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Maya Society

 Organization

administrative history

Citation

NIC files (hdg.: Maya Society; imprint: Maya Society, at the Johns Hopkins University)

LC in RLIN, 8-10-86 (hdg.: Maya Society)

Checklist of Mesoamerican manuscripts, 2003 (Maya Society; est. 1920 in Auburn Hill, Va. by William Gates; dedicated to collection and dissemination of information on Maya languages and culture; published more than twenty publications)

The Maya Society and its work, 1937: p. 3 (est. July 21, 1930 in Washington, D.C.; dedicated to promotion of knowledge and understanding of Indian races of Middle America, past and present, especially the Maya people and their country; publishing and research on topic)

Found in 12 Collections and/or Records:

Maya Society draft materials for publication no. 1, 1931

 Sub-Series
Identifier: MSS 279 Series 6 Sub-Series 4
Scope and Contents Contains draft materials for the 1931 publication of Maya Society publication number 1, including a typed manuscript, printer's dummies, early drafts, galley proofs, a printer's proof, and a paste-up.
Dates: 1931

Maya Society draft materials for publication no. 13, 1938

 Sub-Series
Identifier: MSS 279 Series 6 Sub-Series 11
Scope and Contents Contains notes, paste-ups, galley proofs, and a review related to the 1938 publication of Maya Society publication number 13.
Dates: 1938

Maya Society draft materials for publication no. 14, 1935

 Sub-Series
Identifier: MSS 279 Series 6 Sub-Series 12
Scope and Contents Contains a copy of a manuscript and an announcement related to the 1935 publication of Maya Society publication number 14.
Dates: 1935

Maya Society draft materials for publication no. 16, 1935

 Sub-Series
Identifier: MSS 279 Series 6
Scope and Contents Contains a typescript of the publication's introduction, a publication announcement, and a manuscript relating to the 1935 publication of Maya Society publication number 16.
Dates: 1935

Maya Society print materials, 1920-1940

 Sub-Series
Identifier: MSS 279 Series 6 Sub-Series 1
Scope and Contents Contains various print materials relating to the images (printing plates, photostats, proofs, and oversized drawings) used in Maya Society publications from the years 1930 to 1940.
Dates: 1920-1940

Maya Society proposed publication no. 9, 1930-1940

 Sub-Series
Identifier: MSS 279 Series 6 Sub-Series 19 Sub-Series 4
Scope and Contents Contains a manuscript relating to the once-proposed Maya Society publication number 9: "The Indian form of Confessional" to be published between the years 1930 and 1940.
Dates: 1930-1940

Maya Society publications, 1920-1940

 Sub-Series
Identifier: MSS 279 Series 6 Sub-Series 2
Scope and Contents Contains items relating to the publication of Maya Society publications, such as orders for publications and a list of publications.
Dates: 1920-1940

Maya Society Quarterly, 1931-1932

 Sub-Series
Identifier: MSS 279 Series 6 Sub-Series 3
Scope and Contents Contains a mock-up, drawings and graphics, manuscripts, and galley prints related to the Maya Society Quarterly, a 1931-1932 project that predates the Maya Society's most common practice of periodic publishing of Mesoamerican studies.
Dates: 1931-1932

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

Maya Society unpublished material, approximately 1920-1940

 Sub-Series
Identifier: MSS 279 Series 6 Sub-Series 19
Scope and Contents Contains items from the years 1930 to 1940 relating to unpublished materials of the Maya Society.
Dates: approximately 1920-1940