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Finding Aid for the Roque Sáenz Peña Scrapbooks, ca. 1910-1914
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  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Roque Sáenz Peña Scrapbooks,
    Date (inclusive): ca. 1910-1914
    Collection number: 1413
    Creator: Sáenz Peña, Roque, 1851-1914
    Extent: 9 boxes (4.5 linear ft.) 1 oversize box
    Abstract: 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).
    Repository: University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Department of Special Collections.
    Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
    Physical location: Stored off-site at SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact the UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections Reference Desk for paging information.


    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.

    Scope and Content

    Collection consists of scrapbooks related to the candidacy (1909-10) and presidency (1910-13) of Argentinian president Roque Sáenz Peña.

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.


    Sáenz Peña, Roque, 1851-1914.
    Argentina. President (1910-1914: Sáenz Peña).
    Argentina--Politics and government, 1910-1943.

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