Jaffa Colony collection, 1876-1991.


Adams, G. J. (George Jones), 1813-1880. Jaffa Colony collection, 1876-1991.

Jaffa Colony collection, 1876-1991.

Correspondence, photographs, diary, typescripts, including passenger list, and printed secondary materials, including newspaper and magazine articles, relating to the Jaffa Colony, also known as Palestine Emigration Association, a group of people, chiefly from Jonesport and Indian River, Me., led by George J. Adams, preacher and member of Church of the Messiah (briefly a Mormon), to found a colony in Palestine in order to be eye-witnesses to the second coming of the Messiah.

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