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Joan Jensen Asian Indian immigrant research materials
MSS 0585  
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Description
Research materials for PASSAGE FROM INDIA: ASIAN INDIAN IMMIGRANTS IN NORTH AMERICA by Joan Jensen, emerita professor of history from New Mexico State University. Jensen's book looks at Asian Indian immigration to the western United States and Canada; ethnic discrimination; British, British India, United States, and German policy; and the 1914 uprising against British rule in India. The collection contains handwritten and typescript notes for book chapters, card file bibliographies, photocopies of journal articles, and documents on microfilm. The materials are arranged in three series: 1) NOTES, 2) AUDIO CASSETTE RECORDINGS and 3) MICROFILM.
Background
Joan Maria Jensen was born on December 9, 1934, in St. Paul, Minnesota, the daughter of an Italian immigrant father and a first-generation German American mother. She moved to California with her family in 1940 and attended Pasadena Community College and UCLA where she earned her M.A. and Ph.D. in history.
Extent
3.10 linear feet (1 archives box, 4 card file boxes, and 5 microfilm boxes)
Restrictions
Publication rights are held by the creator of the collection.
Availability
Collection is open for research.