Explore the history of TCU with these new books published during the university’s Sesquicentennial year.
Images and Stories of TCU’s First 100 Years, 1873-1973
By Gene Allen Smith and Jackson W. Pearson
“Images and Stories of TCU's First 100 Years“ examines the university’s evolution as it moved from location to location, uncovering stories and following the growth, changes, struggles and successes that led to the TCU Centennial in 1973.
Walking TCU: A Historic Perspective, Second Edition
By Joan Hewatt Swaim and Phil Hartman
“Walking TCU: A Historic Perspective” describes the buildings on TCU’s Fort Worth campus, and before that, those on the Thorp Spring and Waco campuses. The book provides an account of the various campus structures from the time of their initial construction to the present day.
A History to Remember: TCU in Purple, White, and Black
By Frederick W. Gooding Jr., Sylviane Ngandu-Kalenga Greensword and Marcellis R. Perkins
“TCU in Purple, White, and Black” chronicles and contextualizes the history of African American memory at TCU. The first of its kind, this book explores the academic, athletic, artistic and cultural impact of a group of people that was not formally included in the university for nearly the first century of its existence.
A Remarkable Story to Tell: TCU 1973-2023
Edited by Dan Williams, Peggy Watson, Mark Wassenich, Leo Munson, Abigail Jennings
and Sarah-Marie Horning
Narrated by hundreds of individuals who have played important roles in TCU’s flourishing third half-century, "A Remarkable Story to Tell" is also a vibrant pictorial history, with hundreds of beautiful photos, both vintage and recent, illustrating the achievements of the faculty, students and university as a whole.
A Hope of Wisdom: Three Essays on Education
By Joseph Addison Clark, James M. Moudy and Chancellor Victor J. Boschini, Jr.
To mark the Sesquicentennial, TCU Press has released a collectable, cloth-bound edition of the Centennial publication "A Hope of Wisdom: Two Essays on Education" featuring a new, third essay written by Chancellor Victor J. Boschini, Jr.