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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 2 Collections and/or Records:

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

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