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UH - Houston History Project. Desai, Pankaj - Desai audio, 1 of 1. August 26, 2011. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. University of Houston Digital Library. Web. December 22, 2014. http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/houhistory/item/265/show/263.

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Title Desai, Pankaj
Creator (LCNAF)
  • UH - Houston History Project
Interviewer (LCNAF)
  • Quaraishi, Uzma
Date August 26, 2011
Description Pankaj Desai enjoyed an affluent childhood in Bombay where his parents had migrated in the 1930s. Originally, his ancestors were from Kindergarten through grade 12, Mr. Desai attended St. Joseph’s, a private Catholic boy’s school. In 1974 Mr. Desai arrived in Houston from Bombay as a graduate student in chemical engineering at the University of Houston. He completed his PhD in 1979. In 1980, he married a professional Indian women already settled in Chicago. He and his wife have one child, a daughter who attended private and suburban schools. As a side interest, Mr. Desai enjoys competitive running in half-marathons.
Subject.Topical (LCSH)
  • Immigration
Subject.Name (LCNAF)
  • Desai, Pankaj
Subject.Geographic (TGN)
  • Houston, Texas
Genre (AAT)
  • interviews
Language English
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  • audio/mp3
  • application/pdf
Original Item Location ID 2006-005, Box 13, HHA 00735
Original Collection Oral Histories - Houston History Project
Original Collection URL http://archon.lib.uh.edu/index.php?p=collections/controlcard&id=231
Digital Collection Oral Histories from the Houston History Project
Digital Collection URL http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/houhistory
Repository Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries
Repository URL http://info.lib.uh.edu/about/campus-libraries-collections/special-collections
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  • UH - Oral History of Houston Project
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Title Desai audio, 1 of 1
Date August 26, 2011
Original Collection Oral Histories – Houston History Project http://archon.lib.uh.edu/index.php?p=collections/controlcard&id=231
Repository Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries
Use and Reproduction Educational use only, no other permissions given. Copyright to this resource is held by the content creator, author, artist or other entity, and is provided here for educational purposes only. It may not be reproduced or distributed in any format without written permission of the copyright owner. For more information please see the UH Digital Library Fair Use policy on the "About" page of this website.
File name hhaoh_201207_355a.mp3