Item 0696 - Honorary doctorate Doctor of Laws from the University of Natal

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ZA COM MR-T-0696

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Honorary doctorate Doctor of Laws from the University of Natal

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  • May 1990 (Creation)

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certificate

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Verified by: Lucia Raadschelders ; Date verified: 7/12/11

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Award conferring Honorary Doctor of Laws degree upon Mr Mandela, South Africa

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White certificate housed in red cylinder with gold bordering. Taken out of cylinder for preservation. Cylinder has the gold seal of the University and the text "University of Natal" engraved. Certificate has the red, gold, and black seal of the university at the top of the certificate. Red stamped seal, with light blue ribbon, is affixed to the lower left corner of certificate. Certificate text, in red and black, is written in Latin. Certificate reads:
Universitas Nataliensis
Quandoquidem
Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela
in doctrinis academicis colendis et augendis enituit praestititque, Concilium et Senatus Universitatis Nataliensis honoris causa eum
Doctorem Legum
esse creandum censuerunt, atque biro tam insignis ingenii in Universitatem adscribendo Universitatem ipsam honestauerunt Quare hoc scripto declaramus
Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela
hor Doctorum Legum in
Universitate Nataliensi creatum esse. Qui posthar omnibus privilegiis et ornamentis eius gradus fruatur, quo hodie est provectus
Signed by: Rector, Faculty Dean, Registrarius
a.d. ix Kal. Mai. MCMXCII

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Nelson Mandela Awards Database ID: A0455

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