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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 17 Collections and/or Records:

William Gates collection of Chiapaneca source materials, 1691-1898

 Sub-Series
Identifier: MSS 279 Series 8 Sub-Series 2 Sub-Series 2
Scope and Contents Contains photocopies, and typescripts, compiled by Gates between 1898 and 1940, of source materials in the Chiapaneca language.
Dates: 1691-1898

William Gates collection of Chinantec source materials, 1860

 Sub-Series
Identifier: MSS 279 Series 8 Sub-Series 2 Sub-Series 3
Scope and Contents Contains a photocopy, compiled by Gates between 1898 and 1940, of source materials in the Chinantec language.
Dates: 1860

William Gates collection of Hegue source materials, 1898

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

William Gates collection of Matlatzinca source materials, 1640-1642

 Sub-Series
Identifier: MSS 279 Series 8 Sub-Series 2 Sub-Series 12
Scope and Contents Contains photocopies, compiled by Gates between 1898 and 1940, of source materials in the Matlatzinca language.
Dates: 1640-1642

William Gates collection of Mazahua source materials, 1550-1940

 Sub-Series
Identifier: MSS 279 Series 8 Sub-Series 2 Sub-Series 14
Scope and Contents Contains photocopies, compiled by Gates between 1898 and 1940, of source materials in the Mazahua language.
Dates: 1550-1940

William Gates collection of Mixe source materials, 1870-1901

 Sub-Series
Identifier: MSS 279 Series 8 Sub-Series 2 Sub-Series 15
Scope and Contents Contains a photocopy and a letter, compiled by Gates between 1898 and 1940, of source materials in the Mixe language.
Dates: 1870-1901

William Gates collection of Mixtec source materials, 1593-1800

 Sub-Series
Identifier: MSS 279 Series 8 Sub-Series 2 Sub-Series 16
Scope and Contents Contains photocopies, compiled by Gates between 1898 and 1940, of source materials in the Mixtec language.
Dates: 1593-1800

William Gates collection of Nahuatl source materials, 1547-1940

 Sub-Series
Identifier: MSS 279 Series 8 Sub-Series 2 Sub-Series 17
Scope and Contents Contains photocopies and a typescript, compiled by Gates between 1898 and 1940, of source materials in the Nahuatl language.
Dates: 1547-1940

William Gates collection of Otomí source materials, 1605-1751

 Sub-Series
Identifier: MSS 279 Series 8 Sub-Series 2 Sub-Series 18
Scope and Contents Contains photocopies, compiled by Gates between 1898 and 1940, of source materials in the Otomí language.
Dates: 1605-1751

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

 Sub-Series
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