1. Elaine Weiss, 19th Amendment: the six-week ‘brawl’ that won women the vote, The Christian Science Monitor, 3 August 2020.
  2. Mary Baker Eddy to Samuel P. Bancroft, January 1875, The Mary Baker Eddy Collection, F00352. Eddy ultimately decided to begin Science and Health not with “Marriage” but a chapter titled “Natural Science.”
  3. Mary Baker Eddy, Science and Health (Boston: Christian Scientist Publishing Company, 1875), 321. The final version of this passage is found on page 63 in the current edition of Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures.
  4. Gillian Gill, Mary Baker Eddy (Cambridge, Massachusetts: Perseus Books, 1998); Stephen Gottschalk, Rolling Away the Stone: Mary Baker Eddy’s Challenge to Materialism (Bloomington, Indiana: University of Indiana Press, 2006).
  5. Matilda Hindman to Mary Baker Eddy, 26 October 1876. 593A.61.043.
  6. Carol Norton, “Woman’s Cause,” The Christian Science Journal, July 1895.
  7. Ezra W. Palmer, “The Coming of the Son of Man,” Christian Science Sentinel, 13 April 1918.
  8. “Items of Interest,” Christian Science Sentinel, 17 November 1898.
  9. The Sentinel published at least 25 items on women’s suffrage in this column over the next 10 years.
  10. See The Mary Baker Eddy Library’s “Women of History” profiles of Nancy Astor, Thelma Cazalet-Keir, and Vida Goldstein. British Liberal Party MP Margaret Wintringham was also notable. The Library is eager to learn more about Countess Olga von Beschwitz of Germany, who was involved with Christian Science in Dresden and worked for women’s enfranchisement.
  11. Mary Burt Messer, The Family in the Making (New York: G. P. Putnam’s Sons), 319.