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Object/Catalog Number FIC09.201.4
Object Name Certificate, Achievement
Collection Temple/PDC Diplomas
Object Sub-category Documentary Artifact
Parent Object Number FIC09.201.1
Condition Fair
Number of images 1
Title Philadelphia Dental College Diploma presented to Williams Henry Matthews in 1904.
Caption William Henry Matthews
Condition Notes This diploam is adhered to a board.
Acid burn around the edges of the board and diploma.
Light damage has occured - piece is faded.
Notes Wording on diploma:

"Omnibus ad quos praesentes Literae pervenerint / SALUTEM / Cum Gradus Academici instituti fuevint Viri de Literarum Repub- / lica bene meriti, seu nostrae Almae Matris Gremio educati, seu bonarum artium / Disciplinis aliunde eruditi, praediti titulis praeter caeteros insignirentur. / SCIATIS QUOD NOS / Praeses et Profefsores Collegii Dentalis Philadelphiae in / REPULICA PAENNSYLVANIENSI, / William Henry Matthews Virum Probum et qui scientia, eximia in / Arte Dentariae Chirurgiae, nostro Collegio sibi acquisita nobisque examintione publice habita, / plenius manifesta se dignum Amplissimis Honoibus Academicis ostendit, / In Gradum in Arte Dentariae Chirurgiae Doctoralem admissimus / Eque praefato William Henry Matthews hujus Diplomatis virtute, / singula jura, Honores et Privilegia ad eundem Gradum inter nos / et ubique gentium, pertinentia, libentissime et plenissime concessimus et vata / fecimus. / In cujus rei fidem Haec Membrana Chirographis nostris sub- / scripta et Sigillo Collegii nostri munita, testimonio sit. / Datum in Aula Dentalis nostra in Urbe Philadelphia / sexto die Maiae Anno Humanae Salutis MDCCCCIV."