Leo Isaac (1892-1970) was born near Fon 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.
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.
Restrictions on Access :
Collection is open to the public.
Collection must be used in Special Collections & University Archives Reading Room.Restrictions on Use :
Property rights reside with Special Collections & 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 & University Archives. The reader must also obtain permission of the copyright holder.
Archival material may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal and/or state right to privacy laws and other regulations.
Researchers are advised that the disclosure of certain information pertaining to identifiable living individuals represented in this collection without the consent of those individuals may have legal ramifications (e.g. a cause of action for invasion of privacy may arise if facts concerning an individual's private life are published that would be deemed highly offensive to a reasonable person) for which the University of Oregon assumes no responsibility.
If a researcher finds sensitive personal information in a collection, please bring it to the attention of the reading room staff.Preferred Citation :
[Identification of item], Leo Anthony Isaac papers, Ax 730, Special Collections & University Archives, University of Oregon Libraries, Eugene, Oregon.
Collection is organized into the following series: Correspondence, Diaries, Subject files, and Publications.
Processing Note :
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.Additional Reference Guides :
Paper finding aid with additional information is available in Special Collections & University Archives.