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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  • Miscellaneous documents

    File Ref: EAP821/1/1/75
    Contains various prayers and verses: reflections of Hilario Fernandez; prayer to the Mother of God for the conversion of the schismatic Greeks to the catholic faith; verses of Amelia Solar de Claro dedicated to Teresa Claro at the time of her Robe taking; ...
  • Miscellaneous documents

    File Ref: EAP821/1/1/76
    Contains various documents: Catholic Magazine edition with verses dedicated to the Archbishop; virtues of St. Joachim; letters sent to Sor Juana de San Luis, religious novice of the Monastery of Santa Rosa in Santiago; act of contrition; rite and use of th ...
  • Miscellaneous documents

    File Ref: EAP821/1/1/77
    Contains various documents: funeral oration of the Archbishop of Santiago Rafael Valentín Valdivieso; Supplement of “El Estandarte Católico”; pastoral edict of the Bishop and Vicar of the Archdiocese of Santiago Dr. D. Joaquin Larrain Gandarillas publishin ...
  • "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. ...
  • "Praise between the Religion, the Wife and the Pleasure"

    File Ref: EAP821/1/1/79
    Theater play belonging to the so-called "Laud", subgenus the comic theater, brief, cultivated in the Spanish Golden Age; without a date and author. ...
  • "Verses, without a title or author"

    File Ref: EAP821/1/1/80
    Document without filling, small in size (21 x 15 x 0.1 cm). It has sheets of white colour, without numbering. Handwriting and readable. ...
  • Resignation presentation of the deceased Religious

    File Ref: EAP821/1/1/81
    Documents that express the desires of the novices with respect to their personal property and inheritance, as a requirement for obtaining the religious profession (vows of poverty). Some names are: Sister Rosa of the Good Shepherd, Sister Mariana of Jesus, ...
  • "Book of the entrance and admission of the sisters of the monastery of...

    File Ref: EAP821/1/1/82
    Contains information about the applicants to the monastery Dominicans of Santa Rosa in Santiago, specifically, entrance to the convent and the reception of the habit. For each one of them stated: date of admission or habit, kind of veil, name of the applic ...
  • Dowries

    File Ref: EAP821/1/1/83
    The document contains information about the payment of dowries of the monastery Dominicans of Santa Rosa, offered by the family of the candidate to the monastery and that was kept in the safe deposit box of this institution. The file includes: payment of d ...
  • Candidates to the monastery; income from properties of the monastery; repairs...

    File Ref: EAP821/1/1/84
    For the most part, documents that contain information about the candidates to the monastery and the novices coming to receive the profession of veil, black or white. Other: income from properties of the monastery, repairs of the convent, etc. ...
  • Rubrics. Requests for reception of habit. Sister Rosa de Santo Domingo 1781

    File Ref: EAP821/1/1/85
    Contains documentation and regulations for the proper observance of the Rule of Santa Rosa in the monastery of Santiago, on subjects such as: elections of abbess, habit and professions, exposition of the Blessed Sacrament and visits in the parlour. ...
  • Various documentation

    File Ref: EAP821/1/1/86
    Contains various documentation: money receipts, goods and jewelry. Includes: the role of jewelry sold by Don José Antonio Errazuriz; appraisal of frets of gold and silver of the monastery; receipt of 200 pesos that the Mother Prioress Sor Josepha de Santa ...
  • 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. ...
  • 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. ...
  • "Documentation on censuses, indulgences, chaplaincies, appraisals,...

    File Ref: EAP821/1/1/89
    Contains various documentation on censuses, indulgences, chaplaincies, appraisals, purchases of land and provisions from Rome. Examples: permission to the Prioress to be sold a farm in the Jurisdiction of Melipilla; cause that leads the chaplain of the mon ...