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Medford Historical Society. the Medford Historical Society was incorporated under Massachusetts laws, May 22, 1896. The incorporators were Wm. Cushing Wait, Will C. Eddy, Lorin L. Dame, Mrs. Louise G. DeLong, Miss Helen T. Wild, Miss Eliza M. Gill, Miss Mary E. Sargent, Allston P. Joyce, and Charles H. Loomis. The objects of the Society are to collect, preserve, and disseminate the local and general history of Medford and the genealogy of Medford families; to make antiquarian collect
milies year by year, much of antiquarian interest and value has been scattered, and presumably lost.
There are many individuals in the community personally interested in historical research, and a suggestion in the local paper, written by Mr. Will C. Eddy, that a Historical Society be formed, found a quick and hearty response from many kindred spirits.
Preliminary meetings were held, and organization and incorporation were effected.
The charter list contained one hundred and thirty-two
Medford Historical Society Papers, Volume 1., Photographs of Historic
Medford and vicinity. (search)
Photographs of Historic Medford and vicinity. Will C. Eddy, 88 Marshall Street, Medford, Mass. Society and Commercial Printing, 295 Washington Street, Boston. Compliments and Good Wishes of Houghton & Dutton, Cremont and Beacon Streets, Boston.
Medford Historical Society. Officer. For year ending March, 1899. President. William Cushing Wait. Vice-Presidents. Lorin L. Dame, Benjamin. P. Hollis, Rosewell B. Lawrence, Miss. H. Stone. Recording secretary. Will C. Eddy. Corresponding secretary. Eliza M. Gill. Treasurer. Charles H. Loomis. Librarian and Curator. Mary E. Sargent. Standing committees. Membership. Dr. J. E. Cleaves, Dr. R. J. P. Goodwin, Benj. F. Morrison, Geo. O. Foster
William F. Kingman.
Library and Collections.
Miss Mary E. Sargent,
Miss Agnes W. Lincoln.
Walter F. Cushing,
Miss Katherine H. Stone,
Joseph H. Wheeler,
Cleopas B. Johnson,
Benj. F. Fenton.
Historic Photographs and Portraits.
Will C. Eddy,
John H. Hooper,
Dr. R. J. P. Goodwin.
Number previously reported, 192.
Alden, Miss E. L.
Broderson, N. H.
Davis, Miss E. A.
Fernald, Mrs. M. T.
Fitch, Arthur E.
Fitch, Mrs. A. E.