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Guide to the Samuel Ruben Papers RG.015

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Poly Archives at the Bern Dibner Library of Science and Technology, NYU Libraries

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This finding aid was produced using ArchivesSpace on November 18, 2021
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 Finding aid revised and edited by Zoe Blecher-Cohen, Mandy Abokhair, and Aileen Thong in 2021 to update the institutional change from NYU-Poly to NYU and for compliance with DACS Required Elements for Archival Description.  , November 2021

Descriptive Summary

Creator: Samuel Ruben
Title: Samuel Ruben Papers
Dates [inclusive]: 1923-1979
Abstract: Samuel Ruben was born in 1900. He was an American inventor who made lasting contributions to the fields of electrochemistry and solid-state technology. While he dropped out of college and had no formal education, his scientific career spanned over 60 years. Ruben worked extensively with the Duracell Company and is credited with revolutionizing battery technology. In 1967, Ruben endowed a scholarship for Polytechnic students. In April 1979, he was inducted as a Fellow of Polytechnic Institute of New York. An exhibition of his inventions was displayed to mark the occasion.
Quantity: 2 Cubic Feet 4 boxes
Location: Box 1: Shelf 43/5E Box 2: Shelf 43/5E Box 3: Shelf 43/5E Box 4: Shelf 34/6E Bern Dibner Library of Science and Technology 5 MetroTech Center Brooklyn, New York, 11201 (646) 997-3943 polyarchives@nyu.edu
Language: Materials entirely in English.
Call Phrase: RG.015
Call Phrase: 15