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Fred Heutte Center Papers, 1948-2008, undated | Sargeant Memorial Collection

By Laura Nebuchadnezzar

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Collection Overview

Title: Fred Heutte Center Papers, 1948-2008, undatedAdd to your cart.

ID: 001/01/MSS 0000-021

Primary Creator: Capin, Eleanor (1918-2008)

Extent: 4.0 Boxes

Arrangement: Arranged by series. Series 1: Published Writings, Series 2: Organizations, Series 3: Projects, Series 4: Events, Series 5: Miscellaneous. A majority of folders were kept in their original order; however, the Gardening Articles, Gardening in the Temperate Zone, Weeder's Digest, Clippings, and Correspondence folders have been arranged in chronological order. Some loose materials were added to the ends of folders of the subject to which they best belong.

Date Acquired: 08/25/2008

Subjects: Gardening--Societies, etc., Gardening--Southern States, Nonprofit organizations, Norfolk (Va.), Norfolk Botanical Garden, Organizations

Forms of Material: Agendas (administrative records), Annual reports, Application forms, Articles, Articles of incorporation, Booklets, Brochures, Business cards, Bylaws (administrative records), Certificates, Clippings (information artifacts), Correspondence, Envelopes, Excerpts, Feasibility studies, Financial statements, Fliers (printed matter), Greeting cards, Invitations, Invoices, Itineraries, Lists (document genres), Magazines (periodicals), Maps (documents), Membership lists, Memorandums, Minutes (administrative records), Newsletters, Newspapers, Notes, Photocopies, Plans (reports), Postcards, Press releases, Proposals, Recipes, Reports, Royalty statements, Transcripts

Languages: English

Scope and Contents of the Materials

Papers relating to the Fred Heutte Center in Ghent Square, Fred Heutte Foundation, Garden Clubs of Greater Hampton Roads, and Norfolk Botanical Gardens. The papers include gardening articles and transcripts of radio broadcasts, along with correspondence relating to the publication of Fred Heutte's 1977 book Gardening in the Temperate Zone. Organizational records include agendas, minutes, budget statements, correspondence, and notes. These papers were collected by Eleanor Capin and include some of her personal papers along with those of Fred Heutte.

Biographical Note

Eleanor Hoffman Capin was born on October 9, 1918 in Elizabeth, New Jersey. She grew up in New York City and was a hat model in her early 20s. She married Samuel Rudolphe Capin on January 15, 1944 in Manhattan, New York and moved to Norfolk, Virginia soon after. Capin volunteered for several organizations during her life in Norfolk, including the Needlework Guild of America and the Children's Art Center. She was also a major player in the opening of the DePaul Hospital Gift Shop, Fred Heutte Horticultural Foundation, and the Fred Heutte Center. Capin was also responsible for the creation of a regional nonprofit organization called the Amputee Support Group. In 1976, she was a member of the City of Norfolk's Bicentennial Commission. Capin died on September 13, 2008 in Virginia Beach, Virginia and was buried at Forest Lawn Cemetery in Norfolk, Virginia.

Subject/Index Terms

Gardening--Societies, etc.
Gardening--Southern States
Nonprofit organizations
Norfolk (Va.)
Norfolk Botanical Garden
Organizations

Administrative Information

Repository: Sargeant Memorial Collection

Access Restrictions: This collection is open to all researchers.

Use Restrictions: The status of copyright for these materials is governed by Copyright Law of the United States (Title 17, U. S. C.). Copyright restrictions may apply.

Acquisition Source: Eleanor H. Capin by donation

Preferred Citation: Fred Heutte Center Papers, MSS 0000-021, Sargeant Memorial Collection, Norfolk Public Library, Norfolk, Virginia.

Processing Information: Processed September 19, 2016.


