Keston, USA Records
Collection — Container: Books
Scope and Contents
Occupying approximately five linear feet, the collection includes Board Materials, Correspondence, Financial and Legal Records, Publications, Secondary Material, Addresses, and Media Items. Though basic information exists for the Board Materials series, the largest portion of the collection consists of Correspondence dating from 1983 to 1990. This correspondence is by or between Keston, USA board members. Another series that occupies a large percentage of the collection is the Financial and Legal Records series. Due to the hiring of David Ziomek as Executive Director clear financial records exist for the years 1985 to 1989.
- Created: 1971-2014
- Other: Majority of material found in 1985-1990
- Other: Date acquired: 1990
- Keston, USA (Organization)
Conditions Governing Access
Access to correspondence is restricted to those persons having permission of the donors. The container list enumerates the restricted folders.
Conditions Governing Use
Duplication may be restricted if copying could cause damage to items.
17 Linear Feet
Language of Materials
The collection is arranged by series with folder level control.
Source of Acquisition
The Keston USA archive materials were given as donations from various board members to Wheaton College in 1990.
Method of Acquisition
Other Descriptive Information
The Keston USA Records document the work of an agency that studies religious life and persecution in Communist and totalitarian nations and publishes various newsletters and other organs to inform Western churches and leaders.
- Keston, USA Records
- Buswell Library Special Collections Staff
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description
- Roman Script