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Andrew McClune Collection

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


Creator: McClune, Andrew
Title: Andrew McClune Collection
Dates: 1999-2007
Size: 0.75 linear foot
Abstract: Materials related to Andrew McClune, a 2002-2003 Lockerbie Scholar in the College of Arts and Sciences at Syracuse University
Language: English
Repository: Pan Am Flight 103/Lockerbie Air Disaster Archives
Syracuse University Libraries
222 Waverly Ave., Suite 600
Syracuse, NY 13244-2010


Photograph of Andrew McClune

Andrew McClune (1984-2002) was a Lockerbie Scholar studying at the Syracuse University College of Arts and Sciences during the 2002-2003 academic year. He was a member of the Air Force ROTC and hoped to fly for the British Royal Air Force. Andrew was also a founding member and captain of the Syracuse University curling team. Andrew died as a result of injuries sustained in a tragic fall from Syracuse University's Sadler Hall, a student residence hall, in December of the 2002 fall semester.

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Scope and Content Note

The Andrew McClune Collection contains materials related to Andrew McClune, a 2002-2003 Lockerbie Scholar in the College of Arts and Sciences at Syracuse University. The collection is divided into the following series:

Clippings consists of newspaper clippings related to Andrew's time as a student at both Lockerbie Academy and Syracuse University, and his death.

Correspondence contains letters and sympathy cards from Andrew's family, friends, and faculty.

Memorials consists of materials that honor Andrew's life, both in Lockerbie and Syracuse. For example, this series contains a banner from Sadler Hall with farewell messages to Andrew and a photograph of a plaque in his honor at Tennity Ice Pavilion at Syracuse University.

Photographs contains photographs of Andrew and his family.

Subject files consists of flight information and other papers from the McClune family's trip to Syracuse after Andrew's death.

Vital records contains Andrew's death certificate.

Writings consists of Andrew's application letter for the Lockerbie Scholars program and his speech from the 2002 Rose Laying Ceremony.

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Alternative Formats

Selected photographs from this collection are also available as digital files. Please contact the archivist for further information on accessing the materials.

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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.

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Related Material

The Pan Am Flight 103 Archives contains additional materials and information related to the Andrew McClune Collection. Related collections include:

Pan Am 103 Individuals Collection

Remembrance and Lockerbie Scholars Collection

Pan Am Flight 103 Story Archives Collection

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Selected Search Terms


McClune, Andrew.
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

Clippings (information artifacts)

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Andrew McClune Collection,
Pan Am Flight 103/Lockerbie Air Disaster Archives
Syracuse University Libraries

Acquisition Information

Transferred from the Syracuse University Office of Undergraduate Studies in 2004 and 2007.Gift of Deborah Scott in 2014 and 2017.

Processing Information

The Andrew McClune Collection is fully processed. Confidential information, such as bank account and social security numbers, has been removed or redacted.

Finding Aid Information

Created by: Vanessa L. St.Oegger-Menn
Date: March 2015
Revision history: Apr 2015 - Inventory added (VSOM); Jun 2016 - New accessions added, Scope and Content expanded, extent updated (VSOM); May 2021 - New accessions added, stylistic changes (EMB)

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Box 1 Pre-death press March 1999-January 2003 (2 folders)
Box 1 Post-death press December 2002-April 2003
Box 1 Deborah Scott and family January 2003-May 2006
Box 1 Faculty and classmates December 2002-January 2003
Box 1 Sympathy cards December 2002-January 2003; Undated
Box 1 Thank you letters from Judith O'Rourke December 2002-February 2003
Box 1 Andrew McClune Fund January 2003-April 2007
Box 1 Banner from Sadler Hall - farewell to Andrew Spring 2003
Box 1 Curling team April 2003-May 2006
Box 1 Lockerbie funeral December 2002
Box 1 One year memorial service December 2003
Box 1 Orange Grove paver June 2003-May 2006
Box 1 Speech by Mark Turner 2002
Box 2 Syracuse memorial service January-February 2002
Box 2 Tennitey Ice Pavilion plaque November 2002-December 2006
Box 2 McClune family photographs undated
 Andrew McClune at 2002 Remembrance Convocation
Box 2 Photographs of Andrew McClune 2002-2003 Photocopies
Subject files
Box 2 Family trip to Syracuse December 2002
Vital records
Box 2 Death certificate of Andrew McClune January 2003-December 2008
Box 2 Lockerbie Scholar application essay March 2002-December 2002
Box 2 Speech for Rose Laying Ceremony 2002

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