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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 3 Collections and/or Records:

Maya Society draft materials for publication no. 19, 1937

 Sub-Series
Identifier: MSS 279 Series 6 Sub-Series 16
Scope and Contents Contains partial typescript of Maya Society publication no. 19, printers proofs of a document titled "Résumé of the Collection Written by Mr. Gates," and galley prints relating to the 1937 publication of Maya Society publication number 19.
Dates: 1937

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

William Gates collection of sales catalogs, 1924

 Sub-Series
Identifier: MSS 279 Series 8 Sub-Series 1
Scope and Contents Contains catalogs related to the late 1920s sale of portions of William Gates' collection of Mesoamerican language source materials.
Dates: 1924