emerson & Duffy (book excerpt) Undated
Box 7 Experts (3) 1989-1990; Undated
Box 8 Explosives 1989; Undated
Box 8 Explosives Incident Report (ATF) 1988
Box 8 FAA Files 1989-1990; Undated
Box 8 Fatal Accident Inquiry 1990
Box 8 FBI 1990
Box 8 Grove Press (2) 1990-1992
Box 8 Hearings-U.S. House of Reps. and Senate February-April, 1989
Box 8 Indianhead (naval ordinance stations) 1989-1990; Undated
Box 8 International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) 1990; Undated
Box 8 Iran Undated
Box 8 Islam 1988; 1990
Box 8 KPI Ltd. "A Recommended Security Program" September, 1986
Box 8 Least Risk Bomb Location, Undated
Box 8 Libya Link 1990-1991; Undated
Box 9 Literary Agent Search 1989
Box 9 Meetings on Story 1989; Undated
Box 9 Meetings with Tom Foster Undated
Box 9 Middle East Insider-Special Report 1990
Box 9 National Security Agency Undated
Box 9 New York Times Magazine March 18, 1990
Box 9 Notes-Frontline, Prime Time Live 1989; Undated
Box 9 Notes-Miscellaneous, 1990 Undated
Box 9 Pan Am Company Information 1989; 1991; Undated
Box 9 Pan Am-NYC 1990-1991; Undated
Box 9 Passenger Lists Undated
Box 9 PFLP-GC & Jibril 1984; Undated
Box 10 Photo Permission Forms 1991; Undated
Box 10 President's Commission on Aviation Security and Terrorism (3) November 17, 1989; December 18, 1989; February 2, 1990
Box 10 Progress Undated
Box 10 Proofs-Their Darkest Day c. 1991
Box 10 Proofs-Notes 1991-1992
Box 10 Send Stories To Undated
Box 10 Send Books To 1990; Undated
Box 10 Sunday Times (newspaper) 1990; Undated
Box 11 Terrorist Groups Source Information 1988
Box 11 Thames TV (Semtex) 1989-1990; Undated
Box 11 Thermal Neutron Analysis Machines 1989; Undated
Box 11 Time Magazine April 27, 1992
Box 11 Transcript of Trial (2) April 27-28, 1992
Box 11 Transcripts Undated
Box 11 TWA 847 1985
Box 11 UTA Crash 1990; Undated
Box 11 Vice President's Task Force on Combatting Terrorism February, 1986
Box 11 Victims of Pan Am 103, Inc. (2) 1989-1991
Box 11 Victims List 1988; Undated
Box 11 Victims List (Appendix I) December 23, 1988; Undated
Box 12 Vincennes 1988; 1990; Undated
Box 12 Warnings 1988-1990; Undated
Box 12 Working Versions (4) 1991; Undated

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