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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 12 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. 8, 1935

 Sub-Series
Identifier: MSS 279 Series 6 Sub-Series 8
Scope and Contents Contains an announcement, typescripts, and positive prints related to the 1935 publication of Maya Society publication number 8.
Dates: 1935

Maya Society draft materials for publication no. 11, 1935

 Sub-Series
Identifier: MSS 279 Series 6 Sub-Series 10
Scope and Contents Contains an announcement and photographs related to the 1935 publication of Maya Society publication number 11.
Dates: 1935

William Gates illustrations and drawings, approximately 1898-1940

 Sub-Series
Identifier: MSS 279 Series 11 Sub-Series 3
Scope and Contents Contains drawings of people and ruins in Latin America.
Dates: approximately 1898-1940

William Gates photographic negatives, approximately 1898-1940

 Sub-Series
Identifier: MSS 279 Series 11 Sub-Series 4
Scope and Contents Contains photographic negatives of people, places, and objects associated with Gates' travel in Latin America.
Dates: approximately 1898-1940

William Gates photographs, approximately 1940

 Sub-Series
Identifier: MSS 279 Series 11 Sub-Series 1
Scope and Contents Contains photographs of various people, buildings, documents, and other items.
Dates: approximately 1940

William Gates photographs from Handbook of North American Indians, approximately 1898-1940

 Sub-Series
Identifier: MSS 279 Series 11 Sub-Series 7
Scope and Contents Contains photographs of various North American Indians.
Dates: approximately 1898-1940

William Gates photographs of Mexico and Central America, approximately 1860-1940

 Sub-Series
Identifier: MSS 279 Series 11 Sub-Series 5
Scope and Contents Contains photographs of people, places, and objects from Mexico and Central America.
Dates: approximately 1860-1940

William Gates photographs of Peru and Ecuador, 1860-1930

 Sub-Series
Identifier: MSS 279 Series 11 Sub-Series 6
Scope and Contents Contains stereographs and photographs of people, places, and objects from Peru and Ecuador.
Dates: 1860-1930

William Gates photographs, postcards, and other material, approximately 1860-1960

 Series
Identifier: MSS 279 Series 11
Scope and Contents Collection includes photographs, postcards, stereographs, tintypes, glass negatives and positives, lantern slides, and negatives. Includes images of South American archaeological sites and peoples, some of which were taken by E. & H. Anthony.
Dates: approximately 1860-1960