Visiting Research & Reference Services
Research & Reference Services provides access to original materials that document the life of Mary Baker Eddy and the church that she founded. The collections include letters, manuscripts, organizational records, photographs, artifacts, books, periodicals, audiovisuals, and other materials available for in-depth research.
The Research Room is located on the first floor of the Library and is open Tuesday through Friday, noon to 4:00 p.m. Access to our fourth-floor Archives & Special Collections is available by appointment. Note: Archives & Special Collections will be closed September 26 – September 29.
You can call our research line at 617-450-7218 or email research questions to our staff using this form.
Before your visit:
- Browse our history blog and research area for articles on our most frequently asked queries.
- Fill out your Research Application in advance.
Find out more about what Research & Reference Services offers