From the Collections
Stories and behind-the-scenes information on the rich holdings of our Library archives.
One of the most intriguing likenesses of Mary Baker Eddy is this marble bust by Luella A. Varney (later Serrao: 1865-post 1935). It is the only sculpture for which Eddy posed.
In mid-1908, the Boston representatives of the White Motor Company, whose offices were on 320 Newbury Street, came into contact with Adolph Stevenson, Eddy’s carriage driver and handyman.
On July 10, 1903, Calvin Frye, Mary Baker Eddy’s longtime assistant, sent a note to William B. Johnson, Clerk of The Mother Church and a member of the Christian Science Board of Directors…
The American author Clara Louise Burnham wrote 26 novels between the years 1881 and 1925.
Mary Baker Eddy’s love for poetry began when she was a young girl, and she continued writing and editing her poems throughout her life…
We have found no comments by Mary Baker Eddy in her writings regarding branch churches holding weddings or funerals in their edifices. There has never been a wedding held in The Mother Church; on rare occasions, there have been memorial services. For example, as...
Here’s some fascinating background on a familiar design
Among the decorative arts pieces on display in Mary Baker Eddy’s study at Pleasant View, her home in Concord, New Hampshire, was a large photographic print of the Royal Gorge, Colorado.
The Library’s collections include objects Mary Baker Eddy gave to others, as well as many gifts she received herself.
Of the many men and women who worked for Mary Baker Eddy, few were as devoted as Laura Sargent.
Explore the messages of an engraving that hung in Mary Baker Eddy’s home.
See what our collections reveal about Mary Baker Eddy’s address to a crowd of 12,000.
Discover what music and song meant to Mary Baker Eddy.
Read about Mary Baker Eddy’s early support of women’s rights.
Read how a church in Holland received help and encouragement during World War II.