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BOSTON -- The Wall Street Journal's highly celebrated "Pepper ... and Salt" cartoons have been donated to Harvard Business School's Baker Library (HBS) by Charles Preston, founder and editor of the feature. The collection will be housed in the library's Historical Collections and is on exhibition starting today through Oct. 2, 2006.
The daily business cartoon first appeared in the Journal in 1950 and continues to be a regular feature with a loyal following by readers. Currently appearing on the Leisure & Arts Page in the Journal, "Pepper ... and Salt" is unique among newspaper cartoons in that it is drawn by many cartoonists. Many of the early "Pepper ... and Salt" cartoons were destroyed in the Journal offices on 9/11. However, the cartoons on display in the HBS exhibit include dozens of …