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Calvin Frye worked for Mary Baker Eddy longer than anyone else, as both a secretary and bookkeeper. His service from 1882 to 1910 (with only one day of vacation!) is an incredible testament to his devotion to both Eddy and Christian Science, and to her appreciation of his talents.
Learn more about Calvin Frye’s love for technology and see how he used his camera in Eddy’s household.
Calvin Frye joined Mary Baker Eddy’s household on August 14, 1882; he was a thirty-six year old widower who had been working as a machinist in Lawrence, Massachusetts.
On July 10, 1903, Calvin Frye, Mary Baker Eddy’s longtime assistant, sent a note to William B. Johnson, Clerk of The Mother Church and a member of the Christian Science Board of Directors…