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Central America -- Antiquities

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 22 Collections and/or Records:

Maya Society Quarterly, 1931-1932

Identifier: MSS 279 Series 6 Sub-Series 3
Scope and Contents

Contains a mock-up, drawings and graphics, manuscripts, and galley prints related to the Maya Society Quarterly, a 1931-1932 project that predates the Maya Society's most common practice of periodic publishing of Mesoamerican studies.

Dates: 1931-1932

Maya Society records, 1930-1940

Identifier: MSS 279 Series 6
Scope and Contents

Contains materials related to the publication of the twenty-two official publications of the Maya Society, as well as periodicals and other output of the society. Materials date from between 1930 and 1940.

Dates: 1930-1940

Maya Society unpublished material, approximately 1920-1940

Identifier: MSS 279 Series 6 Sub-Series 19
Scope and Contents

Contains items from the years 1930 to 1940 relating to unpublished materials of the Maya Society.

Dates: approximately 1920-1940

Mesoamerican C-14 dates revised

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230243989]
Identifier: MSS SC 613
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of a typescript. This paper was delivered at the Mesoamerican seminar at Brigham Young University on 19 Feb. 1976.

Dates: 1976

John L. Sorenson correspondence

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 2836
Scope and Contents

Typewritten and handwritten correspondence. The materials are to and from various archaeologists at numerous universities and colleges in the United States. Sorenson corresponds about issues relating to the Indians of South and Central America and the archaeolgy of those regions.

Dates: 1953-1975

Ruth Verrill archaeology papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1392

Photographs, newspaper and magazine articles, correspondence, research notes, and drafts for publications. The collection relates to the archaeology and history of Central and South America and how the cultures of these areas compare with other regions of the world.

Dates: 1950-1970

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.

Dates: 1899-1947

William Gates ethnohistorical materials in European languages, 1521-1940

 Series — Box 104: Series 10 [Barcode: 31197232492600], Folder: 3, 3A, 4, 4A
Identifier: MSS 279 Series 10
Scope and Contents

Contains photocopies, typescripts, and manuscripts from Gates' collection of ethnohistorical materials in European languages, primarily Spanish with some German and English texts.

Dates: 1521-1940

William Gates institutional affiliations, 1912-1940

Identifier: MSS 279 Series 5
Scope and Contents

Contains writings related to Gates' institutional affiliations with the Aryan Theosophical Society, the San Diego Museum, and the Department of Middle American Research at Tulane University. While his work with the Department of Middle American Research at Tulane University was directly related to the study of Mesoamerica, Gates' affiliations with the Aryan Theosophical Society and the San Diego Museum were not related to the study of Mesoamerica.

Dates: 1912-1940

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

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