Item 0738 - Honorary Degree Doctor of Humane Letters from Sojourner-Douglass College

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ZA COM 2019-2-5-3-0738

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Honorary Degree Doctor of Humane Letters from Sojourner-Douglass College

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  • 1 July 1990 (Creation)

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certificate

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Verified by: Lucia Raadschelders ; Date verified: 21/12/11

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Award conferring an honorary Doctor of Humane Letters upon Mr Mandela from Sojourner-Douglass College in Baltimore, USA

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Cream coloured certificate housed in brown folder with "Sojourner-Douglass College" engraved in gold on the cover. Stamped gold seal of the university, with attached red ribbon, is affixed to bottom centre of certificate. Certificate text, in black, reads:
The Directors of
Sojourner-Douglass College
Make known to all whom these letters may come that by the advice of the Board of Directors they have conferred upon Nelson R Mandela
The Honorary Degree of
Doctor of Humane Letters
With all its honors and privileges.
In testimony whereof witness the seal of the college and the signatures of the president and other officers. Given in Baltimore, Maryland on the 1st day of July in the year one thousand nine hundred and ninety.
Signed by: President, Chairman: Board of Directors

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Nelson Mandela Awards Database ID: A0492

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