Catalogue Number: 3775
Survey on Eyewear 1962
Sub-Category: Published report
Corporation: Roy Morgan Research Centre Pty Ltd
Year Of Publication/Manufacture: 1962
Time Period: 1940 to 1999
Place Of Publication/Manufacture: Melbourne
Publisher/Manufacturer: Australian Optometrical Association
Description Of Item: Black vinyl folder, gold stamped with title.62 pages, mimeographed on one side .Many charts and diagrams.Loosely inserted at end is the relevant questionnaire.350 x250 mmOn title page is a pencil note by Keith Attiwill, date 24/9/65, who was Secretary and Public Relations Director of the Australian Optometrical Association at the time.
Historical Significance: The Australian Optometrical l Association commissioned the Roy Morgan Research company to conduct the first comprehensive and statistically meaningful survey of spectacle wearing and spectacle wearers in Australia in 1962.The report provided the Association with a foundation for much of its later work in promoting optometry and eye care in Australia.
How Acquired: Donated by Optometry Australia
Date Acquired: 23/7/2018
Location: Archive office. Pamphlet and ephemera filing cabinet. Drawer 9