MSS 35 – Sternberg, Martin L.A., 1949-1950
Papers of Martin L.A. Sternberg, 1949-1950
Gallaudet University Archives

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Gallaudet University Archives
Call No.: MSS 35
Title: Papers of Martin L.A. Sternberg, 1949-1950
Quantity: 0.5 Linear Feet (1 document box)
Note: This document last updated 2006 January 10.

Administrative Information

Acquisition Information:
Processed by: Ulf Hedberg. 1990 January 18.
Processing Note:
Conditions on Use and Access: This collection is open to the public with no restrictions. Photocopies may be made for scholarly research.

Related Material in the Archives


  • Martin L.A. Sternberg [picture]. Gallaudet University Archives, Call Number: Portraits
  • Goldie Trboyevich [picture]. Gallaudet University Archives, Call Number: Portraits

Small Manuscripts

  • Papers, Martin L. A. Sternberg, 1949-1971. Gallaudet University Archives, Call Number: SMSS

Vertical Files

  • Martin L.A. Sternberg. Gallaudet University Archives, Call Number: Deaf Biographical

Biographical Sketch

Martin L. A. Sternberg became deaf at the age of seven from spinal meningitis. He was educated at Public School 47 for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing in New York City.Martin Sternberg was graduated from the City College of New York in 1949 with a B. S. in Social Science. He later received a M. A. in Communication from American University, Washington, D.C.From 1949 to 1951 he worked as an Assistant teacher of English at Gallaudet College. In 1953 he returned to Gallaudet College and worked as an Assistant teacher of English and Director of Public Relations. He left Gallaudet in 1956.Martin Sternberg is known for his book entitled “American Sign Language; A Comprehensive Dictionary” published in 1981.

Scope and Content

The Martin L. A. Sternberg Collection consists of one folder which dates from 1949 to 1950. In the folder titled “Scrapbook Project” which was a school project used in a course of “News & Feature Photograph IV” that Martin Sternberg attended.

Series Descriptions and Folder Lists

No Series.

Box Folder Title of Folder Date
1 1 Scrapbook Project 1949-1950

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