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 88 Collections and/or Records:
William Gates collection of Zoque source materials, 1672-1733
Contains photocopies, compiled by Gates between 1898 and 1940, of source material in the Zoque language.
William Gates collection of Zoque texts, 1696-1709
Contains photocopies of Christian texts from Gates' collection of texts in the Zoque language.
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 collection on the Popul Vuh, 1521-1940
Contains photocopies, manuscripts, and typescripts from Gates' collection of Popul Vuh-related texts in Quiché.
William Gates ethnohistorical materials in European languages, 1521-1940
Contains photocopies, typescripts, and manuscripts from Gates' collection of ethnohistorical materials in European languages, primarily Spanish with some German and English texts.
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 maps, drawings, and other material, 1890-1940
Contains a book on ancient mexican art, as well as maps and drawings of various ruins.
William Gates research notes, 1898-1940
Contains Gates' research notes, produced both in the field (Southern Mexico and Guatemala) and in Baltimore and California, between the years 1898 and 1940, on various codices, early Mesoamerican vocabularies and grammatical studies, as well as astrological and calindrical studies. Many of the notes are in organized into lengthy charts and tables.