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Maya Society


administrative history


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 2 Collections and/or Records:

William Gates collection of Cuna source materials, 1883

Identifier: MSS 279 Series 8 Sub-Series 2 Sub-Series 7
Scope and Contents Contains a photocopy, compiled by Gates between 1898 and 1940, of source material in the Cuna language.
Dates: 1883

William Gates collection of source materials on grammars and vocabularies of native languages, 1520-1940

Identifier: MSS 279 Series 8 Sub-Series 2
Scope and Contents Contains source materials, largely photocopies, of numerous Mesoamerican, Central American, and South American Indian languages. All materials were compiled throughout Gates' 1898 to 1940 academic involvement with Mesoamerica.
Dates: 1520-1940