Student life and customs
Found in 12 Collections and/or Records:
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.
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.
The Fraternity and Sorority Records provide documentation from and about fraternities and sororities between the years 1926 and 2002. Documents include compiled histories, minutes and reports, rosters, personal information of members, behavior or offense reports, correspondence, and advising notes.
This collection consists primarily of photographs and newspaper clippings, as well as additional items pertaining to Ms. Hilty's time as a student at Towson University.
These records include handbooks for students living on campus; guides for those looking for housing off-campus; administrative records such as reports, budget requests, and correspondence; and files from the University Residence Government, a student organization representing all on-campus residents.
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.
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The Towerlight is the online independent student newspaper at Towson University. It is run by Towson students, and frequently updates the campus on events and news. This collection contains photographs used (and not) in publication as well as a full print run spanning 100 years.
Digitized copies of all volumes exist in SCUA's digital collections.