Statement of Purpose 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.
~US Dept. of Agriculture Farmers Bulletin 1406. Published in 1926, this is a concise and well-illustrated (line drawings and photos) introduction to the types and culture of irises. B.Y. Morrison provided the textual material and all line drawings. Photocopy of 46 p. pamphlet
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~Supplement to the Comp. Checklist of Aril and Arilbred Iris. This 29 p. soft cover booklet offers descriptive information on historic aril and arilbred irises for which no official description is available. Compiled by Sharon McAllister, who has gathered the information from period books, catalogs, etc.
~by W.W. Sand, issued from the Cornell University Agricultural Experiment Station as memoir #100, July 1926. Nicely reproduced photocopy made from an unbound original, with an added stock cover and two color plates; Spiral bound.