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Overview The Baltimore Teachers’ Training School opened on January 5, 1901 at the corner of Lafayette Square and Greene Street in Baltimore City. It was established by the Baltimore City Board of School Commissioners in response to a call for educational reform. This collection contains correspondence regarding the 1924 merger of the Baltimore Teachers’ Training School with the Maryland State Normal School in, information about student life and activities, and official student records.
Overview Marion Buchman was an award-winning Baltimore poet and lecturer at the Johns Hopkins University. This collection contains personal and professional letters and correspondence; poetry drafts; magazines, anthologies, and newspaper clippings featuring the creator’s poetry; original documents and copies of memberships and awards; photographs; and an audio reel of a poetry reading by the creator.
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Dates: 1866 - 2019
Overview Music was one of the first classes taught to students at the Maryland State Normal School, predecessor of Towson University, when it opened its doors in 1866. The focus of the program was primarily on offering education for classroom instruction. Later, music appreciation as well as instruction in the form of vocal and instrumental lessons were added. By 1961, the State Teachers College at Towson offered a Bachelor in Liberal Arts with a Music concentration and two years later, after the school...
Scope and Contents The collection is composed of minutes from the Faculty Meetings, either handwritten in bound notebooks, or typed. The typed minutes from the 1928 through the 1934 meetings have two copies -- one copy is bound, the other is not. The unbound copies are organized in folders. The minutes span from September 1901 until September 1968.
Dates: 1891 - 1968
Overview Earle Taylor Hawkins was the eighth president of Towson University from 1947 to 1969. The collection consists of documents concerning and kept by Dr. Earle Taylor Hawkins. They are papers of a personal nature that do not relate to his work at Towson State Teachers College. The collection consists of correspondence, honors, awards, speeches, event programs, and other activities that Dr. Hawkins was involved with both professionally and privately.
Overview Joan Jacobson has been a Baltimore journalist for more than 40 years. This collection consists of programs, schedules, digitized newspaper clippings, and photographs, showcasing the evolution of Maryland dance companies during this period as well as Jacobson’s writings as a crime reporter.
Overview The Lida Lee Tall School (originally named The Model School) was primarily used as a campus demonstration elementary to help train teachers in the Maryland State Normal School. It was established with the act of 1865 by the General Assembly of Maryland which provided for a “uniform system of free public schools for the State of Maryland.” That same act stipulated that the State Superintendent create a model primary and grammar school. The Lida Lee Tall School, which was later referred to as the...
Dates: circa 1919 - 1992
Scope and Contents This collection includes the activities of the 1910-1915 MSNS Building Commission including the Commission’s minutes, Commission reports to Maryland General Assembly and the Public, correspondences, legal documents, financial records and statements, and miscellaneous items that relate to the MSNS’ move to Towson and the dedication of the new campus.
Dates: 1910 - 1916
Overview Mary Daniels Taylor was an associate professor at Towson State College from 1964 until 1979 (then Towson State University) when she retired. This collection contains items relating to Mary’s time spent as an associate professor in the Department of Education. It includes her notes, speeches, administrative documents and work of her students. The collection also contains information on Mary’s service outside of TSC: her tutoring programs; her involvement with UNICEF, Brown Presbyterian Church,...
- Subject: Baltimore (Md.) X