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 mandates of the prelates [27 Jan 1845-]

    File Ref: EAP821/1/1/45
    Contains the pastoral visits of the Bishops to the monastery Dominican Nuns of Santa Rosa of Santiago, for its better functioning and observance of the Rule; in times of the archbishops Manuel Vicuña and Rafael Valentín Valdivieso. “Book of mandates of the ...
  • Licenses of the government of the Mother Trinidad del Sdo. C. de Jesús [1879...

    File Ref: EAP821/1/1/47
    Contains authorizations and licenses of the Prelates to the monastery of Santa Rosa of Santiago, in the time of Archbishop Rafael Valentín Valdivieso. Includes topics such as: investments, to speak in the parlor, confessors, graves, festivities, public ban ...
  • Prelates authorisations granted to Rev. Mother Prioress Sor Josefa de Jesús...

    File Ref: EAP821/1/1/48
    Contains licenses and permissions granted to the monastery Dominicans of Santa Rosa of Santiago, during the government of Sor Josefa de Jesús María. Includes the following subjects: servants, appointments, alms, priests, ordinary entries of the community, ...
  • Book of licenses for the government of Rev. Mother Sister Mercedes de Santa...

    File Ref: EAP821/1/1/49
    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, to speak in the parlor, confessors, graves, servants, fe ...
  • Ancient book of the Monastery of Santa Rosa

    File Ref: EAP821/1/1/50
    Contains information about the early years of the Dominicans of Santa Rosa in Santiago, in their transit from the Beaterio to Monastery; specifically, detailed sales, donations and conflicts over land tax census. Example: sale of land of ensign Alferez Fra ...
  • Book of Foundation of the Monastery of Santa Rosa

    File Ref: EAP821/1/1/51
    The document contains information relating to the process of foundation of the monastery Dominicans of Santa Rosa. Includes: Royal Decree, a response from the prosecutor in charge and documents of the processions that take place in its celebration. ...
  • "Historical Memories of the monastery of the Dominican Nuns of Santa...

    File Ref: EAP821/1/1/53
    It contains a variety of topics relating to the history of the monastery of Santa Rosa de Lima in Santiago from its foundation until the beginning of the 19th century. Mainly, biographies, or brief comments about the founding mothers and also, of women who ...
  • The life process of Santa Rosa

    File Ref: EAP821/1/1/54
    The document contains information relating to the process of life, holiness, death, miracles and canonization of Santa Rosa. Includes: request submitted by the Prior General of the Order of Santo Domingo, the Prior General of the Cabildo and the lawyer of ...
  • The bull of canonization of Santa Rosa de Santa Maria de Lima [01 Apr 1815]

    File Ref: EAP821/1/1/55
    Contains the bull of canonization of Santa Rosa de Lima, given in Rome on April 12th, 1671 by Pope Clement X; translated into Spanish and copied by Francisco Antonio de la Carrera the year 1815. “The bull of canonization of Santa Rosa de Santa Maria de Lim ...
  • The Rule and Constitutions of the Nuns of the Order of Santo Domingo

    File Ref: EAP821/1/1/56
    Contains the Rule and Constitutions of the Dominican nuns, from where the coexistence in the Dominican monastery of Santa Rosa de Lima in Santiago was organized, during the 18th and 19th centuries. Includes topics such as: the community of property, humili ...
  • Extract of the main moral virtues

    File Ref: EAP821/1/1/58
    Contains a guide of the moral virtues that the friars and nuns should practice: prudence, justice, fortitude, temperance, religion, patience, meekness, etc. Written by Father Fray Tadeo Silva, of the Order of Preachers. ...
  • Apparitions and miracles of Santo Domingo de Guzmán in South America since...

    File Ref: EAP821/1/1/59
    Contains the apparitions and miracles performed by Santo Domingo in South America by the year 1877, in Cerro Negro. ...
  • A day of spiritual retreat

    File Ref: EAP821/1/1/60
    Contains the prayers that the nuns must perform on the anniversary of their espousals with Jesus Christ; retreat realizad as a way to renew the promises that they made the day of their profession. Written by J. M. of S.L of the Sacred Heart of Jesus. ...
  • Novena of the Glorious Saint Joseph dedicated to the Reverend Mothers of...

    File Ref: EAP821/1/1/61
    Contains the prayers dedicated to Saint Joseph, for nine days. ...
  • Month of Mary of the Rosary by Father Fray Raymundo Errázuriz of Dominican...

    File Ref: EAP821/1/1/62
    The text exposes the prayers that the sisters had to perform every day during the celebration of the month of Mary. Includes appendices with prayers in verses and several indications on how to pray the Holy Rosary. ...