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Nelson, Lowry, 1893-

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1893-1986

Biographical History

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 42 Collections and/or Records:

Division of Continuing Education assistant dean records, 1957-1971

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 547 Series 5
Scope and Contents Materials contain administrative files, including correspondence and memos, meeting minutes, reports, financial information, and other records from when Richard Henstrom was the assistant dean of the Divison of Continuing Education. Dated from 1957 to 1971.
Dates: 1957-1971

Division of Continuing Education assistant dean records, 1952-1959

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 547 Series 6
Scope and Contents note Contains administrative files, including correspondence and memos, meeting minutes, reports, financial information, and other materials when Lynn Hilton was the Divison of Continuing Education's assistant dean. Dated from 1952 to 1959.
Dates: 1952-1959

Division of Continuing Education assistant dean records, 1955-1970

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 547 Series 7
Scope and Contents Contains administrative files, including correspondence and memos, meeting minutes, reports, financial information, and other records from when Phileon B. Robinson was the assitant dean of the Division of Continuing Education. Dated from 1955 to 1970.
Dates: 1955-1970

Division of Continuing Education collection addendum, 1960-2002

 Series
Identifier: UA 547 Series 20
Scope and Contents note Materials contain administrative files, including correspondence and memos, meeting minutes, reports, financial information, and other records. Dated from 1960 to 2002.
Dates: 1960-2002

Division of Continuing Education correspondence and other material, 1965-1973

 Sub-Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 547 Series 4 Sub-Series 2
Scope and Contents note Materials contain administrative files, including correspondence and memos, meeting minutes, reports, financial information, and other records. Dated from 1965 to 1973.
Dates: 1965-1973

Division of Continuing Education dean records, 1963-1973

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 547 Series 4
Scope and Contents 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.
Dates: 1963-1973

Division of Continuing Education general program records, 1969-1989

 Sub-Series
Identifier: UA 547 Series 20 Sub-Series 6
Scope and Contents 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.
Dates: 1969-1989

Division of Continuing Education memorandums and other material, 1963-1972

 Sub-Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 547 Series 4 Sub-Series 1
Scope and Contents note Contains administrative files, including correspondence and memos, meeting minutes, reports, lists, procedures, financial information, and other records. Dated from 1963 to 1972.
Dates: 1963-1972

Division of Continuing Education publications, brochures, and flyers, 1982-2002

 Sub-Series
Identifier: UA 547 Series 20 Sub-Series 14
Scope and Contents Materials contain administrative files, American Indian Services general records, Continuing Education communique records, invitations, annual reports, and other records. Dated from 1982 to 2002.
Dates: 1982-2002

Division of Continuing Education reports, 1973-1992

 Sub-Series — Box: Addendum 30, Folder: 1-10
Identifier: UA 547 Series 20 Sub-Series 11
Scope and Contents note 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.
Dates: 1973-1992