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Edward J. Rubins Papers

Identifier: 2006-0285

Scope and Content

The collection consists, primarily, of correspondence between Rubins and his wife, Ruth, while he was employed by the Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station, New Haven, Connecticut (April 1942-July 1943) and she was an employee of the New Jersey Agricultural Experiment Station in New Brunswick, New Jersey. Also included is a manuscript copy, with notes to the typist, of his dissertation, Chemical and Biological Study of the residual phosphorus of heavily fertilized soils and two pieces of correspondence from Albert N. Jorgensen regarding Rubins' employment at UConn. One folder contains certificates and programs pertaining to the high school activities of Charles and Rubins.


  • undated, 1942-1950, 1958-1964


The collection is open and available for research.

Restrictions on Use

Permission to publish from these Papers must be obtained in writing from both the University of Connecticut Libraries and the owner(s) of the copyright.


Edward J. Rubins was born 7 February 1915 in Tenafly, New Jersey. He received a B.S. and M.S. degrees in Agriculture from Rutgers University (1940, 1942) and his Ph.D. in 1948 from the University of Maryland. He was hired by the University of Connecticut in 1948 as an Assistant Professor of Agronomy and promoted to Associate Professor in 1953.


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The collection primarily consists of correspondence between Edward J. Rubins and his wife, Ruth, between 1942 and 1943. Also included is a mansucript copy of Rubins' dissertation (1948, University of Maryland) and two letters from Albert Jorgensen, President of the University of Connecticut, concerning Rubins' employment at the University.


Series I: Papers (1942-1950)

Acquisition Information

Provenance unknown.

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Edward J. Rubins Papers
Archives & Special Collections staff
2006 November
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Repository Details

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