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Kate Vannah collection, 1891-1933

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Collection Scope and Content

This collection includes the 1891 sheet music for Celia Thaxter’s “Good Bye, Sweet Day,” articles and a poem.

Biographical/Historical Note

Kate Vannah started playing the organ at the age of nine. She was a poet as well as composer, publishing two books of poetry as well as over 200 musical pieces.