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Peter and Anita Deyneka Papers

 Unprocessed Material — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 2023-0008

Content Description

Box 1: Miscellaneous notes/correspondence from friend and colleagues, various calendars, information on Otto and Betty Sather; materials relating to Anita Deyneka’s role in the Peter Deyneka Russian Ministries as president in 2002; Anita Deyneka’s newsletters; Lifetime Service Awards from World Without Orphans, 2019; cassette tape of memorial service for Peter Deyneka, Jr.; commemorative plaque dedicated to the Deyneka Family for their service to Peter Deyneka Russian Ministries, 2011; College Church, Wheaton, IL publications; cassette tapes and CDs labeled “Interviews with Tatyana Tolstoy, daughter of author Leo Tolstoy.” VHS tape entitled “Russian Ministries CBN Report on Summer Camps”; files entitled “Chrisitan Organizations and Individuals involved in USSR (Wheaton File); Center for Russian and Eastern European Studies; Dissertations related to Russia and Eastern Europe; Resources related to USSR and Eastern Europe in Wheaton area; various photographs; Dates include 2001-2020, undated. VHS tapes You Need to Know the Miracle of Russia and Christian World News on CBN Report on Ministry in Arctic Siberia. Dates include 2001-2020, undated. Box 2: Correspondence, newsletters, reports relating to Anita Deyneka’s work with Mission Eurasia, World without Orphans, and Peter Deyneka Russian Ministries, including the Project Hope Christmas Campaign. 2005-2016, undated. Box 3: Correspondence, newsletters, reports, and publications relating to the founding of World Without Orphans and the work of Mission Eurasia; framed photos of Peter Deyneka, Sr. and family. Ca. 2006-2016. Box 4: Correspondence, clippings, etc. relating to Anita Deyneka’s worth with Mission Eurasia, including research on HIV-AIDS in Russia; continuing research on Ebola and orphan work in Russia and Ukraine. Ca. 2006-2011. Box 5: Anita Deyneka missionary newsletters; ongoing research into HIV-AIDS in Russia and statistics/reports on orphan work in Russia and collaborating ministries; info sheets ranging from 2005-2007. Box 6: Materials relating to Anita Deyneka’s work with World Without Orphans, including a trip to Nepal, research on orphans with disabilities, and work on foster care in Russia and Ukraine; annual reports from Mission Eurasia; personal Bible of Peter Deyneka, Jr. inscribed by Anita for Christmas 1968; DVD set of SGA Film Archives. Ca. 2008-2013, undated. Box 7: Copies of East-West Church Ministry report, 2006-2012; correspondence, clippings, etc. relating to Anita Deyneka’s orphan work in Ukraine and Russia and collaborating churches in those countries; Framed Medallion Award given to Anita Deyneka from Seattle Pacific University in 2011. Box 8: Correspondence, newspaper and magazine clippings, reports, statistics, and papers relating to Anita Deyneka and the ongoing work in Russia to support orphans and foster care; folder relating to the “Beslan Crisis”; copy of Sarah M. Harper’s dissertation, “U.S. Evangelical Christian Organizations and the Orphan Crisis in Russia and Ukraine” (2011); ca. 2005-2010, undated. Box 9: Reports, correspondence, research files, clippings relating to Anita Deyneka’s work with World Without Orphans, A Family for Every Orphan, and Mission Eurasia. Ca. 2005-2018. Box 10: Hanging files with the following titles: Mercy in Our Midst College Church; Miscellaneous Doorways to Hope; Miscellaneous A Family for Every Orphan; Miscellaneous Ukraine Without Orphans; Miscellaneous World without Orphans; Nepal; Orphan Study; Orphans with Disabilities; Pray for Every Orphan; Russia Without Orphans; Sign Up Sheets; Slavansky; United States Government Action Plan on Children in Adversity; World Without Orphans Fall 2012 Update; 4/14 Window; Albert Likhanov from the International Association of Children’s Funds; Chick-Fil-A; Christian Alliance for Orphans; David C. Cook; Father’s Heart; Faith in Action; Focus of the Family; Forgotten Children of Central Asia; Frontier Horizon; Galina Obrovets Ministry; Ghana Without Orphans; Global Citizenship; Global Engagement; Hearts for Ukraine; Heart Work Campaign; Hi Kidz International; Hope at Home; Hope WorldWide; International Bible Society; Lausanne Committee for World Evangelization; Little Lambs Ministry; Mission to Ukraine; Mira Med Institute; New Hope International; Next Generation Ministries; Nick Markin; Odessa Orphan Ministry; Samaritan’s Purse, UK; TearFund; The CoMission for Children At Risk; Viva; Word Orphans. Box 11: Binder relating to the Nashville Consultation on Ukraine, 2018; binder on National Summit on Children at Risk, 2000; A Family for Every Orphan annual reports, 2013; AFFEO ebola orphans; AFFEO events; Ambassadors of Father’s House; Belarus Without Orphans; College Church; CoMission for Children at Risk; East-West Ukraine Report; Father’s House; Friendship Bracelets for Orphans; Home for Every Orphan Sheet; ILDC; India Orphan Project; Lambs International. Box 12: Files of resources and bibliographies on USSR and Eastern Europe; Kennan Institute materials used by SGA staff and Peter and Anita Deyneka. ca. 1980-1995.

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Donated by Anita Deyneka in October 2023.

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Roman script

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  • ca. 1980-2020



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