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Anita and Peter Deyneka, Jr. Papers

 Collection — Container: Books
Identifier: SC-048

Scope and Contents

The Anita and Peter Deyneka, Jr. Papers comprise eleven series: Biography, Published Material, Unpublished Material, Correspondence/Faxes, Conference, Media, Speeches/Lectures, Ministries, Secondary, WRF, and Memorabilia. The bulk of the collection is found in the latter portions of the series with Ministries, Secondary and WRF occupying three-quarters of the collection. These series document the activities of the Deyneka's various internal and external activities. Ministries includes records from the Institute of Soviet and East European Studies, the education "arm" of the Slavic Gospel Association. Missions and other Russian-related organizations are represented in these series. The Secondary series contains materials about the Deynekas and their work, as well as related-documents collected by them. Another large portion of the collection can be found in various media. Audio and videotapes are plentiful. Several boxes of photographs are also found in the collection. The remainder of the series documents the communication and writing activities of the Deynekas. This includes numerous boxes of Speeches and Lectures along with support and research for the lectures.


  • Created: 1951-2017
  • Other: Majority of material found in 1984-2000
  • Other: Date acquired: 1992


Conditions Governing Access

There are no restrictions on this collection.

Conditions Governing Use

Duplication may be restricted if copying could cause damage to items.


200.00 boxes

50 linear feet other_unmapped

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Arrangement Note

The collection is arranged by series with folder level control.

Source of Acquisition


Method of Acquisition

The collection was received by donation in 1992 with additional donations in subsequent years.

Other Descriptive Information

The Anita and Peter Deyneka, Jr. Papers document the professional activities of two individuals involved in Christian evangelistic, education, and social service work in the former Soviet Union and among Russian-speaking communities.

Anita and Peter Deyneka, Jr. Papers
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Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Repository

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