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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 13 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. 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

Maya Society draft materials for publication no. 16, 1935

 Sub-Series
Identifier: MSS 279 Series 6
Scope and Contents Contains a typescript of the publication's introduction, a publication announcement, and a manuscript relating to the 1935 publication of Maya Society publication number 16.
Dates: 1935

Maya Society print materials, 1920-1940

 Sub-Series
Identifier: MSS 279 Series 6 Sub-Series 1
Scope and Contents Contains various print materials relating to the images (printing plates, photostats, proofs, and oversized drawings) used in Maya Society publications from the years 1930 to 1940.
Dates: 1920-1940

Maya Society proposed publication no. 9, 1930-1940

 Sub-Series
Identifier: MSS 279 Series 6 Sub-Series 19 Sub-Series 4
Scope and Contents Contains a manuscript relating to the once-proposed Maya Society publication number 9: "The Indian form of Confessional" to be published between the years 1930 and 1940.
Dates: 1930-1940

Maya Society publications, 1920-1940

 Sub-Series
Identifier: MSS 279 Series 6 Sub-Series 2
Scope and Contents Contains items relating to the publication of Maya Society publications, such as orders for publications and a list of publications.
Dates: 1920-1940

Maya Society Quarterly, 1931-1932

 Sub-Series
Identifier: MSS 279 Series 6 Sub-Series 3
Scope and Contents Contains a mock-up, drawings and graphics, manuscripts, and galley prints related to the Maya Society Quarterly, a 1931-1932 project that predates the Maya Society's most common practice of periodic publishing of Mesoamerican studies.
Dates: 1931-1932

Maya Society records, 1930-1940

 Series
Identifier: MSS 279 Series 6
Scope and Contents Contains materials related to the publication of the twenty-two official publications of the Maya Society, as well as periodicals and other output of the society. Materials date from between 1930 and 1940.
Dates: 1930-1940