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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 53 Collections and/or Records:

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

William Gates collection of Nahuatl source materials, 1547-1940

 Sub-Series
Identifier: MSS 279 Series 8 Sub-Series 2 Sub-Series 17
Scope and Contents

Contains photocopies and a typescript, compiled by Gates between 1898 and 1940, of source materials in the Nahuatl language.

Dates: 1547-1940

William Gates collection of Nahuatl texts, 1521-1940

 Sub-Series
Identifier: MSS 279 Series 9 Sub-Series 16
Scope and Contents

Contains photocopies, typescripts, and manuscripts from Gates' collection of texts in the Nahuatl language.

Dates: 1521-1940

William Gates collection of Opata historical texts, 1521-1940

 Sub-Series — Box: 96, Folder: 10
Identifier: MSS 279 Series 9 Sub-Series 17 Sub-Series 2
Scope and Contents

Contains photocopies, typescripts, and manuscripts from Gates' collection of historical texts in the Opata language.

Dates: 1521-1940

William Gates collection of Opata texts, 1521-1940

 Sub-Series
Identifier: MSS 279 Series 9 Sub-Series 17
Scope and Contents

Contains photocopies, typescripts, and manuscripts from Gates' collection of texts in the Opata language.

Dates: 1521-1940