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)
Found in 106 Collections and/or Records:
Contains files of the Deans and Directors. Includes records for Education week, leadership conferences, Travel Study, Home Study, evening classes, Special Courses and Conferences, community education, Salt Lake Center, and a brief history of the Division. Dated from 1921 to 2002.
Materials contain American Indian Services general records. Dated from 1983 to 1989.
Materials contain records on Guatemala, Mexico, Bolivia, enrichment files, program files, and other material on the Latin American program. Dated from 1970 to 1982.
Materials contain program records (material genres unspecified). Dated from 1974 to 1983.
Materials contain general files, and physical facility files on the California Center, Idaho/Ricks College, and Salt Lake Center. Dated from 1962 to 1986.
Materials contain major reports (annual, statistical, financial) and histories of the Extension Division, Adult Education and Extension Service and the Division of Continuing Education 1921 to 1977.
Materials contain administrative reports on self-studies, creative works, exterior studies, vacation and sick time, and accidents; also annual and division items, and other records. Dated from 1973 to 1992.
Contains the reports, surveys, and historical studies and histories of the Extension Division, Adult Education and Extension Service, and the Division of Continuing Education. Dated from 1921 from 1977.
Materials contain administrative files for the Salt Lake, California, Ogden, and Idaho centers. Dated from 1982 to 1989.
Materials contain administrative files, including student reports, tour reports, questionnaires, correspondence, financial papers, syllabi and other course materials, itineraries, and other records. Dated from 1965-1987.