Myth: A Phone in Mary Baker Eddy’s Tomb

There is a long standing and false rumor that a telephone was installed in Mary Baker Eddy’s tomb at Mount Auburn Cemetery in Cambridge, Massachusetts. While the rumor is false, it seems to be based on circumstances after her death on December 3, 1910. Following...
A Birthday Gift and a Special Visit

A Birthday Gift and a Special Visit

July 16, 1910, was Mary Baker Eddy’s 89th birthday. That morning two of the trustees of Eddy’s estate, Archibald McLellan and Irving Tomlinson…

Finding aids

To assist researchers, The Mary Baker Eddy Library has generated the following finding aids and guides to our collections. The listed collections are central to our mission and include letters, manuscripts, photographs, artifacts, books, periodicals, and other materials.