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Sources for business history: plans of New Court

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

Sir Evelyn de Rothschild (1931-2022)

It is with deep sadness that we hear of the passing of Sir Evelyn de Rothschild, a remarkable man, renowned financier and former chairman of N M Rothschild & Sons.

Sir Evelyn was born in 1931 and joined N M Rothschild & Sons in 1957 to be trained in the family's business. He took over as Chairman almost two decades later (1976), remaining in this role until 2003 when he oversaw the merger of the French and UK businesses.

In his long service to the business, spanning almost 50 years, he made an extraordinary contribution and was instrumental in creating the business we know today. He will be greatly missed by those who knew him, including those of our colleagues who had the privilege to work with him.

In more recent years, Sir Evelyn continued to be active in business and a keen philanthropist, supporting social welfare causes, promoting the arts and encouraging research into medicine and education. He was invested as a Knight in 1989.

Sir Evelyn is survived by his children Jessica, Anthony and David and his wife, Lynn Forester de Rothschild.

Our thoughts and sincerest condolences go to his family.

The Trustees and staff of The Rothschild Archive