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library director and medievalist

Robert MALOY, American library director and medievalist. Board of Trustees and Advisers, Missionary Research Library Inc., New York 79, Smithsonian Science Information Exchange, Washington, D.C. 82, Rhode Island School of Design since 1980, Wake Forest University, N.C., etc.


MALOY, Robert was born on July 12, 1935 in Cleveland, Ohio, United States. Son of Harry J. and E. M. (Barnes) Maloy.


Bachelor, University Dayton, 1956. AM, University Chicago, 1961. STD summa cum laude, University Freiburg Switzerland, 1966.

Postgraduate, St. Benet Hall, Oxford University, 1966. Postgraduate, Ludwig-Maximilians University, Munich, 1966—1967. Postgraduate, Harvard University, 1972.


Assistant professor church history, director special collections University Dayton, 1967—1971. Visiting lecturer, consultant Graduate Liturgical Program, University Notre Dame, 1971—1972. Assistant professor Rosary College Graduate Library.

School, Chicago, 1971—1972. Library director, associate professor church history School Theology at Claremont and Claremont Graduate School, 1972—1975. Library director, associate professor Union Theological Seminary, 1975—1979.

Director libraries Smithsonian Institution, Washington, since 1979. Board directors Marianists of Ohio, 1968—1970, Missionary Research Library., New York City, 1975—1979, Rhode Island School Design, since 1980. Educational consultant Member board visitors Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, since 1981.

Board advisors Ancient Bible Manuscript Center, Claremont, California, since 1980. General chairman advisory committee Magnetism and Magnetic Materials Committee, New York City, 1974. Member public policycom.

American Institute Physics, New York City, 1982—1987. Editorial board Marian Library. Studies, since 1969, Catholic Periodical and Literature Index, since 1973.


  • Other Work

    • Sermonary of Ildephonsus of Toledo: scholarship and manuscripts 1971.


President pastoral council St. Helen's Church, Schenectady, 1997—2000, trustee, since 2002. Board chairman, board member, facilities committee chair Schenectady Arts Center and Theatre, since 1977. President Schenectady Civic Players, 1962—1964.

Executive secretary New York State Community Theatre Association, Schenectady, 1965—1975. Trustee Engineering Information, Incorporated, New York York City. Special libraries advisory committee Online Computer Library.

Center, Dublin, 1995—1998. Treasurer Schenectady Symphony Orchestra Association, since 1998. Member of American Library Association, Mediaeval Academy American, Catholic Theological Society of America, Archons of Colophon, International Council Museum, American Association Museums, Bibliographical Society of America, Association Research Libraries, Phi Beta Mu.


Son of Edward J. and Florence Marie Lommel, Harry J. and E. M. (Barnes) Maloy. Married Mary Ann Ryan. Children: Joan Mintz, Patricia Bruttomesso.

Edward J.

Florence Marie Lommel

Mary Ann Ryan

Patricia Bruttomesso Maloy

Joan Mintz Maloy