Just so—how the Rubys got their name

Family Branch: Rabinowitz, Ruby
Generation: 0G
Other Person: Harry Ruby

Discovery Notebook

671 W. 162nd Street is the second building from the corner of Riverside Drive.

Here are excerpts from Kennedy about the 1917-18 military drafts. There will be more from him on…



Selected Image Date Publication Author(s) Title Comments
* 1989 Biographical Memoirs Herbert L. Anderson John Ray Dunning 1907-1975

Dunning was the driving force in Columbia's nuclear research program. Anderson recalls the events around the early nuclear fission and uranium enrichment projects at Columbia. A highlight is the full text of Dunning's letter to Alfred Nier requesting U235 sample for testing (important to us because this connection is what brought Rustad to Columbia).