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Christmas Card Sent to Daniel Kempner

Description: A Christmas greeting card from Mary Jeane Kempner to her father, Daniel Webster Kempner. The card has a colorful illustration of a fireplace and a red bow on the front, and inside the card is a Christmas-themed poem. On the outside of the card's envelope is a handwritten note from Mary Jeane to her father.
Date: unknown
Creator: Kempner, Mary Jeane
Partner: Harris and Eliza Kempner Fund

[Scrapbook: Mary Jean Kempner, Year 1934 To Year 1946]

Description: Mary Jean Kempner's personal scrapbook, covering the years 1934-1946, with the items glued to or placed between the pages. Included are letters, cards, and telegrams addressed to Ms. Kempner; newspaper clippings and news releases about her; scripts from radios shows; paraphernalia related to her time as a war correspondent; illustrated magazine pages related to World War II; original copies and negative copies of checks and receipts; and photographs of Ms. Kempner. There is a large group of blank pages in the middle of the book.
Date: 1934/1946
Creator: Kempner, Mary Jean
Partner: Harris and Eliza Kempner Fund

[Letter from Frances A. Lynch to Jeane Kempner]

Description: Letter from Frances A. Lynch and children to Aunt Jeane Kempner discussing the fate of the Kempner family businesses, whether to sell them or retain them. Frances concludes that a committee should be appointed to analyze and appraise the businesses and provide interest holders with more information. There are note on the top of each page, handwritten in blue ink.
Date: unknown
Creator: Lynch, Frances A.
Partner: Harris and Eliza Kempner Fund

[Letter from Daniel Webster Kempner to Isaac Herbert Kempner, August 28, 1898]

Description: Letter from Daniel Webster Kempner to his brother Isaac Herbert Kempner discussing his life in Germany, including his host Mr. Hollaender [sic], the people of Germany, and the hotel service. The letter is torn through the middle, and is held together by a clear piece of tape.
Date: August 28, 1898
Creator: Kempner, Daniel Webster
Partner: Harris and Eliza Kempner Fund

[Letter from Daniel Webster Kempner to Isaac Herbert Kempner, November 13, 1898]

Description: Letter from Daniel Webster Kempner to his brother Isaac Herbert Kempner discussing current events, including England's Jamaican colony and their dealings with the Philippines, and his plans for the rest of his trip. The bottom half of the letter is torn off.
Date: November 13, 1898
Creator: Kempner, Daniel Webster
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Partner: Harris and Eliza Kempner Fund

[Card from Rachel Holmes to Mrs. Kempner]

Description: Illustrated card from Rachel Holmes to Mrs. Kempner, thanking her for giving a good account of Miss Holmes's efforts in a clothes drive, and praising Mrs. Kempner for her character and example. The card has a bright illustration of a bouquet of flowers on the front.
Date: unknown
Creator: Holmes, Rachel
Partner: Harris and Eliza Kempner Fund

[Child's Writing]

Description: A wrinkled piece of paper with a child's large handwriting on it. At the top of the page are lines and symbols that might be an attempt at writing sheet music.
Date: unknown
Partner: Harris and Eliza Kempner Fund

[Newspaper Clippings: Kempner Family]

Description: Three newspaper clippings mentioning or containing pictures of the Kempner. The first clipping discusses marriage and relationship gossip, including the marriage of Mary Jeane Kempner to Mr. Oakleigh Thorne Lewis, the second clipping mentions H. Kempner's appointment as a director for the Gulf, Colorado & Santa Fe Railway Co., and the last clipping contains a partial photograph of a young woman in a fancy dress sitting down next to a man.
Date: 1949-03-02~
Creator: New York American
Partner: Harris and Eliza Kempner Fund