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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 23 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

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

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 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

Division of Continuing Education assistant dean records, 1957-1971

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 547 Series 5
Scope and Contents Materials contain administrative files, including correspondence and memos, meeting minutes, reports, financial information, and other records from when Richard Henstrom was the assistant dean of the Divison of Continuing Education. Dated from 1957 to 1971.
Dates: 1957-1971

Division of Continuing Education assistant dean records, 1952-1959

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 547 Series 6
Scope and Contents note Contains administrative files, including correspondence and memos, meeting minutes, reports, financial information, and other materials when Lynn Hilton was the Divison of Continuing Education's assistant dean. Dated from 1952 to 1959.
Dates: 1952-1959

Division of Continuing Education assistant dean records, 1955-1970

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 547 Series 7
Scope and Contents Contains administrative files, including correspondence and memos, meeting minutes, reports, financial information, and other records from when Phileon B. Robinson was the assitant dean of the Division of Continuing Education. Dated from 1955 to 1970.
Dates: 1955-1970

Division of Continuing Education collection addendum, 1960-2002

 Series
Identifier: UA 547 Series 20
Scope and Contents note Materials contain administrative files, including correspondence and memos, meeting minutes, reports, financial information, and other records. Dated from 1960 to 2002.
Dates: 1960-2002

Division of Continuing Education correspondence and other material, 1965-1973

 Sub-Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 547 Series 4 Sub-Series 2
Scope and Contents note Materials contain administrative files, including correspondence and memos, meeting minutes, reports, financial information, and other records. Dated from 1965 to 1973.
Dates: 1965-1973