Recalled Recollections

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Collection of personal accounts written by Isaac H. Kempner, describing his recollections about events from 1894 through 1961.

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146 p. : ill., ports. ; 24 cm.

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Kempner, Isaac H. 1981.

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This book is part of the collection entitled: Harris and Eliza Kempner and was provided by Harris and Eliza Kempner Fund to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 34 times . More information about this book can be viewed below.

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Harris and Eliza Kempner Fund

The Harris and Eliza Kempner Fund started in 1946 when family members created the Galveston Fund. Today, the Fund’s board consists of nine family members along with two outside directors; they meet twice a year. The focus continues to be on Galveston Island with 95% of grant funds distributed in the area.

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Description

Collection of personal accounts written by Isaac H. Kempner, describing his recollections about events from 1894 through 1961.

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146 p. : ill., ports. ; 24 cm.

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Original publication 1961, "Second Printing, 1981.)

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Harris and Eliza Kempner

One of Galveston’s most iconic families, the Kempner family influenced the social and philanthropic landscape of Galveston, and its members created an expansive economic empire. This collection includes both personal papers and documentation of the family's involvement in business and industry.

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  • 1981

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Kempner, Isaac H. Recalled Recollections, book, 1981; Dallas, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth992908/: accessed December 16, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Harris and Eliza Kempner Fund.