By Mary A. Sego
Scope and Contents of the Materials
Four folders containing articles by Katherine Golden Bitting, vita, bibliographic information, Plant Studies book and an article about Katherine Bitting.
Katherine Golden Bitting (1869-1937) earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology from Purdue in 1892, and became an instructor soon after graduating. She married Arvill Wayne Bitting, a professor of veterinary science, and they went on to take jobs at the U.S. Department of Agriculture. Katherine, a microanalyst in the chemistry division, gained expertise on food preservation and related topics, authoring nearly fifty pamphlets in that subject area. Her 4,346 volume collection of gastronomic literature from the fifteenth through twentieth centuries now resides at the Library of Congress' Rare Books and Special Collections Division.
Purdue University Libraries, Archives and Special Collections
Alternate Extent Statement:
Collection is open for research.
MSF 39, Katherine E. Golden Bitting papers, Archives and Special Collections, Purdue University Libraries
Box and Folder Listing Browse by Folder:
[Folder 1: Article/Vita/Bibliographic Information, 1909
[Folder 2: Articles, 1890-1908],
[Folder 3: Article About Katherine Golden Bitting, 1940
[Folder 4: Plant Studies, 1890-1900