Scope and Contents
The papers include field and official diaries from 1920-1951, professional correspondence, and a file of publications.
Correspondence is arranged alphabetically by correspondent. Incoming and outgoing correspondence are integrated.
Diaries are arranged chronologically. Some years are incomplete.
Subject files are arranged alphabetically by subject, organization, or name. Materials consist of correspondence, publications, clippings, field reports, memos, agendas, and meeting minutes.
Publications are arranged by title. Materials vary by title, but include manuscripts, reviews, correspondence, supporting materials, research materials, tearsheets, reports, and other documents.
- Creation: 1920-1968
Conditions Governing Access
Collection is open to the public. Collection must be used in Special Collections and University Archives Reading Room. Collection or parts of collection may be stored offsite. Please contact Special Collections and University Archives in advance of your visit to allow for transportation time.
Conditions Governing Use
Property rights reside with Special Collections and University Archives, University of Oregon Libraries. Copyright resides with the creators of the documents or their heirs. All requests for permission to publish collection materials must be submitted to Special Collections and University Archives. The reader must also obtain permission of the copyright holder.
Biographical / Historical
Leo Isaac (1892-1970) was born near Fond du Lac, Wisconsin and was educated at the University of Minnesota. For 32 years he was engaged in Douglas fir research, a silviculturist in the Pacific Northwest Forest and Range Experiment Station. After 1956 he was a private consultant in forestry.
3.5 linear feet (3 containers) : 2 record storage boxes and 1 manuscript box
Language of Materials
Leo Isaac (1892-1970) was a forester in the Pacific Northwest. The papers include diaries, correspondence, and publications.
Collection is organized into the following series: Correspondence, Diaries, Subject files, and Publications.
Other Finding Aids
Paper finding aid with additional information is available in Special Collections & University Archives.
Collection processed by staff, May 1973.
This finding aid may be updated periodically to account for new acquisitions to the collection and/or revisions in arrangement and description.
- Guide to the Leo Anthony Isaac papers
- Complete Description
- University of Oregon Libraries, Archivists' Toolkit Project Team and Cassie Schmitt
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description
- Language of description note
- Finding aid written in English
- Funding for production of this finding aid was provided through a grant awarded by the National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC).