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Clora McNeill Foust Datebook

Identifier: MSS 0455


Clora McNeill Foust attended the North Carolina State Normal and Industrial School (now UNCG) from 1905 to 1909.

She later served as the personal secretary to Julius I. Foust, who was the president of UNCG from 1906 to 1934. After the death of Dr. Foust's first wife in 1931, Clora and Julius married in August 1932.

The Clora McNeill Foust Datebook date from 1967. Foust used the notebook to compile information, including names and addresses, on alumni of the University. She was part of the self-titled "Old Guard Committee," which was tasked with organizing the "Old Guard" alumnae, those alumnae celebrating their 50th or higher reunion. The "Old Guard" later became known as the "Vanguard."


  • 1967


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The "Old Guard Committee," which was tasked with organizing the "Old Guard" alumnae, is an informal title given to individuals tasked with organizing "Old Guard" alumnae. "Old Guard" alumnae were those alumnae celebrating their 50th or higher reunion. The "Old Guard" later became known as the "Vanguard."

Note written by Born in Wilkesboro, North Carolina, to Caroline Rash and Cleveland McNeill. She attended State Norma.


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