HIPS ARCHIVES INVENTORY

as of Jan. 2007

HIPS Library: Articles

HIPS is always interested in the preservation of old iris catalogs, printed material, slides or other records of iris history. If you or someone you know would like to donate items to the HIPS Archives, please contact the HIPS Archive Chair, Susan Boyce at: irisgal@hotmail.com. Gifts are tax deductible. Susan can also help with information about or from any of the materials in the HIPS archive.

The symbol after an entry indicates a xerox copy.
Superscript numbers in ( ) indicate the number of copies on file.

BOOKS

  • The Book of Iris, R. Irwin Lynch, Turnbull & Spears, Edinburgh, 1909
  • The Iris, J. C. Wister, Orange Judd Publishing Company, 1927
  • The Iris and Its Culture, Jean Stevens, Wilke & Co. Ltd., Melbourne, Aus., 1947
  • Irises, Home Garden Handbook, F. F. Rockwell, The Macmillan Co., NY, 1928.
  • Irises, Their Culture and Selection, Gwendolyn Anley, W. H. & L. Collingridge Ltd, London, 1946
  • Iris for Every Garden, S. B. Mitchell, M. Barrows and Co., 1949
  • Iris in The Little Garden, E. P. McKinney, Little, Brown, & Co., 1927
  • The Tall Bearded Iris, Nicholas Moore
  • Tall Bearded Iris, W. Stager, 1922

A.I.S. PUBLICATIONS

  • Irises for Everyone, 1982
  • Lectures, Wister, Small, R. Sturtevant, Peckham
  • A.I.S. Bulletin #129, pp 117-128, (Reprint on point Scoring & Judges Responsibilities)
  • Handbook for Judges & Show Officials, 1965
  • Handbook for Judges & Show Officials, 1969
  • A.I.S. Interim Report on Color Classification,1959 (J. Arthur & Irene Nelson)
  • Color Classification, 1962
  • Color Classlfication, 1971
  • A.I.S. Bulletin #10, Minneapolis Public Library
  • A.I.S. Bulletins #1 – 20
  • A.I.S. Bulletin #1 (Reprint)
  • A.I.S. Bulletins #104 (Jan. 1947) through #332 (Jan. 2004)
  • Convention Booklet, San Jose, CA. – 1986
  • A.I.S. Symposium Ballot, 1966

BRITISH IRIS SOCIETY

  • British Iris Society Year Books 1949, 1951→1955, 1957→1978, 1981,
    (Additional, 1960,1964→1966)

HISTORICAL IRIS CHRONICLES

  • Chronicle No 1, 3→7, 9→13, 15→22, 24→29, 33, 34, Index XI-XX
    (Missing 2, 8, 14, 23, Index I – X)

MISCELLANEOUS IRIS ARTICLES

  • “Iris tingitana,” W. R. Dykes, The Garden, July 16, 1919
  • “Iris Fanciers Unite for Action,”, R. S. Sturtevant, The Garden Magazine, March 1920
  • “Iris From March to July”, Lawson Gaul, The Garden Magazine, June 1922
  • The Garden Magazine, June 1922 (copy of magazine cover)
  • The Garden Magazine, June 1924 (copy of magazine cover)
  • “Getting the Better of the Iris Borer,” A. B. Champlain, The Garden Magazine, June 1924
  • “Speculating in Irises,” Sherman R. Duffy, The Garden Magazine, June1924
  • Maple Valley Iris Gardens Planting Chart, 1953
  • “Let’s Grow Irises,” Cooley’s Gardens, 1956
  • “Our Garden,” Fred & Marcia Cassebeer, Flower Grower, June 1959
  • “Lore of the Little Iris,” Molly Price, Flower Grower, June 1959
  • “The 5 Iris of the Year,” Anonymous, Flower Grower, June 1959
  • “The Old & New – All Blue, W. F. Scott Jr., Flower Grower, June 1959
  • California Garden, Article on Irises by Tom Craig, May 1964
  • “Growing Iris in the Home Garden,” U.S. Dept. Agriculture #66, 1974
  • “Bearded Irises,” B. R. Hager, Pacific Horticulture, Fall 1979
  • “Love Those Irises,” F. E. Schluter, 1982
  • “Irises of Old” Article on Joe & Donna Spears, Argyle TX, Texas Gardener, July/Aug. 1996
  • “The Oregonlan”, Article on Roger Nelson’s garden, Homes & Gardens, March 16, 2000.
  • Argyle-American, Article on Joe and Donna Spears, Argyle, TX, March 30, 2001
  • Iris Garden Planting Plan for Mrs. Charles Miller

