Nelson, Lowry, 1893-
- Existence: 1893 - 1986
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)
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Materials contain information on the London Center, the Residence Center, London, and the program curriculum. Dated from 1977 to 1984.
Materials contain files on Madrid program (general) and faculty selection. Dated from 1975 to 1982.
Materials contain general administrative files on the Paris program. Dated from 1976 to 1981.
Materials contain general files, committee files faculty files about study abroad and information on the Jerusalem, London, Paris and Madrid study abroad programs. Dated from 1965 to 1989.
Materials contain records on Paris, Israel, and London, finances, personnel records, catalogs, student letters, scholarships, facilities, reviews, faculty selection, and other records. Dated from 1974 to 1984.
Materials contain general program and workshop records. Dated from 1973 to 1976.