Midwives, chiropodists and optometrists

Catalogue Number: 1452
Midwives, chiropodists and optometrists
Category: Book
Sub-Category: Booklet
Author: REED Louis S
Year Of Publication/Manufacture: 1932
Time Period: 1900 to 1939
Place Of Publication/Manufacture: Chicago
Publisher/Manufacturer: University of Chicago Press
Description Of Item: Original grey printed wrappers, 70 pages and 5 unnumbered
Historical Significance: This is a booklet about the the emergence and legitimacy of three of the allied health professions. Pages 36 to 64 deal with optometry in the USA, as it was in the 1930s
How Acquired: Donated by Tony Simon, NSW optometrist, son of Victor Simon, a prominent optometrist in NSW mid 20thC
Date Acquired: Feb 2010
Condition: Fair. Section of title page lost. Cover detached but intact
Location: Archive office. Pamphlet and ephemera filing cabinet. Drawer 3

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