Along the Walk

Trinity Photo Collection
A tableful of photos represents the Watkinson Library’s vast photo collections, which in the past few years have expanded greatly thanks to recent donations organized by Michael Mattis, a renowned photography collector. Mattis met Pablo Delano, Charles A. Dana Professor and Charles A. Dana Research Professor of Fine Arts, several years ago while visiting a friend’s daughter who happened to be in Delano’s class. Since 2015, when a set of photos from the collection of Stephen Nicholas came to Trinity, 12 other donors—including political commentator George Stephanopoulos—have come forward to donate to the Watkinson, all thanks to Mattis. Many of the photos were on display in February in the Austin Arts Center’s Widener Gallery in Change in America: 1940–1980, Recent Acquisitions from the Trinity College Photo Collections, an exhibit curated by Professor of Political Science Stefanie Chambers and Fine Arts Curator Felice Caivano. Delano notes that Mattis and other donors appreciate that Trinity’s collections are accessible to students and others doing research. The fair-market value of the gifts tops $3.8 million. For more on the Watkinson’s photo collections, please visit
Photo by Nick Caito


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Photo by Julie Bidwell

As you read this piece, Trinity has just launched the Class of 2020 into the world. Though, in truth, it’s not as if our students have been in a bubble set apart from the world until now. Indeed, one of Trinity’s greatest strengths and most distinguishing characteristics is its excellent integration of classroom learning with real-world experience and application. These new alums are prepared for life after college with an education of value, both relevant and rigorous.

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