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 administrative files, meeting minutes, reports, correspondences, and other records when Stanly A. Peterson was the dean of the Division of Continuing Education. Dated from 1963 to 1973.
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Materials contain correspondence of specific individuals, as well as of various unpspecified chairmen, boards, and other records. Also financial correspondence, Salt Lake Center and Washington Seminar items, and other records. Dated from 1969 to 1988.
Materials contain administrative files such as literacy program proposals and reports, information on workshops, lectures, and other general program records. Dated from 1969 to 1989.
Materials contain general administrative files, including handbooks, research, curricula, programs, course catalogs, and other records. Dated from 1960 to 1989.
Materials contain invitations, National University Continuing Education Association records, and South, East, and North records. Dated from 1982 to 1989.
Materials contain committee files and meeting minutes, filed by department or committee in no particular order. Dated from 1971 to 1987.
Contains administrative files, including correspondence and memos, meeting minutes, reports, lists, procedures, financial information, and other records. Dated from 1963 to 1972.
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Materials contain administrative files, American Indian Services general records, Continuing Education communique records, invitations, annual reports, and other records. Dated from 1982 to 2002.