Mary Low Carver, Colby 1875

Mary Caffrey Low (later Carver), born on March 22, 1850, in Waterville, Maine, was the first woman to graduate from Colby College. In 1871, she enrolled as the college’s first female student, to graduate four years later in 1875. She was one of the first women in New England to receive a regular A.B. degree.

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