(Program of) Tenth Interstate Optometrical Conference 1930

Catalogue Number: 976
(Program of) Tenth Interstate Optometrical Conference 1930
Category: Memorabilia and ephemera
Sub-Category: Programs
Association: Australasian Optometrical Association
Year Of Publication/Manufacture: 1930
Time Period: 1900 to 1939
Place Of Publication/Manufacture: Melbourne
Publisher/Manufacturer: Australasian Optometrical Association
Description Of Item: Single sheet white paper, 2 folds making a 5 page leaflet setting out the business agenda, educational and social program of the AOA conference held in Melbourne October 6th to 10th 1930
Historical Significance: The meeting considered the constitution of the Federal AOA, which had been a controversial matter since the frist conference in 1918. At this the 10th conference Western Australia withdrew from the AOA because of the decisions made. See Wright S History of Australian Optometry. Chapter 11. Note that the lecturers were WG Kett (NSW), R Stewart Padman (Tas), A Knapp, (WA) CW Kett and E Goetz (Vic). The social events included a Civic reception at the Melbourne Town Hall, a luncheon at the Victoria Hotel, and a Motor trip to the Dandenong ranges.
Condition: Good
Location: Archive office. Pamphlet and ephemera filing cabinet. Drawer 2

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