Catalogue Number: 3744
Letter from Anthony A Jackson, Contact Lens Division, International Optical Corporation Ltd. regarding representation in Melbourne
Sub-Category: Letter, notes, memos
Author: Anthony A Jackson
Year Of Publication/Manufacture: 1972
Time Period: 1940 to 1999
Place Of Publication/Manufacture: Prahran, Melbourne
Description Of Item: Two typed quarto sheets dated January 12 1972,advising of arrangements for representation and manufacturing of International Optical Corporation (IOC) contact lenses in Melbourne.
Historical Significance: International Optical Corporation Ltd was a manufacturer and distributor of optical goods with a branch in Melbourne. This letter advises of the employment of a full time contact lens consultant in Melbourne. The author, Anthony Jackson was later employed as a representative of Wohlk Contact Lenses and a director of Contax Ltd, a contact lens fitting practice in Collins Street, Melbourne. He was not an optometrist.
How Acquired: Donated by Ian Bailey
Date Acquired: 23/3/2018
Location: Archive office. Pamphlet and ephemera filing cabinet. Drawer 8