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Juan Domingo Perón collection, 1944-1974 | University of Miami Special Collections

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Collection Overview

Title: Juan Domingo Perón collection, 1944-1974Add to your cart.

Predominant Dates:1944-1974

ID: ASM0512

Creator: Perón, Juan Domingo (1895-1974)

Extent: 6.0 Boxes

Formats/Genres: Pamphlets, Periodicals, Photographs, Postcards, Reports, Transcripts

Languages: Spanish;Castilian

Scope and Contents of the Materials

The majority of the collection consists of official publications documenting a variety of facets of Perón's political career, including his involvement in the 1943-1946 military government,  his first two presidential terms (1946-1955) and his third (1973-1974). Most of these official publications are reports on his policies and political activities, his own writings, or transcripts of speeches. Several of these record conjoined efforts by Perón and Eva, his well-known first wife, as well as with Chilean president Carlos Ibáñez Del Campo.

Also contained in the collection are pamphlets and other materials which treat Peronism (or Justicialism) and its critics; two series of satirical pro-Peronist periodicals called "Alpargatas Humorísticas" (6 issues) and "Descamisada" (31 issues); 8 postcards which depict aspects of Eva Perón's social work; two paper masks of Juan Domingo Perón and Eva Perón; two autographed photographs of Juan Domingo Perón and Eva Perón; and other ephemera.

Biographical Note

Juan Domingo Perón (1895 – 1974) was an Argentinian general and politician, elected three times as President of Argentina after serving in several government positions, including Secretary of Labor and the Vice Presidency. He served as president in his first two terms from 1946 to 1955. After being overthrown in a military coup in 1955. Perón returned to power in 1973 and served for nine months, until his death in 1974. He was succeeded by his third wife, Isabel Martínez. Perón's political positions and policy decisions later became codified into a political ideology known as "Peronism" or "Justicialism," which is still influential in Argentinian politics today.

Subject/Index Terms

Argentina - Politics and government - 1943-1955
Argentina - Politics and government - 1955-1983
Ibáñez del Campo, Carlos, 1877-1960
Latin America - History - 20th century
Movimiento Nacional Justicialista (Argentina)
Partido Peronista (Argentina)
Perón, Eva, 1919-1952
Perón, Isabel, 1931-
Perón, Juan Domingo, 1895-1974
Politicians - Latin America

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions: This collection is open for research.

Use Restrictions: Juan Domingo Perón Finding Aid © 2009 University of Miami. All rights reserved. Requests to reproduce or publish materials from this collection should be directed to

Preferred Citation: Juan Domingo Perón Collection, Special Collections, University of Miami Libraries, Coral Gables, Florida

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Item 1: Perón: Habla a Los Trabajadores Ferroviarios. El día 19 de diciembre de 1949Add to your cart.
Item 2: Perón y el Plan Económico 1952. Ejecución y control. “Para que cada Argentino sepa como lo debe hacer.”Add to your cart.
Item 3: Partido Peronista Unidad Básico Modelo “Juan Perón.” Gran Festival Artístico de Fin de Curso y Exposición de Trabajos. Teatro Colon Diciembre 10 de 1954Add to your cart.
Item 4: Pensamiento Político del General de Brigada Juan Perón. Directivas del Presidente de la Nación, 1946Add to your cart.
Item 5: Un Pueblo Feliz Aclama a Perón. Buenos Aires, 1953Add to your cart.
Item 6: Mensaje del Presidente de la República Teniente General Juan D. Perón pronunciado en la Asamblea Legislativa el 1º de Mayo de 1974, y reseña de la Obra del Gobierno del Pueblo expuesta por los Ministros del poder Ejecutivo NacionalAdd to your cart.
Item 7: El Campo Recuperado por Perón, 1952Add to your cart.
Item 8: El Pueblo ya sabe de que se Trata. Discursos. Coronel Juan PerónAdd to your cart.
Item 9: Cómicos Ejemplares. 24 de Febrero de 1946Add to your cart.
Item 10: Discurso del Señor Presidente de la Nación Argentina Teniente General Juan Perón, pronunciado en el Acto de la Entrega de los Sables a los Nuevos Oficiales de las Fuerzas Armadas de la Nación en el Teatro Colon de Buenos Aires. 24 de Enero de 1974Add to your cart.
Item 11: Noble Depositario de una Herencia de AmorAdd to your cart.
Item 12: Revista: Descamisada. No. 1 ‐ 25, 27, 30, 31, 33, 52, 54Add to your cart.
Item 13: Revista: Alpargatas Humorísticas. No. 1 ‐ 5, 7.Add to your cart.
Item 14: Perón and Evita’s faces cut out as a mask.Add to your cart.
Item 15: Perón un Hombre Para Recordar. Julio, 1974.Add to your cart.
Large poster showing Perón’s portrait as well as several photos of Perón and Isabel, who was the Argentinian president after Perón’s death.

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