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Samuel Ruben Papers, 1923-1979 RG.015

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Descriptive Summary

 
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
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Call Phrase: RG.015

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Biographical/Historical note

Samuel Ruben was born on 14 July 1900 in Harrison, New Jersey. 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 produced over 300 patents, many of which were developed at Ruben Laboratories in New Rochelle, which he founded. Ruben held honorary degrees from Polytechnic Institute of New York (where he was also an honorary Professor), Butler University, and Columbia University.

In the 1920’s, Ruben’s dry electrolytic capacitors made possible the first low-cost plug-in radios with greater durability, significantly longer shelf life, and longer operating lifetime. Ruben’s improvement to the AC Vacuum Tube shortened the warm-up time and extended the lifetime of the product. This technology was used in the Boulder Dam generators, among others. The Photolytic Cell was capable of noise-free response to audio frequencies. The Ruben Vacuum Tube Relay responded to audio and radio frequencies and found application in various remote-controlled devices, such as railway signal systems, telephone relay circuits, and general call systems. Other inventions include the Glass Mesh Fluorescent Tube, a portable gamma detector, and a device that was commercially applied to phonographs which created an improved low frequency response.

The licensee of many of his inventions was P.R. Mallory Company, which later became Duracell. Ruben and Philip Rogers Mallory invented the mercury button cell in 1942 in response to an urgent need created during World War II for a miniature battery that would not deteriorate in tropical climates and would be capable of maintaining voltage on loads and retaining transmission range. The sealed alkaline cell made possible the miniature batteries used in implanted cardiac pacemakers, hearing aids, watches, cameras, transistor radios and other electronic devices. He died on 16 July 1988 in Oregon.

Sources: Fowler, Glenn (20 July 1988). "Samuel Ruben, 88, an Inventor Noted for Electrochemical Work". New York Times. Retrieved 2013-06-28.

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Scope and Contents note

The collection includes patents (1928-1976) and materials relating to Ruben’s induction as a Fellow of the Polytechnic Institute of New York (1975-1979). Forty of Ruben’s inventions were displayed in an exhibition commemorating this event. Supporting materials provide information about each object and include documents, literature (1923-1978), correspondence (1975-1979), photographs, and realia. The collection also includes documents relating to the endowed scholarship Ruben left to Polytechnic in 1967. The scholarships were to be awarded to two undergraduate students per year studying chemical engineering. Finally, the collection contains a small number of articles written about Ruben and his work.

Arrangement note

Series I contains 162 of Ruben's patents approved by the United State Patents and Trademark Office. Serices II contains documents relating to the exhibition held in honor of Ruben's induction as a Fellow of Polytechnic Institute of New York. Series III contains coorespondence and articles relating to the endowed scholarship gift by Ruben. Series IV contains articles written about Ruben and his work.

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Access Points

Subject Names

  • Bugliarello, George, (Georgio Bugliarello-Wondrich), 1927-2011
  • Cohan, Leonard

Document Type

  • Articles
  • Clippings
  • Correspondence
  • Exhibition records
  • Monographs
  • Patents
  • Photographs
  • Publications
  • Speeches

Subject Organizations

  • Polytechnic Institute of New York.
  • Smithsonian Institution.

Subject Topics

  • Dry-cell batteries
  • Electrochemistry

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Administrative Information

Conditions Governing Access note

Open for research without restrictions.

Conditions Governing Use note

Permission to publish materials must be obtained from:

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 E-mail: archives@library.poly.edu

Preferred Citation note

Published citations should take the following form:

Identification of item, date; RG-015: Samuel Ruben Papers; box number; folder number; Poly Archives & Special Collections at Bern Dibner Library of Science and Technology.

Related Archival Materials note

Samuel Rubens papers, Othmer Library of Chemical History, Chemical Heritage Foundation, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

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Container List

Series I: Patents, 1928-1976

Arrangement note

The patents series consists of 162 of Ruben’s patents and are arranged by patent number.

