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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:

Maya Society draft materials for publication no. 2, 1932

 Sub-Series
Identifier: MSS 279 Series 6 Sub-Series 5
Scope and Contents Contains drawings and a typescript related to the 1932 publication of Maya Society publication number 2.
Dates: 1932

Maya Society draft materials for publication no. 7, 1935

 Sub-Series
Identifier: MSS 279 Series 6 Sub-Series 7
Scope and Contents Contains documents related to the 1935 publication of Maya Society publication number 7, including positive prints of the manuscript, a typescript of the publication's introduction, a printed announcement of publication, and a printed article and later comments regarding the disputed authenticity of the manuscript, which is now accepted as a forgery.
Dates: 1935

Maya Society draft materials for publication no. 8, 1935

 Sub-Series
Identifier: MSS 279 Series 6 Sub-Series 8
Scope and Contents Contains an announcement, typescripts, and positive prints related to the 1935 publication of Maya Society publication number 8.
Dates: 1935

Maya Society draft materials for publication no. 9, 1935

 Sub-Series
Identifier: MSS 279 Series 6 Sub-Series 9
Scope and Contents Contains an announcement and typescript related to the 1935 publication of Maya Society publication number 9.
Dates: 1935

Maya Society draft materials for publication no. 19, 1937

 Sub-Series
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 Cakchiquel source materials, 1521-1940

 Sub-Series
Identifier: MSS 279 Series 8 Sub-Series 2 Sub-Series 1
Scope and Contents Contains numerous photocopies, manuscripts, and typescripts, compiled by Gates between 1898 and 1940, of source materials in the Cakchiquel language.
Dates: 1521-1940

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 Cholti source materials, 1685-1940

 Sub-Series
Identifier: MSS 279 Series 8 Sub-Series 2 Sub-Series 5
Scope and Contents Contains numerous photocopies, notebooks, manuscripts, and typescripts, compiled by Gates between 1898 and 1940, of source materials in the Cholti language.
Dates: 1685-1940

William Gates collection of Chortí source materials, 1892-1940

 Sub-Series
Identifier: MSS 279 Series 8 Sub-Series 2 Sub-Series 6
Scope and Contents Contains manuscripts, notes, and typescripts, compiled by Gates between 1898 and 1940, of source materials in the Chortí language.
Dates: 1892-1940

William Gates collection of Kekchí source materials, 1554-1940

 Sub-Series
Identifier: MSS 279 Series 8 Sub-Series 2 Sub-Series 10
Scope and Contents Contains numerous photocopies and typescripts, compiled by Gates between 1898 and 1940, of source materials in the Kekchí language.
Dates: 1554-1940