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Maya Society records, 1930-1940

 Series
Identifier: MSS 279 Series 6

Scope and Contents

Contains materials related to the publication of the twenty-two official publications of the Maya Society, as well as periodicals and other output of the society. Materials date from between 1930 and 1940.

Dates

  • 1930-1940

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

Open for public research.

Conditions Governing Use

It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from William Gates papers must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Administrative History

The Maya Society was established by William Gates on July 21, 1930 in Washington, D.C. The society was dedicated to the collection of research and publications on the Indians of Central America, particularly the Maya, as well as the publication of research on the topic. An earlier society by the same name was previously established by Gates in Virginia in 1920.

Extent

15 boxes

Language

Multiple languages

Arrangement

Arranged in nineteen subseries: 1. Print materials. 2. Publications. 3. Maya Society Quarterly. 4. Draft materials for publication no. 1. 5. Draft materials for publication no. 2. 6. Draft materials for publication no. 6. 7. Draft materials for publication no. 7. 8. Draft materials for publication no. 8. 9. Draft materials for publication no. 9. 10. Draft materials for publication no. 11. 11. Draft materials for publication no. 13. 12. Draft materials for publication no. 14. 13. Draft materials for publication no. 15. 14. Draft materials for publication no. 16. 15. Draft materials for publication no. 17. 16. Draft materials for publication no. 19. 17. Draft materials for publication no. 20. 18. Draft materials for publication no. 22. 19. Unpublished material.

Other Finding Aids

File-level inventory available online. http://files.lib.byu.edu/ead/XML/MSS279.xml

Creator

Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

Contact:
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Brigham Young University
Provo Utah 84602 United States