Joshua Foster Ober
J. F. Ober was an American architect. His work included the design of Odd Fellows' Hall (Beverly, Massachusetts) and an 1881 expansion to the Hotel Vendome in Boston. His mother was Hephzibah P Ober and his father Samuel Ober. He was married to Lucie E Doten. He died on August 12, 1896.
- Parish of the Messiah church building Foster Ober was commissioned to draw up plans of a church building located to the North and West of the Chapel (built in 1881)
- Kindergarten drawing for D. N. Skillings, Esq. at Rangely Place, Winchester, Massachusetts by J. F. Ober & G. D. Rand 
- Odd Fellows' Hall (Beverly, Massachusetts) at 188-194 Cabot St. in Beverly, Massachusetts, a gothic building listed on the National Register of Historic Places. First constructed about 1850 with involved architects including J. Foster Ober, Williams Brothers, and others.
- Architectural rendering of house for S. J. Nowell at Winchester, Massachusetts, J. F. Ober and G. D. Rand
- Bennett School building
- Congregational Church, West Newton: remodel with new chapel and parlors
- J. Foster Ober American Institute of Architects biography page
- Catalogue of Delta Upsilon, 1917 By Delta Upsilon fraternity
- American Architects and Builder December 31, 1877
- MASSACHUSETTS - Essex County Archived 2008-07-19 at the Wayback Machine. National Register of Historic Places
- The Massachusetts Teacher: A Journal of School and Home Education, Volume 26
- Church Building Quarterly, Volumes 6-9 page 95
- Entry in Henry F. Withey, A.I.A., and Elsie Rathburn Withey, Biographical Dictionary of American Architects Los Angeles, New Age Publishing Company, 1956. Facsimile edition, Hennessey & Ingalls, Inc., 1970