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

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1869 - 1937

Biographical Information

Katherine Golden Bitting 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.

Citation

Retrieved May 27, 2010 from http://www.lib.purdue.edu/spcol/womenarc/notable.php

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Katherine E. Golden Bitting papers

 Collection — Box: Communal Collections 16, Placement: 01
Identifier: MSF 39
Scope and Contents Four folders containing articles by Katherine Golden Bitting, vita, bibliographic information, Plant Studies book and an article about Katherine Bitting.