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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Contains documentation on the construction of the houses located in the streets of San Pablo and San Martin - properties of the nuns Rosas- during the government of the Mother Prioress Sister Carmen of St. Thomas, at the end of the 19th Century. For the mo ...
Contains information about the construction of a dam in the main irrigation ditch that crossed the monastery Dominicans of Santa Rosa de Santiago. ...
16 lithographs printed in Paris, which represent featured episodes in Christian history: Via Crucis; Death, resurrection, and Coronation of Mary; the flight into Egypt and the adoration of the magi, etc. ...