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Peter Giesecke Papers

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

Finding aid created by: Vanessa L. St.Oegger-Menn
Date: February 3, 2015


Photograph of Peter Giesecke

Peter Giesecke lived at 72 Park Place in 1988. The home across from his, owned by Ella Ramsden, was destroyed when debris from Pan Am Flight 103 crashed at Rosebank Crescent. Peter's home and other surrounding structures were also damaged in the crash.

Scope and Content Note

The Peter Giesecke Papers consist of several photographs taken by Giesecke of the Rosebank Crescent crash site in the days following 21 December 1988. Digital versions of these images are also available and can be previewed in the following collection inventory.

Alternative Formats

Selected materials from this collection are available in digital format. Please contact the archivist for further information about accessing these materials.


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

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

Richard A. Marquise Collection

Thomas Joseph Ammerman Family Papers

Selected Search Terms


Giesecke, Peter.
Syracuse University -- History.
Syracuse University.


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


Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Peter Giesecke Papers,
Pan Am Flight 103/Lockerbie Air Disaster Archives
Syracuse University Libraries

Acquisition Information

Gift of Peter Giesecke in 2013.

Processing Information

The Peter Giesecke Papers are fully processed.

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