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Allisonian Firsts: 1900s-1910s

A virtual exhibition celebrating the bold Allisonians who became the "firsts" in their field.




Raymond Clare Archibald
First member of faculty at the Mount Allison institutions to hold a PhD



Emma Sophia Baker

First female PhD from a Canadian University

Recipient of the first doctorate in psychology conferred by the University of Toronto



Frank Parker Day

First Rhodes Scholar from Mount Allison University


Mabel Outerbridge, Annie Smith, & Bessie Young

First certificates in Household Science from Mount Allison University



Margaret (Harris) Fraser
First certificate in Arts & Crafts from Mount Allison University


Mary Elsinore (Tait) Wylie

First Bachelor of Music from Mount Allison University