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The Towson University Special Collections and University Archives (SCUA) holds material in five primary collecting areas: Towson University history, Jewish Studies, Performing Arts, World War II, and the History of Education in Maryland.
Emblem from 1983-1984 course catalog cover

Course Catalogs

The catalogs and bulletins are from 1866 to the present. Earlier catalogs also list each year’s graduates, faculty and staff, and historical information.

1920s Aerial photograph of Maryland State Normal School


Over 12,000 photographic prints, slides, and negatives documenting nearly all facets of campus life from 1881 through 2010.

Teacher Education Oral History  Project

Teacher Education Oral History Project

The interviews are personal accounts of participants’ experiences at Towson University and their careers in education.

TURFA Oral History Project

Towson University Retired Faculty Association Oral History Project

Interviews undertaken by the Towson University Retired Faculty Association to discuss the life and career of retired faculty members.