Visiting Research & Reference Services
Research & Reference Services provides access to original materials that document the life of Mary Baker Eddy and the church that she founded. The collections include letters, manuscripts, organizational records, photographs, artifacts, books, periodicals, audiovisuals, and other materials available for in-depth research.
Research hours are Tuesday–Wednesday from noon to 4:00 p.m. (fourth floor) and Thursday–Friday from noon to 4:00 p.m. (first floor). Please see a receptionist for badge access to the fourth floor.
Our fourth-floor Archives & Special Collections is available by appointment.
You can call our research line at 617-450-7218 or email research questions to our staff using this form.
Before your visit:
- Browse our history blog and research area for articles on our most frequently asked queries.
- Fill out your Research Application in advance.
Find out more about what Research & Reference Services offers