From the Collections

Stories and behind-the-scenes information on the rich holdings of our Library archives.

A Tale from Cañon City

A Tale from Cañon City

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.

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A Mustache Cup

A Mustache Cup

Out of all the china/dishware found in the Library’s collections there is only a single example of a mustache cup.

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Yale Automobile

We’ve already written about Mary Baker Eddy’s horses, and featured an exhibit about one of her carriages, leaving another transportation topic yet undiscussed: horseless carriages, or automobiles.

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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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