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The Syracuse University Collection: The Condolences Collection

An inventory of the collection at the Syracuse University Archives

Summary

Creator:
Title: The Syracuse University Collection: The Condolences Collection
Dates: 1988-1989
Size: 2 boxes, 1 linear foot
Abstract: The Syracuse University Collection: The Condolences Collection contains Condolence Letters and Remembrances in Prayer that were sent to Syracuse University by other colleges and universities and individuals mourning the deaths on Pan Am Flight 103 of 35 students studying abroad with Syracuse University. This collection also contains the Thank You Letters Syracuse University sent in response to the influx of condolences.
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/

Historical Note

On December 21, 1988 Syracuse University lost 35 students from its Division of International Programs Abroad (DIPA) when Pan Am Flight 103 was blown up over Lockerbie, Scotland. This grief was shared by many other colleges and universities, some that lost students on Pan Am 103 and others that had not, indivduals, the nation and the world. This grief is made palpable through these letters of condolence.

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Scope and Content Note

The Syracuse University Collection: The Condolences Collection contains Condolence Letters and Remembrances in Prayer that were sent to Syracuse University by other colleges and universities and individuals mourning the deaths on Pan Am Flight 103 of 35 students studying abroad with Syracuse University. This collection also contains the Thank You Letters Syracuse University sent in response to the influx of condolences.

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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.

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Selected Search Terms

Names

Syracuse University -- History.
Syracuse University.

Subjects

Lockerbie, Scotland, Crash of Pan Am Flight 103, 1988.
Pan Am Flight 103 Bombing Incident, 1988.
Terrorism -- History -- 20th Century.
Terrorism-Government Policy -- United States.
Terrorism-Government Policy -- United States -- Case Studies.
Terrorism-Government Policy -- United States -- History.
Lockerbie (Scotland).

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Preferred citation for this material is as follows: Syracuse University Collection: Condolences Collection


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

Acquisition Information

The Syracuse University Collection: The Condolences Collection was donated by the Office of Undergraduate Studies, where the Division of International Programs Abroad was located at the time of the Pan Am 103 bombing.

Processing Information

The Syracuse University Collection: The Condolences Collection has been processed.

Finding Aid Information

Created by: Cara A. Howe
Date: 2012
Revision history:

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Arrangement

The materials in The Syracuse University Collection: The Condolences Collection are organized chronologically within each series.

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Inventory

Condolence Letters
Box 1 1988 (2 folders)
Box 1 1989 (2 folders)
RELATED MATERIAL: The Syracuse University Collection: Subject Files Collection: Oversize Materials: Buckingham, Browne & Nichols school expression of sympathy, 1989
RELATED MATERIAL: The Syracuse University Collection: Subject Files Collection: Oversize Materials: Sympathy Card Signed by members of the Penn State Community, including correspondence, 1989
Box 2 1989 (3 folders)
Box 2 Hope for the Bereaved Support Group and Services 1989
Remembrances in Prayer
Box 2 1988
Box 2 1988-1989
Thank You Letters
Box 2 1988-1989

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