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Indians of Mexico -- Antiquities

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:

Thomas Stuart Ferguson papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1549
Scope and Contents Correspondence, article and book drafts, minutes of the NWAF meetings, and financial records of Ferguson's trips to Central America. Most of these materials relate to his interests in Mesoamerican archaeology and how that discipline improves Mormon understanding of the Book of Mormon. The collection also has information relating to the views of Mormon archaeologists.

William Gates papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 279
Scope and Contents Containts transcripts, printers' proofs, grammars, vocabularies, dictionaries, glyph studies, botanical studies, commentaries, articles, editions of codices, personal correspondence, 44 original manuscripts, imprints, maps, charts, drawings, photographs, notes, memoranda, Maya Society materials, genealogies of Maya families, and Mayan glyphs on moveable type. Many of the items are reproductions. The materials relate to the languages history and archaeology of the Indian peoples of Central...

William Gates ethnohistorical materials in European languages, 1521-1940

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 279 Series 10
Scope and Contents Contains photocopies, typescripts, and manuscripts from Gates' collection of ethnohistorical materials in European languages, primarily Spanish with some German and English texts.

William Gates institutional affiliations, 1912-1940

 Series
Identifier: MSS 279 Series 5
Scope and Contents Contains writings related to Gates' institutional affiliations with the Aryan Theosophical Society, the San Diego Museum, and the Department of Middle American Research at Tulane University. While his work with the Department of Middle American Research at Tulane University was directly related to the study of Mesoamerica, Gates' affiliations with the Aryan Theosophical Society and the San Diego Museum were not related to the study of Mesoamerica.

William Gates writings on the Middle American Research Institute, approximately 1922-1924

 Sub-Series
Identifier: MSS 279 Series 5 Sub-Series 3
Scope and Contents Contains notes, reports, and other materials related to Gates' work with the Department of Middle American Research at Tulane University. Includes information on the history and archaeology of Guatemala, as well as to the contemporary situation in the region. Most prevalent are documents relating to Tulane's 1925 agricultural survey of the Southern Mexican state of Tabasco. Materials date from between approximately 1920 and 1926.

William Gates writings on the San Diego Museum, 1915-1930

 Sub-Series
Identifier: MSS 279 Series 5 Sub-Series 2
Scope and Contents Contains the San Diego Museum's articles of incorporation, a multiple page, typed membership list, five bulletins/announcements from 1917 to 1930, an announcement appealing for members of the museum, and Gates' life membership card for the museum.

William Gates writings with the Aryan Theosophical Society, 1912-1915

 Sub-Series
Identifier: MSS 279 Series 5 Sub-Series 1
Scope and Contents Contains administrative notes relating to the Aryan Theosophical Society branch in Point Loma, California, as well as one set of notes on the Society's study of Isis Unveiled. Gates' involvement with the Aryan Theosophical Society lasted from the 1905 until the years following the First World War.