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Ruben, Elliot M.



  • Existence: 1916-2009

Elliott M. Ruben was born in New York on September 10, 1916. From an early age he was interested in the world of amateur printing - his earliest publication in this collection is Elliot M. Ruben's Puzzle Book, dating from 1926. Ruben was an early member of the American Amateur Printing Association, which he first joined in September 1937. He was also a member of several other nationwide amateur journalism organizations, including the National Amateur Press Association, the United Amateur Press Association of America, and the Amalgamated Printers Association. Ruben received the 1937 AAPA Laureate Award Honorable Mention for his short story "Christmas Gift". Among his other ajay publications is the small zine Random Thoughts, which he produced for AAPA starting in 1963. Elliott Ruben died in New York City on July 7, 2009. He was survived by his wife Loretta.


Author: Jeremy Brett, November 2009

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Elliott M. Ruben Amateur Press Association Collection

Identifier: msc0336
Abstract Amateur journalist and member of a number of amateur press associations. Bundles of apa publications, apa official journals, correspondence, official apa documents, and Ruben's childhood efforts at printing.
Dates: 1926-2009