Item 0591 - Honorary doctorate Doctor of Humane Letters from Bradford College

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ZA COM MR-T-0591

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Honorary doctorate Doctor of Humane Letters from Bradford College

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  • 14 May 1988 (Creation)

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certificate and programme

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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 Bradford College, Bradford, USA

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Cream coloured certificate housed in black folder with engraved gold seal of Bradford College (building with trees) on the cover. Inside cover of folder is lined with yellow fabric. Diploma has transparent plastic overlay. Both are held in place by yellow trangles at each corner. Diploma has the gold seal of the university at the bottom. Certificate text, in black, reads:
Bradford College
Founded in 1803 as Bradford Academy
Bradford, Massachusettes
The President and Faculty by authority of the Board of Trustees in the exercise of powers granted by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts hereby confer on
Nelson Mandela
The Degree of
Doctor of Humane Letters
Together with all the honors, rights, and privileges pertaining thereto.
Given at Bradford this fourteenth day of May, Nineteen Hundred Eighty-Eight
Signed by: Chairman of the Board of Trustees, President

Four page 'Commencement Exercises' programme also included inside folder.
Taken out of folder for preservation

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Nelson Mandela Awards Database ID: A0376

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