Catalogue Number: 3836
U.S.-Australian Symposium on Vision.
Sub-Category: Published report
Institution: R Westen and staff, Photographic Section, John Curtin School of Medical Research
Year Of Publication/Manufacture: 1972
Time Period: 1940 to 1999
Place Of Publication/Manufacture: Canberra, Australia
Publisher/Manufacturer: John Curtin School of Medical Research
Description Of Item: Booklet soft card covers, 210 mm x 150 mm x 3 mm, 52 pages containing the programme and participants of the US-Australian Symposium on Vision and details of the venue, the Australian National University. Two line drawings, two maps and five black and white photographs.
Historical Significance: The U.S.-Australian Symposium on Vision had 70 participants, 22 from the USA 45 from Australia 2 from New Zealand and one from the UK. Leading neurophysiologists of the time: D Hubel and T Wiesel of Harvard University, W Rushton of Florida State University, Australians P Bishop, J Pettigrew, G Henry and G Westheimer presented papers. B Cole, I Bailey and A Johnston from the VCO were registrants.
How Acquired: Donated by Ian Bailey
Date Acquired: 7/10/2019
Location: Archive office. Pamphlet and ephemera filing cabinet. Drawer 9