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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Maya Society unpublished drafts and proofs , 1930-1940

 Sub-Series
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Scope and Contents Contains an article, a printers proof, and translation of unpublished materials from the Maya Society unassociated with particular proposals.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.
Dates: 1930-1940

William Gates collection of Chortí source materials, 1892-1940

 Sub-Series
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.
Dates: 1892-1940

William Gates collection of Maya source materials, 1550-1940

 Sub-Series
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.
Dates: 1550-1940

William Gates glyph studies, 1898-1940

 Sub-Series
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.
Dates: 1898-1940

William Gates research notes, 1898-1940

 Series
Identifier: MSS 279 Series 3
Scope and Contents Contains Gates' research notes, produced both in the field (Southern Mexico and Guatemala) and in Baltimore and California, between the years 1898 and 1940, on various codices, early Mesoamerican vocabularies and grammatical studies, as well as astrological and calindrical studies. Many of the notes are in organized into lengthy charts and tables.
Dates: 1898-1940