Catalogue Number: 896
Collection of papers relating to obtaining a Victorian Government grant for the building of the Australian College of Optometry in Carlton
Sub-Category: Letter, notes, memos
Time Period: 1940 to 1999
Description Of Item: Manila folder labeled 'Heath Dept' containing correspondence between the honorary Treasurer of the College, Bertram Nathan, and the Victorian Department of Health and related letters, and notes seeking a Government grant to enable the College to construct a building at 374 Cardigan Street
Historical Significance: This correspondence indicates that Bertram Nathan was the person primarily responsible for the College obtaining a Victorian government grant to build its own premises in Carlton in 1959. See related items Cat Nos 380-387 and 799.
How Acquired: Donated by John Nathan, Honorary Life member of the College
Location: Archive office. Pamphlet and ephemera filing cabinet. Drawer 2