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 14 Collections and/or Records:
William Gates papers
Maya Society draft materials for publication no. 13, 1938
Contains notes, paste-ups, galley proofs, and a review related to the 1938 publication of Maya Society publication number 13.
Maya Society draft materials for publication no. 22, 1939
Contains a paste-up, manuscripts, maps, and notes relating to the 1939 publication of Maya Society publication number 22.
Maya Society unpublished drafts and proofs , 1930-1940
Contains an article, a printers proof, and translation of unpublished materials from the Maya Society unassociated with particular proposals.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.
William Gates collection of Chortí source materials, 1892-1940
Contains manuscripts, notes, and typescripts, compiled by Gates between 1898 and 1940, of source materials in the Chortí language.
William Gates collection of Maya source materials, 1550-1940
Contains numerous photocopies, manuscripts, notes, and typescripts, compiled by Gates between 1898 and 1940, of source materials in the Maya language.
William Gates collection of texts in native languages, 1521-1940
Contains photocopies, typescripts, manuscripts, and notes of texts collected by Gates in various Mesoamerican languages.
William Gates collection on Maya medical literature, 1930-1940
Contains plant lists, classifications of ailments, Maya medical vocabulary, and notes relating to Gates' 1930-1940 study of Maya medical literature.
William Gates glyph studies, 1898-1940
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.
William Gates institutional affiliations, 1912-1940
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.