MISCELLANEOUS PUBLICATIONS

  • “The New Gardener’s Answer Book,” 1961
  • “List of Nebraska Nurserymen” 1956-57

IRIS CATALOGS

  • Anderson Iris Gardens – 1978 → 1990 (Bound copy)
  • Baldwin’s – 1981, 1984, 1985
  • Bay View (Joe Ghio) – 1975, 1971 → 1978(2), 1984, 1986, 1987
  • Bonnewitz – 1924 , 1927 , + Garden notes 1925
  • Broadway Gardens – 1965
  • Brown’s Iris Garden (Rex & Alta Brown) – 1963 → 1966, 1968
  • Brown’s Sunnyhill Gardens (Opal Brown) – 1969, 1974, 1978, 1981 → 1988
  • Bunyard’s – 1930
  • Cal-Dixie (Herb Holk) – 1987
  • Cayeux et Le Clerc – 1930 , 1931
  • Cedar Lake (Lucille Cusic) – 1960, 1961, 1963
  • Cherry Hill (Holton) – 1955
  • Come ‘N Look (W. Vallette) – 196S → 1967
  • Cooley’s Gardens – 1961 → 1970, 1973(2)
  • Cooper’s Garden (Joan Cooper) – 1983
  • Cordon Bleu – 1977(2) →1980, 1982(2)
  • Cottage Gardens – 1975 → 1989 (Bound Copy)
  • The Court of Iris – 1955, 1957(2), I960
  • Craig Gardens (Hubbard, OR) – 1969-70
  • Cramer’s – 1969
  • Diehl’s Gardens – 1955, 1956
  • Dunderman (Louise Dunderman) – 1968
  • Easy Breeze Gardens – 1960
  • Eden Road (Gordon Plough) – 1953, 1957(2) → 1970(2), 1971, 1973(2) → 1977, 1981 → 1983, (two copies of most 60’s)
  • Emigholz – 1927
  • Fairmont Gardens (Elizabeth Nesmith) – 1959, 1967
  • Flesh Gardens – 1964
  • Fleur de Lis (Chet Tompkins) -1955, 1957 → 1959(2), 1960 → 1963(2), 1964(2), 1965 → 1967(2), 1969, 1970(2), 1971, 1973, 1974, 1986, 1987(2), 1988, 1989, 1992, 1993
  • Gable – 1963
  • Garden of the Enchanted Rainbow (Bernice Miller) – 1989
  • Garden Perennials – 1986 → 1990. 1992
  • Glen Road Iris Gardens (Grace Sturtevant) – 1918 , 1925
  • Hidden Acres – 1964
  • Hill’s – 1950
  • Hughes (Mansfield, Texas) – 1966
  • Indian Springs – 1928
  • Iris Country (Roger Nelson) – 1987
  • Irisnoll (DeForest) – 1965, 1966
  • Iris Test Gardens (Maxwell) – 1960 → 1964, 1965(2), 1966(2), 1967(2)
  • Iris Test Gardens (Austin Morgan) – 1980, 1982, 1984 → 1987
  • J & J (Jack Boushay) – 1972, 1975(2) → 1977
  • Keppel (Keith Keppel) – 1980 → 1985, 1987 → 1989
  • Lakelawn (Nate Rudolph) – 1969
  • Long’s – 1948, 1986
  • Longfield (E. B. Williamson] – 1922 → 1944, 1946 → 1958
  • Losey’s – 1968
  • Mac’s (McHanigle) – 1968
  • Maple Road Gardens (Henry Sass) – 1951, 1956
  • Maple Tree Gardens (Larry Harder) – 1975 → 1978, 1982 → 1984, 1986, 1988, 1989
