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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  • "Life and Virtues of the Servant of God Father Ignacio García of the...

    File Ref: EAP821/1/1/1
    Corresponds to a biography of Father Ignacio García, belonging to the Society of Jesus, written by another member of the Order, father Francisco Javier Cevallos. Includes various aspects of his life and virtues, such as: his homeland, parents and birth; hi ...
  • "Funeral Oration pronounced in the obsequies that were held in honor of...

    File Ref: EAP821/1/1/2
    Contains the prayer read by Francisco Javier Ceballos at the funeral of Father Ignacio García, both Jesuits. ...
  • Compendium of the life of the apostolic man Fr. Ignacio García of the Company...

    File Ref: EAP821/1/1/4
    Biography of Father Ignacio Garcia, belonging to the Company of Jesus, written by another member of the Order, father Manuel José Álvarez. Includes various aspects of his life and virtues, such as: his homeland, parents and birth; entry into the Company an ...
  • Life of Mother Mercedes de la Purificación

    File Ref: EAP821/1/1/5
    Contains information about the life of Sister Mercedes de la Purificación, nun of the Dominican monastery of Santa Rosa in Santiago: birth and childhood, description of her behavior, novitiate, virtuous practices, bodily suffering, spiritual favors, etc. W ...
  • Life and virtues of Sister María Mercedes de la Purificación

    File Ref: EAP821/1/1/6
    Biography of the dominican nun Sister María Mercedes de la Purificación, Nun of the Monastery of Santa Rosa, 1738-1792. Written by Fray Sebastian Diaz. Includes information about her birth and childhood, conduct, novitiate, virtuous practices, bodily suffe ...
  • Book of Mother Luisa de Jesús María Josefa G. Huidobro

    File Ref: EAP821/1/1/7
    Contains the invocations (short and fervent prayers) and other verses composed by Mother Luisa de Jesus Maria; an excerpt of the life of Sister Mercedes de la Purificación; and also some compendiums of prayers and verses of other religious. ...
  • Letters written by Sister Dolores Peñalillo to her confessor the Rev. Manuel...

    File Ref: EAP821/1/1/9
    Contains a summary of the letters of Sister Dolores Peñalillo and Barbosa (1739-1823), religious of the monastery during the 18th century and, subsequently, another document that attests that the above summary is accurate, signed by Jose Miguel Aristegui o ...
  • "Book with the accounts of the pious foundations belonging to the...

    File Ref: EAP821/1/1/11
    Contains information about pious donations founded in favor of the monastery of Dominican nuns of Santa Rosa. Specifically presents a statement of accounts, i.e. the charges (inputs) and data (expense) distributed in the festivities and masses of various s ...
  • Rosas-Inventory

    File Ref: EAP821/1/1/12
    Inventory of the ecclesiastical and pious foundations that recognise the Dominican monastery of Santa Rosa in Santiago de Chile. Objective of the foundation; the names of the founders; referring instruments (writings); capital and revenue; debtor; farms mo ...
  • Pious Endowments; Mayor; Inventory of Pious Loads

    File Ref: EAP821/1/1/13
    The book presents detailed information about the pious donations which recognizes the Dominican monastery of Santa Rosa. The document contains an inventory that includes a statement that records the debit (inputs) and assets (expenses); revenues; name of t ...
  • Book that shows what each feast can spend; plus a table of the 10% they must...

    File Ref: EAP821/1/1/14
    The capital and interests that the saints have are recorded, as well as the balance left free in each festivity. It includes the charity given by the Archbishop Rafael Valentín Valdivieso to pay the priests and those who care for them. Some feasts are: Fea ...
  • Book of accounts of pious endowments that exist in the Monastery of O. M. St....

    File Ref: EAP821/1/1/15
    Contains information about pious donations founded in favor of the monastery Dominicans of Santa Rosa. Specifically it presents a statement of accounts, i.e. the debit (inputs) and assets (expense) developed in the festivities that were being carried out t ...
  • Monastery of Our Lady Mother Saint Rose 1892; Pious Donations 1892

    File Ref: EAP821/1/1/16
    Contains information about pious donations founded in favor of the monastery of Dominican nuns of Santa Rosa. Specifically presents a statement of accounts, i.e. the debit (inputs) and assets (expense) developed in the pious festivities that were being car ...
  • Monastery of Our Mother Santa Rosa 1893 to 1894

    File Ref: EAP821/1/1/17
    Contains information about pious donations founded in favor of the monastery Dominicans of Santa Rosa. Specifically presents a statement of accounts, i.e. the debit (inputs) and assets (expense) developed in the pious festivities that were being carried ou ...
  • Account Book of the Pious endowments of the Monastery of Dominicans of Sta....

    File Ref: EAP821/1/1/18
    Contains information about pious endowments founded in favor of the monastery of Dominicans of Santa Rosa during the government of Sister Manuela del Cor. de M. between 1896 and 1899. Specifically it presents a statement of accounts, i.e. the grants (input ...