Catalogue Number: 441
Dr Robert J Jacobs, Lecturer
Sub-Category: Photograph People and events
Year Of Publication/Manufacture: 1980s
Time Period: 1940 to 1999
Place Of Publication/Manufacture: Melbourne
Description Of Item: Black and white photograph 128 mm H x 80 mm W of Dr Robert J Jacobs in the Library of the College as it was at the time.
Historical Significance: Dr Robert Jacobs completed his optometry qualification at the University of Melbourne and continued his studies to complete a masters degree and a PhD degree under the supervision of Professor Barry Cole. He was lecturer in the University of Melbourne optometry department from 1980 to 1983 . He resigned to take an academic post in optometry at the University of Auckland where he became Associate Professor and served several terms as Head of Department. He is renowned for his clinical teaching and pastoral care of students.
How Acquired: Record of VCO
Location: Archive office. South wall. Cube 5 Album 1