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[Last Will and Testament of Daniel Webster Kempner]

Description: Last will and testament of Daniel Webster Kempner. He instructs the executors of his will to sell a number of his shares in the H. Kempner trust, in order to pay for incidentals and debts that might occur as a result of his death; to give a number of shares in three trusts/companies to his daughter Mary Jeane Kempner, to help pay for her son, Daniel Kempner Thorne's education; to not hold his daughter accountable for any sums of money he loaned her during his life; to give his shares in Sugarland Industries and the Imperial Sugar Company to the Harris and Eliza Kempner Trust; and the rest of his estate to his wife and daughter.
Date: February 1, 1956
Creator: Kempner, Daniel Webster
Partner: Harris and Eliza Kempner Fund

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

[Letter from Daniel Webster Kempner to Isaac Herbert Kempner and Eliza Seinsheimer, March 31, 1899]

Description: Letter from Daniel Webster Kempner to his mother, Eliza Seinsheimer, and his brother, Isaac Herbert Kempner, discussing his travels through Europe, European current events, European history, and some of his experiences on his trip, including riding a horse. The letter is written on Chapman's Family Hotel stationary.
Date: March 31, 1899
Creator: Kempner, Daniel Webster
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

[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

[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 2, 1898]

Description: Letter from Daniel Webster Kempner to Isaac Herbert Kempner discussing his plans for travel into the Russian frontier, as well as a few details from his travels thus far. He mentions that he thinks America should not pay off Cuba and Puerto Rico's debts, and that he will give a description of life in Poland in his next letter.
Date: November 2, 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