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. ...
  • "JHS: As a Weaver I rolled up my life, but he cuts me off the plot....

    File Ref: EAP821/1/1/3
    Text written after Father Ignacio Garcia’s death, to highlight his virtues and summarize the most important aspects of his life. Probably written by another Jesuit. ...
  • Breviary of the Book of Psalms attached to the sacred rites of the Order of...

    File Ref: EAP821/1/1/68
    The Book of Psalms that contains: Psalms, cantiche, prayers to Mary on Saturday, Sunday Divine Offices, etc. ...
  • 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. ...
  • "Verses: octaves, romance in decasyllable, lyric song, lamentations and...

    File Ref: EAP821/1/1/74
    Contains several types of verses: octaves, romance in decasyllable, lyric song, lamentations and tenths. ...
  • "The Gospel of St. John, Holy Scriptures"

    File Ref: EAP821/1/1/78
    A set of documents rolled into a circular piece of wood, in the form of parchment. It has small sheets (21 x 16 x 0.1 cm); handwriting and printing. ...
  • Documents on different topics; relics and letters sent from Rome

    File Ref: EAP821/1/1/88
    Contains documents on different topics as relics and letters sent from Rome. ...
  • 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 ...
  • Pious Donations 1904

    File Ref: EAP821/1/1/94
    The documentary contains several topics: Receipts and Letters; manual for the religious who wish to celebrate the anniversary of their espousals with Jesus Christ; indulgences; conflicts by professions; request of the Holy See to the sisters of Santa Rosa ...
  • Miscellaneous documents

    File Ref: EAP821/1/1/96
    Various documents: plenary indulgences, spiritual exercises, documents sent from Rome by Pope Pius IX, authentic relics, correspondence sent from the main convent of Preachers of Lima, repairs to the building, decrees, pastoral letters, etc. ...
  • 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). ...