Applications are now available for Summer 2015 Research Fellowships at The Mary Baker Eddy Library in Boston. Fellowships are open to academic scholars, independent researchers, and graduate students.
The Library’s collections, centered on the papers of Mary Baker Eddy and records documenting the history of Christian Science, offer scholars countless opportunities for original research.
A select list of such resources includes: Mary Baker Eddy’s correspondence and manuscript material, scrapbooks, and copybooks; household account ledgers and receipts; a fully-indexed file of newspapers clippings that date to the late nineteenth century; an extensive historic photograph collection; architectural records; early histories of branch Churches of Christ, Scientist; and the publication records for The Christian Science Monitor, Eddy’s books, and church magazines.
Mary Baker Eddy (1821-1910) authored a groundbreaking book on science, theology, and healing titled Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures and founded the Church of Christ, Scientist, a publishing society, and The Christian Science Monitor. Stipend provided. Application and supporting materials must be postmarked by February 2, 2015. For further information about the Library’s holdings and the fellowship program, please go to http://www.marybakereddylibrary.org/fellowships or contact 617-450-7316, firstname.lastname@example.org.