Sermones : manuscript, [1700].

Manuscript, Book
Mayan languages
1 v. (28 leaves) : paper ; 21 x 16 cm.


Former owner
Rare books genre
Getty AAT genre
Contained in
Robert Garrett collection, ca. 1340 B.C.-1900s.
Linking notes
Forms part of the Robert Garrett Collection (C0744).
Summary note
Collection of sermons. Probably formed part of a larger religious miscellany, with contemporary pagination (p. 48-76).
Binding note
Unbound sheets.
Language note
Text in Pokonchi.
Numbers 236-241 are practically identical in the writing, but have minor differences in the spacing of line, etc. They may nevertheless have been parts of a single collection; William Gates received them gathered among various pieces, including others in K'iche'; sold to Robert Garrett (purchased from William Gates in 1930); deposited by Garrett at the Institute for Advanced Study at Princeton in 1942; removed from the Institute in 1949, at Garrett's request, and donated to the Princeton University Library.
Source acquisition
Gift; Robert Garrett; 1949.
Cite as
Garrett-Gates Mesoamerican Manuscripts, no. 238, Manuscripts Division, Department of Rare Books and Special Collections, Princeton University Library.
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Robert Garrett Collection, ca. 1340 B.C.-1900s
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