Image of the Week: 14th - 20th July 2014
14 July 2014
Kate Edger was the first woman graduate in New Zealand; she graduated with a Bachelor of Arts on the 11th of July 1877. Kate also attended Canterbury College and graduated with an MA in 1882. More information about Kate can be found Te Ara: The Encyclopedia of New Zealand and New Zealand History online.
Image credit: MB 1448, University of Canterbury research photograph collection, item 4804, “Kate Edger, Mrs Evans, the first woman undergraduate”, date 1877, photographer Hemus and Hanna. Macmillan Brown Library, University of Canterbury.