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The  copy of Science and Health owned by Susan B. Anthony

The copy of Science and Health owned by Susan B. Anthony

In honor of Women’s History Month, we thought we would tell you about a recent donation to The Mary Baker Eddy Library’s collections—a copy of Science and Health once owned by woman suffrage leader Susan B. Anthony. This copy is a 25th edition, published in 1887, and...

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The Just Picture of Jesus

Portrait of Jesus, oil on canvas by M. A. Batchelder, 0.1043 The following "Card" was placed by Mary Baker Eddy in The Christian Science Journal of May 1885: "To Miss Julia S. Bartlett, C.S. and her students, I acknowledge a life-long memory and joy, for the just...

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Mary Baker Eddy’s Chocolate Pots

Mary Baker Eddy’s Chocolate Pots

It is not known for certain if Mary Baker Eddy consumed chocolate in solid forms, but there is ample evidence that Eddy and members of her household drank cocoa.

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Mary Baker Eddy’s Horses

Mary Baker Eddy’s Horses

August Mann (left) and Calvin Frye (right) driving Prince and Duke at Eddy’s Pleasant View Home, P06537   From a very young age, Mary Baker Eddy loved horses. Years later she recalled calming her father’s work horses as a child, and always found the quiet, gentle...

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Daniel’s Answer to the King

Daniel’s Answer to the King

Mary Baker Eddy’s Pleasant View and Chestnut Hill homes were filled with artwork, and pieces with a spiritual message were her favorites.

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