Catalogue Number: 1067
Various letters and papers from, to and about Professor Hughes, Director of the National Vision Research Institute (NVRI)
Sub-Category: Letter, notes, memos
Time Period: 1940 to 1999
Place Of Publication/Manufacture: Melbourne
Historical Significance: Professor Austin (later Abbie) Hughes was appointed Director of the NVRI in 1983 following the resignation of the foundation Director Donald Mitchell. He was the first Director of the NVRI to be accorded the title of Professor by the University of Melbourne. She resigned in 1989.
How Acquired: Donated by Jean Colledge, former Secretry of the Victorian College of Optometry
Location: Archive office. Pamphlet and ephemera filing cabinet. Drawer 2