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First Year Impressions

Writings, later reflections, and images from individuals in Guilford's past experiencing Guilford for the first time as first year students and/or faculty.


Welcome to those new to Guilford or interested in reading about Guilford experiences in the past. Writings, reflections, and memories of those who have encountered Guilford as new students and faculty are presented in brief. In some cases, additional materials are available in the Quaker Archives. Other items will be added as more become transcribed or scanned for availability online.

Welcome to New Students

Freshman Week, 1946

President Clyde Milner's letter to new students.