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Sources for business history

Sources for art history: Catalogue of the pictures of Alfred de Rothschild 1901

Sources for yachting history: Plans for Nathaniel von Rothschild's yacht Veglia 1905

Sources for natural history: Walter 2nd Lord Rothschild and his zebra carriage: c.1910

Sources for global financial history: Map of lines of the Brazil Railway Company: c.1920

Sources for business history: index cards to bank files

Sources for social history: Rothschild Hospital Paris: 1920s

Sources for business history: detail of a Rothschild bond coupon

Sources for architectural history: Halton House: 1890s

Sources for the history of travel: Lionel de Rothschild's tours of Spain: 1909

Sources for local history: Tring Park: c.1900

Sources for Royal history: shooting party with Edward Prince of Wales: 1893

Sources for political history: Lionel de Rothschild: first Jewish MP: 1858

Sources for sporting history: St Amant winner of the Derby: 1904

Sources for local history: gardeners at Aston Clinton: 1899

Sources for Rothschild family history: Lionel de Rothschild's yacht Rhodora: 1927

Sources for London history: entrance to New Court: 1965

Sources for design history: plans for Lionel de Rothschild's Rolls-Royce: 1930

Sources for business history: Rothschild gold bars produced by the Royal Mint Refinery: 1930s

Sources for business history: letters of August Belmont Rothschild Agent in New York: 1860s

The Academic Advisory Committee and the Archive Research Bursary

The Rothschild Archive was established in 1978 by Victor, 3rd Lord Rothschild. In 1999 the ownership of the Archive was transferred to The Rothschild Archive Trust, an independent body of family members and advisers committed to securing the future of the collection and to developing its use by the academic community.

The Trustees of The Rothschild Archive are supported in their work by the Academic Advisory Committee.

Members of the Academic Advisory Committee

  • Maxine Berg Professor of History, University of Warwick
  • Eric Bussière Jean Monnet Professor of the History of European Integration, University of Paris-Sorbonne
  • Professor Sir David Cannadine Dodge Professor of History, Princeton University
  • Niall Ferguson Senior Fellow, Hoover Institution, Stanford University
  • Philippa Glanville The Company of Arts Scholars & Reviewing Committee on the Export of Works of Art
  • Raphael Gross Director, German Historical Museum, Berlin
  • Harold James Professor of History and International Affairs, Princeton University
  • Rainer Liedtke Professor of European History, University of Regensburg
  • Peter Mandler Professor of Modern Cultural History, University of Cambridge
  • Lisbet Rausing co-Founder of Arcadia
  • Ines Roldán Montaud Scientific Research, Spanish National Research Council, Institute of History
  • Pierre Rosenberg Honorary President-Director, The Louvre
  • Emma Rothschild Jeremy and Jane Knowles Professor of History, Harvard University
  • David Todd Professor of History, Sciences Po, Paris

Archive Research Bursary

A limited number of Bursaries are available each year to assist research projects that involve substantial use of The Rothschild Archive’s collections. The bursaries are primarily intended to facilitate international travel by doctoral students and early career academics. Recipients are usually researchers based outside the United Kingdom who wish to use the Archive’s collections in London and researchers based outside France who wish to use the Archive’s collections deposited with the Archives Nationales du Monde du Travail in Roubaix.

Making a Bursary application (English) »

Making a Bursary application (French) »

Bookplate of Lionel Walter 2nd Lord Rothschild (1868-1937)

Bookplate of Lionel Walter 2nd Lord Rothschild (1868-1937)

Plan of the Royal Mint Refinery

Plan of the Royal Mint Refinery