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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.
Scope and Contents Click to explore Towson University Student Newspapers
Dates: Majority of material found in 1922-
Overview Robert Ward is a Baltimore, Maryland native, Towson alum, and an award-winning novelist, journalist, screenwriter and showrunner. This collection contains books, articles, screenplays, and movies, as well as personal and professional letters.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1946-2016
Overview Captain Harold S. Griswold served in the U.S. Army from 1942 to 1946. His son, Harold E. Griswold, is Professor Emeritus at Towson University. This collection contains various WWII ephemera obtained by Captain Griswold while he was serving in Europe during the war. It includes books on the rise of the Nazi party, assorted periodicals, collectable cigarette cards, postcards of varying countries of origin, German medals, and artifacts believed to have come from the bunker where Hitler died.
Dates: circa 1930s-1940s
- Subject: Periodicals X