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Finding Aid for the Roque Sáenz Peña Scrapbooks, ca. 1910-1914
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Physical Description: (2 vol.)
Box 1, Volumes 1-2

Correspondence and clippings concerning candidacy for presidency. 1909-1910




Volumes 1 and 3 are missing.
Box 2, Volume 2

Correspondence, invitations, clippings concerning early days of tenure.

Box 2, Volume 4

Correspondence, clippings, reports on inauguration, speculations on governmental plans, reactions abroad. 1910-1911

Box 3, Volume 5

Clippings, reports on social activities, possibility of changes in agricultural policy. ca. 1911

Box 3, Volume 6

Clippings concerning possible strikes, reports on commerce, congratulatory messages on president's 60th birthday. ca. 1911

Box 4, Volume 7

Clippings concerning presidential trips within country, deliberations on trade, relations with other Latin American countries. 1910

Box 4, Volume 8

Cartoons. 1910

Box 5, Volume 9

Clippings on day-to-day activities of president, relations with Chile, reports on discussions of electoral reforms, possible visit of Alphonso XIII to Argentina and Saenz Peña's trip to Spain and other European countries. 1912

Box 5, Volume 10

Clippings concerning illness of president, social notes, purchase of presidential yacht.

Box 6, Volume 11

Cartoons, mostly from Ultima Hora and La Nacional. 1911

Box 6, Volume 12

Clippings on Hague Conference, references to reorganization of diplomatic service, Italian obituary of President Saenz Peña published in Nuova Antologia (September 1914), earlier (1910) clippings on presidential appointments, obituary from La Nacion dated August 9, 1914, reports on his imminent death from various Spanish papers, reaction to his death at home and abroad, funeral preparations and burial, sample of card sent out by family of president.. [1910, 1914]

Box 7, Volume 12

Cartoons mostly from Ultima Hora. 1910-1912


(This is another volume numbered 12)
Box 8, Volume 13

Cartoons from various Argentine publications, predominantly Ultima Hora. 1910-1912

Box 8, Volume 14

Clippings on negotiations with deputies on pending legislation, social notes, concerns about educational reform. 1911-1912

Box 9, Volume 15

Clippings on legislation on justice and education, local trips of president, reports on president's health, various medical opinions, difficulties in cabinet because of president's medical leave. 1913-1914

Box 9, Volume 16

Clippings on consultation about budget, reports on ministers' visits to presidential palace, reports of presidential illness, rumors of resignation. 1913-1914

Box 10, Volume 17

Clippings and cartoons from Ultima Hora and Critica. 1913

Box 10, Volume 18

Cartoons from Critica. 1914