Item 1836 - Honorary Membership of the South African Academy for Science and Art

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ZA COM MR-T-1836

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Honorary Membership of the South African Academy for Science and Art

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  • 26 March 2009 (Creation)

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certificate

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Date accepted: 2005/04/15 ,

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Award granting Mr Mandela honorary membership in Die Suid-Afrikaanse Akademie Vir Wetenskap en Kuns, South Africa

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White certificate with gold logo of Die Suid-Afrikaanse Akademie Vir Wetenskap en Kuns at top. Certificate housed in blue cylinder with gold fabric accents. Taken out of cylinder for preservation. Certificate is written in Afrikaans. Certificate, in black text, reads:
Die Suid-Afrikaanse Akademie Vir Wetenskap en Kuns
Hiermee word verklaar dat die
Crelidmaatskap ban die SA Akademie in 2009
Toegeken is aan
Oudpresident Nelson R Mandela
Hierdie toekenning geskied on der die reels en regulasies soos opgestel en bekragtig deur die Rand van die
Suid Afrikaanse Akademie vir Wetenskap en kuns
Signed by: Voorsitter, Akademieraad and Hoof Vitvoerende Beampte
Datum: 26 Maart 2009

A letter, in English, is included in the cylinder. It reads:
Dear Mr Mandela:
We are honoured by your acceptance of honorary membership of the Suid-Afrikaanse Akademie vir Wetenskap en Kuns as stated in your letter of 21 May 2009. Herewith enclosed is your certificate of membership. We wish you everything of the best for 2010.
Signed by: Prof. J Van Der Elst
Chief Executuve Officer

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Nelson Mandela Awards Database ID: A0085

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