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Salter, George, 1897-1967 : George Salter papers, 1919-1967

Prominent German-American calligrapher and one of the most admired designers of book jackets in the U.S. Papers consist chiefly of art work, correspondence, contracts, and printed materials relating to design projects executed in New York. There are also: a small file of correspondence with American and German colleagues (some in German), most notably Walter Brudi, Kurt Schauer, E.F.H Schneidler, and Jeanyee Wong; drafts of articles by Salter; papers relating to curriculum at Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art; files of the Book Jacket Designers Guild which Salter founded; 184 German book jackets designed by Salter; files of articles about Salter; and letters of condolence to his widow, Agnes Salter.
Extent: 68 linear feet - 39 boxes and 18 oversize boxes
Subjects: Arts, Printing History and Book Arts
Call Number: Wing Modern MS Salt
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