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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 104 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

Maya Society draft materials for publication no. 1, 1931

 Sub-Series
Identifier: MSS 279 Series 6 Sub-Series 4
Scope and Contents Contains draft materials for the 1931 publication of Maya Society publication number 1, including a typed manuscript, printer's dummies, early drafts, galley proofs, a printer's proof, and a paste-up.
Dates: 1931

Maya Society draft materials for publication no. 2, 1932

 Sub-Series
Identifier: MSS 279 Series 6 Sub-Series 5
Scope and Contents Contains drawings and a typescript related to the 1932 publication of Maya Society publication number 2.
Dates: 1932

Maya Society draft materials for publication no. 6, 1935

 Sub-Series
Identifier: MSS 279 Series 6 Sub-Series 6
Scope and Contents Contains photocopies of the Maguey manuscripts used in the 1935 publication of the Maya Society publication number 6.
Dates: 1935

Maya Society draft materials for publication no. 7, 1935

 Sub-Series
Identifier: MSS 279 Series 6 Sub-Series 7
Scope and Contents Contains documents related to the 1935 publication of Maya Society publication number 7, including positive prints of the manuscript, a typescript of the publication's introduction, a printed announcement of publication, and a printed article and later comments regarding the disputed authenticity of the manuscript, which is now accepted as a forgery.
Dates: 1935

Maya Society draft materials for publication no. 8, 1935

 Sub-Series
Identifier: MSS 279 Series 6 Sub-Series 8
Scope and Contents Contains an announcement, typescripts, and positive prints related to the 1935 publication of Maya Society publication number 8.
Dates: 1935

Maya Society draft materials for publication no. 9, 1935

 Sub-Series
Identifier: MSS 279 Series 6 Sub-Series 9
Scope and Contents Contains an announcement and typescript related to the 1935 publication of Maya Society publication number 9.
Dates: 1935

Maya Society draft materials for publication no. 11, 1935

 Sub-Series
Identifier: MSS 279 Series 6 Sub-Series 10
Scope and Contents Contains an announcement and photographs related to the 1935 publication of Maya Society publication number 11.
Dates: 1935

Maya Society draft materials for publication no. 13, 1938

 Sub-Series
Identifier: MSS 279 Series 6 Sub-Series 11
Scope and Contents Contains notes, paste-ups, galley proofs, and a review related to the 1938 publication of Maya Society publication number 13.
Dates: 1938

Maya Society draft materials for publication no. 14, 1935

 Sub-Series
Identifier: MSS 279 Series 6 Sub-Series 12
Scope and Contents Contains a copy of a manuscript and an announcement related to the 1935 publication of Maya Society publication number 14.
Dates: 1935