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MSS 145

Minter, Martin

Papers of Martin G. Minter, 1987-1991

Gallaudet University Archives

Descriptive Summary
Repository: Gallaudet University Archives
Call No.: MSS 145
Title: Papers of Martin Minter, 1987-1991
Quantity: 0.5 Linear Feet (1 document box)
Note: This document last updated 2006 January 5.

Administrative Information
Acquisition Information: Minter papers were given to the Gallaudet University Archives in 1995.
Processed by: Octavian Robinson. 2004 November 24.
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:

  • Photographs
    • Martin Minter [picture]. Gallaudet University Archives, Call Number: Portraits
  • Vertical Files
    • Martin G. Minter. Gallaudet University Archives, Call Number: Deaf Biographical

Biographical Sketch
Martin Gary Minter was born on January 10, 1945, in Brooklyn, New York. He received his bachelor’s in Physical Education in 1966 from Cortland State College and his master’s degree in 1969 in Physical Education and Special Education from the University of Maryland.

Minter began his involvement with Gallaudet as a part-time Physical Education instructor and dorm counselor. He became a full-time instructor in Physical Education in 1968. He was also known as the baseball coach with the most wins in Gallaudet’s history (1968-1979 and 1981- 1983), and he was the soccer coach. Minter was also the head soccer coach for the USA team for the World Games for the Deaf in 1980 and 1985. He was also one of the key aspects in receiving accreditation for the Recreation major by the National Recreation and Park Association. Also, Minter wrote books concerning sex education and drug abuse. He had a wife, Annie, and two children. Minter passed away prematurely from a heart attack on May 12, 1994.

Scope and Content
The Martin Minter Papers consists of papers related to Martin Minter’s professional career at Gallaudet. The papers include Minter’s dissertation, various articles submitted for journal publication, his work on revising the Physical Education and Recreation Department’s handbook, and some letters. The papers are dated from 1987-1991, the bulk dating in 1987-1988.

Series Descriptions and Folder Lists
No Series

Box Folder Title of Folder Date
1 1 Dissertation n.d.
1 2 Journal Submissions 1987-1988
1 3 Miscellaneous 1991
1 4 Promotion Request 1987
1 5 Student Handbook Revisions n.d.

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