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Alvarado, Cipriano, 1877 or 1878-



  • Existence: 1877 or 1878-

Biographical History

Cipriano Alvarado (born approximately 1878) was a Guatemalan civil servant.

Cipriano Alvarado was born around 1878 in Olintepeque, Guatemala, and later moved to Godinez. He worked for the Guatemalan Department of Education, and participated in a study of Mayan language conducted by William Gates in 1922.

Spoken word and the work of interpretation, 1983: p. 130 (Cipriano Alvarado; Quiche-speaker; brought by William Gates to Charlottesville, Va. for phonetic record of Popul Vuh)

William Gates papers, 1890-1949 (Cipriano Alvarado; b. approx. 1878 in Olintepeque, Guatemala; resident of Godinez, Guatemala in 1922; employee for Guatemalan Dept. of Education)

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

William Gates papers on Ciprano Alvarado, 1920-1930

Identifier: MSS 279 Series 7 Sub-Series 2
Scope and Contents

Contains items related to Gates' 1920 to 1930 studies with native-Quiché speaker Ciprano Alvarado.

Dates: 1920-1930