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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 source materials on grammars and vocabularies of native languages, 1520-1940

 Sub-Series
Identifier: MSS 279 Series 8 Sub-Series 2
Scope and Contents Contains 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: 1520-1940

William Gates collection of Spanish texts, 1521-1940

 Sub-Series
Identifier: MSS 279 Series 9 Sub-Series 22
Scope and Contents Contains photocopies and a typescript from Gates' collection of texts in the Spanish language.
Dates: 1521-1940

William Gates collection of Tarascan source materials, 1569-1886

 Sub-Series
Identifier: MSS 279 Series 8 Sub-Series 2 Sub-Series 23
Scope and Contents Contains a photocopies and pamphlets, compiled by Gates between 1898 and 1940, of source material in the Tarascan language.
Dates: 1569-1886

William Gates collection of Tarascan texts, 1521-1940

 Sub-Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 279 Series 9 Sub-Series 23
Scope and Contents Contains photocopies of Christian-related texts from Gates' collection of Tarascan texts.
Dates: 1521-1940

William Gates collection of texts in native languages, 1521-1940

 Series
Identifier: MSS 279 Series 9
Scope and Contents Contains photocopies, typescripts, manuscripts, and notes of texts collected by Gates in various Mesoamerican languages.
Dates: 1521-1940

William Gates collection of Tojolabal source materials, 1870

 Sub-Series
Identifier: MSS 279 Series 8 Sub-Series 2 Sub-Series 24
Scope and Contents Contains a photocopy, compiled by Gates between 1898 and 1940, of source material in the Tojolabal language.
Dates: 1870

William Gates collection of Totonac source materials, 1752-1780

 Sub-Series
Identifier: MSS 279 Series 8 Sub-Series 2 Sub-Series 25
Scope and Contents Contains photocopies, compiled by Gates between 1898 and 1940, of source material in the Totonac language.
Dates: 1752-1780

William Gates collection of Tzeltal source materials, 1571-1940

 Sub-Series
Identifier: MSS 279 Series 8 Sub-Series 2 Sub-Series 26
Scope and Contents Contains photocopies, manuscripts, and typescripts, compiled by Gates between 1898 and 1940, of source material in the Tzeltal language.
Dates: 1571-1940

William Gates collection of Tzeltal texts, 1560-1940

 Sub-Series
Identifier: MSS 279 Series 9 Sub-Series 24
Scope and Contents Contains photocopies and a notebook of Christian-related texts from Gates' collection of texts in the Tzeltal language.
Dates: 1560-1940

William Gates collection of Tzotzil source materials, 1550-1940

 Sub-Series
Identifier: MSS 279 Series 8 Sub-Series 2 Sub-Series 27
Scope and Contents Contains photocopies and typescripts, compiled by Gates between 1898 and 1940, of source material in the Tzotzil language.
Dates: 1550-1940