CitationNIC 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 14 Collections and/or Records:
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...
Identifier: MSS 279 Series 6 Sub-Series 11
Identifier: MSS 279 Series 6 Sub-Series 18
Identifier: MSS 279 Series 6 Sub-Series 19 Sub-Series 7
Scope and Contents Contains an article, a printers proof, and translation of unpublished materials from the Maya Society unassociated with particular proposals. Materials date from between approximately 1930 and 1940.
Identifier: MSS 279 Series 8 Sub-Series 2 Sub-Series 6
Scope and Contents Contains manuscripts, notes, and typescripts, compiled by Gates between 1898 and 1940, of source materials in the Chortí language.
Identifier: MSS 279 Series 8 Sub-Series 2 Sub-Series 13
Scope and Contents Contains numerous photocopies, manuscripts, notes, and typescripts, compiled by Gates between 1898 and 1940, of source materials in the Maya language.
Identifier: MSS 279 Series 9
Identifier: MSS 279 Series 6 Sub-Series 19 Sub-Series 8
Scope and Contents Contains plant lists, classifications of ailments, Maya medical vocabulary, and notes relating to Gates' 1930-1940 study of Maya medical literature.
Identifier: MSS 279 Series 3 Sub-Series 2
Scope and Contents Contains hand-written, typed, and photographic notes on various Mesoamerican codices and glyphs in addition to an extensive card file for glyph identification. The notes were compiled by Gates both in the field and in California and Baltimore between the years 1898 and 1940.
Identifier: MSS 279 Series 5
Scope and Contents Contains writings related to Gates' institutional affiliations with the Aryan Theosophical Society, the San Diego Museum, and the Department of Middle American Research at Tulane University. While his work with the Department of Middle American Research at Tulane University was directly related to the study of Mesoamerica, Gates' affiliations with the Aryan Theosophical Society and the San Diego Museum were not related to the study of Mesoamerica.