George Salter

Salter in the 1950s

The Mortimer Rare Book Room hosts an exhibition of book jacket designs from the library and papers of George Salter (1897-1967). Janet Salter Rosenberg '54 donated the collection of Salter's book jacket designs to the college in 1989. Marit Cranmer, a recent graduate of the School of Library and Information Studies at the University of Rhode Island, curated the exhibition.

The Ancient Sun Kingdoms of the Americas book cover by George Salter Death in Venice book cover by George Salter Lot's Wife book cover by George Salter
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List of Exhibited Book Jackets

George Salter Papers (Five College Library Catalog)

George Salter web site (Wellesley College)


Smith College Special Collections
Mortimer Rare Book Collection
Neilson Library, 3rd floor
(413) 585-2970

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