Stanley Myer Isaacs (1882-1962) was a New York City politician and civic leader. After practicing law and being active in real estate, building and investments, Isaacs was elected president of the Borough of Manhattan in 1937. In 1941 he became a member of the City Council and served in that position for twenty years. He also was involved with many civic and welfare organizations. Collection consists of correspondence, financial and organizational papers, scrapbooks, clippings, and memorabilia mainly covering Isaacs' tenure as Manhattan Borough President and New York City Councilman. Records include general correspondence and papers, 1901-1962; borough presidency papers, 1938-1941; City Council papers, 1941-1962; campaign for City Council papers, 1941-1961; scrapbooks of letters, clippings and memorabilia, 1899-1962; miscellaneous papers; and letters from prominent persons.