Larry A. Nelson Papers 1959-Circa 2000

Summary
Contents
Names/subjects
Using these materials
Creators
Cox, Gertrude M.; Nelson, Larry A., 1932-
Size
0.5 linear feet (1 archival box)
Call number
MC 00612
Access to materials

Collection is open for research; access requires at least 48 hours advance notice. Because of the nature of certain archival formats, including digital and audio-visual materials, access will require additional advanced notice. Copies of digital files may be provided for use in the SCRC Reading Room upon request.

This collection contains Nelson's thesis and dissertation, class materials for a small number of courses he taught at NC State University, and his resumes. Alson contained here is a 1971 letter from Gertrude Cox to Nelson describing her work in Thailand. Materials in the collection date from 1959 to approximately 2000.

Biographical/historical note

Larry A. Nelson was born in Omaha, NE, on 28 Oct. 1932. He grew up in Iowa and attended Iowa State University, receiving a B.S. in 1954. He earned an M.S. from Texas A&M University (1958) and a Ph.D. from North Carolina State University (1961). After a few years in Hawaii, he returned to NC State and became a professor of statistics, teaching from 1964 to 1989. During most of this time he was also a statistical consultant. He died in Raleigh, NC, in 2016.

Scope/content

This collection contains Nelson's thesis and dissertation, class materials for a small number of courses he taught at NC State University, and his resumes. Alson contained here is a 1971 letter from Gertrude Cox to Nelson describing her work in Thailand. Materials in the collection date from 1959 to approximately 2000.

Arrangement

Arranged alphabetically by folder title.

Use of these materials

The nature of the NCSU Libraries' Special Collections means that copyright or other information about restrictions may be difficult or even impossible to determine despite reasonable efforts. The NCSU Libraries claims only physical ownership of most Special Collections materials.

The materials from our collections are made available for use in research, teaching, and private study, pursuant to U.S. Copyright law. The user must assume full responsibility for any use of the materials, including but not limited to, infringement of copyright and publication rights of reproduced materials. Any materials used for academic research or otherwise should be fully credited with the source.

This collection may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations. Researchers are advised that the disclosure of certain information pertaining to identifiable living individuals represented in this collection without the consent of those individuals may have legal ramifications (e.g., a cause of action under common law for invasion of privacy may arise if facts concerning an individual's private life are published that would be deemed highly offensive to a reasonable person) for which North Carolina State University assumes no responsibility.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Larry A. Nelson Papers, MC 00612, Special Collections Research Center, North Carolina State University Libraries, Raleigh, NC

Related material

Source of acquisition

Gift of Eric R. Nelson, 2016 (Accession 2016-0302)

Processing information

Processed by: Todd Kosmerick, 2016 Sept.; machine-readable finding aid by: Todd Kosmerick, 2016 Sept.

Application of Sampling Theory to Biometrical Problems: A Short Course on Sampling and Applications Circa 2000
Box 1
Chemical, Mineralogical and Physical Properties of the San Saba Clay (Thesis) 1959
Box 1
Evaluation of Properties and Yield Potentials of Some Important Atlantic Coastal Plains Soils (Dissertation) 1961
Box 1
Letter from Gertrude Cox 1971
Box 1
Resumes 1981-1999
Box 1
Statistics 361: Course Outline, Problems, and Exams Fall 1964
Box 1

Access to the collection

Collection is open for research; access requires at least 48 hours advance notice. Because of the nature of certain archival formats, including digital and audio-visual materials, access will require additional advanced notice. Copies of digital files may be provided for use in the SCRC Reading Room upon request.

For more information contact us via mail, phone, or our web form.

Mailing address:
Special Collections Research Center
Box 7111
Raleigh, NC, 27695-7111

Phone: (919) 515-2273

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Larry A. Nelson Papers, MC 00612, Special Collections Research Center, North Carolina State University Libraries, Raleigh, NC

Use of these materials

The nature of the NCSU Libraries' Special Collections means that copyright or other information about restrictions may be difficult or even impossible to determine despite reasonable efforts. The NCSU Libraries claims only physical ownership of most Special Collections materials.

The materials from our collections are made available for use in research, teaching, and private study, pursuant to U.S. Copyright law. The user must assume full responsibility for any use of the materials, including but not limited to, infringement of copyright and publication rights of reproduced materials. Any materials used for academic research or otherwise should be fully credited with the source.

This collection may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations. Researchers are advised that the disclosure of certain information pertaining to identifiable living individuals represented in this collection without the consent of those individuals may have legal ramifications (e.g., a cause of action under common law for invasion of privacy may arise if facts concerning an individual's private life are published that would be deemed highly offensive to a reasonable person) for which North Carolina State University assumes no responsibility.