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William Gates photographic negatives, approximately 1898-1940

Identifier: MSS 279 Series 11 Sub-Series 4

Scope and Contents

Contains photographic negatives of people, places, and objects associated with Gates' travel in Latin America.


  • approximately 1898-1940


Conditions Governing Access

Open for public research. Items kept in cold storage; access requires 24 hours advance notice.

Conditions Governing Access

Negatives and lantern slides: Condition restricted; permission to use items must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services.

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.


3 boxes

Language of Materials



Each item number (i.e. "Item 1N") corresponds to the equivalent item number (i.e. "Item 1").

Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

1130 HBLL
Brigham Young University
Provo Utah 84602 United States