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, including correspondence and memos, meeting minutes, reports, financial information, and other records. Dated from 1982 to 1989.
Materials contain minutes from staff meetings, 1957-1970.
Materials contain Evening Class schedules and bulletins, and Evening School newsletter. Dated from 1950 to 1969.
Contains a history of the Evening school, minutes, administrative files, budgets, reports, surveys, and Evening school schedules, bulletins, and newsletters. Dated from 1950 to 1970.
Materials contain administrative files, including budgets, reports, enrollment summaries, surveys, faculty loads, and other records. Dated from 1955 to 1970.
Materials contain a History of Evening Schools, 1965.
Materials contain records on tutorial training in Latin America, and genealogy in Spanish. Dated from 1972 to 1974.
Materials contain administrative files, including correspondence, memos, and other records. Dated from 1954 to 1965.
Materials contain administrative files, including catalogs, faculty information, exams, lessons, contracts, handbooks, policy and procedures, and other records. Dated from 1954 to 1970.