Catalogue Number: 1375
Vision science symposium: A tribute to Gordon G Heath
Sub-Category: Book of historical note
Editor: BALDWIN William R
Year Of Publication/Manufacture: 1989
Time Period: 1940 to 1999
Place Of Publication/Manufacture: Bloomington Indiana
Publisher/Manufacturer: Indiana University
Description Of Item: Original blue cloth cover, 262 pages comprising 14 papers presented by former graduate students of Gordon Heath. Frontispiece photograph of Gordon Heath and a photograph of the contributors as a group opposite the contents page and individual photographs at each paper.
Historical Significance: This book is of interest because two of the presenters were graduates of the Victorian College of Optometry in 1961, ProfessorsTony Adams and Ian Bailey, both of whom completed higher degrees at Indiana University, where Gordon Heath was a senior academic staff member at the time. In addition Professor Barry Cole spent a semester at Indiana at a similar time. See Gordon Heath's obituary (1922-2004) in Optom Vis Sci 2004; 81: 648-649.
How Acquired: Donated by Barry L Cole
Date Acquired: Dec 2009
Location: Archive room. East wall. Books of historical note