From the Collections

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

The Pipe Organ in The Mother Church Extension

The Pipe Organ in The Mother Church Extension

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.

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Calvin Frye’s camera

Calvin Frye’s camera

Learn more about how Calvin Frye’s love for technology and how he used his camera in Mary Baker Eddy’s household.

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“Her rightful place”: Images of Pleasant View

“Her rightful place”: Images of Pleasant View

Hand tinted photograph of Pleasant View, home and gardens, post-1895 (P06829). Courtesy of The Mary Baker Eddy Library When Mary Baker Eddy was living at a house on North State Street in Concord, New Hampshire, she discovered what would become her home for the next 16...

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Advice to Healers Collection

Advice to Healers Collection

Selected letters by Mary Baker Eddy from the Library’s collection are available for purchase. They shed light on Mary Baker Eddy’s own spiritual growth, her loving care and counsel to students, as well as on her spiritual insights and healing ideas.Advice to Healers,...

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Webcast: Revelations — What Scholars Learn from the Mary Baker Eddy Collection

Webcast: Revelations — What Scholars Learn from the Mary Baker Eddy Collection


Dr. David Holland, a Research Fellow at The Mary Baker Eddy Library and Associate Professor of North American Religious History at the Harvard Divinity School, and Mike Davis, Senior Researcher at The Mary Baker Eddy Library, held an online audiocast discussion, with questions from the public, on how The Mary Baker Eddy Library collections are bringing about new understanding of Mary Baker Eddy.

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