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Object/Catalog Number 1948.200.1
Object Name Certificate, Achievement
Accession number 1948.2
Collection Luther M. Lessey Collection
Object Sub-category Documentary Artifact
Parent Object Number 1948.200.1
Condition Poor
Number of images 1
Scope & Content Diploma od Dr. Luther M. Lessey from Philadelphia College 1888.
Title Philadelphia Dental College Diploma presented to Luther M. Lessey in 1888.
Caption Luther M Essig
Condition Notes Piece is severely cockled by what appears to be shrinkage.
Mold discoloration and light damage
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, / Luther M. Lessey 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 Luther M. Lessey 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 / 24th die Feby. Anno Humanae Salutis MDCCCLXXXVIII."
Old ID number 12-77
Source Lessey, Mrs. Luther M.
Child Records 1948.200.1
1948.200.1