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 meeting minutes, workshop notes and minutes, conference materials, and other records. Dated from 1955 to 1969.
Materials contain progress reports, statistics, meeting minutes, correspondences, administrative files such as catalogs, exams, lessons, handbooks, policies, prison inmate applications and samples and requests from the Home Study Department. Dated from 1936 to 1973.
Materials contain progress reports, annual, statistical, and quarterly reports, annual reports to the President, inventories, and other records. Dated from 1936 to 1973.
Materials contain a sampling of Home Study student's problems and requests reflecting policy and procedure, correspondence, prison inmate applications, and other records. Dated from 1957 to 1965.
Materials contain administrative files on Bolivian literacy projects (progress reports, tutorial manuals, financial records, correspondence), Bolivian health studies and other records. Dated from 1970 to 1980.
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Materials contain women lesson enrichment general records. Dated from 1971 to 1978.
Materials contain administrative files, including correspondence and memos, enrollment, outlines, notes and handouts, and other records. Dated from 1960 to 1966.
Materials contain administrative files, including correspondence and memos, meeting minutes, reports, financial information, and other records. Dated from 1959 to 1965.