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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  • Pious Donations 1900

    File Ref: EAP821/1/1/90
    Documents related to receipts, deeds and letters about donations, assignment of land or property, legacies, work to be done, censuses, among others. For example: gifts of chaplaincy, hair relic of the Virgin Mary; letter from Marco del Pont to José Ignacio ...
  • "Documentation on health and disease, censuses, professions, approvals…...

    File Ref: EAP821/1/1/91
    Contains various documentation on health and disease, censuses, professions, approvals, etc. Includes: license of burial and funeral of Sister Antonia Santana; account of the monastery of the Rosas in 1896; receipt of 59 pesos, delivered by Ricardo Yáñez t ...
  • Letter of Francisco de P. Prezanilla

    File Ref: EAP821/1/1/92
    Letter of Francisco de P. Prezanilla, requesting pay of chaplaincy, undated; construction of a pond, 1890 (copy of the original 1884); sale of a female slave, undated; about the dowry of the daughter of Mr. Julian of Arechabala, a novice in the convent, un ...
  • Accounts of the Vicarage of the Prioress

    File Ref: EAP821/1/1/93
    A number of documents related to the indulgences granted by Pope Gregory XII; Rules of the Congregation; spiritual exercise of penance, of preparation for death, of humility; prayers, etc. Some examples of these documents are: prayer preached on the occasi ...
  • Pious Donations 1904

    File Ref: EAP821/1/1/94
    The documentary contains several topics: Receipts and Letters; manual for the religious who wish to celebrate the anniversary of their espousals with Jesus Christ; indulgences; conflicts by professions; request of the Holy See to the sisters of Santa Rosa ...
  • "Documents on relics of the choir, spiritual exercises, donation…"

    File Ref: EAP821/1/1/95
    Contains various documents on relics of the choir, spiritual exercises, donations, etc. ...
  • Miscellaneous documents

    File Ref: EAP821/1/1/96
    Various documents: plenary indulgences, spiritual exercises, documents sent from Rome by Pope Pius IX, authentic relics, correspondence sent from the main convent of Preachers of Lima, repairs to the building, decrees, pastoral letters, etc. ...
  • Miscellaneous documents

    File Ref: EAP821/1/1/97
    The responsible of waters from the “shift down” must walk through the monastery every day to avoid lack of water in the stack, so that the nuns would not be affected. ...
  • Documents sent by the Holy See of Rome and the Archdiocese of Santiago to the...

    File Ref: EAP821/1/1/98
    Contains several documents sent by the Holy See of Rome and the Archdiocese of Santiago to the Monastery of Dominicans of Santa Rosa. On indulgences and a relic of Santa Rosa de Viterbo (engraved in fabric). ...
  • 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 ...
  • Engraving of St Thomas Aquinas

    File Ref: EAP821/1/1/100
    Engraving of St Thomas Aquinas. Lithograph of Eduardo Cadot, located in Huerfanos street No. 25, in the city of Santiago de Chile. ...
  • Documents relating to works of art

    File Ref: EAP821/1/1/101
    Contains documents relating to works of art. Sale of 2 pictures representing the Virgin of the Pillar and Our Lady of Mercy; they are worth 200 and 300 pesos; arrival of pictures from Italy to Valparaiso; appraisal of jewelry and liturgical objects; bill o ...
  • "Documents related to the construction of 4 altars and one pulpit,...

    File Ref: EAP821/1/1/102
    Contains documents related to the construction of 4 altars and one pulpit, by the architect Fermín Vivaceta and the gilder José Jarr; placed in the Church of the Nuns Rosas. ...
  • Documents that describe a dispute between the monastery Dominicans of Santa...

    File Ref: EAP821/1/1/103
    Contains documents that describe the dispute between the monastery Dominicans of Santa Rosa and the Augustinian nuns, for an old census agreement concluded between the two parties. ...
  • Firts Book. Documents of the work of the houses of the streets of San Pablo...

    File Ref: EAP821/1/1/104
    Contains documents about the construction of houses located in the streets of San Pablo and San Martin - properties of the nuns Rosas- during the government of the Mother Prioress Sor Juana Maria de San Luis, at the end of the 19th Century. For the most pa ...