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: 1 Folder : 1 Patent Number 3940284, Nickel Oxide Electric Current Producing Cell
1976 February 24
Box: 1 Folder : 2 Patent Number 3870563, Hermetically Sealed Storage Battery
1975 March 11
Box: 1 Folder : 3 Patent Number 3798070, Lead-Acid Storage Battery with Titanyl Sulfate Buffered Electrolyte
1974 March 19
Box: 1 Folder : 4 Patent Number 3615831, Lead Oxide-Sulfuric Acid Battery Having a Positive Electrode Comprising a Titanium-Molybdenum-Zirconium Alloy Grid
1971 October 26
Box: 1 Folder : 5 Patent Number 3576674, Lead Peroxide-Sulfuric Acid Cell
1971 April 27
Box: 1 Folder : 6 Patent Number 3544375, Rechargeable Fuel Cell
1970 December 1
Box: 1 Folder : 7 Patent Number 3539398, Magnesium Primary Cell
1970 November 10
Box: 1 Folder : 8 Patent Number 3499795, Storage Battery Having Electrodes Comprising a Supporting Base of Titanium Nitride
1970 March 10
Box: 1 Folder : 9 Patent Number 3455738, Method of Making Rechargeable Cell Having Ionically Permeable Gel and Electrode Therefor
1969 July 15
Box: 1 Folder : 10 Patent Number 3486940, Storage Battery Having a Positive Electrode Comprising a Supporting Base of Titanium Nitride Having a Surface Film of Non-Polarizing Material
1969 December 13
Box: 1 Folder : 11 Patent Number 3485672, Electric Current Producing Cell
1969 December 23
Box: 1 Folder : 12 Patent Number 3485675, Electric Current Producing Cell Having Depolarizer in Intimate Contact with Carburized Surface of the Container
1969 December 23
Box: 1 Folder : 13 Patent Number 3486063, Incandescent Lamp
1969 December 23
Box: 1 Folder : 14 Patent Number 3352769, Process for Producing Microperforated Stainless Steel Sheets
1967 November 14
Box: 1 Folder : 15 Patent Number 3275572, Refractory Composition and Electrical Resistance Made Therefrom
1966 September 27
Box: 1 Folder : 16 Patent Number 3216955, Electrical Resistor
1965 November 9
Box: 1 Folder : 17 Patent Number 3161545, Rechargeable Cell and Electrode Therefor
1964 December 15
Box: 1 Folder : 18 Patent Number 3152293, Sealed Semiconductor Device and Mounting Means Therefor
1964 October 6
Box: 1 Folder : 19 Patent Number 3124728, Sealed Electrolytic Capacitor
1964 March 10
Box: 1 Folder : 20 Patent Number 3088991, Electric Current Producing Cell
1963 May 17
Box: 1 Folder : 21 Patent Number 3066179, Electric Current Producing Cell
1962 November 27
Box: 1 Folder : 22 Patent Number 3048645, Primary Dry Cell
1962 August 17
Box: 1 Folder : 23 Patent Number 3006865, Refractory Composition
1961 October 31
Box: 1 Folder : 24 Patent Number 2967898, Primary Cell
1961 January 10
Box: 1 Folder : 25 Patent Number 2954418, Lead Peroxide Dry Cell
1960 September 27
Box: 1 Folder : 26 Patent Number 2948769, Electric Current Producing Cell
1960 August 9
Box: 1 Folder : 27 Patent Number 2948768, Sulfamate Primary Cell
1960 August 9
Box: 1 Folder : 28 Patent Number 24830 Reissue 2810006, Electric Current Producing Cell
1960 May 31
Box: 1 Folder : 29 Patent Number 2862156, Dry Capacitor
1958 November 25
Box: 1 Folder : 30 Patent Number 2852591, Potential Producing Cell and Battery Pile
1958 September 16
Box: 1 Folder : 31 Patent Number 2816151, Potential Producing Cell
1957 December 10
Box: 1 Folder : 32 Patent Number 2814664, Electric Current Producing Cell
1957 November 26
Box: 1 Folder : 33 Patent Number 2810006, Electric Current Producing Cell
1957 October 15
Box: 1 Folder : 34 Patent Number 2798112, Reserve Type Dry Cell
1957 July 2
Box: 1 Folder : 35 Patent Number 2783292, Primary Cell
1957 February 26
Box: 1 Folder : 36 Patent Number 2711497, Alternating Current Rectifier and Method of Making the Same
1957 June 21
