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Finding Aid for the Roque Sáenz Peña Scrapbooks, ca. 1910-1914
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Description
Roque Sáenz Peña (1851-1914) co-founded the journal, Sud America, served as Argentina's foreign minister (1890), and was elected president of Argentina in 1910. His major contribution was reform of Argentinian electoral laws (1912). The collection consists of scrapbooks related to Peña's candidacy (1909-10) and presidency (1910-13).
Background
Roque Sáenz Peña was born in Buenos Aires, Argentina, in 1851; graduated from law school, 1875; he was one of the founders of the journal, Sud America; became Argentina's foreign minister in 1890; retired from public life during his father's presidency of Argentina (1892-95); returned to politics in 1895 and was elected president of Argentina in 1910; his major contribution was reform of Argentinian electoral laws in 1912; retired from the presidency for health reasons in 1913 and died the following year.
Extent
9 boxes (4.5 linear ft.) 1 oversize box
Restrictions
Property rights to the physical object belong to the UCLA Library Special Collections. Literary rights, including copyright, are retained by the creators and their heirs. It is the responsibility of the researcher to determine who holds the copyright and pursue the copyright owner or his or her heir for permission to publish where The UC Regents do not hold the copyright.
Availability
COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF: Advance notice required for access.