The purpose of this society shall be to stimulate
and aid research in the local and general history of Waltham, by collecting
and preserving such manuscripts, documents, mementos and relics as relate
thereto; by collecting and preparing genealogies of Waltham families;
by preparing or causing to be prepared from time to time, papers and
records relative to those subjects which are or may be of general interest;
by aiding in the preservation of buildings, monuments and other objects
of historic interest, and by such other means as shall be deemed fitting.