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Maya Society

 Organization

administrative history

Citation

NIC files (hdg.: Maya Society; imprint: Maya Society, at the Johns Hopkins University)

LC in RLIN, 8-10-86 (hdg.: Maya Society)

Checklist of Mesoamerican manuscripts, 2003 (Maya Society; est. 1920 in Auburn Hill, Va. by William Gates; dedicated to collection and dissemination of information on Maya languages and culture; published more than twenty publications)

The Maya Society and its work, 1937: p. 3 (est. July 21, 1930 in Washington, D.C.; dedicated to promotion of knowledge and understanding of Indian races of Middle America, past and present, especially the Maya people and their country; publishing and research on topic)

Found in 122 Collections and/or Records:

William Gates papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 279
Scope and Contents Containts transcripts, printers' proofs, grammars, vocabularies, dictionaries, glyph studies, botanical studies, commentaries, articles, editions of codices, personal correspondence, 44 original manuscripts, imprints, maps, charts, drawings, photographs, notes, memoranda, Maya Society materials, genealogies of Maya families, and Mayan glyphs on moveable type. Many of the items are reproductions. The materials relate to the languages history and archaeology of the Indian peoples of Central...

Maya Society draft materials for publication no. 1, 1931

 Sub-Series
Identifier: MSS 279 Series 6 Sub-Series 4
Scope and Contents Contains draft materials for the 1931 publication of Maya Society publication number 1, including a typed manuscript, printer's dummies, early drafts, galley proofs, a printer's proof, and a paste-up.

Maya Society draft materials for publication no. 11, 1935

 Sub-Series
Identifier: MSS 279 Series 6 Sub-Series 10
Scope and Contents Contains an announcement and photographs related to the 1935 publication of Maya Society publication number 11.

Maya Society draft materials for publication no. 13, 1938

 Sub-Series
Identifier: MSS 279 Series 6 Sub-Series 11
Scope and Contents Contains notes, paste-ups, galley proofs, and a review related to the 1938 publication of Maya Society publication number 13.

Maya Society draft materials for publication no. 14, 1935

 Sub-Series
Identifier: MSS 279 Series 6 Sub-Series 12
Scope and Contents Contains a copy of a manuscript and an announcement related to the 1935 publication of Maya Society publication number 14.

Maya Society draft materials for publication no. 15, 1935

 Sub-Series
Identifier: MSS 279 Series 6 Sub-Series 13
Scope and Contents Contains two manuscripts and a publication announcement relating to the 1935 publication of Maya Society publication number 15.

Maya Society draft materials for publication no. 16, 1935

 Sub-Series
Identifier: MSS 279 Series 6
Scope and Contents Contains a typescript of the publication's introduction, a publication announcement, and a manuscript relating to the 1935 publication of Maya Society publication number 16.

Maya Society draft materials for publication no. 17, 1935

 Sub-Series
Identifier: MSS 279 Series 6
Scope and Contents Contains items relating to the 1935 publication of Maya Society publication number 17.

Maya Society draft materials for publication no. 19, 1937

 Sub-Series
Identifier: MSS 279 Series 6 Sub-Series 16
Scope and Contents Contains partial typescript of Maya Society publication no. 19, printers proofs of a document titled "Résumé of the Collection Written by Mr. Gates," and galley prints relating to the 1937 publication of Maya Society publication number 19.

Maya Society draft materials for publication no. 2, 1932

 Sub-Series
Identifier: MSS 279 Series 6 Sub-Series 5
Scope and Contents Contains drawings and a typescript related to the 1932 publication of Maya Society publication number 2.