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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:

Los Angeles Center financial reports, statistics, and correspondence, 1967-1971

 Sub-Series — Box: Q 9, Folder: 13-15
Identifier: UA 547 Series 16 Sub-Series 7
Scope and Contents note Materials contain comparative reports, budget requests, projections, and reports, samplings, Education Week evaluations and attendance reports, and correspondence. Dated from 1967 to 1971.
Dates: 1967-1971

Los Angeles Center miscellaneous correspondence and materials, 1958-1969

 Sub-Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 547 Series 16 Sub-Series 6
Scope and Contents Contains administrative files, including correspondence and memos, meeting minutes, reports, financial information, and other records. Dated from 1958 to 1969.
Dates: 1958-1969

Los Angeles Center records, 1958-1974

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 547 Series 16
Scope and Contents 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.
Dates: 1958-1974

Off-Campus Courses and Conferences miscellaneous correspondence and materials, 1954-1972

 Sub-Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 547 Series 14 Sub-Series 4
Scope and Contents Materials contain administrative files, including correspondence and memos, meeting minutes, reports, financial information, and other records. Dated from 1954 to 1972.
Dates: 1954-1972

Off-Campus Courses and Conferences reports and financial statements, 1950-1968

 Sub-Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 547 Series 14 Sub-Series 1
Scope and Contents note Materials contain administrative files, including correspondence and memos, meeting minutes, reports, financial information, and other records. Dated from 1950 to 1968.
Dates: 1950-1968

Off-Campus Courses and Conferences Summer Lecture Tour, 1972

 Sub-Series — Box: O 11
Identifier: UA 547 Series 14 Sub-Series 5
Scope and Contents note Materials contain administrative files, including correspondence and memos, meeting minutes, reports, financial information, and other records. Dated in 1972.
Dates: 1972

On-Campus Instruction Department records, 1929-1958

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 547 Series 13
Scope and Contents note Materials contain administrative files, including correspondence and memos, meeting minutes, reports, financial information, and other records. Dated from 1929 to 1958.
Dates: 1929-1958

Physical Facilities Salt Lake Center records, 1966-1985

 Sub-Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 547 Series 20 Sub-Series 8 Sub-Series 4
Scope and Contents note Materials contain administrative records, including veteran affairs records, correspondence, reports, residence requirements, audit records, reorganization records, program records, and other records. Dated from 1966 to 1985.
Dates: 1966-1985

Salt Lake Center records, 1944-1945, 1959-1970

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 547 Series 17
Scope and Contents note Materials contain administrative files, including correspondence and memos, meeting minutes, reports, financial information, course materials, policies and procedures, and other records. Dated from 1944 to 1945 and 1959 to 1970.
Dates: 1944-1945; Other: 1959-1970

Special Courses and Conferences Department chairman records, 1956-1972

 Sub-Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 547 Series 15 Sub-Series 1
Scope and Contents note Materials contain administrative files, including correspondence and memos, meeting minutes, reports, financial information, and other records from when Sterling Church and Tom James were chairmans of the department. Dated from 1956 to 1972.
Dates: 1956-1972