Catalogue Number: 1450
Sub-Category: Book of historical note
Author: SCHLAEGEL Theodore Frank (jr), HOYT Millard
Year Of Publication/Manufacture: 1957
Time Period: 1940 to 1999
Place Of Publication/Manufacture: Baltimore
Publisher/Manufacturer: Williams and Wilkins
Description Of Item: Original olive green cloth. Signatures of J Sanderson and V Simon (previous owners) on front paste down.
Historical Significance: Theodore Frank SCHLAEGEL (1916-2008) was Associate Professor of Ophthalmology at Indiana University School of Medicine and Professor Emeritus after his retirement. He attended Pennsylvania State College of Optometry in 1934. He then switched to Indiana University where he received his Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology in 1939. He went on to attend Indiana University School of Medicine, graduating in 1942. Dr. Schlaegel held the appointments of assistant Professor of Ophthalmology from 1949 to 1959, Director of Research in the Department of Ophthalmology from 1954-1959, Associate Professor of Ophthalmology from 1968-1986. He was best known for his extensive research and specialization in uveitis. This book is of interest insofar as few books have been written on this subject.
How Acquired: Donated by Tony Simon, NSW optometrist, son of Victor Simon, a prominent optometrist in NSW mid 20thC
Location: Archive room. East wall. Books of historical note