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 …
Collections of unpublished personal or family papers or non-University organizational records that may include a variety of material types including letters, subject files, photographs,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, …
Over 12,000 photographic prints, slides, and negatives documenting nearly all facets of campus life. A selection of these photographs is available online and new photographs are added daily.
Full-text searchable issues of The Oriole and The Towerlight (also known as the Tower Light), from January 1922 through June 1947 and from January 2004 through the present.
Full-text issues from September 1947 through December 2003 have been digitized and are gradually being uploaded on a periodic basis. Issues from this time period can …
Full-text searchable issues of The Towerlight (also known as the Oriole and the Tower Light) from September 1947 through December 2003. All issues from this time period have been digitized but are not yet available online. Additional issues are uploaded on a periodic basis.
Full-text searchable issues of The Oriole and The Towerlight …
Collection of department directed research work used as final projects for graduate and doctoral candidates. Please check the library catalog, as there may be circulating copies available. Beginning with the Fall of 2011, theses and dissertations may be available electronically depending on copyright.
Collection comprised of the non-current official University records. Collection guides are available for some record groups. Please contact staff for assistance.
Digital collection of Cook Library's inaugural oral history project which records the impressions of incoming freshmen and transfer students.
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.