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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  • “Book of pious endowments of the Monastery of Dominicans of Santa Rosa 1899-1900

    File Ref: EAP821/1/1/19
    Contains information about pious endowments founded in favor of the monastery of Dominicans of Santa Rosa, recognized during the government of Mother Carmen of Saint Thomas. Specifically it presents a statement of accounts, i.e. the grants (inputs) and spe ...
  • Monastery of St. Rose. Manual book of the writings that the Prelate handles...

    File Ref: EAP821/1/1/20
    Contains the register of donation for the different festivities that were held in the monastery during the 19th Century. Each document indicates the date on which it was signed, the granter’s name, the amount donated, and payments from year to year. Some d ...
  • Existing Registers of Pious Endowments

    File Ref: EAP821/1/1/21
    For the most part, contains information on the chaplaincies founded in favor of the Dominican monastery of Santa Rosa of Santiago. Specifically, it includes writings and wills that give account of the various donations made by the Chilean society of the ti ...
  • Manual book of the registers that the Prelade handles

    File Ref: EAP821/1/1/22
    The document contains information about the censuses concluded between the Monastery of Dominicans of Santa Rosa and third parties. Register of censuses of the following debtors: Francisco Vicuña y Larraín, Francisco González y Santander, Francisco Gutiérr ...
  • "Deed of the census undertaken by Gregoria Leiva and Castro, 1816;...

    File Ref: EAP821/1/1/28
    Contains various documents: deed of the census undertaken by Gregoria Leiva and Castro, the widow of Pedro de Heraso and Larasa, 1816; information of the products of the books that gives account of the Mother Prioress of the monastery of Santa Rosa de Lima ...
  • Ledger of the Monastery of Dominicans of St. Rose 1877-

    File Ref: EAP821/1/1/30
    Contains the income of the Dominican monastery of Santa Rosa of Lima of Santiago, with regard to census and investment banks. ...
  • Folder A-Letters to M. Prioress and community

    File Ref: EAP821/1/1/32
    For the most part, contains the correspondence sent to the Prioress of the monastery of Dominicans of Santa Rosa of Santiago, between the years 1766 and 1906; from bishops and archbishops, other monasteries of the city, chaplains, syndic and individuals. W ...
  • "Correspondence between abbesses and bishops, abbesses and friars, nuns...

    File Ref: EAP821/1/1/33
    Contains different types of correspondence between abbesses and bishops, abbesses and friars, nuns and relatives, etc. At the end of the text, it includes an inventory of the supplies of the feasts that are celebrated in the monastery of Dominicans of Sant ...
  • Monastery of Santa Rosa 1790-1850

    File Ref: EAP821/1/1/36
    Contains the inputs and outputs of the monastery Dominicans of Santa Rosa of Santiago, between the years 1790 and 1850. Entries by: census, leases of properties, dowries, handouts, etc. expenses for food, salaries, clothing, giblets, pharmacy and nursing, ...
  • Accounts 1854-1857

    File Ref: EAP821/1/1/37
    Registration of inputs and outputs of the monastery Dominican Nuns of Santa Rosa of Santiago and their respective vouchers. Entries by: Cancellation of capital, capital to interest, capital to census, etc. Costs: salaries, funerals, community life, food an ...
  • Accounts; Box (tag)

    File Ref: EAP821/1/1/40
    Registration of inputs and outputs of the monastery Dominicans of Santa Rosa of Santiago. Entries: Cancellation of capital, capital to interest, capital to census, etc. Costs: salaries, funerals, common life, food and diet, giblets, journals, doctor, extra ...
  • "Receipts accounts from chaplaincies, executive causes, rental of...

    File Ref: EAP821/1/1/41
    Contains receipts accounts from chaplaincies, executive causes, rental of properties (houses of San Pablo street) and stays, etc. ...
  • Old licenses of the Prelates from the year 1798 until the year of 1863 and...

    File Ref: EAP821/1/1/42
    Contains different permissions provided by the Prelates to the sisters of the Monastery, with regard to issues such as ornaments of the church, confessors, money management, professions, eating meat, gifts, chaplains, among others. ...
  • Book that contains the mandates of the prelates from the year of 1842 to 1876

    File Ref: EAP821/1/1/43
    Contains the pastoral visits of the Bishops to the monastery Dominicans of Santa Rosa of Santiago, for its better functioning and observance of the Rule; during the government of the Mother Luisa de San Rafael and the archbishops Manuel Vicuña and Rafael V ...
  • Licenses 1845-1870

    File Ref: EAP821/1/1/44
    Contains authorizations and licenses of the prelates to the monastery Dominicans of Santa Rosa of Santiago, in the time of Archbishop Rafael Valentín Valdivieso. Includes topics such as: investments, graves, festivities, public bank, paintings, gifts to th ...