Catalogue Number: 2476
Collection of Contact Lens Related Articles 1962-1964
Sub-Category: Published articles
: John Strachan
Year Of Publication/Manufacture: 1962-1964
Time Period: 1940 to 1999
Place Of Publication/Manufacture: Melbourne
Description Of Item: Foolscap arch file 380 x 285 x 85 mm containing articles extracted from Australian Journal of Optometry, British Journal of Physiological Optics, The Optician, Ophthalmic Optician, American Journal of Optometry and Archive of American Academy of Optometry. The pages of each article are stapled together and hole punched for insertion into the file.
Historical Significance: A chronological collection of contact lens related articles relevant to a practitioner of the time. John Strachan was a Melbourne based contact lens practitioner who also lectured part-time at the Victorian College of Optometry (now the Australian College of Optometry) in contact lenses. The articles would have been the basis for his lectures and also to enable him improve his private contact lens practice.
How Acquired: Donated by John Strachan
Date Acquired: 01/09/2014
Location: Archive office. East wall shelves unit 3