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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 3 Collections and/or Records:

Maya Society draft materials for publication no. 19, 1937

Identifier: MSS 279 Series 6 Sub-Series 16
Scope and Contents

Contains partial typescript of Maya Society publication no. 19, printers proofs of a document titled "Résumé of the Collection Written by Mr. Gates," and galley prints relating to the 1937 publication of Maya Society publication number 19.

Dates: 1937

William Gates collection of sales catalogs, 1924

Identifier: MSS 279 Series 8 Sub-Series 1
Scope and Contents

Contains catalogs related to the late 1920s sale of portions of William Gates' collection of Mesoamerican language source materials.

Dates: 1924

William Gates maps, drawings, and other material, 1890-1940

Identifier: MSS 279 Series 8 Sub-Series 2 Sub-Series 30
Scope and Contents

Contains a book on ancient mexican art, as well as maps and drawings of various ruins.

Dates: 1890-1940