Catalogue Number: 1516
Barry L Cole
Sub-Category: Photograph People and events
Photographer: Classic Photos 64 Elizabeth Street Melbourne
Year Of Publication/Manufacture: 1957
Time Period: 1940 to 1999
Place Of Publication/Manufacture: Melbourne
Description Of Item: Two black and white photographs, 90 x 140 mm, of Barry Cole taken at the time of his graduation in 1957 with the degree of Bachelor of Science.
Historical Significance: Barry Cole (1934- ) qualified for his LOSc diploma in optometry from the Australian College of Optometry in 1955 and he completed his BSc degree in the following year. Three years later he was appointed the first full time member of the academic staff of the Australian College of Optometry in 1959 He became Director of the College in 1964 succeeding John Nathan. He was appointed Head of the Department of Optometry in the University of Melbourne when it was established in 1973 and was appointed the foundation professor of optometry in 1978. He retired as Professor Emeritus in 1999.
How Acquired: Donated by Barry L Cole, honorary life member of the College
Date Acquired: July 2010
Location: Archive office. South wall. Cube 5 Album 3