"List Of Outstanding Indian Scientists Now Living In U.S."
This document, of unknown date, contains the names and short biographies of six Indian scientists who resided in the U.S. The scientists are: Dr. S. Chandrasekhar, Dr. D. Saklatwalla, Dr. V.R. Kokatnur, Dr. Y. Subbarow, Kam Nath Kathju, and Dr. A.D. Singh.
Letter from S. Chandrasekhar to A. Choudry
Handwritten letter dated April 1, 1944 from S. Chandrasekhar to A. Choudry. The letter contains biographical information about S. Chandrasekhar’s life and career and appears to be in response to a request from A. Choudry.
Letter from A.D. Singh to A. Choudry
Letter written April 1, 1944 from A.D. Singh to A. Choudry, Secretary of India Association for American Citizenship, Inc. in response to a request for biographical information on Singh, a chemical engineer. Singh disclosed several of the projects he worked on in the past and at the time of writing.
"Insult To India"
Washington News article published on May 4, 1944 detailing reasons for the support of the ‘Luce-Celler Bill’, which would permit the naturalization of Indian nationals in the U.S on a quota basis. The article states the bill should be supported as an immediate war time measure to counter Japanese propaganda as well as for post-war economic and foreign trade purposes.
Letter from Taraknath Das to U.S. Senate Immigration Committee
Letter dated September 12, 1944 from Taraknath Das, Ph.D., Department of History at the College of the City of New York, to U.S. Senate Immigration Committee. Das writes in support of the naturalization of Indians who reside in the US. Das wrote that he obtained American citizenship in 1914 and believes the current American immigration laws are discriminatory.