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. ...
  • Accounts of the Vicarage of the Prioress

    File Ref: EAP821/1/1/93
    A number of documents related to the indulgences granted by Pope Gregory XII; Rules of the Congregation; spiritual exercise of penance, of preparation for death, of humility; prayers, etc. Some examples of these documents are: prayer preached on the occasi ...
  • Documents sent by the Holy See of Rome and the Archdiocese of Santiago to the...

    File Ref: EAP821/1/1/98
    Contains several documents sent by the Holy See of Rome and the Archdiocese of Santiago to the Monastery of Dominicans of Santa Rosa. On indulgences and a relic of Santa Rosa de Viterbo (engraved in fabric). ...