Item 1516 - Honorary doctorate of Laws from Ryerson Polytech University

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ZA COM MR-T-1516

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Honorary doctorate of Laws from Ryerson Polytech University

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  • 17 November 2001 (Creation)

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certificate and programme

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

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Award conferring an honorary Doctor of Laws upon Mr Mandela from Ryerson University, USA

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Cream-coulored certificate with blue and gold mat, with gold "Ryerson University" on the former, in gold frame. Taken out of frame for preservation

Certificate includes the multi-coloured seal of Ryerson Polytechnic Univesity and the gold seal of the university. Certificate text is in black and reads:
Ryerson Polytechnic University
The Chancellor and academic council of Ryerson Polytechnic University in Toronto, Canada, has awarded the degree of Doctor of Laws (honoris causa) with all the rights and privileges attendant thereon to Nelson Mandela
In witness whereof we have hereto subscribed our names and affixed the Seal of the University.
Signed by: Chancellor, president and vice-chancellor
November 2001

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Nelson Mandela Awards Database ID: A0157

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