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William Gates photographs of Peru and Ecuador, 1860-1930

Identifier: MSS 279 Series 11 Sub-Series 6

Scope and Contents

Contains stereographs and photographs of people, places, and objects from Peru and Ecuador.


  • 1860-1930


Language of Materials

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

Conditions Governing Access

Open for public research. Items kept in cold storage; access requires 24 hours advance notice.

Conditions Governing Access

Negatives and lantern slides: Condition restricted; permission to use items must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services.

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.

Biographical History

From the Collection:

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


9 boxes