Catalogue Number: 3399
79th Annual Report 1974
Sub-Category: Annual report
Association: Association for the Blind
Year Of Publication/Manufacture: 1974
Time Period: 1940 to 1999
Place Of Publication/Manufacture: Melbourne, Australia
Publisher/Manufacturer: Association for the Blind
Description Of Item: 79th Annual Report 1974 of the Association for the Blind. Booklet, illustrated paper wrappers, 180 x 240 mm, 20 pages plus a 6 page two-fold slip-in for the Association's Guiding Light Appeal 1974, numerous black and white illustrations.
Historical Significance: The booklet includes a full page photograph of Ian Bailey, the foundation optometrist at the Association's low vision clinic, which was established in 1972 as a co-operative venture of the Association for the Blind, the Victorian (now Australian) College of Optometry and the Department of Ophthalmology at the University of Melbourne. The following page gives and account of the low vision clinic and the number of patients seen in 1974, with another photograph. See a profile of Ian Bailey published in Clin Exp Optom 2004; 87: 37-41.
How Acquired: Donated by Ian Bailey, Honorary Life Member of the College
Date Acquired: Oct 2017
Condition: Very good
Location: Archive office. Pamphlet and ephemera filing cabinet. Drawer 7