Digitisation and Diffusion of the Historical Archive of the Institute of Charity "Hermandad De Dolores" (Fraternity of Sorrows), Santiago De Chile (EAP1289)

Aims and objectives

This project pursues to digitise and disseminate the Historical Archive of the Institute of Charity Hermandad de Dolores (Fraternity of Sorrows), the oldest institution of private charity in Chile, which has offered free medical services in the city of Santiago since its foundation in 1815, until the present. Specifically, a hundred volumes corresponding to the first half of the 20th century (1900-1950) will be rescued, the contents reflect fundamental aspects of Chilean history such as medicine, female participation, poverty and the practices of charity.

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