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