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Object/Catalog Number FIC09.201.12
Object Name Certificate, Achievement
Collection Temple/PDC Diplomas
Object Sub-category Documentary Artifact
Parent Object Number FIC09.201.1
Condition Fair
Number of images 1.0
Title Temple University/Philadelphia Dental College Diploma presented to Ridgeway Lamb in 1875
Caption Philadelphia Dental College Diploma
Condition Notes Left bottom corner seems to have been bent the backing board
has cracked causing a tear in the diploma.
Piece appears to have been trimmed - top and bottom,
Water stains on the bottom edge.
Acid burn on the edges of the piece.
Grime and stains throughout.
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, / Ridgeway H. Lamb 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 Lubov H. Giza 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 / 27th die Junii Anno Humanae Salutis MDCCCLXXV."