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
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.
9 boxes (4.5 linear ft.)
1 oversize box
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