Maya Society draft materials for publication no. 8, 1935
Scope and Contents
Contains an announcement, typescripts, and positive prints related to the 1935 publication of Maya Society publication number 8.
Conditions Governing Access
Open for public research.
Conditions Governing Use
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from William Gates papers must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.
The Maya Society was established by William Gates on July 21, 1930 in Washington, D.C. The society was dedicated to the collection of research and publications on the Indians of Central America, particularly the Maya, as well as the publication of research on the topic. An earlier society by the same name was previously established by Gates in Virginia in 1920.
Language of Materials
Maya Society publication no. 8: "The Maya Calkiní Chronicle or Documents concerning the Descent of the Ah-Canul, or Men of the Serpent, their Arrival and Territory."