Monastery of Dominican Nuns of Santa Rosa of Santiago

The Archive of the Monastery of the Dominican nuns of Saint Rose of Santiago de Chile is one of the four most ancient and important archive of feminine writing of the country. Started in 1680 as beguine convent and instituted as a monastery in 1754,the Dominican nuns were characterized by an intense cultural and intellectual life reflected in the documents of the archive, library, and oral tradition and art heritage. Its manuscripts are mostly unknown to researchers. Include topics such as: accounts; income, investiture of habits, professions of vows and dowry; elections of authorities; pastoral visits; benefactors; legacies and inheritance; censuses and chaplaincies; inventories; authorizations; health; kitchen; spiritual reflections; chronicles, autobiographies, correspondences and obituaries.

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  • Inventories

    Collection Ref: EAP821/1/1
    The texts in this series contain information relating to various inventories carried out by the sisters between the 17th and 19th centuries. Within inventories are: movable property belonging to the convent, goods of sacristy; among others. ...
  • Documents related to the purchase of sacred objects in France and Italy

    File Ref: EAP821/1/1/38
    Contains several documents related to the purchase of sacred objects in France and in Italy, as for example, sculptures and ostensories; between the years 1858 and 1861. ...
  • Lithographs depicting episodes in Christian history

    File Ref: EAP821/1/1/107
    16 lithographs printed in Paris, which represent featured episodes in Christian history: Via Crucis; Death, resurrection, and Coronation of Mary; the flight into Egypt and the adoration of the magi, etc. ...