GUIDE TO THE COLLECTION

Collection Title: LEOPOLD KAUFMAN COLLECTION

Accession Number: 023

Archives and Special Collections Department
Frazar Memorial Library
McNeese State University


Container List

Series 1: Receipts

Box 1

File Folder (FF) 1   Alexandria
                    FF 2     Baltimore
                    FF 3     Baton Rouge
                    FF 4     Beaumont
                    FF 5     Boston
                    FF 6     Cameron
                    FF 7     Chicago
                    FF 8     Cincinnati
                    FF 9     Cleveland
                    FF 10   Covington, KY
                    FF 11   Covington, LA
                    FF 12   Crowley
                    FF 13   Cuba
                    FF 14   Dallas
                    FF 15   Dayton, OH
                    FF 16   DeRidder
                    FF 17   Dry Creek
                    FF 18   Eunice
                    FF 19   Evansville
                    FF 20   Forest Hill
                    FF 21   Friersburg, LA
                    FF 22   Galveston 
                    FF 23   Gillis, LA
                    FF 24   Goshen, IN
                    FF 25   Grand Lake
                    FF 26   Grant, LA
                    FF 27   Haverhill, MA
                    FF 28   Henrietta, TX 
                    FF 29   Houston
                    FF 30   Howe, TX
                    FF 31   Indianapolis
                    FF 32   Iowa, LA
                    FF 33   Jackson, LA
                    FF 34   Jennings, LA
                    FF 35   Jersey City & Burlington, NJ
                    FF 36   Kansas City, MO
                    FF 37   Kinder
                    FF 38   Lacasine, LA

Box 2                              Lake Charles Receipts
                    FF 1      Lumber Companies
                                    M.T. Jones & Co.
                                    Mount Hope Lumber Co.
                                    Calcasieu Export Lumber Co.
                                    H.C. Drew Lumber Co.
                                    Drew and Powell Lumber Co.
                                    Perkins and Miller Lumber Co.
                                    Bel-Bunker Lumber Co.
                                    Lake City Lumber Co.
                                    Lake Charles Planing Mill Co.
                                    John H. Poe Shingles
                    FF 2     Newspapers
                                    The American or Daily American 
                                    Lake Charles Tribune
                                    Lake Charles Commercial m
                                    Lake Charles Press
                                    Lake Charles Echo
                                    Press publishing Co. and The Daily Press
                                    The Patriot
                    FF 3     Banks
                                    Calcasieu Bank
                                    Watkins Banking Co.
                                    First National Bank
                    FF 4     Tugs
                                    Tug Ernest and Owners
                                    Tug George Sealy and Owners
                                    Steam Tug Alamo
                    FF 5     Groceries and Bakers
                                    George Richard - Commercial Bakery
                                    J.J Rigmaiden & Co.
                                    I.N. Mudgett's Bakery
                                    J.C. Valverde & Co.
                                    Milligan-Martin Grocery Co.
                                    Elstner-Martin Grocery Co.
                                    The Palace Grocery
                                    David Reims Meat Market 
                                    Thompson & Loree
                                    Loyd,Fox & Co.
                    FF 6     Livery
                                    D.R. Swift - Lake Charles Livery, Feed and Sale Stables
                                    Ryan and Wehrt Livery, Feed and Sale Stables
                    FF 7     Blacksmiths
                                    J.K.McDonald - Blacksmith and Wheelwright
                                    Frank Mix - Blacksmith and Wheelwright
                                    W.P. McPhee - Blacksmith and Wheelwright
                    FF 8     Lodges
                                    Lake Charles Lodge
                                    Anchor Lodge
                    FF 9     Adolph Meyer - Druggist
                    FF 10   Thomas Hanson Rice and Shingles
                    FF 11   Jones and Wall and W.C. Wall - General Brokers
                    FF 12   Kansas City, Watkins & Gulf Railway
                    FF 13   Lake Charles College
                    FF 14   Lake Charles Hebrew Benevolent Association
                    FF 15   Lake Charles Ice, Light and Waterworks
                    FF 16   Lake Charles Rice Milling Co. 
                    FF 17   Lake Charles Steam Laundry
                    FF 18   Loxely & Martin Contactors
                    FF 19   Drs. Martin and Watkins
                    FF 20   Murray-Brooks Hardware
                    FF 21   New Orleans Brewing Association
                    FF 22   N.E. North - General Fire Insurance
                    FF 23   Parish, State and Local Government
                    FF 24   J.H. Read - Read & Foard
                    FF 25   Lawyers
                                    A R. Mitchell - Lawyer
                                    John Buck and Son - Brick and Tile
                                    Schwing & Moore - Attorneys
                    FF 26   Shutts and Burton
                    FF 27   Smith and Richard - General Fire and Marine Insurance
                    FF 28   Walker House
                    FF 29   Edw. L. Wells - Law and Notarial
                    FF 30   Wells, Fargo & Co.
                    FF 31   E.D. White - Bricks
                    FF 32   George H. Woolman
                    FF 33   Miscellaneous

Box 3

                    FF 1     Lawrence, KS
                    FF 2     Leesburg, LA
                    FF 3     Louisville, KY
                    FF 4     Marshall, TX
                    FF 5     Memphis
                    FF 6     Mermentau
                    FF 7     Mobile
                    FF 8     Nashville
                    FF 9     New Haven,CT m
                    FF 10   New Iberia
                    FF 11   New Orleans

