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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 41 Collections and/or Records:

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 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 texts, 1521-1940

 Sub-Series
Identifier: MSS 279 Series 9 Sub-Series 25
Scope and Contents Contains photocopies and typescripts of Christian-related texts from Gates' collecton of texts in the Tzotzil language.
Dates: 1521-1940

William Gates collection of Tzutuhil texts, 1605-1635

 Sub-Series
Identifier: MSS 279 Series 9 Sub-Series 26
Scope and Contents Contains photocopies of Christian-related texts from Gates' collection of texts in the Tzutuhil language.
Dates: 1605-1635

William Gates collection of unidentified texts, 1521-1940

 Sub-Series
Identifier: MSS 279 Series 9 Sub-Series 29
Scope and Contents Contains photocopies and a typescript of unidentified texts from Gates' collection of texts in native languages.
Dates: 1521-1940

William Gates collection of Zapotec texts, 1567-1882

 Sub-Series
Identifier: MSS 279 Series 9 Sub-Series 27
Scope and Contents Contains photocopies and a typescript of Christian-related texts from Gates' collection of texts in the Zapotec language.
Dates: 1567-1882

William Gates collection of Zoque texts, 1696-1709

 Sub-Series
Identifier: MSS 279 Series 9 Sub-Series 28
Scope and Contents Contains photocopies of Christian texts from Gates' collection of texts in the Zoque language.
Dates: 1696-1709

William Gates ethnohistorical materials in European languages, 1521-1940

 Series — Box: 104, Folder: 3, 3A, 4, 4A
Identifier: MSS 279 Series 10
Scope and Contents Contains photocopies, typescripts, and manuscripts from Gates' collection of ethnohistorical materials in European languages, primarily Spanish with some German and English texts.
Dates: 1521-1940

William Gates institutional affiliations, 1912-1940

 Series
Identifier: MSS 279 Series 5
Scope and Contents Contains writings related to Gates' institutional affiliations with the Aryan Theosophical Society, the San Diego Museum, and the Department of Middle American Research at Tulane University. While his work with the Department of Middle American Research at Tulane University was directly related to the study of Mesoamerica, Gates' affiliations with the Aryan Theosophical Society and the San Diego Museum were not related to the study of Mesoamerica.
Dates: 1912-1940