- Rev.William Metcalfe (17??-1862)
- Sylvester Graham (1795-1851)
- William Andrus Alcott (1798-1859)
- Bronson Alcott 1799-1888
- Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-1882)
- Mary Gove Nichols (1810-1884)
- Russell Trall 1812-1877
- Henry David Thoreau (1817-1862)
- Transatlantic Vegetarians - by Derek Antrobus, 2000
- Ellen G. White (1827-1915)
- Henry S. Clubb (1827-1922)
- Jacksonian Veg: Couldn't stomach pork & whisky - 1830s USA, by Karen Iacobbo, 2001
- American Physiological Society - founded by William Alcott and Sylvester Graham
American Vegetarian Society (1850-1865)
John Harvey Kellogg (1852-1943)
- The New York Vegetarian Association
- Vegetarian Festival in New York
- Ralph Waldo Trine (1866-1958)
- Vegetarian Society of America
- Chicago Vegetarian Society
- Battle Creek, Michigan, Vegetarian Society
- Portland, Oregon, Vegetarian Society
- 3rd International Vegetarian
Congress - Chicago, USA
- A Visit to America - by the Rev. James Clark, Vice President of the Vegetarian Society (UK)
- Food, Home and Garden (link to archive.org) - Journal of the Vegetarian Society of America Vols I-III, 1897-99
Complete Old Books
- History of the Philadelphia
Bible-Christian Church from
1817 to 1917 (PDF 2mb) pub.1922
- A Defence of the Graham System of Living: Or, Remarks on Diet and Regimen. Dedicated to the Rising Generation (link to archive.org), by Sylvester Graham New York, 1835
- Lectures on the Science of Human Life (link to archive.org) by Sylvester Graham, pub. by William Horsell (see below) London 1854
- The philosophy of sacred history considered in relation to human aliment and the wines of Scripture (link to archive.org) - by Sylvester Graham, edited by Henry S. Clubb, 1859 - by Sylvester Graham, edited by Henry S. Clubb, pub. W. Horsell, London, 1859
- Lectures to ladies on anatomy and physiology (link to archive.org) by Mary Gove Nichols, Boston, 1842 - many references to the vegetable diet.
- Bronson Alcott's Fruitlands (1843) (link to archive.org) compiled by
Clara Endicott Sears with Transcendental
Wild Oats (1876) by
Louisa May Alcott, 1915 edition
- Religion, Natural and Revealed (link to archive.org): by Orson S. Fowler, New York, 1st pib. 1844, 10th edition 1848 p.136: Were a flesh diet productive of no other evil consequence than lowering ... benevolence that alone should forever annihilate so barbarous a practice'.
- Physiology, animal and mental (link to archive.org) by Orson S. Fowler, New York, 1847, 5th edition 1851 (half of Fowler & Wells, NY, which published many of the veg-related books on this page).
- The Hydropathic Encyclopedia Vol.2 (link to archive.org) by Russell Trall, New York, 1851 Trall was a founder member of the American Vegetarian Society in 1850.
- Hydrotherapy or The Water-Cure (link to archive.org) by Joel Shew, New York 1851. Shew was a Vice-president of the American Vegetarian Society.
- Philosophy of Health: Natural Principles of Health and Cure (link to archive.org ) by Larkin Baker Coles M.D. Boston, first pub. 1848 - 26th revised edition 1851 (claims 28,000 sold) p.51 The Quality of Foods (promotes vegetable diet)
- Recollections of a busy life (link to archive.org) by Horace Greeley (1811-1872) pub.1868 - editor of the NY Tribune and a vegetarian from about 1835. p.98: Chapter VIII - Temperance in all things
- Horace Greeley Voice Of The People (link to archive.org) by William Harlan Hale, 1950.
- Walden (link to archive.org) by Henry David Thoreau (1817-1862), first pub.1854. This edition with intro by Will H. Dircks, 1886.
- Life and writings of Henry David Thoreau (link to archive.org) by Henry S. Salt, witten 1890 - 1896 edition.
- Thoreau's philosophy of life, with special consideration of the influence of Hindoo philosophy (PDF 11mb) by Helena A. Snyder, Dissertation, Heidelberg University, 1902. p.20 Absitence from meat eating
- Health: Its Friends and Foes (link to archive.org) by Reuben D. Mussey M.D., LL.D, Boston, 1862. p.169: Chapter VIII - Man by nature a vegetable eater - vegetarianism
- The stomach: its disorders and how to cure them (link to archive.org) by J. H. Kellogg, Battle Creek, 1896
- The Golden Age Cook Book (link to archive.org) by Henrietta Latham Dwight, New York, 1898
- Every living creature; or, Heart-training through the animal world (link to archive.org) by Ralph Waldo Trine, 1899
- The Vivisection Question (link to archive.org) articles from 1880 to 1900 compiled by Albert Leffingwell M.D, 1901