From the Collections
Stories and behind-the-scenes information on the rich holdings of our Library archives.
Though her church was established in Boston, Massachusetts, Mary Baker Eddy lived the majority of her life in New Hampshire. Thus it seems fitting that The Mary Baker Eddy Library has in its collection nineteenth century maps of two Granite State counties, Belknap and Merrimack.
In the summer of 1906, Mary Baker Eddy began thinking about a revision to her book Pulpit and Press.
On February 15, 1895, one month after the Original Edifice of The Mother Church was completed, Mary Baker Eddy was presented with this beautiful gold scroll…
Eddy was given a Diploma of Honor on October 23, 1907 by the International Books and Paper Exposition in Paris, France.
The history of cartoons in newspapers spans back to the nineteenth century. Since that time, they have been both political and comical.
One of the most ornate volumes in The Mary Baker Eddy Library’s collection of books owned by Eddy is Bohemia…
The Massachusetts Metaphysical College was chartered in 1881. According to the articles of agreement the College…
Mary Baker Eddy moved to Pleasant View in Concord, New Hampshire, in June 1892, with plans to lead a quieter, less busy life…
In Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures, Mary Baker Eddy’s seminal work, she wrote: “Home is the dearest spot on earth, and it should be the center, though not the boundary of the affections” (p.58)…
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Check out the story behind colorized photos of Eddy’s cousin and his wife.
Read the history of a beautiful clock that struck the hours in Mary Baker Eddy’s home.
Go behind the scenes of an image taken over 150 years ago.
Explore the messages of an engraving that hung in Mary Baker Eddy’s home.
See what our collections reveal about Mary Baker Eddy’s address to a crowd of 12,000.