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.
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.
3.10 linear feet
(1 archives box, 4 card file boxes, and 5 microfilm boxes)
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