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Samuel Ruben Papers, 1923-1979 RG.015

Bern Dibner Library of Science and Technology
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Creator: Samuel Ruben, 1900-1988
Title: Guide to the Samuel Ruben Papers, 1923-1979
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: 2.0 Cubic feet 4 boxes
Location note: Poly Archives & Special Collections Bern Dibner Library of Science and Technology 5 MetroTech Center Brooklyn, NY 11201 Phone: (718) 260-3943 Fax: (718) 260-3756 archives@library.poly.edu
Call Phrase: RG.015