Maya Society records

Maya Society records

Dates: 1930-1940

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.

  • Extent: 15 boxes
  • Creator: Gates, William, 1863-1940
  • Call Number: MSS 279 Series 6
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; 20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84602; http://sc.lib.byu.edu/
  • Access Restrictions: Open for public research.
Languages and Scripts
Multiple languages
Arrangement
Arranged in nineteen subseries: 1. Print materials. 2. Publications. 3. Maya Society Quarterly. 4. Draft materials for publication no. 1. 5. Draft materials for publication no. 2. 6. Draft materials for publication no. 6. 7. Draft materials for publication no. 7. 8. Draft materials for publication no. 8. 9. Draft materials for publication no. 9. 10. Draft materials for publication no. 11. 11. Draft materials for publication no. 13. 12. Draft materials for publication no. 14. 13. Draft materials for publication no. 15. 14. Draft materials for publication no. 16. 15. Draft materials for publication no. 17. 16. Draft materials for publication no. 19. 17. Draft materials for publication no. 20. 18. Draft materials for publication no. 22. 19. Unpublished material.
Conditions of 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.
Preferred Citation
Maya Society records; MSS 279; William Gates papers; L. Tom Perry Special Collections; 20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84602; http://sc.lib.byu.edu/
Other Finding Aids
File-level inventory available online. http://files.lib.byu.edu/ead/XML/MSS279.xml
Subject Terms
Indians of Central America; Central America--Antiquities; Maya Society--Archives
Genre / Form
Publications; Manuscripts (for publication)
Finding Aid ID Number
UPB_MSS279
Finding Aid Title
Gates (William) papers
Finding Aid Author
Gareth W. Lowe
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using ArchivesSpace on 2016-04-11 18:20:44 -0600.
Finding Aid Language
English
Biographical Info:

Administrative History

The Maya Society was established by William Gates on July 21, 1930 in Washington, D.C. The society was dedicated to the collection of research and publications on the Indians of Central America, particularly the Maya, as well as the publication of research on the topic. An earlier society by the same name was previously established by Gates in Virginia in 1920.



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