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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 6 Collections and/or Records:

Maya Society draft materials for publication no. 22, 1939

 Sub-Series
Identifier: MSS 279 Series 6 Sub-Series 18
Scope and Contents Contains a paste-up, manuscripts, maps, and notes relating to the 1939 publication of Maya Society publication number 22.
Dates: 1939

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 Huastec source materials, 1767-1940

 Sub-Series
Identifier: MSS 279 Series 8 Sub-Series 2 Sub-Series 9
Scope and Contents Contains photocopies, notes, and typescripts, compiled by Gates between 1898 and 1940, of source materials in the Huastec language.
Dates: 1767-1940

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 collection of texts in native languages, 1521-1940

 Series
Identifier: MSS 279 Series 9
Scope and Contents Contains photocopies, typescripts, manuscripts, and notes of texts collected by Gates in various Mesoamerican languages.
Dates: 1521-1940

William Gates collection on Maya medical literature, 1930-1940

 Sub-Series
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.
Dates: 1930-1940