Catalogue Number: 977
Agreement of 1920 between the State Optometry Associations to form a Federal Association
Sub-Category: Constitution, legal document
Association: Australasian Optometrical Association
Year Of Publication/Manufacture: 1920
Time Period: 1900 to 1939
Description Of Item: 10 foolscap pages of carbon copy typescript being an agreement between the State optometry associations (except Western Australia) to form a national association, with a quarto size sheet clipped to the second page, being a copy of amendments carried at the AOA Conference in Hobart in 1922.
Historical Significance: Agreement was reached at the 1st Conference of the State optometry associations in 1918 to form a national optometric association. This document is the formal agreement but this copy is not signed and sealed. See Wright S History of Australian Optometry. Chapter 11.
Location: Archive office. Pamphlet and ephemera filing cabinet. Drawer 2