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Box 1Add to your cart.
Series 1: Published WritingsAdd to your cart.
Weekly series gardening articles, other gardening articles, excerpts and correspondence for Gardening In the Temperate Zone, and articles from Weeder's Digest.
Folder 1: Weekly Series Articles (Folder 1 of 4): Midwinter - Spring, 1963-1970Add to your cart.
Item 1: Article, "Gardener gives nature a hand", 1968 January 5Add to your cart.
Item 2: Article, "Use care in employing insecticides", 1968 January 12Add to your cart.
Item 3: Article, "Chemicals activate bug ban", 1968 January 19Add to your cart.
Item 4: Article, "Time to start annual seedlings indoors", 1968 January 26Add to your cart.
Item 5: Article, "Dormant spray prevents pests", 1970 January 23Add to your cart.
Item 6: Article, "Fruit Trees first in Pruning Plans", 1963 January 11Add to your cart.
Item 7: Article, "Health and Beauty objects of pruning", 1963 January 18Add to your cart.
Item 8: Article, "Good eating begins with March planting", 1963 February 15Add to your cart.
Item 9: Article, "War on pests includes delayed dormant sprays", 1970 January 30Add to your cart.
Item 10: Article, "March makes heavy demands on gardeners", 1968 March 1Add to your cart.
Item 11: Article, "Rose-pruning time is here", 1968 March 15Add to your cart.
Item 12: Article, "Sow hardy annuals outdoors now", 1969 March 21Add to your cart.
Item 13: Article, "Patching lawn is a waste of effort", 1963 March 22Add to your cart.
Item 14: Article, "If insects bug you - get out the spray", 1963 March 29Add to your cart.
Folder 2: Weekly Series Articles (Folder 2 of 4) Spring - Summer, 1960-1969Add to your cart.
Item 1: Article, "Azaleas, dogwoods create a fairyland in the Springtime", 1969 April 11Add to your cart.
Item 2: Article, "Systemics require special care for insect control", 1969 April 18Add to your cart.
Item 3: Article, "Don't forget the summer bulbs", 1969 April 25Add to your cart.
Item 4: Article, "Animal Fertilizers good for perennials", 1960 April 22Add to your cart.
Item 5: Article, "May is adolescent time for gardens", 1969 May 2Add to your cart.
Item 6: Article, "'Sprig' sophisticated Bermuda", 1966 May 20Add to your cart.
Item 7: Article, "Wax scale control requires spraying immediately", 1960 May 18Add to your cart.
Item 8: Article, "Bearded Iris need special attention", 1960 May 20Add to your cart.
Item 9: Article, "Last Call for Dahlias and other Summer bulbs", 1967 June 9Add to your cart.
Item 10: Article, "Pluck pods to preserve plant", 1968 June 7Add to your cart.
Item 11: Article, "Ninety-Plus heat burning our lawns", 1961 June 16Add to your cart.
Item 12: Article, "Rotating sprinkler best for gardens", 1960 June 17Add to your cart.
Folder 3: Weekly Series Articles (Folder 3 of 4): Summer - Fall, 1962-1969Add to your cart.
Item 1: Article, "Plants suffer when thermometer soars", 1968 July 5Add to your cart.
Item 2: Article, "Spraying and Summer Pruning Program", 1968 July 19Add to your cart.
Item 3: Article, "Plants, like children, need extra care", 1968 July 26Add to your cart.
Item 4: Article, "Home misting system aids rooting of hardy plants", 1969 July 11Add to your cart.
Item 5: Article, "Plants that 'play it cool' paint garden pictures", 1967 July 21Add to your cart.
Item 6: Article, "New cycle entered in garden year", 1962 August 10Add to your cart.
Item 7: Article, "Make home for house plants to continue beauty indoors", 1964 August 21Add to your cart.
Item 8: Article, "Climate kind to 'minigardens'", 1967 August 4Add to your cart.
Item 9: Article, "Carefully select fall bulbs", 1967 August 25Add to your cart.
