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Robert Forbes Almy

educator

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

Background

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.

Career

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.

Works

  • 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.

Membership

Member Modern Language Association, Sigma Phi Epsilon.

Connections

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