January 29, 2002
Austin Peay has been the recipient of numerous gifts in its 75-year history. In October 1950, Robert L. McReynolds gave the University a gift worth $6,000. What was it?
Answer: The clock and chimes that grace the Browning Building. Musical selections are on rolls, similar to tapes. They're played on a console, a small instrument similar to a piano. The clock strikes the hour, half hour and quarter hours.