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1972 Diploma Tax, 1968-1978

 File
Identifier: B093.01.0002.0008

Overview

Miscellaneous materials related to the 1972 diploma tax, a reference to the one-time payment imposed in the Soviet Union on would-be emigrants who received a higher education in the USSR. It was introduced in August 1972. Also called a Ransom tax.

Dates

  • 1968-1978

Extent

From the File: 1 Linear Feet : record box

Scope and Contents

From the Collection: Most of the records consist of letters, educational materials, bulletins and published newspaper accounts of activities by world-wide, national and local groups on behalf of Soviet Jews. Rhoda Friedman collected most of this material. The Records also have scrapbooks about Lillian Hoffman.

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections and Archives Repository

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