The Primus Project is an ongoing research endeavor dedicated to a fuller understanding of Trinity College’s history as it relates to slavery, white supremacy, and questions of racial justice. On the occasion of the Bicentennial, The Primus Project offers this three-part report on its research to date, focusing on the context of Trinity’s 1823 founding as Washington College. This research is also the subject of a forthcoming podcast series and an opportunity for conversation during the college-wide symposium on memory, presence, dnd possibility on November 14, 2023.