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:
Materials contain comparative reports, budget requests, projections, and reports, samplings, Education Week evaluations and attendance reports, and correspondence. Dated from 1967 to 1971.
Materials contain manuscripts of lectures submitted for publication, with some correspondence. Dated from 1973 to 1974.
Materials contain Meeting minutes. Dated from 1959 to 1970.
Contains administrative files, including correspondence and memos, meeting minutes, reports, financial information, and other records. Dated from 1958 to 1969.
Materials contain administrative files, including correspondence and memos, charts, and other records. Dated from 1959 to 1966.
Materials contain meeting minutes, financial reports, statistics, policy and procedures, workshops, correspondences, and other material related to the Los Angeles Center. Dated from 1958 to 1974.
Materials contain administrative files, including correspondence and memos. Dated from 1960 to 1964.
Letter from Lowry Nelson to T. Earl Pardoe describing a brief history and overview of the BYU Extension division. Nelson was, at the time, a professor of sociology at the University of Minnesota.
Materials contain files of the director of Off-Campus Courses and Conferences. Dated from 1950 to 1972.