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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 60 Collections and/or Records:

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 Mazahua source materials, 1550-1940

 Sub-Series
Identifier: MSS 279 Series 8 Sub-Series 2 Sub-Series 14
Scope and Contents Contains photocopies, compiled by Gates between 1898 and 1940, of source materials in the Mazahua language.
Dates: 1550-1940

William Gates collection of Mazahua texts, 1637-1683

 Sub-Series
Identifier: MSS 279 Series 9 Sub-Series 13
Scope and Contents Contains photocopies from Gates' collection of texts in the Mazahua language.
Dates: 1637-1683

William Gates collection of Mesoamerican source materials, 1593-1924

 Series
Identifier: MSS 279 Series 8
Scope and Contents Contains sales catalogs of Gates' collection of Mesoamerican manuscripts and source materials as well as source materials, largely photocopies, of numerous Mesoamerican, Central American, and South American Indian languages. All materials were compiled throughout Gates' 1898 to 1940 academic involvement with Mesoamerica.
Dates: 1593-1924

William Gates collection of Mixe source materials, 1870-1901

 Sub-Series
Identifier: MSS 279 Series 8 Sub-Series 2 Sub-Series 15
Scope and Contents Contains a photocopy and a letter, compiled by Gates between 1898 and 1940, of source materials in the Mixe language.
Dates: 1870-1901

William Gates collection of Mixe texts, 1729-1733

 Sub-Series
Identifier: MSS 279 Series 9 Sub-Series 14
Scope and Contents Contains photocopies from Gates' collection of texts in the Mixe language.
Dates: 1729-1733

William Gates collection of Mixtec source materials, 1593-1800

 Sub-Series
Identifier: MSS 279 Series 8 Sub-Series 2 Sub-Series 16
Scope and Contents Contains photocopies, compiled by Gates between 1898 and 1940, of source materials in the Mixtec language.
Dates: 1593-1800

William Gates collection of Mixtec texts, 1568-1719

 Sub-Series
Identifier: MSS 279 Series 9 Sub-Series 15
Scope and Contents Contains photocopies from Gates' collection of texts in the Mixtec language.
Dates: 1568-1719

William Gates collection of Nahuatl Christian texts, 1521-1940

 Sub-Series
Identifier: MSS 279 Series 9 Sub-Series 16 Sub-Series 1
Scope and Contents Contains photocopies, typescripts, and manuscripts from Gates' collection of Christian texts in the Nahuatl language.
Dates: 1521-1940

William Gates collection of Nahuatl codices, picture manuscripts, and historical texts, approximately 1521-1940

 Sub-Series
Identifier: MSS 279 Series 9 Sub-Series 16 Sub-Series 2
Scope and Contents Contains photocopies and manuscripts from Gates' collection of codices, picture manuscripts, and historical texts in the Nahuatl language.
Dates: approximately 1521-1940