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Robert Forbes Almy

Robert Forbes Almy, American educator. Member Modern Language Association, Sigma Phi Epsilon.


  • Almy, Robert Forbes was born on February 10, 1901 in New Bedford, Massachusetts, United States. Son of Edgar Maurice and Ethel Washburn (Denham) Almy.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts, Dartmouth College, 1922. A.M., Harvard, 1925, Doctor of Philosophy., 1935.


    • Instructor in English, Northwestern University, 1925-1927. Assistant Professor of English, Miami University, Oxford, O., 1929-1939, associate professor, 1939-1947, professor 1947-1968, department chairman English 1947-1956.


    • Editor: Approach to America (with Walter E. Havighurst and Joseph M. Bachelor), 1942. (with others) Selection: A Reader for College Writing, 1955. Contributor articles to The Sat.

      Review of Literature, The Colophon.


    Denomination: Unitarian


    Member Modern Language Association, Sigma Phi Epsilon.


    • Married Eleanor Hale Bly, June 11, 1930. Children: Natalie Hale, Judith Denham.
    • father: Edgar Maurice Almy
    • mother: Ethel Washburn (Denham) Almy
    • spouse: Eleanor Hale Bly
    • children: Natalie Hale Almy
    • Judith Denham Almy
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    Died February 1, 1969
    (aged 67)