Documents relating to Earl Clement Davis's time as a student at the Harvard Divinity School from 1902 to 1904, where he earned his Bachelor of Sacred Theology, or S.T.B. In the 1904 commencement photo above, Davis can be seen on the far left.
Earl Clement Davis
Earl Davis' commencement address in the 1904 Harvard Commencement program on his thesis "A Prophet of Democracy". The subject of his thesis was John Wise (1652-1725), a minister in Ipswich who fought for the principle of no taxation without representation. This speaks to Davis' early interest in government and the role of the people's voice in being governed.
Earl Clement Davis earned his Bachelor of Sacred Theology, or S.T.B., degree from Harvard in 1904. The S.T.B. degree was the principle degree preparation for persons pursuing ministerial careers