By Mary A. Sego
Primary Creator: Bitzer, Arthur
Other Creators: Bitzer, Mary Roberta Craig
Extent: 2.0 Folders. More info below.
Date Acquired: 07/07/2010
Arthur G. Bitzer and Mary Roberta Craig Bitzer were members of the Purdue University Class of 1942. Arthur G. Bitzer Jr. received a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering. He was a member of Phi Kappa Tau and the American Society of Mechanical Engineers. Arthur was a WWII veteran serving in the U.S. Navy. He was the founder and former owner of Bitzer Products Co. of Broadview, Illinois.
Mary Roberta Craig Bitzer received a Bachelor of Science degree in Home Economics. She was a member of Kappa Kappa Gamma, Association for Women Students and Women’s Panhellenic Council.
The Bitzers were married 66 years and had two children; Nancy Sturgeon and John Bitzer; were the grandparents of Katie, Linda, Matt and Corey; and great-grandparents of Jessica and Mia.
Access Restrictions: Collection is open for research.
Use Restrictions: Purdue University via deed of gift.
Acquisition Source: Donation received from Roberta Bitzer.
Acquisition Method: Donation
Processing Information: All photographs have been housed in polyester sleeves, acid-free folders, and acid-free boxes. The artifacts have been placed in acid-free envelopes.
Finding Aid Revision History: Revised 9/17/2012 EW