Maskhoor Hussein interviewed about surviving massacre during Partition.
Interview with Maskhoor Hussein [sound recording]
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- ReferenceGB 102 OA3/01/13/101
- Dates of CreationApril 1997
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- Language of MaterialEnglish Urdu
- Physical Description00:33:45
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Administrative / Biographical History
Maskhoor Hussein was born in around 1925. He grew up in Hissar, Punjab. He survived violent attack during Partition, which killed many members of his family. He left for Pakistan. He became a Professor of Urdu at Government College, Lahore. Maskhoor Hussein wrote a book about his experience of Partition.
MP3 audio file can be accessed on DVD-R in Special Collections Reading Room, SOAS Library. Users must bring their own headphones and computer to consult material.
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The recording is available for consultation without restriction, and short extracts (up to 200 words) can be published with an appropriate acknowledgement. Any publication of longer extracts or use of interviews for broadcast requires the prior written permission of Andrew Whitehead.
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Interview by Andrew Whitehead
Location of Originals
MP3 audio datafile digitised from original recording on cassette tape. Original: OA3 Tape 62, Side A + B