Since the spring, we have had the pleasure of working with Cora McDaniel who is a TU student and part of the library’s A-LIST program. She has written this celebration of archives in honor of American Archives Month which is every October. American Archives Month So what exactly is an archive? The word evokes memories
While looking for ways to incorporate more art in everyday places for the students of Towson State College [TSC], President James Fisher and Vice President Paul Wisdom approached a local businessman, Frank G. Roberts, about donating his collection of ivory to the school in 1971. This donation and a matching grant the same year from
Have you ever Googled your own name? Of course you have, what a silly question. When I search my name in Google it usually only spits back my own life at me, but sometimes I glimpse another Felicity Knox, living my alternate life in Australia. For Dr. Arnold T. Blumberg who teaches at UMBC, a
When you think about college students in the United States during the 1960s or 1970s, what comes to mind? Perhaps you envision students filling campus sidewalks in protest of the Vietnam War or in support of the civil rights movement. Perhaps these students are members of organizations such as Students for a Democratic Society (SDS),
What we wanted to do: This year, SCUA decided to celebrate Women’s History Month by connecting with female-led clubs and organizations on Towson’s campus. The goal of this project was to increase material donations from female-led organizations at Towson and highlight these organizations on social media. SCUA got the chance to attend several club meetings,
On January 30th, 1961, Phi Alpha Theta, The National History Honor Society, is officially established on campus.
When I was a kid, my family took me to see “The Rescuers”. It’s a Disney movie about a couple of mice (voiced by Bob Newhart and Eva Gabor) who rescue a little girl from some nasty lady named “Madame Medusa” who’s hidden a diamond in the girl’s teddy bear and is trying to get