From the Collections
Stories and behind-the-scenes information on the rich holdings of our Library archives.
Read about a journalist’s struggles in covering pre-World War II Germany.
Learn the story behind a heartfelt gift to Mary Baker Eddy that featured her likeness.
Learn about a family that was close to Mary Baker Eddy around the time she discovered Christian Science.
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 taking a look at their stationery.
Read about a miniature edition of the Christian Science textbook, designed for soldiers.
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 a victory over false news reporting in 1907.
Learn how much a photo could mean to someone in the nineteenth century.
Read about Eddy’s lifelong love of this long form poem.
Read about early efforts to organize the Christian Science movement.
See archival photographs sparking memories from 1990.