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Highlights from our collections and exhibits, staff blogs, and insights on the history of the Christian Science movement.

The White Student

The White Student

Among the items that Mary Baker Eddy kept in her study, at Pleasant View and later at Chestnut Hill, was this bust of a child who appears to be thoughtfully contemplating a book.

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Article XXV, Section 7: “Rule of Conduct”

The original form of the "Rule of Conduct" By-Law appeared in the 5th edition of the Manual of The Mother Church, issued in the latter half of 1896. In August of that year, someone reported to Mary Baker Eddy that a picture (whose description is unknown) had been hung...

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King James Bible

King James Bible

In 1604, a process began that would culminate in the publication of the King James Version (KJV) of the Bible in 1611.

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Calvin Frye’s Account Books

Calvin Frye’s Account Books

Calvin Frye joined Mary Baker Eddy’s household on August 14, 1882; he was a thirty-six year old widower who had been working as a machinist in Lawrence, Massachusetts.

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Behind the Conservation of the Peace Flag

Behind the Conservation of the Peace Flag

Representative of the hopefulness and enthusiasm that characterized many of the pre-World War I peace movements in America, this item is displayed on the wall on the second floor by our Press Gallery exhibit.

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