Item 10: Article, "Big return from mini bulbs", 1967 September 1Add to your cart.
Item 11: Article, "Rye best for winter lawn", 1968 August 30Add to your cart.
Item 12: Article, "Changing lawn needs care", 1968 September 6Add to your cart.
Item 13: Article, "First mowing starts lawn care", 1968 September 13Add to your cart.
Item 14: Article, "Fall planting begins cycle", 1967 September 29Add to your cart.
Item 15: Article, "Test soil for improvements", 1967 October 6Add to your cart.
Item 16: Article, "Marigolds beneficial to soil", 1969 May 23Add to your cart.
Item 17: Article, "'The Solanums' and other valuable Plants", 1968 December 13Add to your cart.
Folder 4: Weekly Series Articles (Folder 4 of 4): Fall - Winter, 1963-1969Add to your cart.
Item 1: Article, "Nature Signals it's time for transplanting", 1968 October 4Add to your cart.
Item 2: Article, "Wise use of fall reaps spring beauty", 1968 October 18Add to your cart.
Item 3: Article, "Perennials are garden staples", 1969 October 10Add to your cart.
Item 4: Article, "Select shade trees carefully", 1967 November 10Add to your cart.
Item 5: Article, "Shade, beauty best tree assets", 1967 November 17Add to your cart.
Item 6: Article, "Next Spring's blooms depend on protective winter care", 1965 November 5Add to your cart.
Item 7: Article, "Rose Bounty earns Thanks", 1965 November 26Add to your cart.
Item 8: Article, "Transplanting roses needs delicate handling", 1965 December 3Add to your cart.
Item 9: Article, "Just short time left to wrap up garden", 1963 December 6Add to your cart.
Item 10: Article, "Pruning gives nature a hand", 1967 December 22Add to your cart.
Item 11: Article, "Backyard fence investment for the future", 1969 December 12Add to your cart.
Folder 5: Gardening Articles (Folder 1 of 2), 1960-1967Add to your cart.
Item 1: Article, "Shrubs, Lot, House, best in proportion", 1960 January 22Add to your cart.
Item 2: Article, "Flowers possible even without yard", 1962 March 30Add to your cart.
Item 3: Article, "Tidewater in love with azalea glow", 1963 April 12Add to your cart.
Item 4: Article,"Santolina keeps maintenance down", 1963 August 2Add to your cart.
Item 5: Article, "Let ground covers chase grass, weeds", 1963 August 9Add to your cart.
Item 6: Article, "Ground Covers will only prove worth in well-prepared soil", 1963 August 16Add to your cart.
Item 7: Article, "Grape grower shares Shuppernong tips", 1963 August 23Add to your cart.
Item 8: Article, "Figs, Persimmons, and Pawpaw easy to cultivate", 1963 August 30Add to your cart.
Item 9: Article, "Take good care of gentle dogwood", 1963 October 25Add to your cart.
Item 10: Article, "Maximum care keeps Boxwood healthy in salty atmosphere", 1964 February 28Add to your cart.
Item 11: Article, "Rhododendron thrives in proper location", 1964 May 1Add to your cart.
Item 12: Article, "Scented Clematis makes comeback", 1964 July 10Add to your cart.
Item 13: Article, "Growth of Heavenly Bamboo can be controlled for garden", 1965 April 9Add to your cart.
Item 14: Article, "Versatile Dwarf Lily hardy perennial; Cannas will over-winter too", 1965 April 30Add to your cart.
Item 15: Article, "Garden Tomatoes more flavorful than market's", 1965 May 7Add to your cart.
Item 16: Article, "Crape Myrtles and Oleander for Summer Color", 1965 July 2Add to your cart.
Item 17: Article, "Dr. Garden's fragrant bloom needs seasonal attention", 1965 July 16Add to your cart.
Item 18: Article, "Better selection of Daylilies sought in area", 1965 August 13Add to your cart.
Item 19: Article, "Don't sacrifice fragrance for glamor in garden", 1965 October 29Add to your cart.
