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 13 Collections and/or Records:
Contains an article, a printers proof, and translation of unpublished materials from the Maya Society unassociated with particular proposals. Materials date from between approximately 1930 and 1940.
Contains manuscripts, notes, and typescripts, compiled by Gates between 1898 and 1940, of source materials in the Chortí language.
Contains numerous photocopies, manuscripts, notes, and typescripts, compiled by Gates between 1898 and 1940, of source materials in the Maya language.
Contains plant lists, classifications of ailments, Maya medical vocabulary, and notes relating to Gates' 1930-1940 study of Maya medical literature.
Contains hand-written, typed, and photographic notes on various Mesoamerican codices and glyphs in addition to an extensive card file for glyph identification. The notes were compiled by Gates both in the field and in California and Baltimore between the years 1898 and 1940.
Contains writings related to Gates' institutional affiliations with the Aryan Theosophical Society, the San Diego Museum, and the Department of Middle American Research at Tulane University. While his work with the Department of Middle American Research at Tulane University was directly related to the study of Mesoamerica, Gates' affiliations with the Aryan Theosophical Society and the San Diego Museum were not related to the study of Mesoamerica.