History of optometry

Catalogue Number: 1485
History of optometry
Category: Book
Sub-Category: Hewett collection
Author: ARRINGTON Edward E
Year Of Publication/Manufacture: 1929
Time Period: 1900 to 1939
Place Of Publication/Manufacture: Chicago
Publisher/Manufacturer: White Printing House
Description Of Item: Original navy blue cloth, 232 pages, five black and white photographic plates.
Historical Significance: This is an early history of optometry in the USA published in 1929. It has 21 chapters covering early battles for legislation, university education, State Board examinations and chapters on the history of Bausch and Lomb and the American Optical Company, the two great optical houses of the time.
How Acquired: Purchased by Kett Museum (Abe books $80)
Date Acquired: April 2010
Condition: Very good
Location: Nathan Library. Hewett collection

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