The Keston Archive and Library contains the following types of resources:
- Subject Files
- Digital Images
Since there is no single way to cite archival materials, the Keston Citation Guide has been developed to serve as guidelines. However, all citations should conclude with the attribution: Keston Center for Religion, Politics, and Society, Baylor University. The following are recommendations and examples:
Books and Periodicals
Books and periodical articles should be cited in accordance with the researcher’s preferred or required style.
See: Chicago Manual of Style Online http://www.chicagomanualofstyle.org/home.html
The Keston subject files contain newspaper and journal clippings, newsletters, brochures, and manuscripts. These items should be described using author, title, publisher, date, and file name.
James A. Stewart, ed., “A Letter from Aida,” (Lansdale, Pennsylvania: Gospel Projects, Inc., 1970), 22. Archive file
Bohdan R. Bociurkiw, “Religion and Soviet Society” (July, 1966), 64. Archive file
Anis’ia E. Lumpova, Aleksandra S. Lagunova, Ekaterina I. Ovechkina, “ Komu Zhe Eto Vygodno?” Manuscript reply of believers to an article in Kirovskaia Pravda, 7 September 1960 (October, 1960). Archive file
Digital Images and Photos
The Keston Digital Collection includes digital copies of selected books, journals, articles, brochures, manuscripts, posters, photographs and prints.
Digitized Books, Articles and Brochures
Digital copies of published books and articles should be cited as if print books and articles in accordance with the researcher’s preferred or required style.
Metropolitan Alexii, “Christianity and the War with Hitlerism,” Zhurnal Moskovskoi Patriarkhii, no. 3, (November, 1943). Keston Center for Religion, Politics, and Society, Baylor University.
Lithuanian Memorandum [ID ml-keston-doc_su-rom-lith-memo] 1971. Keston Digital Collection, Keston Center for Religion, Politics, and Society, Baylor University. https://digitalcollections-baylor.quartexcollections.com/Documents/Detail/memorandum-by-lithuanian-catholics-demanding-religious-freedom/1066118. Accessed 09/30/21
Anti-Religious Poster [ID ml-keston-pos_004], Izdatelstvo No 140953, June 12 1984. Keston Digital Collection, Keston Center for Religion, Politics, and Society, Baylor University. https://digitalcollections-baylor.quartexcollections.com/Documents/Detail/anti-religious-poster/1064065. Accessed 09/30/21
Photographs and Prints
Photograph [ID ml-keston-bdg_kc-staff_bourdeaux], “Photo of Reverend Canon Dr. Michael Bourdeaux at the 2015 Keston Annual General Meeting on November 7, 2015.” November 5, 2015. Keston Digital Collection, Keston Center for Religion, Politics, and Society, Baylor University. https://digitalcollections-baylor.quartexcollections.com/Documents/Detail/photo-of-reverend-canon-dr.-michael-bourdeaux-at-the-2015-keston-annual-general-meeting-on-november-7-2015/1795659. Accessed 09/30/21
“Aida Skripnikova,” photograph. Date unknown. Keston Photo File
Liubov I. Gorelkina. Statement to the Presidium of the Supreme Soviet, the Minister of Internal Affairs V. Fedorchuk, the General Procurator A. Rekunkov, the Chair of the Committee of Soviet Women V. Tereshkova, the Head of the Local Militia Office No 81 S. Agafonov, and Consulate Departments of the Embassies of Canada, Australia and the Netherlands (represent Israel). April 6, 1985. Archive file