Item 1081 - Honorary Degree of Doctor of Laws of the University of South Africa

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ZA COM 2019-2-5-3-1081

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Honorary Degree of Doctor of Laws of the University of South Africa

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  • 16 September 1995 (Creation)

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

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

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Cream coloured certificate taken out of frame for preservation. Certificate has the red, silver, and gold logo of the University of South Africa at the top. Red stamp seal is affixed to bottom centre of the certificate. Certificate text, in black and gold, reads:
University of South Africa
We certify that the degree of Doctor of Laws (honoris causa) was conferred upon Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela at a congregation of the University on 16 September 1995.
Signed by: Chancellor, Vice-chancellor, Dean, Registrar
Pretoria

The second Certificate is the Recommendation for awarding the degree

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Nelson Mandela Awards Database ID: A0411

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