Box: 1 Folder : 37 Patent Number 2711496, Lead Peroxide Rectifiers and Method of Making the Same
1955 June 21
Box: 1 Folder : 38 Patent Number 2708242, Radiation Dosimeter
1955 May 10
Box: 1 Folder : 39 Patent Number 2707199 Potential Producing Cell and High Voltage Pile
1955 April 26
Box: 1 Folder : 40 Patent Number 2692215, Alkaline Dry Cell
1954 October 19
Box: 1 Folder : 41 Patent Number 2669597, Electric Current Producing Cell with Tin Anode
1954 February 16
Box: 1 Folder : 42 Patent Number 2638489, Primary Cell
1953 May 12
Box: 1 Folder : 43 Patent Number 2631181, Alkaline Dry Cell
1953 March 10
Box: 1 Folder : 44 Patent Number 2629758, Electric Current Producing Cell and Electrolyte Therefor
1953 February 24
Box: 1 Folder : 45 Patent Number 2621368, Alkaline Dry Cell
1952 December 2
Box: 1 Folder : 46 Patent Number 2606941, Primary Cell and Battery
1952 August 12
Box: 1 Folder : 47 Patent Number 2576266, Electrolyte for Alkaline Dry Cells
1951 November 27
Box: 1 Folder : 48 Patent Number 2571616, Electric Current Producing Cells
1951 October 16
Box: 1 Folder : 49 Patent Number 2562215, Primary Cells
1951 July 31
Box: 1 Folder : 50 Patent Number 2554504, Rechargeable Cell
1951 May 29
Box: 1 Folder : 51 Patent Number 2542710, Alkaline Dry Cell
1951 February 20
Box: 1 Folder : 52 Patent Number 2542576, Alkaline Cylindrical Dry Cells
1951 February 20
Box: 1 Folder : 53 Patent Number 2536699, Alkaline Dry Cells
1951 January 2
Box: 1 Folder : 54 Patent Number 2536698, Battery Cell and Unit
1951 January 2
Box: 1 Folder : 55 Patent Number 2536697, Primary Cell and Battery
1951 January 2
Box: 1 Folder : 56 Patent Number 2536696, Primary Cell
1951 January 2
Box: 1 Folder : 57 Patent Number 2527576, Flat Primary Cell
1950 October 31
Box: 1 Folder : 58 Patent Number 2499419, Alkaline Primary Cell with Permanganate Depolarizer
1950 March 17
Box: 1 Folder : 59 Patent Number 2482514, Primary Cell with Mercury Absorbents
1949 September 20
Box: 1 Folder : 60 Patent Number 2481539, Method of Making Depolarizer Units for Alkaline Primary Cells
1949 September 13
Box: 1 Folder : 61 Patent Number 2473546, Alkaline Primary Cell
1949 June 21
Box: 1 Folder : 62 Patent Number 2463565, Dry Primary Cell
1949 March 8
Box: 1 Folder : 63 Patent Number 2463316, Alkaline Dry Cells with Permanganate Cathodes
1949 March 1
Box: 1 Folder : 64 Patent Number 2424904, Process for the Treatment of Regenerated Sheet Cellulose to Improve its Dielectric Properties
1947 July 29
Box: 1 Folder : 65 Patent Number 2422046, Alkaline Dry Cell
1947 June 10
Box: 1 Folder : 66 Patent Number 2422045, Alkaline Dry Cell
1947 June 10
Box: 1 Folder : 67 Patent Number 2393068, Electrodeposition of Insulating Materials
1946 January 15
Box: 1 Folder : 68 Patent Number 2389640, High Frequency Ignition System
1945 November 27
Box: 1 Folder : 69 Patent Number 2389638, Ignition System
1945 November 27
Box: 1 Folder : 70 Patent Number 2387772, Electrodeposition, Methods and Apparatus
1945 October 13
Box: 1 Folder : 71 Patent Number 2378160, Dielectric
1945 June 12
Box: 1 Folder : 72 Patent Number 2375178, Variable Electrical Resistors
1945 May 1
Box: 1 Folder : 73 Patent Number 2360367, Electrostatic Condensers and Dielectrics Therefor
1944 October 17
Box: 1 Folder : 74 Patent Number 2355680, Electrical Resistor Device
1944 August 15
Box: 1 Folder : 75 Patent Number 2348311, Electrode Elements for Dry Disk Rectifiers
1944 May 9
Box: 1 Folder : 76 Patent Number 2313093, Dielectric for Electrostatic Condensers
1943 March 9
Box: 1 Folder : 77 Patent Number 2308545, Dielectrics for Electrostatic Condensers and Condensers Made Therefrom
1943 January 19