Item 20: Article, "Peonies provide May glamour", 1966 May 13Add to your cart.
Item 21: Article, "Plant Oriental dogwood to prolong spring color", 1967 May 5Add to your cart.
Item 22: Article, "Old rosemary fine ornamental", 1967 May 12Add to your cart.
Folder 6: Gardening Articles (Folder 2 of 2), 1967-1970, undatedAdd to your cart.
Item 1: Article, "Removing seed ends plant suicide", 1967 July 28Add to your cart.
Item 2: Article, "Lilies stars of early summer", 1967 December 8Add to your cart.
Item 3: Article, "Palm conversion-piece plant", 1968 April 5Add to your cart.
Item 4: Article, "Begonias: shade-loving beauties in summer garden", 1968 August 2Add to your cart.
Item 5: Article, "Fluorescent lighting can be boon to indoor planting", 1968 October 25Add to your cart.
Item 6: Article, "1-64 in a yellow blaze", 1969 May 12Add to your cart.
Item 7: Article, "Daisies lend summer color as perennials", 1969 June 27Add to your cart.
Item 8: Article, "Impatiens bring garden color", 1969 July 18Add to your cart.
Item 9: Article, "Compost a must to plants: A lesson in conservation", 1969 November 28Add to your cart.
Item 10: Article, "Heathers happy in Tidewater soil", 1970 February 6Add to your cart.
Item 11: Article, "Everbearing fruit a garden treat", 1970 February 13Add to your cart.
Item 12: Article, "A Pre-Spring Trio", 1970 February 20Add to your cart.
Item 13: Article, "Finding the right Tree", undatedAdd to your cart.
Item 14: Article,"Holly Claims Exciting Role in History", undatedAdd to your cart.
Item 15: Article, Take advantage of our Tidal waters", undatedAdd to your cart.
Item 16: Article, "The importance of WATER and its Calibration", undatedAdd to your cart.
Item 17: Article, "Seeds and Annuals for summer color", undatedAdd to your cart.
Item 18: Article, "Tidewater ideal American home for Camellias", undatedAdd to your cart.
Item 19: Article, "Lawns for Tidewater Virginia", undatedAdd to your cart.
Item 20: Article, "Don't shoot until you see the white in their eyes," an essay by F. H., undatedAdd to your cart.
Item 21: Article, "Growing Roses the easy way, an introduction", undatedAdd to your cart.
Item 22: Article, "Vegetables year round in Tidewater", undatedAdd to your cart.
Folder 7: Gardening In the Temperate Zone (Folder 1 of 2), 1969-1978, undatedAdd to your cart.
Documents relating to Heutte's 1977 book Gardening In the Temperate Zone.
Item 1: Correspondence, Frederic Heutte to Charles Reilly, 1969 December 15Add to your cart.
Item 2: Correspondence, Wilbur H. Youngman to Fred Heutte, 1970 January 12Add to your cart.
Item 3: Correspondence, Frederic Heutte to Wilbur H. Youngman, 1970 January 14Add to your cart.
Item 4: Correspondence, Frederic Heutte to Mr. McCarthney, 1970 January 15Add to your cart.
Item 5: Correspondence, Frederic Heutte to Richard Gonder, 1970 April 14Add to your cart.
Concerns the second portion for Frederic Heutte's gardening book.
Item 6: Correspondence, Frederic Heutte to Richard Gonder, 1970 April 20Add to your cart.
Concerns corrections needed in Fred Heutte's book.
Item 7: Correspondence, Frederic Heutte to Richard Gonder, 1970 July 17Add to your cart.
Item 8: Correspondence, Richard J. Gonder to Frederic Heutte, 1970 July 23Add to your cart.
A response to Frederic Heutte's letter about the publishing of a gardening book.
Item 9: Correspondence, Donna Bell to Frederic Heutte, 1975 November 5Add to your cart.
A comment on the book A Gull's Eye View of Gardening.
Item 10: Correspondence, Frederic Heutte to Donna Bell, 1975 December 17Add to your cart.
A letter to the editor at the Downing Company Publishers about the review of Fred Heutte's proposed book.
