Albert S. Cook Library Digital Collections
Complete run of school catalogs and bulletins from 1866 to the present. Early catalogs list each year's graduates, faculty and staff, and include historical information about the school and its many locations.
Begun under the auspices of Georgia Baker, Professor of Theatre Arts at Towson University from 1966-2009, the Historic Clothing Collection contains articles of clothing for men, women, and children that date back to the early- to mid-1800s. The collection numbers in excess of 1,000 items and is housed in the Towson University Center for …
A collection of department directed research work used as final projects for students in the Towson University Honors College. Please check the library catalog, as there may be circulating copies available. Beginning largely with the Spring of 2013, honors theses may be available electronically, subject to author permission.
Collections of unpublished personal or family papers or non-University organizational records that may include a variety of material types including letters, subject files, photographs, typescripts, personal diaries, meeting minutes, speeches, scrapbooks, printed works, etc. Materials in manuscript collections can be assembled by a …
Donated to Towson University in 1979, the Paul H. Gantt Nuremberg Trial Papers contain bound volumes of Gantt's working papers and a series of photographs related to the Nuremberg trials which took place in occupied Germany from 1945-1946 and from 1946-1949. The documents include legal briefs with annotations, correspondence files, …
View digitized and digital versions of materials held in the Special Collections and Archives department of the Albert S. Cook Library at Towson University.
Established as a department in September of 1970, the Albert S. Cook Library Special Collections and Archives facilities house the historical records and artifacts of Towson University, from its founding as a normal school to its present status as a comprehensive metropolitan university. Special Collections and Archives pays great attention to collecting materials that focus on the history of education at Towson University, within the State of Maryland, and to a smaller extent, in the U.S. and internationally. In 2009 the department expanded its collecting scope to include Judaica and Judaic Studies when Baltimore Hebrew University (BHU) became the Baltimore Hebrew Institute at Towson University and moved its Joseph Meyerhoff Library rare books and artifacts collections to Special Collections and Archives.