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Lawrence Mason, Jr. Papers

A description 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: March 2015


Photograph of Larry Mason

Lawrence "Doc" Mason, Jr. is a professor of photography in the S.I. Newhouse School at Syracuse University. "Doc" Mason was a professor on campus in 1988, and lost five of his students in the bombing of Pan Am Flight 103 of Lockerbie, Scotland. He has made many trips to Lockerbie over the years, and accumulated numerous photographs of the town and surrounding area. In 2008, many of these photos were published in a book titled Looking for Lockerbie, which "Doc" co-authored with Melissa Chessher, another Newhouse faculty member.

Scope and Content Note

The Lawrence Mason, Jr. Papers contain images related to Lockerbie, Scotland, taken by photographer Lawrence Mason, Jr. Collection materials include digital copies of Mason's photography.


Access Restrictions:

This is an unprocessed, or partially processed collection. Please contact the archivist for further information on accessing these materials.

Use Restrictions:

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Related Material

The Pan Am Flight 103 Archives contains additional materials and information related to the Lawrence Mason, Jr. Papers. Related collections include:

Pan Am Flight 103 Publications Collection

Pan Am 103 Anniversaries Collection

Pan Am 103 Individuals Collection

Pan Am 103 London Center Collection

Selected Search Terms


Mason, Lawrence, 1952-
Syracuse University -- History.
Syracuse University.

Associated Titles

Lockerbie: Beyond the Tragedy.
Looking for Lockerbie.


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)

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Lawrence Mason, Jr. Papers,
Pan Am Flight 103/Lockerbie Air Disaster Archives
Syracuse University Libraries

Acquisition Information

The Lawrence Mason, Jr. Papers were donated by Lawrence Mason, Jr. in 2013.

Processing Information

This collection is unprocessed.


This collection remains in its original order.

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