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.
The Timothean Society originally functioned as a theology class for preministerial students and reorganized in 1891 as a pre-ministerial literary society. Pictured with students in photograph is President Benjamin McLeskey.
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.
Samuel Hornbeak first attended Trinity as a student in 1873 when he was eight years old. (Trinity then had a primary department.) He received a B.A. degree in 1885 and joined the TU faculty in 1891 as professor of science. He later served as dean...