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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

Finding aid created by: Cara A. Howe
Date: 2011


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.

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.


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.

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:

Pan Am 103 College of Law Collection

Tom Foster Papers

Pan Am Flight 103 Publications Collection

Pan Am 103 Story Archives Collection

Victim and Family Collections

Selected Search Terms


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

Associated Titles

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


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

Types of Material

Clippings (information artifacts)
Notes (documents)

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.


The Matthew Cox Papers are arranged alphabetically within each series.

Table of Contents

Chapter Notes



Research Files