Answered By: Cliff Wunderlich
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It was designed by Pierre de Chaignon la Rose, who designed the shields of the graduate schools for the 1936 Harvard Tercentenary.

It’s covered in this article: Hammond, Mason. “A Harvard Armory: Part I,” Harvard Library Bulletin, volume XXIX, Number 3 (July 1981), p. 261-297.

http://pds.lib.harvard.edu/pds/view/2573358?n=14226&s=4&printThumbnails=no

Read the first couple of pages to get the background; the Divinity shield is described on p. 278/seq. 14243.

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