Item 0785 - Honorary doctorate Doctor of Laws from the University of the West Indies, the Caribbean

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ZA COM MR-T-5-3-0785

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Honorary doctorate Doctor of Laws from the University of the West Indies, the Caribbean

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  • 24 July 1991 (Creation)

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certificate

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Verified by: Lucia Raadschelders ; Date verified: 9/01/12

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Award conferring an honorary Doctor of Laws degree upon Mr Mandela from the University of the West Indies, Mona, Jamaica

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Cream coloured certificate housed in blue cylinder. Cylinder has the gold seal of the university printed on the top of the lid. Taken out of cylinder for preservation.
Certificate has the white, blue, red, and yellow seal of the University of the West Indies (Pelican perched on helmet) at top. Seal is also stamped on the lower left corner. Certificate text, in black, blue, and red, reads:
The University of the West Indies
The Council and Senate have this day admitted
Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela
to the Degree of
Doctor of Laws
Honoris Causa
July 24, 1991
Signed by: Vice-Chancellor, University Registrar

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Nelson Mandela Awards Database ID: A0407

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