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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:

William Gates mementoes, 1920-1940

 Sub-Series
Identifier: MSS 279 Series 7 Sub-Series 3
Scope and Contents Contains Gates' mementoes related to his life's work and collection sales. Items span the years 1918 to 1940.
Dates: 1920-1940

William Gates personalia, 1898-1940

 Series
Identifier: MSS 279 Series 7
Scope and Contents Contains professional papers, photographs, mementoes, and artifacts related to Gates' career, including items related to his linguistic work with Ciprano Alvarado.
Dates: 1898-1940

William Gates printed matter, 1898-1940

 Sub-Series
Identifier: MSS 279 Series 7 Sub-Series 1
Scope and Contents Contains materials both relating to Gates' studies of Mesoamerica as well as other non-Mesoamerican interests, such as documents related to the Congress of Americanists and the American Indian Defense Association. Materials span Gate's entire 1898 to 1940 academic career.
Dates: 1898-1940