ry of Tufts College.
Prof. Amos Emerson Dolbeare, the eminent electrician, wrote many scientific works, and magazine and newspaper articles: Chemical Tables, Art of Projecting Matter—Ether and Motion, Modes of Motion, Natural Philosophy.
Prof. J. Sterling Kngsley has written many scientific papers, and is editor of the American Naturalist. Prof. Gardener Chace Anthony is the author of a series of text-books known as the Technical Drawing Series.
Rev. Warren S. Woodbridge is the author of Christ in the Life, and many articles.
Edwin A. Start, Executive Secretary of the American Forestry Association, has written many articles and lectured on forest preservation.
Lawrence Boyd Evans, professor of history, has edited the writings of George Washington, first of a series on the writings of American statesmen, and a series of Handbooks of American Government, illustrating the polity of different states.
Hollis Godfrey, head of the Science Department in the Practical Arts School of Bo
ation the new church should ally itself with.
After much deliberation they decided that the Congregational form of church government would best satisfy their needs and desires, and somewhat to the surprise of the Congregational pastors in the vicinity, on the 29th of October, 1887, the Union Congregational made a formal beginning as a religious enterprise.
It organized with a membership of fifty, twenty-eight of whom were received by letter, and twenty-two upon confession of their faith in Christ.
On November 5, 1887, the Articles of Faith and Covenant were adopted by the church, and on the 12th of the same month, Alexander Robertson, Thomas Patterson and Nathaniel P. Richardson were chosen deacons.
At the same meeting John G. Thompson was elected as the first clerk.
On December 1, 1887, a council was held in the chapel on Broadway, which recognized the new society under the name of the Union Congregational Church of Medford.
A large number of delegates from sister churches were