William Gates writings on the Middle American Research Institute, approximately 1922-1924
Scope and Contents
Includes one page of typed plans in Spanish for the 1924 quadricentennial celebration of the founding of Guatemala; a copy in Spanish of the agreement with T. T. Waterman establishing him as acting director of the National Museum in Guatemala; hand-written notes on topics relating to the National Museum in Guatemala as well as archaeology in Guatemala; three copies of a law issued by the government of Guatemala establishing laws relating to archaeological expeditions; a one page of typed notes on the political situation in El Salvador and Guatemala at the present time, sometime before 1921; a report dated at December 22, 1921 titled "Guatemala: Estimate of the Military Situation"; a typed report on Guatemala's rail, water, and highway transportation relating to New Orleans; and numerous reports from the National Bank in Guatemala.
- Other: 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.