consists primarily of reproductions of secondary source
material used by Dr. Martinson in his research regarding the family and the development of
sexuality in children.
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
The Sexual Life of
(1994). Several of his writings are available online at
the Floyd M. Martinson Memorial Republication Project.
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