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Indians of Central America -- Languages -- History

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 41 Collections and/or Records:

William Gates collection of Tzeltal texts, 1560-1940

 Sub-Series
Identifier: MSS 279 Series 9 Sub-Series 24
Scope and Contents

Contains photocopies and a notebook of Christian-related texts from Gates' collection of texts in the Tzeltal language.

Dates: 1560-1940

William Gates collection of Tzotzil texts, 1521-1940

 Sub-Series
Identifier: MSS 279 Series 9 Sub-Series 25
Scope and Contents

Contains photocopies and typescripts of Christian-related texts from Gates' collecton of texts in the Tzotzil language.

Dates: 1521-1940

William Gates collection of Tzutuhil texts, 1605-1635

 Sub-Series
Identifier: MSS 279 Series 9 Sub-Series 26
Scope and Contents

Contains photocopies of Christian-related texts from Gates' collection of texts in the Tzutuhil language.

Dates: 1605-1635

William Gates collection of unidentified texts, 1521-1940

 Sub-Series
Identifier: MSS 279 Series 9 Sub-Series 29
Scope and Contents

Contains photocopies and a typescript of unidentified texts from Gates' collection of texts in native languages.

Dates: 1521-1940

William Gates collection of Zapotec texts, 1567-1882

 Sub-Series
Identifier: MSS 279 Series 9 Sub-Series 27
Scope and Contents

Contains photocopies and a typescript of Christian-related texts from Gates' collection of texts in the Zapotec language.

Dates: 1567-1882

William Gates collection of Zoque texts, 1696-1709

 Sub-Series
Identifier: MSS 279 Series 9 Sub-Series 28
Scope and Contents

Contains photocopies of Christian texts from Gates' collection of texts in the Zoque language.

Dates: 1696-1709

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

 Series
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

 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

William Gates writings on the San Diego Museum, 1915-1930

 Sub-Series
Identifier: MSS 279 Series 5 Sub-Series 2
Scope and Contents

Contains the San Diego Museum's articles of incorporation, a multiple page, typed membership list, five bulletins/announcements from 1917 to 1930, an announcement appealing for members of the museum, and Gates' life membership card for the museum.

Dates: 1915-1930