The Edgar P. Hoener Papers consist of materials created and assembled by Hoener, primarily reflecting his work as a staff member and editor of The Timberman magazine. The collection includes correspondence, publications, procedures manuals, information files on the lumber and publishing industries, awards, and photographs. The collection also includes materials pertaining to OSU organizations with which Hoener was affiliated and to political causes and organizations to which Hoener subscribed.
The photographs consist of b/w prints, many of which were taken or acquired for publication in The Timberman. The photographs depict the magazine staff and owners and their participation in timber industry and publishing organizations as well as various timber industry activities in the Pacific Northwest. The awards include certificates and plaques.