printer friendly version

Other Collections: Pamela Ray Papers

An inventory of her papers at the Syracuse University Archives

Summary

Creator: Ray, Pamela
Title: Pamela Ray Papers
Dates: 1996-2008
Size: 1 box, 0.25 linear feet
Abstract: The Pamela Ray papers contain Clippings, Correspondence, and Printed Material. These materials deal with the lobbying of Congress to include the art piece Dark Elegy, by artist Suse Lowenstein whose son Alexander was among the SU students killed in the bombing of Pan Am Flight 103, on federal property.
Language: English
Repository: Pan Am Flight 103/Lockerbie Air Disaster Archives at Syracuse University
222 Waverly Ave., Suite 600
Syracuse, NY 13244-2010
http://archives.syr.edu/panam/

Biography

Pamela Ray

Pamela Ray is an alumn of Syracuse University's Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs. Pam Ray is currently the president of Pamela Ray & Associates, LLC. She has been a Volunteer Commissioner at Arlington County Housing Commission, a Senior Legislative Staff member at the U.S. Senate, a Legislative Analyst for State-Federal Relations: NYS Senate Majority, and has been on the Professional Committee Staff: US Senate Banking Committee at the US Senate. Pam worked with Suse Lowenstein, the artist of Dark Elegy, on lobbying the National Capitol Memorial Advisory Commission to place the work in the Nation's Capitol under the Commemorative Works Act.

Photo from http://www.linkedin.com/in/pamrayllc

Return to top

Scope and Content Note

The Pamela Ray papers contain Clippings, Correspondence, and Printed Material. These materials deal with the lobbying of Congress to include the art piece Dark Elegy, by artist Suse Lowenstein whose son Alexander was among the SU students killed in the bombing of Pan Am Flight 103, on federal property. The materials in this collection are available in digital format in the inventory of this finding aid.

Return to top

Alternative Formats

Documents from the Pamela Ray Papers that have been digitized are availabe in pdf format in the Inventory section.

Return to top

Restrictions

Access Restrictions

Please note that some materials are restricted at donor's request and exhibit materials are not available for researchers.

Use Restrictions

Written permission must be obtained from Pan Am Flight 103/Lockerbie Air Disaster Archives at Syracuse University and all relevant rights holders before publishing quotations, excerpts or images from any materials in this collection.

Return to top

Selected Search Terms

Names

Lowenstein family.
Lowenstein, Suse.
Ray, Pamela.
National Capitol Memorial Advisory Commission (U.S.).
Pamela Ray & Associates, LLC.

Associated Titles

Dark elegy.

Subjects

Lockerbie, Scotland, Crash of Pan Am Flight 103, 1988.
Pan Am Flight 103 Bombing Incident, 1988.
Terrorism -- Government Policy -- United States -- History.
Terrorism -- History -- 20th Century.
Lockerbie (Scotland).
National Capitol (Washington, D.C.)

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Preferred citation for this material is as follows: Pamela Ray Papers


Pan Am Flight 103/Lockerbie Air Disaster Archives at Syracuse University

Acquisition Information

The materials in the Pamela Ray Papers were donated by Pam Ray in 2008, with additional materials being added in 2009.

Processing Information

The Pamela Ray Papers are processed.

Finding Aid Information

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

Return to top

Arrangement

The materials in the Pamela Ray Papers are arranged alphabetically by and within the series.

Return to top

Inventory

Clippings
Box 1 Newspaper Clippings 1992-1993; 2007-2008; undated
  Sculptures Capture Untold Pain: Artist seeks permanent public place for her Lockerbie memorial
  Heroes: Local monuments to those who died heroically
  'Dark Elegy' Terror Memorial Bound for D.C.
Correspondence
Box 1 Email Correspondence re: Dark Elegy lobbying efforts 2006-2008
Printed Material
Box 1 Alumni Letters, Advocacy Alerts, and Calls to Action for Dark Elegy September-October, 2007; May, 2008; undated
  SU Alumni Call to Action! Dark Elegy: A Memorial to all Victims of Terrorism
  Advocacy Alert: Support H.R. 3707
  Dark Elegy: A Memorial to all Victims of Terrorism S.U. Alumni Call to Action!
  Alumni Letter
  Dark Elegy Advocacy Alert
  SU Alumni Call to Action!
  Update on Dark Elegy
  Elegy for Mother's Day
Box 1 "Dark Elegy: Experience the Memorial" presentation booklet prepared by Pamela Ray July 7, 2007
Box 1 Exemptions from Commemorative Works Act and Justifications October 16, 2007
  Exemptions from CWA and Justifications (1)
  Exemptions from CWA and Justifications (2)
Box 1 H.R. 3707 (A Bill to authorize the establishment of a memorial to all victims of terrorism) October 1, 2007; November 5, 2007; undated
  H. R. 3707 To authorize the establishment of a memorial to all victims of terrorism
  Senate Bill
  Review of Senate Leg Counsel Draft
  Establishing a Memorial to all Victims of Terrorism
  Letter to Senators
Box 1 National Capital Memorial Advisory Commission May 25, 2007; January-April 2008; undated
  Legislative Proposals to Establish Commemorative Works 1984 - 2006
  Public Law 103-199
  Letter from John G. Parsons, National Park Service
  Letter from Peter May Chairman, National Capital Memorial Commission
  Witness List
  Peter May Chairman, National Capitol Memorial Advisory Commission
Box 1 National Capital Memorial Advisory Commission-Public Meeting February 26, 2008
  National Capital Memorial Advisory Commission Notice of Public Meeting
  National Capitol Advisory Commission Public Meeting
Box 1 Speeches by Suse Lowenstein 1994-1995 1997 undated
RELATED MATERIAL: Victims and Family Collections: Alexander Lowenstein Family Papers
Box 1 Statement/Letter from Senator Frank Lautenberg-The Dedication of Dark Elegy at Rutgers University September 9, 1996
  Statement/Letter from Senator Frank Lautenberg at the Dedication of Dark Elegy at Rutgers University

Return to top