The Floyd M. Martinson Collection
consists primarily of reproductions of secondary source material used by Dr. Martinson
in his research regarding the family and the development of sexuality in
A native of Minnesota, Dr. Floyd M. Martinson (1916-2000) was a professor of Sociology
and Anthropology (1945-1982) and a Research Professor (1982-2000) at Gustavus Adolphus
College in St. Peter, Minnesota. Dr. Martinson wrote prolifically regarding the family
and the development of sexuality in children and is best known for
Life of Children
(1994). Several of his writings are available
online at the Floyd M. Martinson Memorial Republication Project.
Copyright for unpublished materials authored or otherwise produced by the creator(s)
of this collection has not been transferred to California State University,
Northridge. Copyright status for other materials is unknown. Transmission or
reproduction of materials protected by U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.) beyond
that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owners.
Works not in the public domain cannot be commercially exploited without permission of
the copyright owners. Responsibility for any use rests exclusively with the user.
The collection is open for research use.