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Letters Patent granted to the University of Tasmania, signed 30th August 1915

George V 1915 , Letters Patent granted to the University of Tasmania, signed 30th August 1915 , HMSO (His Majesty’s Stationery Office).

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The Letters Patent granted to the University of Tasmania by George V (of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, and of British Dominions beyond the Seas, King, Defender of the Faith, and Emperor of India) recognized the Degrees then conferred by the University of Tasmania as being of equivalent standard to any university of the United Kingdom and entitled to full recognition in any country of which George V was King.

The Letters Patent were granted on 30th August 1915 (after Federation and 25 years after the University’s foundation), and printed by Eyre and Spottiswood Ltd, Printers to The King’s most Excellent Majesty. The original document is held in the University Archives.

The degrees listed are Bachelor of Arts, Master of Arts, Bachelor of Science, Master of Science, Doctor of Science, Bachelor of Laws, Master of Laws, and Doctor of Laws.

The petition that was sent to King George V requesting the Royal Charter (Letters Patent) is at -
(Collection UT 377/5)

Item Type: Other
Authors/Creators:George V
Publisher: HMSO (His Majesty’s Stationery Office)
Collections: University of Tasmania > University of Tasmania Special Collections
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