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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 58 Collections and/or Records:

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

William Gates collection of Opata vocabularies, 1702-1775

 Sub-Series
Identifier: MSS 279 Series 9 Sub-Series 17 Sub-Series 1
Scope and Contents

Contains discourses and a book that have vocabularies in Opata.

Dates: 1702-1775

William Gates collection of Otomí source materials, 1605-1751

 Sub-Series
Identifier: MSS 279 Series 8 Sub-Series 2 Sub-Series 18
Scope and Contents

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

Dates: 1605-1751

William Gates collection of Otomí texts, 1507-1940

 Sub-Series
Identifier: MSS 279 Series 9 Sub-Series 18
Scope and Contents

Contains photocopies from Gates' collection of texts in the Otomí language.

Dates: 1507-1940

William Gates collection of Pocomam texts, 1720

 Sub-Series
Identifier: MSS 279 Series 9 Sub-Series 19
Scope and Contents

Contains a photocopy and a typescript from Gates' collection of texts in the Pocomam language.

Dates: 1720

William Gates collection of Pocomchi texts, 1521-1940

 Sub-Series
Identifier: MSS 279 Series 9 Sub-Series 20
Scope and Contents

Contains photocopies and typescripts from Gates' collection of texts in Pocomchí.

Dates: 1521-1940

William Gates collection of Popoloca source materials, 1904

 Sub-Series
Identifier: MSS 279 Series 8 Sub-Series 2 Sub-Series 21
Scope and Contents

Contains a manuscript, compiled by Gates between 1898 and 1940, of source material in the Popoloca language.

Dates: 1904

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