Box: 1 Folder : 78 Patent Number 2327462, Electrodeposition of Insulating Material
1943 August 24
Box: 1 Folder : 79 Patent Number 2307005, Methods of Treating Metal Compositions
1942 December 29
Box: 1 Folder : 80 Patent Number 2306409, Primary Cell
1942 December 29
Box: 1 Folder : 81 Patent Number 2306408, Magnesium Primary Cell
1942 December 29
Box: 1 Folder : 82 Patent Number 2287834, Gas Discharge Devices and Circuit Therefor
1942 June 13
Box: 1 Folder : 83 Patent Number 2276346, Dielectric Composition
1942 March 17
Box: 1 Folder : 84 Patent Number 2282344, Resistance Devices
1942 May 12
Box: 1 Folder : 85 Patent Number 2266814, Dielectric Compositions
1941 December 23
Box: 1 Folder : 86 Patent Number 2266813, Dielectrics for Electrostatic Condensers
1941 December 23
Box: 1 Folder : 87 Patent Number 2266812, Electric Condensers and Dielectrics Therefor
1941 December 23
Box: 1 Folder : 88 Patent Number 2266811, Dielectrics for Electrostatic Condensers and the Like
1941 December 23
Box: 1 Folder : 89 Patent Number 2266810, Dielectrics for Electrostatic Condensers
1941 December 23
Box: 1 Folder : 90 Patent Number 2266809, Electrostatic Condensers and Dielectrics Therefor
1941 December 23
Box: 1 Folder : 91 Patent Number 2257129, Magnesium Primary Cell
1941 September 13
Box: 1 Folder : 92 Patent Number 2255817, Electrolytes for Electrolytic Condensers
1941 September 16
Box: 1 Folder : 93 Patent Number 2255818, Gas Discharge Device
1941 September 16
Box: 1 Folder : 94 Patent Number 2253533, Electric Make and Break Contact
1941 August 26
Box: 1 Folder : 95 Patent Number 2235566, Electrostatic Condensers
1941 March 18
Box: 1 Folder : 96 Patent Number 2213969, Electrical Resistance Element
1940 September 10
Box: 1 Folder : 97 Patent Number 2211584, Coaxial Electrical Conductors
1940 August 13
Box: 1 Folder : 98 Patent Number 2211583, Methods of Making Electric Condensers and Condensers Made Thereby
1940 August 13
Box: 1 Folder : 99 Patent Number 2211582, Process of Electrolytically Coating Nonconductive Materials
1940 August 13
Box: 1 Folder : 100 Patent Number 2204623, Variable Resistors
1940 June 18
Box: 1 Folder : 101 Patent Number 2200301, Potential-Producing Cells
1940 May 14
Box: 1 Folder : 102 Patent Number 2199446, Electrolytic Condensers
1940 May 7
Box: 1 Folder : 103 Patent Number 2199445, Electrolytic Condensers and Methods of Preparing Etched Electrodes Therefor
1940 May 7
Box: 1 Folder : 104 Patent Number 2198843, Methods of Making a Rectifier Element
1940 April 13
Box: 1 Folder : 105 Patent Number 2178970, Electrolytic Condenser
1939 November 7
Box: 1 Folder : 106 Patent Number 2178969, Potential Producing Cell
1939 November 7
Box: 1 Folder : 107 Patent Number 2170066, Fluorescent Lamps
1939 August 22
Box: 1 Folder : 108 Patent Number 2166180, Electrolytic Condenser
1939 July 18
Box: 1 Folder : 109 Patent Number 2166179, Film Maintaining Electrolytes
1939 July 18
Box: 1 Folder : 110 Patent Number 2127756, Electric Lamp
1938 August 23
Box: 1 Folder : 111 Patent Number 2116215, Electrical Switch
1938 May 3
Box: 1 Folder : 112 Patent Number 2115399, Photovoltaic Cell
1938 April 26
Box: 1 Folder : 113 Patent Number 2104817, Photoelectric Relay
1938 January 11
Box: 1 Folder : 114 Patent Number 2066912, Electrolytic Condensers
1937 January 5
Box: 1 Folder : 115 Patent Number 2063524, Electrical Amplifier Circuit
1936 December 8
Box: 1 Folder : 116 Patent Number 2063340, Continuous Torque Impulse Motor
1936 December 8
Box: 1 Folder : 117 Patent Number 2050587, Electrolytic Condenser
1936 August 11
Box: 1 Folder : 118 Patent Number 2049139, Electrical Discharge Relay
1936 July 28
Box: 1 Folder : 119 Patent Number 2032439, Electric Current Rectifier
