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William Gates writings on the Middle American Research Institute, approximately 1922-1924

 Sub-Series
Identifier: MSS 279 Series 5 Sub-Series 3

Scope and Contents

Contains notes, reports, and other materials related to Gates' work with the Department of Middle American Research at Tulane University. Includes information on the history and archaeology of Guatemala, as well as to the contemporary situation in the region. Most prevalent are documents relating to Tulane's 1925 agricultural survey of the Southern Mexican state of Tabasco. Materials date from between approximately 1920 and 1926.

Dates

  • approximately 1922-1924

Language of Materials

Items in English and Spanish.

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.

Extent

1 folder