Highlights from our collections and exhibits, staff blogs, and insights on the history of the Christian Science movement.
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...
Mary Baker Eddy was a great admirer of Abraham Lincoln, as were so many of her American contemporaries.
What is “The Christian Science Banner”?
To best answer this question, we can point you toward an article in the Christian Science Journal that examines the Manual By-laws on Church music.
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...
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.
Mary Baker Eddy was an avid reader, and in fact it was this love of reading that her father linked to her frail health.
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...
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…
Mary Baker Eddy’s Pleasant View and Chestnut Hill homes were filled with artwork, and pieces with a spiritual message were her favorites.
The story behind the photo of Adam Dickey with Spike the squirrel.
Read about the history of this magnificent instrument.
Read the story behind one of the most dramatic paintings that Mary Baker Eddy owned.
The 1982 film Missing shares the true story of the disappearance of Charles Horman in Chile. Horman was a freelance journalist, whose writing credits include The Christian Science Monitor, and who was raised in Christian Science.
Learn more about Calvin Frye’s love for technology and see how he used his camera in Eddy’s household.