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William Gates collection of Quiché source materials, 1550-1940

 Sub-Series
Identifier: MSS 279 Series 8 Sub-Series 2 Sub-Series 22
Contains numerous manuscripts, typescripts, and photocopies, compiled by Gates between 1898 and 1940, of source materials in the Quiché language.

Dates

  • 1550-1940

Language of Materials

Materials in English, Spanish, French, and Native American languages.

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.

Extent

50 folders

Biographical History

William Gates (1863-1940) was an author, linguist, archaeologist, collector, publisher, museum director, and president of the Maya Society.

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:
1130 HBLL
Brigham Young University
Provo Utah 84602 United States