About HIPS

About HIPS

~~The HISTORIC IRIS PRESERVATION SOCIETY, a not for profit organization chartered pursuant to § 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Service Code, was created, in part, to educate members and the public at large concerned with preservation, identification and distribution of historic irises. Toward this end, the HIPS uses various forums of communication in various media, to publish and reproduce various works of authors, photographers and other artisans in the furtherance of its goal.
In establishing, administering and enforcing this Policy, it is the express intention of the HIPS, its officers, directors and membership, to create, establish and administer a uniform mechanism governing all aspects of copyright protection for the mutual benefit of the HIPS, those individuals submitting works to be published by and through the efforts of the HIPS, and for the benefit of the members and the public interested in historic irises and their preservation.

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