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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 66 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. 17, 1935

 Sub-Series
Identifier: MSS 279 Series 6
Scope and Contents Contains items relating to the 1935 publication of Maya Society publication number 17.
Dates: 1935

Maya Society proposed publication no. 6, 1549-1551

 Sub-Series
Identifier: MSS 279 Series 6 Sub-Series 19 Sub-Series 2
Scope and Contents Contains a photocopy of a translation of Yucatán tax list relating to the once-proposed publication of Maya Society publication number 6 to be published between the years 1930 and 1940.
Dates: 1549-1551

William Gates collection of Cakchiquel texts, 1556-1685

 Sub-Series — Box: 103, Folder: 2
Identifier: MSS 279 Series 9 Sub-Series 2
Scope and Contents Contains photocopies from Gates' collection of texts in the Cakchiquel language.
Dates: 1556-1685

William Gates collection of Chiapanec texts, 1630-1821

 Sub-Series
Identifier: MSS 279 Series 9 Sub-Series 3
Scope and Contents Contains photocopies from Gates' collection of texts in the Chiapanec language.
Dates: 1630-1821

William Gates collection of Chiapaneca source materials, 1691-1898

 Sub-Series
Identifier: MSS 279 Series 8 Sub-Series 2 Sub-Series 2
Scope and Contents Contains photocopies, and typescripts, compiled by Gates between 1898 and 1940, of source materials in the Chiapaneca language.
Dates: 1691-1898

William Gates collection of Chinantec source materials, 1860

 Sub-Series
Identifier: MSS 279 Series 8 Sub-Series 2 Sub-Series 3
Scope and Contents Contains a photocopy, compiled by Gates between 1898 and 1940, of source materials in the Chinantec language.
Dates: 1860

William Gates collection of Chinantec texts, 1730

 Sub-Series
Identifier: MSS 279 Series 9 Sub-Series 4
Scope and Contents Contains photocopies from Gates' collection of texts in the Chinantec language.
Dates: 1730

William Gates collection of Chocho source materials, 1700-1800

 Sub-Series
Identifier: MSS 279 Series 8 Sub-Series 2 Sub-Series 4
Scope and Contents Contains a manuscript, collected by Gates between 1898 and 1940, of source material in the Choco language.
Dates: 1700-1800

William Gates collection of Cuicatec texts, 1780

 Sub-Series
Identifier: MSS 279 Series 9 Sub-Series 5
Scope and Contents Contains a photocopy from Gates' collection of text in the Cuicatec language.
Dates: 1780