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Sources for business history: catalogues of bank files

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

Rothschilds and Science

The Rothschild Research Forum is a resource for those engaged in scholarly research into any of the many facets of Rothschild business and family history. The Forum contains different microsites, dedicated to a particular aspect of Rothschild history and research. The microsites contain guides to sources, transcripts, digital documents and more detailed information.

A research resource for information about Rothschild scientists

Many members of the Rothschild family have excelled in the field of scientific research and discovery. The Rothschilds and Science microsite brings together information about the members of the family and their scientific interests.

Open to Research Forum members, researchers can now browse information about Rothschild scientists and their colleagues, find out more about key collections and resources, and contemporary projects to explore the contribution of Rothschild scientists to global scientific scholarship and research.  

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Walter 2nd Lord Rothschild and his giant tortoise 'Rotumah'

Walter 2nd Lord Rothschild and his giant tortoise 'Rotumah'

The 'Rothschild' cassowary drawn from life in September 1892 (from Novitates Zoologicae published between 1894 and 1948 and edited by Walter Rothschild)

The 'Rothschild' cassowary drawn from life in September 1892 (from Novitates Zoologicae published between 1894 and 1948 and edited by Walter Rothschild)