  • Maryott (Bill Maryott) 1986, 1987, 1989
  • Mathews – 1967, 1968, 1973
  • Melrose (Hager s Du Bose) – 1955 → 1961, 1965, 1966, 1968, 1969, 1971, 1973, 1974, 1977, 1978, 1981, 1986, 1990
  • Mid-America Gardens (Paul Black) – 1985 →1988
  • Milder (Dr. R.W. Wilder) – 1977
  • Millet et Fils – 1930
  • Milliken – 1931 , 1949, 1959, 1952
  • Mission Bell (Melba Hamblen) – 1963(2), 1965, 1966, 1972, 1974, 1979(2) → 1987, 1988
  • Mission Gardens (Bro. Chas. Reckamp) – 1964
  • Mohr Gardens – 1982, 1963
  • Moldovan’s (Steve Moldovan) – 1967
  • Moonshine Gardens (Monty Byers) – 1988
  • Newourns Iris Garden – 1986-1987
  • North Cascade Gardens (Charles Medlicott) – 1983 → 1985
  • Northwest Hybridizers (Leona Mahood) – 1969
  • Norwood Iris Gardens – 1955
  • Orpington (U.K.) – 1972, 1974
  • Pacific Coast Hybridizers – (Bryce Williamson) – 1973, 1986, 1987
  • Palette Gardens (Bill Palette) – 1977
  • Pearce Seed Co. – 1961
  • Pilley’s Gardens – 1964 → 1966, 1968
  • Quality Gardens (Mrs. Pattison) – 1926 , 1929 , 1941 (?)
  • Rainbow Hybridizing Gardens (Lloyd Austin) 1952(2), 1953, 1955, 1956(2), 1958, 1962, 1964(2), 1965, 1966
  • Rainbow Iris Manual (Lloyd Austin) – 1949
  • Rainbow Iris Manual Supplement #1 – 1953
  • Raleigh Hills (Bennett Jones) – 1959 – 1963(2), 1975
  • Reuter’s Seed Co., New Orleans – 1945
  • Riverdale Iris Garden (Glenn & Zula Hanson) – 1971, 1974(4)
  • Roe Nursery (Bernice Roe) – 1966
  • Roris – 1990, 1991
  • Salbach, Carl – 1926
  • Schliefert Gardens (Arnold Schliefert) – 1970 → 1991
  • Schreiners – 1940, 1946, 1948, 1951, 1952, 1955, 1958, 1957, 1960 → 1966, 1968, 1969, 1971, 1974, 1978, 1981, 1939, 1992 → 1996
  • Schoonover Gardens – 1962
  • Sindt (David Sindt) – 1982
  • Smith’s Iris Gardens – 1965
  • Soules – 1984
  • Southern Meadows (Tucker) – 1965
  • Syllmar Gardens (Elma Miess) – 195S
  • Tell’s Iris Garden (Tell Muhlestein) 1952, 1954 → 19571 1961(3), 1959 → 1963, 1965, 1966, 1967(2), 1969
  • Tempo-Two (Australia) – 1976/77
  • Tom Craig – 1957/1958
  • University Hills Nursery, 1966/67
  • Walter Marx Gardens – 1960, 1962, 1963, 1966, 1967(2)
  • Well’s Gardens – 1956
  • Wild, Gilbert – 1955, 1958, 1961 → 1964, 1966, 1972, 1973
  • Wild Mountain Thyme – 1989
  • PLUS: Additional copies in digital format on CD: Biltmore 1912, Bonnewitz 1926, Cayeux et Le Clerc 1930, Longfield 1936, Carl Salbach 1936, National 1937.

