William Gates collection of Chortí source materials, 1892-1940
Scope and Contents
Contains manuscripts, notes, and typescripts, compiled by Gates between 1898 and 1940, of source materials in the Chortí language.
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.
William Gates (1863-1940) was an author, linguist, archaeologist, collector, publisher, museum director, and president of the Maya Society.