Collection ASM0512 - Juan Domingo Perón collection

Open original Digital object

Identity elements

Reference code


Name and location of repository

Level of description



Juan Domingo Perón collection


  • 1944-1974 (Creation)
  • 1944-1974 (Creation)


6 Boxes

Name of creator

Biographical history

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.

Content and structure elements

Scope and content

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.

System of arrangement

Conditions of access and use elements

Conditions governing access

This collection is open for research.

Physical access

Technical access

Conditions governing reproduction

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

Languages of the material

  • Spanish

Scripts of the material

Language and script notes

Finding aids

Generated finding aid

Acquisition and appraisal elements

Custodial history

Immediate source of acquisition

Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information


Related materials elements

Existence and location of originals

Existence and location of copies

Related archival materials

Related descriptions

Notes element

Specialized notes

Alternative identifier(s)

Description control element

Rules or conventions

Sources used

Access points

Digital object metadata





Media type





104.3 KiB


May 18, 2018 3:41 PM

Digital object (Master) rights area

Digital object (Reference) rights area

Digital object (Thumbnail) rights area

Accession area