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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 2 Collections and/or Records:

William Gates collection of Mesoamerican source materials, 1593-1924

 Series
Identifier: MSS 279 Series 8
Scope and Contents Contains sales catalogs of Gates' collection of Mesoamerican manuscripts and source materials as well as source materials, largely photocopies, of numerous Mesoamerican, Central American, and South American Indian languages. All materials were compiled throughout Gates' 1898 to 1940 academic involvement with Mesoamerica.
Dates: 1593-1924

William Gates papers on collecting activities, 1898-1940

 Series
Identifier: MSS 279 Series 2
Scope and Contents Contains items related to the collecting activities of William Gates during the years 1898 to 1940, including book lists, bibliographies, book orders, and a catalog of purchased books, all of which being related to his research of Mesoamerican language groups.
Dates: 1898-1940