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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  • Maps and drawings related to the cloister and Church of the monastery...

    File Ref: EAP821/1/1/87
    Contains maps and drawings related to the cloister and the Church of the monastery Dominicans of Santa Rosa in Santiago, during the 18th Century. Includes: map of the convent; drawing of “tinieblero” (fog shelter); the release of the old tabernacle. ...
  • Maps of the monastery of Santa Rosa

    File Ref: EAP821/1/1/99
    Contains 6 maps of the Dominican monastery of Santa Rosa in Santiago, when it was located between the streets Amunategui, San Martin, San Pablo and Rosas (from its time as the beaterio until the first half of the 20th century). It is possible to appreciate ...