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Katherine E. Golden Bitting papers


Scope and Contents

Biographical Note

Administrative Information

Detailed Description

Article/Vita/Bibliographic Information


Article About Katherine Golden Bitting

Plant Studies

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Katherine E. Golden Bitting papers | Purdue University Libraries, Archives and Special Collections

By Mary A. Sego

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Collection Overview

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Primary Creator: Bitting, K. G. (Katherine Golden) (1869-1937)

Extent: 4.0 Folders. More info below.

Arrangement: Chronological

Subjects: Purdue University--Faculty, Women's Archives at Purdue University

Forms of Material: Articles

Languages: English

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.

Biographical Note

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.

Subject/Index Terms

Purdue University--Faculty
Women's Archives at Purdue University

Administrative Information

Repository: Purdue University Libraries, Archives and Special Collections

Alternate Extent Statement: 4 folders

Access Restrictions: Collection is open for research.

Preferred Citation: 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],