F. F. Hintze papers
Scope and Contents
The collection contains family and personal papers of Ferdinand Friis Hintze Sr., and Ferdinand Friis Hintze Jr., including original and photocopies, and typescripts of missionary journals of F.F. Hintze, Sr. and Jr., family correspondence; photocopies and typescripts of various documents; biographies of family members; ledger book (original and photocopies) of Ferdinand Friis Hintze Sr., 1877-1917?, and Family Record Book of F.F. Hintze Sr., 1821-1924 (original and photocopy).
The collection contains material on the Hintze family record and history; information on the Turkish mission ca. late 19th century; information on the Germany mission ca. 1900; early Nebraska mission information; and names of persons emigrating November 1877 - May 1878.
Conditions Governing Access
Open for public research.
Conditions Governing Use
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from F.F. Hintze papers must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.
Ferdinand Friis Hintze, Sr. (1854-1928) was born to Anders Hintze and Karen Sophie Nicolaisen in Roskilde, Copenhagen, Denmark. He and his family joined the Church in Denmark and two years later, when he was age ten, his family emigrated to Utah. He served several missions to the Northwestern States Mission and then to Scandinavia and Turkey. His most notable achievement was translating the Book of Mormon into the Turkish language along with 29,000 copies of missionary tracts. His son, Ferdinand Friis Hintze, Jr. (1881-1973) was born in Big Cottonwood, Utah and later became a professor of geology at the University of Utah.
4 boxes (1.75 linear ft.)
Other Finding Aids
File-level inventory available online. http://files.lib.byu.edu/ead/XML/MSS2262.xml
All items remained in the Ferdinand Friis Hintze family until donated to the BYU L. Tom Perry Special Collections in several installments on 24 January 2001, 23 May 2001, 20 August 2001, and 30 May 2002.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated; Lehi Hintze and Jerry Hintze; 2001-2002.
19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.
- Big Cottonwood Canyon (Salt Lake County, Utah) -- History -- Sources
- Cedar City (Utah) -- History
- Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints
- Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints -- Missions--Turkey--History
- Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints -- Missions--Denmark--History
- Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints -- Missions--Nebraska--History
- Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints -- Missions--Germany--History
- Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Turkish Mission -- History
- Copenhagen (Denmark) -- History -- Sources
- Frankfurt am Main (Germany) -- History -- Sources
- Hintze, Lehi F.
- Kassel (Germany) -- History -- Sources
- Mackay (Idaho) -- History -- Sources
- Mannheim (Germany) -- History -- Sources
- Missions and Missionaries
- Monson, Marian Hintze
- Omaha (Neb.) -- History
- Salt Lake City (Utah) -- History
- Solingen (Germany) -- History -- Sources
- Tolman, Penny
- Register of F.F. Hintze papers
- Andrea Wyss
- 2011 March 4
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- Language of description note
- Finding aid written in English in Latin script.