Item 0766 - Honorary doctorate Doctor of Literature from the Jadavpur University, India

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ZA COM MR-T-5-3-0766


Honorary doctorate Doctor of Literature from the Jadavpur University, India


  • 24 December 1990 (Creation)

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certificate and silver cylinder

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Verified by: Lucia Raadschelders ; Date verified: 13/12/11

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Award conferring an honorary Doctor of Literature upon Mr Mandela from the Jadavpur University in India

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White certificate rolled inside ornately engraved silver cylinder and housed inside a large maroon velvet box. Box also includes a large wooden stand for the cylinder, with an affixed silver plate engraved with the following text:
Jadavpur University
Special Convocation
Held on December 24, 1990, for conferment of the degree of Doctor of Literature(honoris causa) to Dr. Nelson Mandela

Certificate has the logo of Jadavpur University at the top, center in red. Bottom center of certificate is also stamped with the seal. Certificate text, in black, reads:
Jadavpur University
This is to certify that
the degree of Doctor of Literature was conferred Honoris Causa
on Nelson Mandela at
a special convocation of the University held on the Twenty fourth day of December in the year Nineteen Hundred and ninety.
Signed by: Chancellor

Degree has been taken out of cylinder for preservation

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NMF Archives ID: A0459

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Nelson Mandela Awards Database ID: A0459

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