Historical information

Professor Lawrence McCredie was awarded a Life Member certificate for his work with the Board, which began in 1956 and continued until the merger in 2005. The first blind person to be appointed, he was President of the Board for five years and worked as a Law professor at Monash University.

Physical description

1 x A4 cream coloured page with blue, gold and black print.

Inscriptions & markings

The RVIB Lighthouse symbol and words 'Royal Victorian Institute for the Blind' are at the head of the page.

Royal Victorian Institute for the Blind
Life Member
This is to certify that Professor Lawrence McCredie
was this day
26th February
Appointed a Life Member
in honour of exemplary service
to people who are blind or vision impaired
By the Order of the Board of Directors

D. Kent
Chief Executive Officer