Campbell, Etta, sometime a teacher in Morristown, New Jersey, is the author of:—
1. Come, ye children, sweetly sing. Jesus the Children's Friend. Appeared in E. P. Hammond's Praises of Jesus, 1864; his New Praises of Jesus, 1869; and in other collections, including several in Great Britain.
2. What means this eager, anxious throng. Jesus passes by. Written during a religious revival in Newark, U.S., 1863, and published in Song Victories. It is found in several collections, and was rendered exceedingly popular in Great Britain by Mr. Sankey in his Evangelical tour with Mr. Moody, 1874-6.
--John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology (1907)
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