Catalogue Number: 1401
Frontiers in visual science. Proceedings of the University of Houston College of Optometry Dedication Symposium Houston Texas USA March 1977
Sub-Category: Book of historical note
Editor: COOL Stephen J, SMITH Earl L III.
Year Of Publication/Manufacture: 1978
Time Period: 1940 to 1999
Place Of Publication/Manufacture: New York
Description Of Item: Orange-yellow cloth covers, 798 pages, 533 figures.
Historical Significance: This symposium was organised for the dedication of the new College of Optometry building in the University of Houston and it is also dedicated to Chester H Pheiffer OD PhD, the Dean of the College for 17 years. It is of interest also because it contains papers by a number of luminaries in the worlds of vision science and optometry, notably Ragnar Granit, Michel Milodot, Richard Hill, Yves LeGrand, Theodore Grosvenor (on soft contact lenses), WAH Rushton, HG Sperling, Robert Boynton, David MacAdam, EF McNicholl (on microspectophotometry of cones), Horace Barlow, Glenn Fry, Richard Blackwell, Jack Pettigrew FRS, Peter Bishop (the latter two from Australia), Russell DeValois, GS Brindley, Collin Blakemore FRS and Howard Bartley.
How Acquired: Donated by Barry L Cole
Date Acquired: Jan 2010
Location: Archive room. East wall. Books of historical note