Item 0718 - Honorary doctorate of Humane Letters from Shaw University

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Honorary doctorate of Humane Letters from Shaw University

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  • 27 June 1990 (Creation)

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Verified by: Lucia Raadschelders ; Date verified: 20/12/11

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Citation for the conferring of a Doctor of Humane Letters, Honoris Causa, upon Mr Mandela.from Shaw University, Raleigh, USA

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tan Citation with the coat of arms of the university

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Cream-coloured certificate with Shaw University seal, in black, on bottom left side.
Certificate text, in black, reads as follows:
Citation... Doctor of Humane Letters
Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela
(10 paragraphs outline Mr Mandela's life story and his many accomplishments)
Because of his magnanimity that has made him conscious of the oppressed and because he has spent his life fulfilling his inclination to help people, Shaw University is elated to confer upon Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela the degree Doctor of Humane Letters, Honoris Causa.
Signed by: Willie E Gary (Chairman, Board of Trustees), Talbert O. Shaw (President)
Shaw University
June twenty-seventh
Nineteen Hundred and Ninety

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Nelson Mandela Awards Database ID: A0129

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