Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Institute Archives and Special Collections
77 Massachusetts Ave
Cambridge, MA 02139-4307
Bitter was a professor of physics and geophysics at Massachusetts Institute of Technology. In addition to teaching, he was an administrator and later, a consultant. Papers consist of correspondence, diary, notebooks, minutes, reports, research, patent data, course notes, sketches, drawings, blueprints, and printed material, relating to Bitter’s magnet research with National Magnet Laboratory and Westinghouse Electric and Manufacturing Company.