Contains pamphlets, grey literature and ephemera related to political, economic, and social conditions in Latin America during the 20th century. The most important subjects are human rights, land reform, the labor movement, foreign policy, industrialization, and political parties.
Diary entries concern Kenyon's activities aboard the U.S.S. Dacotah and the U.S.S. Wasp and shore visits to Valparaiso, Montevideo, Buenos Aires, and other South American ports. Includes account of visit by President of Paraguay on the ship, 1871