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Towson State College

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 19 Collections and/or Records:

Department of Mass Communication and Communication Studies records

 Record Group
Identifier: 002-006-003-010
Abstract In 1962, just before the Towson became Towson State College [TSC] and a liberal arts school, the department of Speech and Drama was formalized. A student could now major or minor in Speech and Drama and focus on public speaking, theater, or speech science. These programs continued to develop at a rapid rate as the enrollment and course offerings at TSC rapidly grew through the 1960s and 1970s. Additional classes included those that focused on journalism, film studies, audiology, and radio...
Dates: 1964-2005

Department of Music records

 Record Group
Identifier: 002-006-003-006
Abstract 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...
Dates: 1866-2003

New Student & Family Programs records

 Record Group
Identifier: 004-001-003
Scope and Contents

This record group's materials are largely textual and contains schedules, correspondance, budget requests, reports, minutes, floor plans, pamphlets, handbooks, photographs, and other material related to the planning and execution of orientation. Included in the material related to the execution of orientation are handouts and a gift students would have received, as well as banners used during the event.

Dates: 1927-2004; Majority of material found within 1962 - 1997

Special Collections and University Archives records

 Record Group
Identifier: 002-006-007-001
Scope and Contents

This collection is composed of correspondence to and from the Archives office of Towson State College, Towson State University, and Towson University; policies relating to the Archives of TSC/TSU/TU; questions frequently asked of the Archives of TSC/TSU/TU; and documents relating to the student practicum established by the History department.

Dates: 1968-2012

Student Newspapers

 Record Group
Identifier: UA600002
Scope and Contents

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Dates: Majority of material found in 1922-

Towson University historic scrapbook collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0034
Scope and Contents

The Towson University historic scrapbook collection which dates from 1886 to 1990 houses the personal scrapbooks of alumni from both during their school years and reunions as well as collections of clippings and news materials kept by school staff during the late 19th and early 20th centuries. These scrapbooks evidence student life, school activities, and current events over an almost 100 year period.

Dates: 1886-1980

Women's Athletic Association records

 Record Group
Identifier: 002-006-004-011-001
Abstract The Women’s Athletic Association (WAA), working in cooperation with the Women’s Physical Education Department, was a campus organization created to sponsor extracurricular activities for women students and to promote interest in women’s athletics at the Maryland State Normal School. It was governed by an Executive Board, consisting of officers elected by the women of the student body and managers appointed by the Board, whose main functions included determining the organization’s budget and...
Dates: 1926-1971

Yearbooks

 Record Group
Identifier: UA600001
Scope and Contents

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Dates: 1919-2009

Lynn Zelinski-Sklar papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0043
Scope and Contents

This collection contains the student nursing uniform and pom-poms used by Lynn Zelinski-Sklar during her time at Towson State College.

Dates: circa 1974