1936 March 3
Box: 1 Folder : 120 Patent Number 2014239, Rectifier Device
1935 September 10
Box: 1 Folder : 121 Patent Number 2001978, Voltaic Couple
1935 May 21
Box: 1 Folder : 122 Patent Number 1991175, Oscillator Circuits
1935 February 12
Box: 1 Folder : 123 Patent Number 1989461, Ionic Amplifier
1935 January 29
Box: 1 Folder : 124 Patent Number 1989464, Electric Current Rectifier
1935 January 29
Box: 1 Folder : 125 Patent Number 1989463, Electric Current Rectifier
1935 January 29
Box: 1 Folder : 126 Patent Number 1989462, Ionic Amplifier
1935 January 29
Box: 1 Folder : 127 Patent Number 1985519, Vacuum Tube Circuit
1934 December 25
Box: 1 Folder : 128 Patent Number 1971053, Resistance Device
1934 August 21
Box: 1 Folder : 129 Patent Number 1941494, Reissue 19218, Light-Sensitive Device
1934 June 19
Box: 1 Folder : 130 Patent Number 1941493, Light Sensitive Circuit
1934 January 2
Box: 1 Folder : 131 Patent Number 1920151, Potential Producing Cell
1933 July 25
Box: 1 Folder : 132 Patent Number 1918716, Electrical Condenser
1933 July 18
Box: 1 Folder : 133 Patent Number 1916235, Remote Control Device
1933 July 4
Box: 1 Folder : 134 Patent Number 1902900, Electrical Phonograph Pick-Up
1933 March 28
Box: 1 Folder : 135 Patent Number 1896043, Insulated Wires and Processes Therefor
1933 January 31
Box: 1 Folder : 136 Patent Number 1896042, Insulated Wire
1933 January 31
Box: 1 Folder : 137 Patent Number 1896041, Insulated Wire
1933 January 31
Box: 1 Folder : 138 Patent Number 1896040, Insulated Wire and Process Therefor
1933 January 31
Box: 1 Folder : 139 Patent Number 1895489, Methods and an Apparatus for Electrically Effecting Synthetic Reactions
1933 January 31
Box: 1 Folder : 140 Patent Number 1890470, Electric Current Rectifier
1932 December 13
Box: 1 Folder : 141 Patent Number 1889380, Device and Method for Recording Sound Wave
1932 November 29
Box: 1 Folder : 142 Patent Number 1889379, Methods of Making an Electrical Resistance Element
1932 November 29
Box: 1 Folder : 143 Patent Number 1882449, Electron Discharge Device
1932 October 11
Box: 1 Folder : 144 Patent Number 1877482, Resistance Device
1932 September 13
Box: 1 Folder : 145 Patent Number 1849157, Insulating Coating for Filament
1932 March 15
Box: 1 Folder : 146 Patent Number 1847669, Electron Tube Apparatus
1932 March 1
Box: 1 Folder : 147 Patent Number 1843698, Apparatus for Generating Electrical Potential
1932 February 2
Box: 1 Folder : 148 Patent Number 1829237, Heater Element and Methods for Making it
1931 October 27
Box: 1 Folder : 149 Patent Number 1815483, Reissue 18713, Electrical Discharge Device
1933 January 17
Box: 1 Folder : 150 Patent Number 1805108, Electric Discharge Display Device
1931 May 12
Box: 1 Folder : 151 Patent Number 1799646, Sound-Emitting Apparatus
1931 April 7
Box: 1 Folder : 152 Patent Number 1781033, Electrical Condensers
1930 November 11
Box: 1 Folder : 153 Patent Number 1757547, Phonograph Pick-Ups
1930 May 6
Box: 1 Folder : 154 Patent Number 1755796, Electron-Tube Apparatus
1930 April 22
Box: 1 Folder : 155 Patent Number 1752811, Methods and Apparatus of Telephonic Communication
1930 April 1
Box: 1 Folder : 156 Patent Number 1751888, Sound-Emitting Device
1930 March 25
Box: 1 Folder : 157 Patent Number 1748620, Microphone
1930 February 25
Box: 1 Folder : 158 Patent Number 1747648, Ionic-Discharge Device
1930 Februray 18
Box: 1 Folder : 159 Patent Number 1714191, Electrical Condenser
1929 May 21
Box: 1 Folder : 160 Patent Number 1710073, Electrical Condenser
1929 April 23
Box: 1 Folder : 161 Patent Number 1705538, Vacuum Tube
1929 March 19
Box: 1 Folder : 162 Patent Number 1694190, Photo-Electric Cell
1928 December 4

