Stan badań nad dziejami klasztoru kanoniczek regularnych pw. św. Jakuba we Wrocławiu

The state of research into the history of the monastery canonesses regular church St. James in Wrocław

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Strona: 231 - 243

Publikacja w numerze: 34 (2014)

Autor: Joanna Heluszka


This article deals with the resource literature and source materials for the history of the convent canonesses regular from Wroclaw. Although the women lived in the oldest part of the city is still not lived to see the complete monograph of the monastery. Previous studies due to the fact that important documents for the history of the monastery after the war returned to the country only in the eighties of the twentieth century, focused instead on the conduct of the work on the male monasteries. Women congregation popular among only the selected issues, mostly on economic issues. The source material preserved in the State Archives and Archives of the Archdiocese of Wroclaw to the history of the monastery canonesses regular permits to conduct more detailed studies on this topic. The team archive consists of 110 documents, most of which includes the modern period. Nearly 70 acts are documents of an economic nature. The Archdiocesan Archives whereas preserved valuable: protocols episcopal visitation in the monastery and secularizing the Commission’s file. Status of available literature on the subject is, unfortunately, a much more modest. We have several larger studies, which did not include all possible to develop for canonesses research problems. Listed in the content development work were written in the early twentieth century, so they are relatively old. Preserved source database, however, allows you to specify some research perspectives over which they can work. Firstly, it should be systematized information on the origins of the monastery’s founder, then you should describe the status of the salaries of the Convention. You can also bring the composition of the monastery, to describe the functions and tasks that filled the nuns. The image of the inner life is also very important. At the end of the process can be approximated by the secularization of the monastery in 1810. Available materials allow to carry out further research on the history canonesses regular.