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. Government of Guyana Documents
    1. Guyana Legislation to Incorporate Peoples Temple
    2. Guyana Land Lease
    3. Guyana Articles of Association
  3. Power of Attorney in Guyana
  4. Peoples Temple Emigration Documents
  5. Guyana Packing Lists
  6. Lists of needed supplies
  7. Edith Roller Journals (1978)
  8. Jonestown Publications
  9. Jim Jones’ Autobiographical Statements
  10. To Whom It May Concern
    1. Memo “A quien corresponda”: A Spanish Translation NEW
  11. Angela Davis and the Six Day Siege
  12. “I Have Been To Paradise” NEW
  13. The HAM Radio Operator, the OB/GYN, and the Jonestown Doctor NEW
  14. The Words of Marceline Jones
  15. The Tapes of Paula Adams
  16. Letters from Jonestown
  17. Poetry from Jonestown
    1. Barbara Walker’s Poetry
    2. Jonestown’s Young Poets
    3. The Poetry of Sandy Bradshaw NEW
  18. Letters to Dad
  19. “A select group would have to kill the majority” NEW
  20. Responses to “The Final White Night” Question
  21. Peoples Rallies
  22. 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
  23. 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
  24. Letter to President Carter from Jonestown
  25. Jonestown’s Relations with Government of Guyana
  26. Peoples Temple and Joe Mazor
  27. Affidavit of Deborah Layton Blakey
  28. 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
  29. Peoples Temple Radio Codebook
  30. American Embassy/State Department Cables on Jonestown, June 1978
  31. Instructions from Jim Jones
    1. Instructions for Jonestown Residents (March 1978)
    2. Medical Instructions (May 1978)
    3. Instructions to Jonestown Community (August 1978)
  32. Peoples Temple Letter to Guyana’s Religious Community
  33. Larry Schacht and Cyanide
  34. Broadcast after final White Night
  35. Dissent in Jonestown
  36. Peoples Temple and Gordon Lindsay
  37. Peoples Temple and Mark Lane
  38. Letter to LA District Attorney John Van de Kamp NEW
  39. 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
Originally posted on February 17th, 2013.

Last modified on September 19th, 2019.
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