William Gates (1863-1940)

ID: SIA Acc. 90-105 [SIA2008-1837]

Creator: Underwood & Underwood

Form/Genre: Black-and-white photographs

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Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 90-105, Science Service Records, Image No. SIA2008-1837

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Summary

William Gates (1863-1940), amateur archaeologist whose research focused on Mayan and Aztec history. He founded the Maya Society in 1920 and was later affiliated with the Carnegie Institution of Washington and Tulane University. The photograph was used in a 1931 news story about his discoveries.

Subject

  • Gates, William 1863-1940
  • Carnegie Institution of Washington
  • Maya Society
  • Tulane University

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Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 90-105, Science Service Records, Image No. SIA2008-1837

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Smithsonian Institution Archives Capital Gallery, Suite 3000, MRC 507; 600 Maryland Avenue, SW; Washington, DC 20024-2520

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Topic

  • Maya language
  • Mayas
  • Aztecs

Form/Genre

Black-and-white photographs

Local number

SIA Acc. 90-105 [SIA2008-1837]

Physical description

Gelatin silver prints

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