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Series II: Exhibition, 1975-1979.

Biographical/Historical note

On April 24, 1979, Ruben was inducted as a Fellow of Polytechnic Institute of New York to celebrate 50 years of his pioneering electrochemistry and electronic achievements. Forty of Ruben's inventions were displayed at 333 Jay Street at the Brooklyn campus in an exhibition marking the occasion. Leonard Cohan, Director of the Polytechnic Libraries, worked with Ruben to curate the exhibition. Correspondence relating to the exhibition includes a draft of Cohan's speech for Ruben's fellow induction ceremony. Ruben sent Cohan literature, notes, and summaries which provided important contextual and background information for each object. The photographs and most of the literature and patents were numbered according to the related exhibition number. A similar exhibition was displayed around 1970 at the Smithsonian Institute, Washington, D.C. Photographs of the displays and objects are included. Realia is also included in the collection which consist of a plaque commemorating Ruben's laboratory, a battery, and a set of keys.

Subseries A: Supporting Documents, 1975-1979

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: 2 Folder : 1 Correspondence, 1975-1979
1975-1979
Box: 2 Folder : 2 Invoices, 1978-1979
1978-1979
Box: 2 Folder : 3 Inventory Lists
1979

Subseries B: Supporting Literature, 1923-1978

Arrangement note

Three bound volumes and the oversize micellaneous literature folder are located in oversize box number 4.

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: 3 Folder : 1 Published Articles, 1923-1949
1923-1949
Box: 3 Folder : 2 Published Articles, 1966-1975, undated
1966-1975, undated
Box: 3 Folder : 3 "A Description of Samuel Ruben's Historical Equipment," undated
undated
Box: 3 Folder : 4 Published Articles Numbered According to Related Exhibition Object Number
1945-1971, undated
Box: 4 Folder : 1 Oversized Miscellaneous Literature
undated
Box: 4 Object : 1 "The Evolution of Electric Batteries in Response to Industrial Needs." Philadelphia: Dorrance & Company, 1978.
1978
Box: 4 Object : 2 "The Founders of Electrochemistry." Philadelphia: Dorrance & Company, 1975.
1975
Box: 4 Object : 3 "The Handbook of the Elements." Indianapolis: H. W. Sams, 1967.
1967

Subseries C: Photographs, circa 1970-1979

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: 3 Folder : 5 Photograph Numbers 1 - 5c
1979?
Box: 3 Folder : 6 Photograph Numbers 6 - 10c
1979?
Box: 3 Folder : 7 Photograph Numbers 11 - 22
1979?
Box: 3 Folder : 8 Photograph Numbers 23 - 41
1979?
Box: 3 Folder : 9 Smithsonian Institution Photographs
1970
Box: 3 Folder : 10 Miscellaneous Photographs
undated

Subseries D: Realia

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: 4 Object : 4 Plaque
1979
Box: 4 Object : 5 Battery
undated
Box: 4 Object : 6 Keys
undated

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Series III: The Ruben Scholarships, 1967-1968

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: 3 Folder : 11 The Ruben Scholarships
1967

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Series IV: Articles, 1967-1968

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: 3 Folder : 12 Articles
1967-1968

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