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

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Collection Overview

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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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