Research & Reference Services provides access to original materials that document the life of Mary Baker Eddy and the church she founded.

Mary Baker Eddy Papers

Access to Mary Baker Eddy’s previously unpublished works, including sermons, manuscripts, and correspondence.

Finding Aids

Explore The Mary Baker Eddy Library collections, including letters, manuscripts, photographs, objects, books, periodicals, and other materials.

Learn about Fellows at The Mary Baker Eddy Library


The Mary Baker Eddy Library awards annual short-term research fellowships. The program is designed to support original contributions to scholarship.


The Library provides information about the authenticity of writings attributed to Mary Baker Eddy and early Christian Scientists.

Research services

The Library’s Research Room is open by appointment: Monday through Thursday, 12:00 noon–4:00 p.m.

Beginning June 3, appointments will no longer be required for research visits.

Special hours during Annual Meeting weekend:
Friday 6/3: 12:00 noon– 4:00 p.m.
Saturday 6/4: 1:00 p.m.– 5:00 p.m.
Sunday 6/5: 3:00 p.m.–5:00 p.m.
Monday 6/6: 10:00 a.m.– 12:00 noon and 3:00 p.m.–4:00 p.m.

Online research services are always available.

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