Item 1496 - Honorary membership of the Golden Key International Honour Society

Identity area

Reference code

ZA COM MR-T-2-2-1496


Honorary membership of the Golden Key International Honour Society


  • 1 May 2001 (Creation)

Level of description


Extent and medium


Context area

Name of creator

Archival history

Verified by: Lucia Raadschelders ; Date verified: 9/01/12

Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

Content and structure area

Scope and content

Award recognizing Mr Mandela as an honorary member of the Gold Key International Honour Society, USA

Appraisal, destruction and scheduling


System of arrangement

Conditions of access and use area

Conditions governing access

Conditions governing reproduction

Language of material

Script of material

Language and script notes

Physical characteristics and technical requirements

While-coloured certificate under glass panel with medium coloured wood backing/framing.
Certificate includes the blue and gold seal of the Golden Key International Honour Society. Certificate text is written in black and reads:
To whom these letters may come
This certifies that Nelson Mandela
Is an honorary Member of the Golden Key International Honour Society and is hereby granted all the rights, Honours, and Privileges thereunto appertaining. In witness whereof the Seal of the Society and the Signatures of the Council Officers thereof are hereunto affixed.
May 1, 2001
Signed by: Council president, council vice-president, council secretary, executive director

Finding aids

Allied materials area

Existence and location of originals

Existence and location of copies

Related units of description

Related descriptions

Notes area

Alternative identifier(s)

Access points

Place access points

Name access points

Genre access points

Description control area

Description identifier

Nelson Mandela Awards Database ID: A0162

Institution identifier

Rules and/or conventions used


Level of detail

Dates of creation revision deletion




Accession area

Related people and organizations

Related genres

Related places