Catalogue Number: 1358
Letter to the Opticians Registration Board
Sub-Category: Optometry Registration Board papers
Year Of Publication/Manufacture: 1936
Time Period: 1900 to 1939
Description Of Item: Letter on the letterhead of Prescott and Dawe Sight testing specialists and manufacturing opticians at the Corner of Mitchell and Hargreaves Streets Bendigo dated 3 July 1936 signed by CM Dawe requesting registration forms. It is addressed to HL Gordon, the first Registrar of the Board
Historical Significance: An Act to provide for the registration of opticians was passed by the Victorian Parilament in Dec 1935 and the Registration Board was formed in 1936. Its first task was to register opticians already in practice who had formal training or a defined duration of experience in practice.
Location: Archive office. Pamphlet and ephemera filing cabinet. Drawer 2