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Correspondence

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 21 Collections and/or Records:

Maryland State Board of Education records

 Record Group
Identifier: 000-001
Overview The Maryland State Board of Education had its beginnings with the Act of 1865, enacted by the General Assembly, and providing a “uniform system of free public schools for the State of Maryland.” The supervision and control of the first public system in Maryland was vested in a State Board of Education, consisting of high ranking political officials. New laws were enacted in the years 1868, 1870, 1904, and 1916, which shaped the organizational structure of the Board. The members of the Board...
Dates: 1938-1967

Meigs family papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0025
Scope and Contents This collection contains correspondence regarding the purchase and sale of property in Washington D.C. The documents were primarily written by General M. C. Meigs and his family members during the 1850s up until 1890. The majority of letters are in dialogue with his children. This collection contains a number of letters regarding domestic matters between family members that stretches across three generations, and it also contains letters and documents regarding professional matters such as...
Dates: 1853-1890

Military & Veterans Center records

 Record Group
Identifier: 004-002-004
Scope and Contents This collection contains a number of thank-you letters addressed to Towson University's Veterans Services and their former Coordinator, Patrick Young. This collection also contains awards that reflect Towson University’s service to its veteran students. This collection contains a number of pamphlets, programs, posters, magazines, and handbooks that outline the accomplishments of Veterans Services and their staff members. Lastly, this collection contains one compact disc and an issue of the...
Dates: 2010-2016

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 Government Association records

 Record Group
Identifier: 004-005
Overview The Towson University Student Government Association formed in 1921 to manage student policies, procedures, and self-discipline. Since then, the organization has evolved to represent the student body to Towson University and the Maryland community; coordinate events that support the social and cultural development of students; and take disciplinary action when needed. Records of the Student Government Association include governing documents, minutes, financial documents, event ephemera,...
Dates: 1921-2005

Department of Theatre Arts records

 Record Group
Identifier: 002-006-003-007
Overview First offered as a Speech and Drama major in 1962, the Department of Theatre Arts had its beginning almost at the start of Towson University’s history, as dramatic readings were part of teacher’s education. The department would move to the Center for the Arts in 1973, splintering off from Speech at that time. It has expanded and now offers three areas of concentration as well as a Master of Fine Arts in Theatre Arts. This collection is composed of correspondence, proposals, and programs for...
Dates: 1964-2002

Robert Ward papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0027
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: 1945-2011

Wheeler family collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0026
Scope and Contents This collection contains letters written to and from the Wheeler family and friends. The majority are correspondence between Betty and her mother, Becca Howell, while Betty lived within the United States and Europe. Some of Betty's letters are from her life before marriage. There are also some letters between Betty and extended family and friends as well as postcards from when Betty's parents took Bim to Canada. The collection also includes newspaper clippings of World War II and several...
Dates: 1926-1973

World War II collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0002
Overview This collection which dates from 1941 to 1946 contains materials evidencing Maryland State Normal School/State Teachers College alumni activities during and after World War II. These materials include newsletters from STC to MSNS/STC alumni serving in the armed forces; individual alumni files including photographs, letters, cards, and other personal correspondence; and lists of serving alumni.
Dates: 1941-1946