Item 11: Correspondence, Donna Bell to Fred Heutte, 1975 December 29Add to your cart.
Item 12: Correspondence, Frederic Heutte to Editors of Heutte's Garden Book, undatedAdd to your cart.
Item 13: Contract, The Donning Company Publishers and Fred Heutte, 1975 December 29Add to your cart.
Item 14: Summary, "Fred Heutte's Gardening in the Temperate Zone", 1977Add to your cart.
Item 15: Invoices, The Donning Company Publishers, 1977 September 6 - 1978 March 22Add to your cart.
Item 16: Certificate, Registration of a claim to copyright, Frederic Heutte, 1977 September 2Add to your cart.
Copyright document for "Fred Heutte's Gardening in the Temperate Zone".
Item 17: Financial statement, For 1977 income tax purposes, by Frederic Heutte, 1978 January 21Add to your cart.
Item 18: Financial statement, For 1977 income tax purposes, by Frederic Heutte, 1978 January 21Add to your cart.
Draft.
Item 19: Royalty statement, The Donning Company Publishers to Fred Heutte, 1977 December 1 - 1978 February 28Add to your cart.
Item 20: Royalty statement, The Donning Company Publishers to Fred Heutte, 1978 June 1 - August 31Add to your cart.
Item 21: Booklet, The Donning Company Publishers, circa 1978 AprilAdd to your cart.
Folder 8: Gardening in the Temperate Zone (Folder 2 of 2), undatedAdd to your cart.
Draft for chapters in Frederic Heutte's book, Gardening in the Land of Captain John Smith.
Item 1: Excerpt, Gardening in the Land of Captain John Smith, Introduction, undatedAdd to your cart.
Item 2: Excerpt, Gardening in the Land of Captain John Smith, How to use this book, undatedAdd to your cart.
Item 3: Excerpt, Gardening in the Land of Captain John Smith, Chapter 1, undatedAdd to your cart.
"A basic formula for good gardening."
Item 4: Excerpt, Gardening in the Land of Captain John Smith, Chapter 2, undatedAdd to your cart.
"The soil on which we live."
Item 5: Excerpt, Gardening in the Land of Captain John Smith, Chapter 2B, undatedAdd to your cart.
"Rebuilding our soil."
Item 6: Excerpt, Gardening in the Land of Captain John Smith, Chapter 2C, undatedAdd to your cart.
"Physical preparation of soil."
Item 7: Excerpt, Gardening in the Land of Captain John Smith, Book 2 Chapter 1, undatedAdd to your cart.
"You too, can be a conservationist."
Item 8: Excerpt, Gardening in the Land of Captain John Smith, Chapter 3, undatedAdd to your cart.
"Temperatures, a guide-line map for Tidewater, Virginia gardeners."
Folder 9: Weeder's Digest, 1977-1979, undatedAdd to your cart.
Articles for Fred Heutte's newspaper, "Weeder's Digest."
Item 10: Newspaper, Weeder's Digest, by Fred Heutte, 1977 March 31Add to your cart.
Weeder's Digest section of the Ledger-Star in the Virginian-Pilot.
Item 11: Newspaper, Weeder's Digest, by Fred Heutte, 1978 March 30Add to your cart.
Weeder's Digest section of the Ledger-Star in the Virginian-Pilot.
Item 12: Newspaper, Weeder's Digest, by Fred Heutte, 1979 March 29Add to your cart.
Weeder's Digest section of the Ledger-Star in the Virginian-Pilot.
Item 1: Article, Weeder's Digest, 1979 June 15Add to your cart.
Item 2: Article, Weeder's Digest, 1979 June 15Add to your cart.
Item 3: Article, Weeder's Digest, 1979 June 22Add to your cart.
Item 4: Article, Weeder's Digest, 1979 June 22Add to your cart.
Item 5: Article, Weeder's Digest, 1979 June 29Add to your cart.
Item 6: Article, Weeder's Digest, 1979 June 29Add to your cart.
Item 7: Article, Weeder's Digest, 1979 July 6Add to your cart.
An article about hydrangeas.
Item 8: Article, Weeder's Digest, 1979 July 6Add to your cart.
An article about hydrangeas.
Item 9: Article, Weeder's Digest, undatedAdd to your cart.

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