GUIDE TO THE COLLECTION

Collection Title: PORT OF LAKE CHARLES COLLECTION

Accession Number: 072

Archives and Special Collections Department
Frazar Memorial Library
McNeese State University


Container List

Series - Minutes

Box 1

File Folders (FF) 1   Record of organization of the Commissioners of Lake Charles Harbor and Terminal District held on
                                    January 22, 1925. The board members were Guy Beatty, Frank Roberts, R. Krause, W. P. Weber,
                                    and E. R. Kaufman.
                                  Correspondence with Secretary of State showing officers elected and terms of office.
                                  Minutes of meetings - January 22, 1925 - December 22, 1925
                    FF 2     January 12, 1926 - December 14, 1926
                    FF 3     January 14, 1927 - June 17, 1927
                    FF 4     July 1, 1927 - December 23, 1927
                    FF 5     January 23, 1928 - December 21, 1928
                    FF 6     January 10, 1929 - December 10, 1929
                    FF 7     January 14, 1930 - December 16, 1930
                    FF 8     January 22, 1931 - June 17, 1931
                    FF 9     July 14, 1931 - December 28, 1931

Box 2

                    FF 1     January 13, 1932 - December 13, 1932
                    FF 2     January 13, 1933 - December 12, 1933
                    FF 3     January 11, 1934 - December 20, 1934
                    FF 4     January 2, 1935 - December 22, 1935
                    FF 5     January 16, 1936 - December 8, 1936
                    FF 6     January 28, 1937 - December 14, 1937
                    FF 7     January 11, 1938 - December 13, 1938
                    FF 8     February 15, 1939 - December 12, 1939
                    FF 9     January 1940 - December 10, 1940

Box 3

                    FF 1     January 15, 1941 - December 16, 1941
                    FF 2     January 13, 1942 - December 14, 1942
                    FF 3     January 26, 1943 - December 1943
                    FF 4     January 1944 - December 19, 1944
                    FF 5     January 1945 - December 18, 1945
                    FF 6     January 1946 - December 11, 1946
                    FF 7     January 7, 1947 - December 23, 1947
                    FF 8     January 28, 1948 - December 8, 1948

Box 4

                    FF 1     January 4, 1949 - December 14, 1949
                    FF 2     January 11, 1950 - November 21, 1950
                    FF 3     January 18, 1951 - December 12, 1951
                    FF 4     January 16, 1952 - December 10, 1952
                    FF 5     January 15, 1953 - August 13, 1953
                    FF 6     September 9, 1953 - December 29, 1953
                    FF 7     January 12, 1954 - March 30, 1954
                    FF 8     April 9, 1954 - June 16, 1954

Box 5

                    FF 1     June 23, 1954 - December 21, 1954
                    FF 2     January 4, 1955 - June 29, 1955
                    FF 3     July 7, 1955 - November 30, 1955
                    FF 4     January 12, 1956 - May 23, 1956
                    FF 5     June 8, 1956 - December 19, 1956
                    FF 6     January 4, 1957 - April 16, 1957
                    FF 7     May 7, 1957 - July 24, 1957

Box 6

                    FF 1     August 7,1957 - October 31, 1957
                    FF 2     November 13, 1957 - December 18, 1957
                    FF 3     January 14, 1958 - May 13, 1958
                    FF 4     June 10, 1958 - December 30, 1958
                    FF 5     January 30, 1959 - July 14, 1959
                    FF 6     August 12, 1959 - December 9, 1959
                    FF 7     January 6, 1960 - April 13, 1960
                    FF 8     May 11, 1960 - July 13, 1960

Box 7

                    FF 1     August 10, 1960 - December 19, 1960
                    FF 2     January 3, 1961 - March 3, 1961
                    FF 3     March 8, 1961 - September 8, 1961
                    FF 4     September 13, 1961 - December 13, 1961
                    FF 5     January 10, 1962 - May 3, 1962
                    FF 6     June 13, 1962 - August 27, 1962
                    FF 7     September 12, 1962 - December 19, 1962
                    FF 8     January 7, 1963 - May 8, 1963
                    FF 9     May 27, 1963 - August 14, 1963

Box 8

                    FF 1     September 3, 1963 - December 11, 1963
                    FF 2     January 8, 1964 - April 10, 1964
                    FF 3     April 15, 1964 - August 12, 1964
                    FF 4     August 14, 1964 - December 9, 1964
                    FF 5     January 5, 1965 - April 14, 1965
                    FF 6     May 12, 1965 - October 27, 1965

Box 9

                    FF 1     November 3, 1965
                    FF 2     November 3, 1965 (continued)
                    FF 3     November 17, 1965 - January 31, 1966
                    FF 4     February 9, 1966 - June 15, 1966
                    FF 5     June 17, 1966 - September 13, 1966

Box 10

The records from Sept. 13, 1966 to Feb. 24, 1975 have not been sent by the Port as yet. This box contains Feb. 24, 1975 to July 12, 1978. These will be put in file folders as soon as the missing dates have come in.


Series - Publications and Articles

Box 1  FF 1  Various journal and newspaper articles about the Port
           FF 2  Port of Lake Charles Magazine vol. 1, #2 June 1949, vol. 1, #4 March-April 1950
                   (Others covering 1959-1972 are cataloged Special/HE/554/.L2/P67)
           FF 3  Port of Lake Charles Tariff #5, 1950 Rates, Charges, Rules and Regulations,
                    Port of Lake Charles Tariff #7, 1958 Rates, Charges, Rules and Regulations
           FF 4  The Story of a Port: A Study in Growth and Progress at Lake Charles, Louisiana, 2 copies of this booklet, n.d.,
                    Via Lake Charles: The City that Built a Pass to the Sea, booklet, n.d.
           FF 5  "World Ports Reprint," April 1955 Report on Lake Charles Progress and the Port, Welcome Aboard: A Guide for
                    New Employees at the Port of Lake Charles,
booklet, 1960, miscellaneous brochures, copy of Budget Message
                    for 1986 dated Nov. 27, 1985, doubloon from the Port celebrating its 50th anniversary 1926-1976
           FF 6  Port of Lake Charles - Gateway to the Gulf, VHS of television program on the port narrated by John Bridges

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