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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 5 Collections and/or Records:

Maya Society print materials, 1920-1940

 Sub-Series
Identifier: MSS 279 Series 6 Sub-Series 1
Scope and Contents Contains various print materials relating to the images (printing plates, photostats, proofs, and oversized drawings) used in Maya Society publications from the years 1930 to 1940.
Dates: 1920-1940

Maya Society Quarterly, 1931-1932

 Sub-Series
Identifier: MSS 279 Series 6 Sub-Series 3
Scope and Contents Contains a mock-up, drawings and graphics, manuscripts, and galley prints related to the Maya Society Quarterly, a 1931-1932 project that predates the Maya Society's most common practice of periodic publishing of Mesoamerican studies.
Dates: 1931-1932

William Gates collection of Nahuatl codices, picture manuscripts, and historical texts, approximately 1521-1940

 Sub-Series
Identifier: MSS 279 Series 9 Sub-Series 16 Sub-Series 2
Scope and Contents Contains photocopies and manuscripts from Gates' collection of codices, picture manuscripts, and historical texts in the Nahuatl language.
Dates: approximately 1521-1940

William Gates collection of Nahuatl texts, 1521-1940

 Sub-Series
Identifier: MSS 279 Series 9 Sub-Series 16
Scope and Contents Contains photocopies, typescripts, and manuscripts from Gates' collection of texts in the Nahuatl language.
Dates: 1521-1940

William Gates maps, drawings, and other material, 1890-1940

 Sub-Series
Identifier: MSS 279 Series 8 Sub-Series 2 Sub-Series 30
Scope and Contents Contains a book on ancient mexican art, as well as maps and drawings of various ruins.
Dates: 1890-1940