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  • The Well, where Trinity has come together for over 100 years.
    The Well, where Trinity has come together for over 100 years
  • Trinity Washington University Mandolin Club 1912.
    Trinity Mandolin Club in 1912
  • 1953.
    The Sodality Council with Father Ziegler in 1953
  • The Chemistry lab some time between 1910 and 1918.
    The chemistry lab sometime between 1910 and 1915
  • 1958.
    The Belles, Trinity's a capella group, in 1958
  • Basketball at Trinity Washington University.
    Outdoor basketball sometime between 1949 and 1952
  • The Library in the 1930s
    The library in the 1930s, in what is today the admissions office complex in Main
  • 1958.
    A classroom scene in 1958
  • The first Trinity Washington University graduating class of 1904.
    Trinity's first graduating class, the Class of 1904
  • The Library on the second floor of Main circa 1918-19
    The library on the second floor of Main circa 1918-19
  • 1963.
    A science lab in 1963 in the Science Building which opened in 1941
  • President John F. Kennedy at Trinity Washington University
    Senator John F. Kennedy, the commencement speaker at the 1958 graduation ceremony
  • December 1965
    Trinity's administration at the traditional Christmas party, December, 1965
  • President John F. Kennedy at Trinity Washington University
    Senator John F. Kennedy with John Bailey, Chair of the DNC, and his daughter Barbara Bailey at her commencement, 1958

Trinity Washington University Archives


Mission of the Archives of Trinity Washington University

The mission of the Archives of Trinity Washington University is to collect, arrange, preserve and provide access to the records that document the history and life of Trinity. These documents include the official records from the Schools, offices, and departments which constitute Trinity, along with records from student groups, from the Alumnae Association, and from organizations with which Trinity is associated.

Access and Use of the Archives

The Archives welcomes the Trinity Community to use the Archives, including administrators, staff, faculty, students and alumnae. The Archives also welcomes external researchers.
Records created by Trinity’s Schools, departments, and offices before 1970 are open to researchers. The exception to this general guideline includes minutes of the Board of Trustees and minutes of the President’s Cabinet from 1955 to the present.

Records created by the administrative offices of Trinity since 1970 are open to the staff of the creating office and to the president’s office and the provost’s office.

Published materials available in the Archives are open to researchers. These include the following sources:

  • Course Catalogues, 1900 to the present
  • Trinilogue, 1911-2009
  • The Trinity Times, 1926-2008
  • Alumnae Journal, 1927-2002
  • Trinity Magazine, 1995 to the present
  • Trinity Record, 1904 to the present
  • Intercom
Contact Information
The Archives are open by appointment only:
Monday through Friday,
9:00 am to 5:00 pmFor visits during the summer months, please contact the Archivist well in advance. From early July through mid-August, the Archives are sometimes closed.

Mary Hayes, SNDdeN

125 Michigan Avenue, N.E.
Washington, D.C., 20017

Trinity Washington Archives   Open Monday - Friday: 9am to 5pm
Mary Hayes, SNDdeN, Archivist, 202-884-9246



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