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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 50 Collections and/or Records:

William Gates collection of Kekchí texts, 1540-1940

 Sub-Series
Identifier: MSS 279 Series 9 Sub-Series 8
Scope and Contents Contains photocopies and typecsripts from Gates' collection of texts in the Kekchí language.
Dates: 1540-1940

William Gates collection of Latin texts, 1521-1940

 Sub-Series
Identifier: MSS 279 Series 9 Sub-Series 9
Scope and Contents Contains a photocopy from Gates' collection of text in Latin.
Dates: 1521-1940

William Gates collection of Mam texts, 1521-1940

 Sub-Series
Identifier: MSS 279 Series 9 Sub-Series 10
Scope and Contents Contains photocopies from Gates' collection of text in the Mam language.
Dates: 1521-1940

William Gates collection of Matlatzinca texts, 1575

 Sub-Series
Identifier: MSS 279 Series 9 Sub-Series 12
Scope and Contents Contains a photocopy from Gates' collection of text in the Matlatzinca language.
Dates: 1575

William Gates collection of Maya Christian texts, 1521-1940

 Sub-Series
Identifier: MSS 279 Series 9 Sub-Series 11 Sub-Series 1
Scope and Contents Contains photocopies, typescripts, and manuscripts from Gates' collection of Christian texts in the Maya language.
Dates: 1521-1940

William Gates collection of Maya codices, books of Chilam Balam, and other native texts, 1521-1940

 Sub-Series
Identifier: MSS 279 Series 9 Sub-Series 11 Sub-Series 2
Scope and Contents Contains photocopies, typescripts, and manuscripts from Gates' collection of codices in the Maya language.
Dates: 1521-1940

William Gates collection of Maya historical documents, 1521-1940

 Sub-Series
Identifier: MSS 279 Series 9 Sub-Series 11 Sub-Series 3
Scope and Contents Contains photocopies and typescripts from Gates' collection of historical texts in the Maya language.
Dates: 1521-1940

William Gates collection of Maya texts, 1521-1940

 Sub-Series
Identifier: MSS 279 Series 9 Sub-Series 11
Scope and Contents Contains photocopies, typescripts, and manuscripts from Gates' collection of texts in the Maya language.
Dates: 1521-1940

William Gates collection of Mazahua texts, 1637-1683

 Sub-Series
Identifier: MSS 279 Series 9 Sub-Series 13
Scope and Contents Contains photocopies from Gates' collection of texts in the Mazahua language.
Dates: 1637-1683

William Gates collection of Mesoamerican source materials, 1593-1924

 Series
Identifier: MSS 279 Series 8
Scope and Contents Contains sales catalogs of Gates' collection of Mesoamerican manuscripts and source materials as well as source materials, largely photocopies, of numerous Mesoamerican, Central American, and South American Indian languages. All materials were compiled throughout Gates' 1898 to 1940 academic involvement with Mesoamerica.
Dates: 1593-1924