The Encyclopedia Americana (1920)/Sanborn, Alvan Francis

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SANBORN, săn'bėrn, Alvan Francis, American journalist: b. Marlborough, Mass., 8 July 1866. He was graduated from Amherst in 1887 and filled several journalistic positions, among them that of Paris correspondent of New York and Boston periodicals from 1899. He published ‘Moody's Lodging House and Other Tenement Sketches’ (1895); ‘Meg McIntyre's Raffle and Other Stories’ (1896); ‘Paris and the Social Revolution’ (1903), besides editing ‘Masterpieces of Prose’ (1893); ‘Reminiscences of Richard Lathers’ (1907), etc.