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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 photographic negatives, approximately 1898-1940

Identifier: MSS 279 Series 11 Sub-Series 4
Scope and Contents Contains photographic negatives of people, places, and objects associated with Gates' travel in Latin America.
Dates: approximately 1898-1940

William Gates photographs, postcards, and other material, approximately 1860-1960

Identifier: MSS 279 Series 11
Scope and Contents Collection includes photographs, postcards, stereographs, tintypes, glass negatives and positives, lantern slides, and negatives. Includes images of South American archaeological sites and peoples, some of which were taken by E. & H. Anthony.
Dates: approximately 1860-1960