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    Sarah Vaughan Honorary Doctorate from Howard University (1982). On May 8, 1982, Sarah Vaughan was presented with this honorary doctorate from Howard University in Washington, D.C. The opportunity to purchase this kind of especially significant honor is rare, as honorary doctorates are generally offered only at the end of a long and highly acclaimed career. The diploma is in excellent condition, one corner showing wear, else attractive. Inside, the citation is beautifully written as befits the Howard University tradition and is signed by its president. As so many jazz greats ended their lives in neglect and tragedy, it is a great pleasure to offer this intimate treasure of jazz's long-lived queen of brilliant vocal styling. Provenance: ex-Sarah Vaughan estate.

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    Auction Dates
    April, 2004
    17th Saturday
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