Item 1383 - Honorary doctorate of Human Letters from Seattle University

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ZA COM MR-T-1383

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Honorary doctorate of Human Letters from Seattle University

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  • 9 December 1999 (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 Seattle University, USA

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Cream-coloured certificate on white lining in red vinyl folder with gold engraved text reading:
Seattle University Honorary
His Excellency, Nelson Mandela

Certificate has gold heading ("Seattle University") and the gold seal of Seattle university at the bottom.
The Certificate reads:
The trustees of Seattle University by virtue of the authority vested in them hereby confer on His Excellency, Nelson Mandela former president of the Republic of South Africa the degree of Doctor of Humane Letters honoris causa with all the honors, rights, and privileges thereunto appertaining
Given at Seattle University in the State of Washington on December 9, 1999.
Signed by: Trustee, trustee, President

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Nelson Mandela Awards Database ID: A0055

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