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Established in 1971, this collection includes historic and contemporary art objects from China, Korea, Japan, India, Thailand, Tibet, and other Asian countries.
The collection includes artifacts, rare books, Jewish Cultural Reconstruction books, course catalogs and syllabi, Holocaust survivor testimonies and Yizkor (memorial books).
The collection includes commencement ceremony programs from 1866-1987. The programs feature names of graduates; principals and presidents; notable speakers; along with other information.
The catalogs and bulletins are from 1866 to the present. Earlier catalogs also list each year’s graduates, faculty and staff, and historical information.
This collection consists of nonfiction works about popular music history, music business, and the recording industry.
The Historic Clothing Collection began under Professor Georgia Baker and includes articles of clothing dating back to the early– to mid-1800s.
A collection of department directed research work used as final projects for students in the Towson University Honors College.
The collection consists of three tablets from the ancient sites of Drehem and Umma in Mesopotamia, dating to about 2400-2100 B.C.E.
The collection consists of miniature bronze sculptures with historical, mythological, biblical, satirical, or whimsical themes created by Louis Rosenthal.
The Paul H. Gantt Nuremberg Trial Papers contain bound volumes of Gantt's working papers and a series of photographs related to the Nuremberg trials which took place in occupied Germany.
Over 12,000 photographic prints, slides, and negatives documenting nearly all facets of campus life from 1881 through 2010.
The Ehrlich collection contains materials covering Ehrlich's service in public office as Congressman in the House of Representatives and as Governor of Maryland.
Complete run of the student newspaper (The Oriole, now The Towerlight), starting with the first issue in 1922.
The interviews are personal accounts of participants’ experiences at Towson University and their careers in education.
The institutional yearbooks from 1919 to 2009. Each offers a retrospective of the academic year including photographs of the life on campus.
During World War II, alumni of STC at Towson maintained correspondence with college representatives. These alumni sent letters, postcards, photographs, and Christmas cards while in the service.
Interviews undertaken by the Towson University Retired Faculty Association to discuss the life and career of retired faculty members.
The collection includes programs, posters, photographs, and other promotional materials created for theatre productions performed at Towson. This collection is still growing.