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The Graduate School of Education, Harvard University


Registration number 20060927O


This certifies that the heraldic arms of The Graduate School of Education, Harvard University are registered as an original design and are described by the blazon below

Arms: Per bend indented Argent and Azure in chief two cinquefoils pierced and in base a cinquefoil pierced counterchanged, on a chief Gules three open books Argent charged with the letters VE RI TAS Sable.


Source

Joo-Hee Chung, "What are the meanings of the house and graduate school shields?", Harvard Crimson 11/01/2001

Design rationale

The School of Education’s seal indicates Ezekiel Cheever, the most famous schoolmaster of seventeenth-century New England, and it is based on the arms that appear on the tomb of his grandson in the Charlestown burying ground.

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Michael Swanson

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Education, US, E, H

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