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Teabo manuscript, approximately 1750 - 1850

 Item — Box: 74, Folder: 3
Identifier: MSS 279 Series 9 Sub-Series 11 Sub-Series 2
Image of Chilam Balam of Teabo
Image of Chilam Balam of Teabo

Scope and Contents

The Teabo Manuscript is a collection of Christian-Maya texts composed by trained Maya in the town of Teabo throughout the colonial period. The manuscript also contains a few medicinal remedies and a death record. Although exhibiting some texts originally composed in the sixteenth century, the manuscript itself dates from the late eighteenth to the early nineteenth centuries.


  • approximately 1750 - 1850

Language of Materials

Item in Maya.

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.


43 p.




Original manuscript, loosely bound.

Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

1130 HBLL
Brigham Young University
Provo Utah 84602 United States