University of Sheffield Honorary Doctorate certificate presented to Ninette de Valois

Collection: Ninette de Valois Bequest
Object number: ROH/VAL/BEQ/19
Date: 29 June 1955
Description: The certificate reads: 'The Senate and the Council desiring that the University acknowledge the eminent achievements of Dame Ninette de Valois by receiving her with honour into its membership, resolved that there be conferred upon her the Degree of Doctor of Music honoris causa. And our signatures are here subscribed with the Seal of the University annexed in witness that at a Congregation held on 29th June 1955 she was admitted to that Degree and to the privileges proper thereto'. Given in presentation case ROH/VAL/BEQ/20. Related to papers ROH/VPP/1/02.
Awarding body: University of Sheffield
Award recipient: Ninette de Valois
Language: English
Dimensions: (visible in mount) height 43.5 cm; (visible in mount) width 27 cm
Condition: Good.