ID: LaRC/Manuscripts Collection 802
Extent: 3.0 Boxes
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Scope and Contents: The collection contains personal and professional papers of Lars Alvin Welo (1888-1967), a physicist as the Southern Regional Lab, New Orleans (1946-1950). It includes letters from relatives to Welo and his wife Edna Meacham Welo (1884-1948), papers regarding the Welo family farm in South Dakota, and reprints of articles that Welo wrote. After Welo's retirement, he began to write individual state histories of the United States, and the collection includes research notebooks and manuscript drafts from this project, in addition to clippings and other research materials.