This is the home of William Gillespie, Professor of at Trinity in Tehuacana. Gillespie is at center of photo with wife at his side. Other people are family members and students. Note one young man in school uniform that is modeled on Confederate...
In 1895 at the cost of $6,000, the university purchased a private residence in Tehuacana and remodeled and enlarged it into a dormitory for women. President L. A. Johnson and his wife lived in the house as supervisors.
Philo-Sophronian student literary society room in the Tehuacana main building. Students were free to decorate the room and conducted their meetings free of faculty oversight. Debates and recitations were frequently held.
This is a close frontal view of the home in Tehuacana given to the university by Major John Boyd in 1869. Initially it was used as a classroom for undergraduates and later by students of the law department.
Campbell was professor of music at Trinity during the last decade on the Tehuacana campus. During his tenure the music program was expanded to include male and female quartettes, a choir, and various musical clubs.
Prendergast was one of the founding trustees of the university and Board President for many years. A resident of Mexia, he also taught in Trinity's Law Department. He served as a trustee from 1869-1900.