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. ...
  • Prayers for the Rosary of the Holy Mass

    File Ref: EAP821/1/1/71
    Contains the prayers for the Rosary of the Holy Mass. Includes: offering, confession, the Gloria in excelsis, the first "The Lord be with you", Epistle and Gradual, Gospel, the Creed, offertory, etc. ...