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Nelson, Lowry, 1893-

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1893-1986

Biographical History

Lowry Nelson (1893-1986) was a sociology professor and academic administrator in Utah.

Lowry Nelson was born on April 16, 1893 in Ferron, Utah. He served as secretary to the president of Utah State Agricultural College from 1917 to 1919. In 1921 he became editor of the magazine Utah Farmer. From 1923-1934 he was Extension Division's director at Brigham Young University. In 1924 he married Florence Newell. In 1929 he also held the position of Dean of the College of Applied Science. In 1934 Dr. Nelson organized the social welfare division of the Utah Emergency Relief Administration. From 1937-1958 he was rural sociologist at the University of Minnesota. Nelson became a member of President Franklin D. Roosevelt's Farm Tenancy Committee in 1936. He died in 1986.

Citation

Young, A. After sunset.

Familysearch, via WWW, April 30, 2015 (Lowry Nelson; b. April 16, 1893 Ferron, Utah; Education & Career; Secrety in Utah State Agricultural College 1917-1919; 1921 Utah Famer editor; 1923-1934 Extension Division's director; 1924 married Florence Newell; 1929 Dean of College of Applied Science; 1934 organized welfare Division. 1937-1958 University of Minnesota rural sociologist; 1936 member of Pres. Roosevelt's Farm Tenancy Committee. D. 1986)

Found in 11 Collections and/or Records:

Division of Continuing Education financial records, 1965-1988

 Sub-Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 547 Series 20 Sub-Series 12
Scope and Contents note Materials contain files on fees and honoraria, federal funds, overhead, salaries, contracts and grants, tuition, audits, and other records. Dated from 1965 to 1988.
Dates: 1965-1988

Division of Continuing Education records on Latin American program, 1970-1982

 Sub-Series
Identifier: UA 547 Series 20 Sub-Series 7
Scope and Contents Materials contain records on Guatemala, Mexico, Bolivia, enrichment files, program files, and other material on the Latin American program. Dated from 1970 to 1982.
Dates: 1970-1982

Division of Continuing Education records on physical facilities and centers, 1962-1986

 Sub-Series
Identifier: UA 547 Series 20 Sub-Series 8
Scope and Contents Materials contain general files, and physical facility files on the California Center, Idaho/Ricks College, and Salt Lake Center. Dated from 1962 to 1986.
Dates: 1962-1986

Division of Continuing Education satellite campuses records, 1982-1989

 Sub-Series — Box: Addendum 43, Folder: 1-10
Identifier: UA 547 Series 20 Sub-Series 14 Sub-Series 5
Scope and Contents note Materials contain administrative files for the Salt Lake, California, Ogden, and Idaho centers. Dated from 1982 to 1989.
Dates: 1982-1989

Off-Campus Courses and Conferences Department records, 1950-1972

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 547 Series 14
Scope and Contents Materials contain files of the director of Off-Campus Courses and Conferences. Dated from 1950 to 1972.
Dates: 1950-1972

Physical Facilities Idaho/Ricks College Center records, 1972-1985

 Sub-Series — Box: Addendum 26, Folder: 9-15
Identifier: UA 547 Series 20 Sub-Series 8 Sub-Series 3
Scope and Contents note Materials contain Idaho Center and Ricks College correspondence, approvals, program files, and other records. Dated from 1972 to 1985.
Dates: 1972-1985

Study Abroad faculty records, 1977-1983

 Sub-Series — Box: Addendum 5, Folder: 5-8
Identifier: UA 547 Series 20 Sub-Series 1 Sub-Series 3
Scope and Contents note Materials contain files on directors, faculty selection, Keith Oakes, and administration. Dated from 1977 to 1983.
Dates: 1977-1983

Study Abroad Jerusalem records, 1975-1989

 Sub-Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 547 Series 20 Sub-Series 1 Sub-Series 4
Scope and Contents note Materials contain administrative files, including curricula, program goals, correspondence, files on faculty and archaeology, committees, and other records. Dated from 1975-1989.
Dates: 1975-1989

Study Abroad Madrid records, 1975-1982

 Sub-Series — Box: Addendum 8, Folder: 7-8
Identifier: UA 547 Series 20 Sub-Series 1 Sub-Series 6
Scope and Contents note Materials contain files on Madrid program (general) and faculty selection. Dated from 1975 to 1982.
Dates: 1975-1982

Study Abroad Paris records, 1976-1981

 Sub-Series — Box: Addendum 8, Folder: 9-10
Identifier: UA 547 Series 20 Sub-Series 1 Sub-Series 7
Scope and Contents note Materials contain general administrative files on the Paris program. Dated from 1976 to 1981.
Dates: 1976-1981