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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 42 Collections and/or Records:

Adult Education and Extension Services director additional papers and faculty terminations, 1952-1970

 Sub-Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 547 Series 3 Sub-Series 3
Scope and Contents Materials contain administrative files, including correspondence and memos, meeting minutes, reports, financial information, and other records. Dated from 1952 to 1970.
Dates: 1952-1970

Adult Education and Extension Services director correspondence and memorandums, 1924-1964

 Sub-Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 547 Series 3 Sub-Series 1
Scope and Contents Contains administrative files, including correspondence and memos, meeting minutes, reports, financial information, and other records. Dated from 1924 to 1964.
Dates: 1924-1964

Adult Education and Extension Services director correspondence and memorandums, 1956-1970

 Sub-Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 547 Series 3 Sub-Series 2
Scope and Contents Contains administrative files, including correspondence and memos, meeting minutes, reports, financial information, and other records. Dated from 1956 to 1970.
Dates: 1956-1970

Audio Visual Center chairman additional community education reports and other material, 1960-1962

 Sub-Series — Box: J 6
Identifier: UA 547 Series 9 Sub-Series 6
Scope and Contents note Contains Audio Visual Communications final and monthly reports, and handbook. Dated from 1960 to 1962.
Dates: 1960-1962

Audio Visual Center chairman community education correspondence, 1949-1966

 Sub-Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 547 Series 9 Sub-Series 2
Scope and Contents note Contains administrative files, including correspondence and memos, meeting minutes, reports, financial information, and other records. Dated from 1949 to 1966.
Dates: 1949-1966

Audio Visual Center chairman community education financial and other reports, 1954-1964

 Sub-Series — Box: J 4, Folder: 4-10
Identifier: UA 547 Series 9 Sub-Series 3
Scope and Contents note Contains administrative files, including correspondence and memos, meeting minutes, reports, financial information, and other reports. Dated from 1954 to 1964.
Dates: 1954-1964

Church Educational System (CES) program records, 1971-1989

 Sub-Series — Box: Addendum 16, Folder: 1-4
Identifier: UA 547 Series 20 Sub-Series 6 Sub-Series 1
Scope and Contents note Materials contain administrative files, including literacy program proposals and reports, and Youth/Youth and Family program files. Dated from 1971 to 1989.
Dates: 1971-1989

Community Education chairman records, 1939-1968

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 547 Series 8
Scope and Contents note Contains administrative files, including correspondence and memos, meeting minutes, reports, financial information, and other records from when R. Wayne Shute was chairman of Community Education. Dated from 1939 to 1968.
Dates: 1939-1968

Division of Continuing Education annual reports, 1984-2002

 Sub-Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 547 Series 20 Sub-Series 14 Sub-Series 6
Scope and Contents note Materials contain annual administrative reports. Dated from 1984 to 2002.
Dates: 1984-2002

Division of Continuing Education assistant dean correspondence and other material, 1958-1962

 Sub-Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 547 Series 7 Sub-Series 2
Scope and Contents Contains administrative files, including correspondence and memos, meeting minutes, reports, financial information, and other records from when Phileon B. Robinson was assistand Dean of the Division of Continuing Education. Dated from 1958 to 1962.
Dates: 1958-1962