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Ewald Justus Otto Papers

Identifier: Collection ID-1481

Scope and Contents

  • The collection contains correspondence regarding the Seminex walkout.
  • Letter to the Editor of Lutheran Witness - October 13, 1981
  • Interview Transcription March 25, 1987
  • Copy of Class of 1934 Saint Paul College (Concordia, Missouri)
  • b/w photo of Dr. Karl Barth, E. J. Otto, and Dr. Leonard Slatkin at Powell Hall (Saint Louis, Missouri) on October 13, 1983 for Luther Reformation Concert


  • 1939 - 1987

Biographical / Historical

E.J. Otto was born on August 14, 1914 in Omaha, Nebraska. He graduated from Concordia Seminary, Saint Louis in 1939. In 1940 he founded Our Redeemer in Quincy, Illinois, where he served as pastor until his retirement in 1982. He served as the chair of Concordia Seminary, Saint Louis Board of Regents from 1973 to 1986. He died on July 17, 1987.


2 Linear Feet (One cubic foot box; two 5" document boxes; one 2" document box)

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Repository Details

Part of the Concordia Historical Institute Repository

804 Seminary Place
Saint Louis MO 63105 USA