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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 41 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...
Dates: 1524-1947

William Gates collection of Cakchiquel texts, 1556-1685

 Sub-Series — Box: 103, Folder: 2
Identifier: MSS 279 Series 9 Sub-Series 2
Scope and Contents Contains photocopies from Gates' collection of texts in the Cakchiquel language.
Dates: 1556-1685

William Gates collection of Chiapanec texts, 1630-1821

 Sub-Series
Identifier: MSS 279 Series 9 Sub-Series 3
Scope and Contents Contains photocopies from Gates' collection of texts in the Chiapanec language.
Dates: 1630-1821

William Gates collection of Chinantec texts, 1730

 Sub-Series
Identifier: MSS 279 Series 9 Sub-Series 4
Scope and Contents Contains photocopies from Gates' collection of texts in the Chinantec language.
Dates: 1730

William Gates collection of Cuicatec texts, 1780

 Sub-Series
Identifier: MSS 279 Series 9 Sub-Series 5
Scope and Contents Contains a photocopy from Gates' collection of text in the Cuicatec language.
Dates: 1780

William Gates collection of Cuna texts, 1521-1940

 Sub-Series
Identifier: MSS 279 Series 9 Sub-Series 6
Scope and Contents Contains a photocopy of a Christian text from Gates' collection of text in the Cuna language.
Dates: 1521-1940

William Gates collection of Huastec texts, 1600-1900

 Sub-Series
Identifier: MSS 279 Series 9 Sub-Series 7
Scope and Contents Contains a typescript from Gates' collection of text in the Huastec language.
Dates: 1600-1900

William Gates collection of Kekchí texts, 1540-1940

 Sub-Series
Identifier: MSS 279 Series 9 Sub-Series 8
Scope and Contents Contains photocopies and typecsripts from Gates' collection of texts in the Kekchí language.
Dates: 1540-1940

William Gates collection of Latin texts, 1521-1940

 Sub-Series
Identifier: MSS 279 Series 9 Sub-Series 9
Scope and Contents Contains a photocopy from Gates' collection of text in Latin.
Dates: 1521-1940

William Gates collection of Mam texts, 1521-1940

 Sub-Series
Identifier: MSS 279 Series 9 Sub-Series 10
Scope and Contents Contains photocopies from Gates' collection of text in the Mam language.
Dates: 1521-1940