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REL390: Beyond Drinking the Kool-Aid: Jonestown after 40 Years: Primary Sources & Archival Collections

Resource guide for Dr. Lynn Neal's Jonestown course.

First-hand Accounts

Newspaper Sources

Search the full-text of various newspaper collections for contemporary news reports of the events at Jonestown and the aftermath.  Use the advanced search option to limit by date, in addition to using quotation marks around organizations ("peoples temple") or individual names ("jim jones",  "leo ryan", "timothy stoen") to focus your search.

Archival Collections

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