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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Contains meeting minutes, correspondences, newsletters, films and filmstrips, financial reports, community education reports, and other records from when L. R. Lindeman was chairman of Audio Visual Center. Dated from 1949 to 1966.
Materials contain general program records. Dated from 1969 to 1978.
Materials contain administrative files, including literacy program proposals and reports, and Youth/Youth and Family program files. Dated from 1971 to 1989.
Materials contain administrative files on Seminary and Institute, different subsections and departments of CES, and other records. Dated from 1964 to 1989.
Materials contain administrative files, including correspondence and memos, film texts, slide presentations, outlines, and other records from when Kenneth Robbins was supervisor of the department. Dated from 1958 to 1977.
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.
Materials contain administrative files, including program proposals, workshop and seminar information, course materials, lectures, project notes, and other records. Dated from 1969 to 1989.
Materials contain academic files by department, in no particular order. Includes credit and transfer requirements, questionnaires, course material, program files, bulletins, and other records. Dated from 1964 to 1989.
Materials contain annual administrative reports. Dated from 1984 to 2002.
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.