REGIONAL NEWSLETTERS

  • Region 4 (Pennsylvania & Delaware)
    Apr., Aug., Dec. 1970
    Apr., Aug., Dec. 1971
    Apr., Aug., Aug. 1972
    Apr., Aug., Dec. 1973
    May, Aug., 1974
    Jan., Apr. 1975
    Apr. 1976
    Jan., Apr., Sept. 1977
  • Region 6 (Ohio, Indiana S Michigan) Feb., May, Nov. 1972
  • Region 11 (Idaho, Montana 6 Wyoming) – 1954 → 1961, 1963 → 1965, 1967 → 1972
  • Region 12 (Utah) – 1968, 1970, 1972, 1974 → 1976
  • Region 14 (Northern California, Nevada S Hawaii), Spring & Fall 1972, Fall 1974, Spring 1978
  • Region 15 (Southern California & Arizona), Spring 1972, Fall 1977
  • Region 16 (Canada) Apr. 1961, Jan. 1972, Summer 1998
  • Region 20 (Colorado) Fall 1974
  • Region 22 (Arkansas s Oklahoma) Spring 1969, Oct. 1994

BREEDING RECORDS

  • Eva T. Smith Hybridizing Records
  • Joe Gatty – ca. 1949 → 1991
  • Joe Ghio – 1955 → 1995

SHOW SCHEDULES

  • Twin City Iris Society – 1957, 1960, 1963, 1964, 1966

SECTION PUBLICATIONS

  • Aril Society International (ASI) Newsletter
    Spring 19872, Spring, Summer 1988, Summer 1989
  • ASI Plant Sale – 1987, 1988
  • Dwarf Iris Society Portfolio – 1959 → 1969
  • Dwarf iris Society Check List – 1961
  • Dwarf Iris Society Beginners’ Manual – undated
  • HIPS Display Garden Directory – 1999 → 2002
  • Median Iris Society – Medianite – 1963 → 1975, 1978, 1982 → 1992, 1997, 1998
  • Spuria Iris Society Check List 1963, 1973, 1985
  • Spuria Iris Society Newsletters
    Fall/Winter 1961/1962
    Oct. 1966
    Jan., Oct. 1967
    Jan. 1968
    Oct. 1969
    Oct. 1970
    Jan., Apr., July, Oct. 1971
    Apr., July 1972
    Jan. 1973, Apr. 1973,
    Oct. 19733
    Apr., July 1974
    Winter 1992
    Summer 1993
  • The Siberian Iris
    Mar. 19632, Oct. 1963
    Mar. 1964, Oct. 1964
    Nov. 1965
    Apr. 1967, Nov. 1967 Oct. 1969 Spring 1979

SPECIAL REPORTS

  • The Frederick Law Olmstead National Historic Site (U.S. National Parks Service) Report of Activities to Date of the Commercial Source Committee, et al, Anner Whitehead, Commercial Source Chairman, May 18, 1998.
  • Second Project Status Report, Frederick Law Olmstead National Historic Site, Brookline, Massachusetts, Commercial Source Committee, HIPS, Anner Whitehead, Commercial Source Chairman, April 10, 1999.
  • Project Status Report on “OLDFIELDS” Indianapolis Museum of Art, Commercial Source Committee, Historical Iris Preservation Society, Anner Whitehead, Chairman, April 10, 1999.
  • Restoration of gardens at “Gibraltar”, Wilmington, Delaware, HIPS Commercial Source Committee, 1999.
  • Comprehensive Checklist of Aril and Arilbred Iris – An alphabetical list of cultivars based on A.I.S. registrations through 1999 and Aril Society International records through 1989. Compiled by Kay Nelson Keppel, Sharon McAllister, and Louella Danielson
  • Supplement to the Comprehensive Checklist of Aril and Arilbred Iris

TRANSPARANCIES

  • A large selection of transparancies of Japanese & Marhigo Irises from the Walter Marx Gardens.
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