Peoples Temple Collection

collection

Peoples Temple Collection

Campus:
San Diego State University
Library:
Library and Information Access
Subject(s):
Jones, Jim, 1931-1978 ; Peoples Temple -- History – Sources ; Jonestown Mass Suicide, Jonestown, Guyana, 1978 – Sources ; Mass suicide -- Guyana -- History -- 20th century – Sources ; Guyana -- Religion -- Sources
Description:
This collection contains audiotape transcripts and summaries, audiotapes, photocopies of original unclassified documents from the federal government (on paper and also on other formats, including microfilm, microfiche, and compact disk), and newspaper and magazine articles related to the Peoples Temple Christian Church and the Peoples Temple Agricultural Settlement at Jonestown, Guyana. The two largest portions of this collection are invariably the audiotape transcripts and summaries, prepared by Fielding M. McGehee III and the Jonestown Institute, and the unclassified government documents obtained by McGehee and Dr. Rebecca Moore and through the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA).
Dates covered:
1972-1990
Language(s):
English
Collection Size:
30.77 linear feet
For more information:
Additional Information (Finding Aid Database)
Additional Information (the PAC)
Citation Sample:
Identification of item, folder title, box number, Peoples Temple Collection, Special Collections and University Archives, Library and Information Access, San Diego State University.
Collection policy:
This collection is open for research. The copyright interests in the materials found in this collection have not been transferred to San Diego State University. Special Collections and University Archives can only grant permission to publish materials for which it is the copyright holder.