and bells
On other bells were inscribed quotations from Beethoven, Bach,
Plato, Jefferson, and the Bible. The smallest bell to be inscribed
sang, “To God alone be the glory.”
The recovery and reconstruction of Reynolda Village proceeded
to the point at which the University could announce in mid-winter
that the Village—in the words of Vice President John Williard “a
self-supporting entity” of the University—was now ready to be open
at “full strength.” The “cow sheds” had been demolished and rebuilt;
new shops and boutiques (including McCall’s Art Linen Shop, Ring-
master Jewelers, and a “fine gifts” store called La Cache) were ready
for customers; and the outside appearance of the Village had been
protected so that it looked the same as in the past. It would become
necessary for the Museum of Man to move out of the Village, and
possible sites on the main campus were already being considered.
The estimated cost of the Village restoration was $450,000. Paul
McGill was appointed Village manager.
The so-called “ballroom” on the third floor of Reynolda Hall,
which had not often been the setting for dances and had, in fact,
Another carillon bell, this one in honor of Hubert McNeill Poteat
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