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William Gates correspondence, 1899-1947

Identifier: MSS 279 Series 1

Scope and Contents

Contains correspondence between Gates and book dealers and colleagues. Most of the materials relate to Gates efforts to either sell or purchase publications for his Mesoamerican research. Materials date from between 1899 and 1947.


  • 1899-1947


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.


11 boxes

Language of Materials


Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

1130 HBLL
Brigham Young University
Provo Utah 84602 United States