This list is a work in process, but provides a good start for anyone researching the history of Brook Farm.

  • Codman, John Thomas. Brook Farm: Historic and Personal Memoirs. Boston: Arena Publishing Co., 1894
  • Delano, Sterling F.  Brook Farm: the Dark Side of Utopia. Cambridge, MA: Belknap Press of Harvard UP, 2004
  • Hansen, Ellen, ed. The New England Transcendentalists: Life of the Mind and Of the Spirit. Lowell, MA: Discovery Enterprises, Ltd., 1993
  • Haraszti, Zoltan. The Idyll of Brook Farm as Revealed by Unpublished Letters in the Boston Public Library. 2nd edition. Published by Trustees of BPL, 1937
  • Jennings, Chris. Paradise Now: The Story of American Utopianism. Randon House, 2016
  • Kirby, Georgiana Bruce. Years of Experience: An Autobiographical Narrative. NY: GP Putnam, 1887. [also available as a Google book]
  • Kolmerten, Carol A. Women in Utopia: the Ideology of Gender in the American Owenite Communities. Indianapolis, IN: Indiana University Press, 1990
  • Myerson, Joel. Transcendentalism: A Reader. Oxford University Press, 2000
  • Orvis, Marianne Dwight. Letters from Brook Farm, 1844-47, ed. by Amy L. Reed. Philadelphia: Porcupine Press, 1972
  • Raymond, Henrietta Dana. Sophia Willard Dana Ripley, Co-Founder of Brook Farm. P.E. Randall Publishing, 1994
  • Russell, Amelia E. Home Life of the Brook Farm Association. Boston: Little, Brown, 1900