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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 39 Collections and/or Records:

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 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 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 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