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The Salt Institute for Documentary Studies offers semester programs in nonfiction writing, documentary photography, and radio. Situated between Portland's Arts District and the Old Port at 110 Exchange Street, the Institute also has an extensive archive of photographic prints, negatives and tape recorded interviews, and publishes a literary magazine, Salt, with students' profiles of Maine people, culture, and landscape. The Salt Institute was established in 1973 by Pamela H. Wood, and presently has a staff and faculty of ten. The non-profit organization is governed by a Board of Trustees and advised by a national Academic Board.