Henry Salt Archive

Henry Salt (1853-1939) was the author of the Life of Henry David Thoreau, Animals Rights and A Plea for Vegetarianism which inspired Gandhi for follow a vegetarian diet.


We would like to thank the following for their help and contributions to the Salt Archive:

Alan Williams
Cambridge University Library
Chiara Castelli
Chris Reed at the RSPCA
Dan Weinbren
Dave Carter - Classical Work Books
Dunstan McNutt - Amherst College Library
Elizabeth Campbell Denlinger - New York Public Library
Emilie Dardenne
Enrique Utria
George Hendrick
Gilly Prime and Jen Elford at the Vegetarian Society
Jeffrey Cramer at the Thoreau Institute at Walden Woods Library
John Edmundson
John M. Gilheany - Book
John Pontin
Kim Stallwood
Michael Meredith at Eton College
New England Quarterly
Nigel Sinnott
Stephen R. L. Clark - info
The Campbell Theosophical Research Library
Warwick Anthony Fox
Simon Wild
Working Class Movement Library
Jon Wynne-Tyson

Our research into the Salt family history has been greatly assisted by:

The late Denis Salt
Judith Salt
Rachel Salt

This website would not have been possible without the kind assistance of:

George and Willene Hendrick
John Gilheany
John Edmundson
John Pontin
Jon Wynne-Tyson
Simon Wild

This website is dedicated to George Hendrick, John Pontin and Jon Wynne-Tyson.