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Certificate of Life membership of the Optometric Vision Research Foundation (OVRF) for J Lloyd Hewett

Catalogue Number: 1571
Certificate of Life membership of the Optometric Vision Research Foundation (OVRF) for J Lloyd Hewett
Category: Papers
Sub-Category: Certificate, diploma
Institution: Optometric Vision Research Foundation
Year Of Publication/Manufacture: 1975
Time Period: 1940 to 1999
Place Of Publication/Manufacture: Sydney
Publisher/Manufacturer: Optometric Vision Research Foundation
Description Of Item: A4 size certificate, landscape orientation, stating that J Lloyd Hewett is a life member of the Optometric Vision Research Foundation, dated 1 November 1975 for J Lloyd Hewett and signed by the Foundation's President Brien Holden and Secretary, Brian Layland
Historical Significance: The Optometric Vision Research Foundation ( Australia) was founded by Brien Holden in 1973 to raise funds for optometric research. At the time Brien Holden was a lecturer in the Department of Optometry at the UNSW where he remained, becoming Scientia Professor in 2001. The Foundation and the Contact Lens and Cornea Research Unit, also established by Brien Holden, provided the first stepping stones in a complex of very significant research and social service organisations created by Holden. See profile of Brien Holden in 'People who made History' on this web site. Life Membership was recognition of the level of donation made to the Foundation.The recipient of the certificate J Lloyd Hewett was a significant figure in Australian optometrySee a profile of J Lloyd Hewett in Clin Exp Optom 2000; 83:333-336.
Condition: Good
Location: Archive office. Pamphlet and ephemera filing cabinet. Drawer 4

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