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Coburn, Alvin Langdon (1882-1966), photographer and mystic

Mike Weaver

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/41128

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Coburn, Alvin Langdon (1882-1966), photographer and mystic, was born on 11 June 1882 at 134 East Springfield Street, Boston, Massachusetts, the only child of James Alvin Coburn (1849-1891), manufacturer of Coburn and Whitman shirts, and his wife, Fannie E. Howe (d. 1928). In 1887 the family moved to Dorchester, Massachusetts, ...

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Subjects: biography ; history

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