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Tippett, Helen

Collection | Ref # 2016.090 | Held by Victoria University of Wellington Library

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Tippett, Helen


Tippett, Helen, 1933-2004

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5 linear metres

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This collection consists of a range of material collected and produced by Emeritus Professor Helen Tippett during the course of her career as an architectural educator and researcher. Appointed to a Professorship of Architecture at Victoria University of Wellington in 1979, she was Dean of Architecture at Victoria University from1980 to 1983.

Her research and work contributed significantly toward the New Zealand Building Code, and she served a term as President of the New Zealand Institute of Building (1989–1990). She was awarded an OBE for her contribution to the New Zealand Building Industry in 1994.

The Collection includes: Notes and copies of addresses given; some Victoria University teaching material and slides; building industry related research notes and reports, etc; and collected books and conference proceedings.

The material was transferred to the School shortly after her death in 2004 and has since been transferred to the University Archive and to the J.C.Beaglehole Room at Victoria University's Kelburn Library.

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