Guyana – 1973-1978

In addition to the sources below, numerous other documents of Peoples Temple’s years in Guyana appear on the Jonestown Research page, especially the Jonestown Organization page.

  1. Resolution to Establish Agricultural Mission (October 1973)
  2. Map of Proposed Leasehold NEW
  3. Government of Guyana Documents
    1. Guyana Legislation to Incorporate Peoples Temple
    2. Guyana Land Lease
    3. Guyana Articles of Association
  4. Power of Attorney in Guyana
  5. Peoples Temple Emigration Documents
  6. Guyana Packing Lists
  7. Lists of needed supplies
  8. Edith Roller Journals (1978)
  9. Jonestown Publications
  10. Jim Jones’ Autobiographical Statements
  11. To Whom It May Concern
    1. Memo “A quien corresponda”: A Spanish Translation NEW
  12. Angela Davis and the Six Day Siege
  13. “I Have Been To Paradise”
  14. The HAM Radio Operator, the OB/GYN, and the Jonestown Doctor
  15. The Words of Marceline Jones
  16. The Tapes of Paula Adams
  17. Letters from Jonestown
  18. Poetry from Jonestown
    1. Barbara Walker’s Poetry
    2. Jonestown’s Young Poets
    3. The Poetry of Sandy Bradshaw
  19. Letters to Dad
  20. “A select group would have to kill the majority”
  21. Responses to “The Final White Night” Question
  22. Peoples Rallies
  23. Peoples Temple and US Government Agencies
    1. US Postal Service order on Social Security checks
    2. US Customs and the INTERPOL Report
    3. Peoples Temple and Taxing Authorities
    4. FCC Investigation of Peoples Temple
    5. Open Letter to Congress
  24. Peoples Temple and The Concerned Relatives
    1. Concerned Relatives Flyer
    2. Temple Victims of Conspiracy Flyer
    3. Accusation of Human Rights Violations Prepared by the Concerned Relatives
    4. Peoples Temple Responses to Concerned Relatives Accusation
  25. Letter to President Carter from Jonestown
  26. Jonestown’s Relations with Government of Guyana
  27. Peoples Temple and Joe Mazor
  28. Affidavit of Deborah Layton Blakey
  29. John and Barbara Moore’s trip to Jonestown
    1. “Notes and reflections on our trip to Guyana”
    2. The Temple edit of John and Barbara Moore
  30. Peoples Temple and Kathy Hunter NEW
  31. Peoples Temple Radio Codebook
  32. American Embassy/State Department Cables on Jonestown, June 1978
  33. Instructions from Jim Jones
    1. Instructions for Jonestown Residents (March 1978)
    2. Medical Instructions (May 1978)
    3. Instructions to Jonestown Community (August 1978)
  34. Peoples Temple Letter to Guyana’s Religious Community
  35. Larry Schacht and Cyanide
  36. Broadcast after final White Night
  37. Dissent in Jonestown
  38. Peoples Temple and Gordon Lindsay
  39. Peoples Temple and Mark Lane
  40. Letter to LA District Attorney John Van de Kamp
  41. Jonestown’s Final Months
    1. Instructions for October 1978
    2. Carolyn Layton’s Analysis of Future Prospects
    3. Possible Resettlement Locations in USSR
    4. Petition to Move to USSR
    5. Richard Tropp’s Dramatic Reading
    6. Phyllis Chaikin on Revolutionary Suicide
    7. Annie Moore’s Letter to “Dad,” Fall 1978
    8. Annie Moore’s Letter of October 25, 1978
  42. The Departure of Teri Buford NEW
Originally posted on February 17th, 2013.

Last modified on July 14th, 2020.
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