From the Collections
Stories and behind-the-scenes information on the rich holdings of our Library archives.
Learn the story behind this celebrated painting of Mary Baker Eddy’s birthplace.
Read how she looked for a receptive audience in a new setting.
Read about the challenges and triumphs of a WWII reporter on the ground in the Pacific Theater.
Check out the story behind some printing plates from the paper’s first edition.
See how this project helped revitalize The Mother Church and the City of Boston.
Read about three documents from our archive that shed light on the social history of Mary Baker Eddy’s time.
Read the history of a treasured green space in the shadow of The Mother Church.
Find out what church photos and a case of salmon have in common.
See the largest group of Eddy’s students to sit for a single photograph.
Explore the creative genius of photojournalist Gordon Converse.
Read about an early advocate of Christian Science among Boston’s religious establishment.
Explore some paths we traveled in researching images from the turn of the nineteenth century.
See what impact the early Christian Science movement made within the African American community.
Meet the people who wrote to Mary Baker Eddy—by looking at their stationery.
Read about a miniature edition of the Christian Science textbook, designed for soldiers.