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Otto Charles Hintze, Jr. Papers

Identifier: Collection ID-2999

Scope and Contents

The collection contains copies of Hintze's Enga translation work from New Guinea and missionary newsletters.


  • 1949 - 1965

Language of Materials

English, Enga

Biographical / Historical

Hintze was born 22 March 1923 at El Paso, Texas the son of Otto Carl Hintze, a steel fabricator, and his wife, Pearl Evelyn (nee Greene). He attended Saint John College, Winfield, Kansas and Concordia Seminary, Saint Louis, Missouri graduating in 1947 and continuing his studies to obtain an S.T.M. degree in 1948. He later earned a Th.D. from the Lutheran School of Theology, Chicago in 1980 and was awarded an honorary doctor of letters degree from Saint John College in 1986. He served the LCMS as a missionary in New Guinea from 1948 to 1965, then as a professor at Concordia Theological Seminary, Springfield, Illinois, from 1965 to 1978. From 1976 to 1988 he was an area secretary with the Board for Missions/Mission Services of the LCMS primarily focusing on Latin America.


1.17 Linear Feet (One cubic foot box; One 2" document box)

Physical Location
Language of description
Script of description

Repository Details

Part of the Concordia Historical Institute Repository

804 Seminary Place
Saint Louis MO 63105 USA