Skip to main content

Salt, George, 1903 - 2003 (entomologist and ecologist)


Dates and places

1903-2003 University of Alberta, Edmonton; Harvard; Institute of Entomology (U.K.); King's College, Cambridge

Sphere of activity

Entomologist and ecologist.


In 1939, married Joyce Laing and had two sons, Michael and Peter.

Other information

PhD from Harvard, 1933. Worked for the United Fruit Company (Colombia) and the Institute of Entomology (Farnham Royal, Buckinghamshire). Fellow, King's College, Cambridge, 1933; lecturer in Zoology, 1937; fellow of the Royal Society, 1956.

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:


Letter from George Salt to GHWR, 1992-03-13

Reference Code: GBR/0272/GHWR/3/373
Scope and Contents

1 autograph letter signed, enclosing a copy by George Salt of the hand of the scribe who wrote the Caxton Ovid at Magdalene College, Cambridge, Geoffrey Chaucer's 'Parlement of Foules' lines 1-21 chosen as example.

Dates: 1992-03-13
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The majority of the Rylands Papers are readily available to scholars in the Archive Centre. Record consultation is by appointment. Personal letters of living authors may only be consulted with their written permission. Some material is reserved in view of its sensitivity. There is no access to such material for the time being.

Salt: The Papers of George Salt

Reference Code: GBR/0272/GS
Scope and Contents

This collection comprises journals and other writings by George Salt, as well as examples of his calligraphic work and correspondence.

Dates: 1924 - 1998

Additional filters:

Archival Object 1
Collection 1
Calligraphy 1
Colombia 1
Ecology 1
Entomology 1
Kenya 1
∨ more
Tanzania 1
Uganda 1
+ ∧ less