From the Collections
Stories and behind-the-scenes information on the rich holdings of our Library archives.
In 1604, a process began that would culminate in the publication of the King James Version (KJV) of the Bible in 1611.
This month’s Object of the Month features a printed program from a Communion service preached by Mary Baker Eddy on June 19, 1887.
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.
Like many men and women of their day, Mary Baker Eddy and Calvin A. Frye kept scrapbooks.
Learn about a book of devotional poems that includes extraordinary works dating back to the 1600s.
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...
This month’s objects—Mary Baker Eddy’s calling cards and business cards—played a small role in helping to open doors so she could open minds.
The story behind the photo of Adam Dickey with Spike the squirrel.
Our object for this month is the great pipe organ in the Extension of The Mother Church, The First Church of Christ, Scientist, in Boston, Massachusetts. It is one of the ten largest organs in the world with 13,384 pipes.
Read the story behind one of the most dramatic paintings that Mary Baker Eddy owned.
Learn more about how Calvin Frye’s love for technology and how he used his camera in Mary Baker Eddy’s household.