Box 4

                    FF 1     New York
                    FF 2     Newton, NJ
                    FF 3     Oakdale
                    FF 4     Oberlin
                    FF 5     Opelousas
                    FF 6     Orange, TX
                    FF 7     Philadelphia
                    FF 8     Port Arthur
                    FF 9     Portland, ME
                    FF 10   Quincy, IL
                    FF 11   Raceland, LA
                    FF 12   Ramsey, LA
                    FF 13   Rayne, LA 
                    FF 14   Rockville, MO
                    FF 15   St. Louis
                    FF 16   San Antonio
                    FF 17   San Francisco
                    FF 18   Schell City, MO 
                    FF 19   Sheboygan, WI
                    FF 20   Shelbyville, IN
                    FF 21   Shreveport
                    FF 22   Strassburg-in-Alsace
                    FF 23   Sugartown
                    FF 24   Sulpher   (includes Calcasieu, LA and Davis Mills, LA)
                    FF 25   Texarkana, TX
                    FF 26   Troy, NY
                    FF 27   Vacherie, LA
                    FF 28   Vinton, LA
                    FF 29   Waco
                    FF 30   Washington, LA
                    FF 31   Welsh, LA 
                    FF 32   Westlake
                    FF 33   Woodman Co., KS
                    FF 34   Yates Center, KS
                    FF 35   Receipts - First Natonal Bank, Calcasieu National Bank, City of Lake Charles
                    FF 36   Miscellaneous receipts, correspondence
                    FF 37   Stock Certificates

Box 5

                            (E.R. Kaufman)
                    FF 1     Family Information
                    FF 2     Donations to the museum
                    FF 3     Port of Lake Charles Magazine, April 1966, Article about E.R. Kaufman
                    FF 4     Article about Port of Lake Charles

                    FF 5     Talk about Federal Constitution
                    FF 6     Obituary

Box 6

                    FF 1     Atlanta, GA
                    FF 2     Alexandria, LA
                    FF 3     Baltimore, MD
                    FF 4     Baton Rouge, LA
                    FF 5     Beaumont, TX
                    FF 6     Boston, MA
                    FF 7     Bridgewater, MA
                    FF 8     Burlington, NJ
                    FF 9     Cedar Rapids, IA
                    FF 10   Chicago, IL
                    FF 11   Cleveland, OH
                    FF 12   Clinton, NJ
                    FF 13   Collinsville, TX
                    FF 14   Columbus, OH
                    FF 15   DeRidder, LA
                    FF 16   Dry Creek, LA
                    FF 17   Edgerly, LA
                    FF 18   Evansville, IN
                    FF 19   Firthcliffe, NY
                    FF 20   Frankfurt, Germany
                    FF 21   Frankfort, KY
                    FF 22   Galveston, TX
                    FF 23   Gillis, LA
                    FF 24   Houston, TX
                    FF 25   Howe, TX
                    FF 26   Hughesville, MO
                    FF 27   Iowa, LA
                    FF 28   Jeanerette, LA
                    FF 29   Kansas City, MO
                    FF 30   Kankokee, IL
                    FF 31   Kinder, LA
                    FF 32   Lake Charles, LA
                    FF 33   Laurents, LA
                    FF 34   Little Falls, NJ
                    FF 35   McComb, MS
                    FF 36   Many, LA
                    FF 37   Marietta, GA
                    FF 38   Marshall, TX
                    FF 39   Milwaukee, WI
                    FF 40   Mobile, AL
                    FF 41   New Orleans, LA

Box 7

                    FF 1     New York, NY
                    FF 2     Newburg, MA
                    FF 3     North Adams, MA
                    FF 4     Oberlin, LA
                    FF 5     Opelousas, LA
                    FF 6     Orange, TX
                    FF 7     Oswego, KS
                    FF 8     Philadelphia, PA
                    FF 9     Port Arthur, TX
                    FF 10   Rochester, NY
                    FF 11   San Marcos, TX
                    FF 12   Sheboygan, WI
                    FF 13   South Ashburham, MA
                    FF 14   St. Louis, MO
                    FF 15   Strossburg, Germany
                    FF 16   Sulphur, LA
                    FF 17   Tippecanoe City, OK
                    FF 18   Trenton, NJ
                    FF 19   Vinton, LA
                    FF 20   Washington, LA
                    FF 21   Welborn, LA
                    FF 22   Welsh, LA
                    FF 23   Westlake, LA


Series 2: Ledgers

Box 1                     Ledger, Feb. 1884 - Dec. 1896

Box 2                     Ledgers
                        1) Ledger of purchases of general merchandise: May 1, 1891 - October 1898
                        2) Ledger of purchases of general merchandise by several people: October 1882 - May 16, 1883
                        3) Inventory Ledger: June 1883 - October 30, 1883
                        4) Ledger of purchases made by several people: May 1892 - January 21, 1900
                        5) Purchase Ledger: May 1886 - February 1887
                        6) Ledger for inventory of general merchandise: Name of Anderson on first page of ledger;
                            July 19, 1885-December 9, 1899
                        7) Ledger for inventory of general merchandise; prices are given for  sold in quantity.
                            No date on this ledger.
                        8) Inventory ledger of general merchandise: 1895

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