Jonestown Mass Suicide, Jonestown, Guyana, 1978--Sources
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents The Jones Family Memorabilia Collection (1948-2002) contains photographs, correspondence, and school records collected by Stephan Jones. The collection consists chiefly of photographs originally housed in photo albums and scrapbooks. There are photos of the Jones family as well as of Jim Jones and his work with Peoples...
Dates: 1948 - 2002; Majority of material found in 1965-1978
Scope and Contents The Barbara C. Moore Correspondence (1968-1999) collection contains correspondence from Barbara Moore to her daughter Rebecca Moore beginning when Rebecca ("Becky") left home to attend college and continuing throughout the following three decades. The collection also contains letters from Barbara to Pat Clary (Rebecca’s first husband) while he was in the Vietnam War, as well as a few letters from John Moore (Rebecca’s father) to Rebecca, and...
Scope and Contents The Rebecca Moore Papers (1951-2013) consist of correspondence, drawings, school records, news clippings, research materials, research papers, publications, and audiovisual materials. The collection is divided into six series, which are organized alphabetically unless otherwise noted: Correspondence; Professional Materials; Miscellaneous Family Documents, Cards, and Clippings; John...
Dates: 1951-2013; Majority of material found in 1951-1989
Scope and Contents The Peoples Temple Collection (1942-2015) documents portions of the history of Peoples Temple, before and after the mass-suicide and murders in 1978. The collection consists of litigation materials derived Freedom of Information Act requests, copies of original unclassified documents, publications, audiovisual materials, artifacts, and artwork and pays particular attention to the events that unfolded for survivors and relatives after the tragedy. The...
Dates: 1942-2019; Majority of material found in 1972-2011