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William Gates collection of Chocho source materials, 1700-1800

Identifier: MSS 279 Series 8 Sub-Series 2 Sub-Series 4

Scope and Contents

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


  • 1700-1800

Language of Materials

Materials in English, Spanish, French, and Native American languages.

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.

Biographical History

From the Collection: William Gates (1863-1940) was an author, linguist, archaeologist, collector, publisher, museum director, and president of the Maya Society.


1 folder

Other Finding Aids

File-level inventory available online.


Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

1130 HBLL
Brigham Young University
Provo Utah 84602 United States