Mary Matilda Winslow

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Mary Matilda Winslow, 1905. UA PC-13 no. 48.

Mary Matilda (Tilly) Winslow of Woodstock, the first black woman to attend UNB, graduated at the top of her class in 1905, earning a BA and the Montgomery-Campbell Prize for excellence in classics. She taught in the Halifax area but eventually moved to the United States where she married and became a music teacher and sometime dean of the Normal Department at Central College in Alabama.


  • Educational Review, vol. 19, no. 2/3, July-August 1905, p.49.
  • Montague, Susan. A Pictorial History of the University of New Brunswick. Fredericton: University of New Brunswick, 1992, p. 61.

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