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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 Huastec texts, 1600-1900

 Sub-Series
Identifier: MSS 279 Series 9 Sub-Series 7
Scope and Contents Contains a typescript from Gates' collection of text in the Huastec language.
Dates: 1600-1900

William Gates collection of Kekchí texts, 1540-1940

 Sub-Series
Identifier: MSS 279 Series 9 Sub-Series 8
Scope and Contents Contains photocopies and typecsripts from Gates' collection of texts in the Kekchí language.
Dates: 1540-1940

William Gates collection of Maya Christian texts, 1521-1940

 Sub-Series
Identifier: MSS 279 Series 9 Sub-Series 11 Sub-Series 1
Scope and Contents Contains photocopies, typescripts, and manuscripts from Gates' collection of Christian texts in the Maya language.
Dates: 1521-1940

William Gates collection of Maya codices, books of Chilam Balam, and other native texts, 1521-1940

 Sub-Series
Identifier: MSS 279 Series 9 Sub-Series 11 Sub-Series 2
Scope and Contents Contains photocopies, typescripts, and manuscripts from Gates' collection of codices in the Maya language.
Dates: 1521-1940

William Gates collection of Maya historical documents, 1521-1940

 Sub-Series
Identifier: MSS 279 Series 9 Sub-Series 11 Sub-Series 3
Scope and Contents Contains photocopies and typescripts from Gates' collection of historical texts in the Maya language.
Dates: 1521-1940

William Gates collection of Maya texts, 1521-1940

 Sub-Series
Identifier: MSS 279 Series 9 Sub-Series 11
Scope and Contents Contains photocopies, typescripts, and manuscripts from Gates' collection of texts in the Maya language.
Dates: 1521-1940

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 Opata historical texts, 1521-1940

 Sub-Series — Box: 96, Folder: 10
Identifier: MSS 279 Series 9 Sub-Series 17 Sub-Series 2
Scope and Contents Contains photocopies, typescripts, and manuscripts from Gates' collection of historical texts in the Opata language.
Dates: 1521-1940

William Gates collection of Opata texts, 1521-1940

 Sub-Series
Identifier: MSS 279 Series 9 Sub-Series 17
Scope and Contents Contains photocopies, typescripts, and manuscripts from Gates' collection of texts in the Opata language.
Dates: 1521-1940