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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 New Court Vitrine: Queen Mary’s Committee for District Nursing Medal awarded to Yvonne de Rothschild, 1947

The New Court Vitrine, curated by The Rothschild Archive, recalls the cases of treasures and cabinets of curiosity that graced the great Rothschild houses.

Queen Mary’s Committee for District Nursing Medal awarded to Yvonne, Mrs Anthony de Rothschild (née Cahen d'Anvers) (1899-1977), 1947 in recognition for her service during the Second World War. 

Yvonne, Mrs Anthony de Rothschild

Yvonne was born in Champs-sur-Marne, Île-de-France, the daughter of Colonel Robert Cahen d’Anvers and Sonia Warschawsky of St Petersburg. She met Anthony de Rothschild at a dinner party 1926, and they were married four months later, making their home in Berkeley Square, London, and from 1937, at Ascott, Buckinghamshire.

The Central British Fund for German Jewry was founded by Anthony and Yvonne and a group of Anglo-Jewish community leaders in 1933 for the purpose of assisting Jews in Germany. During the war Ascott became a safe haven for treasures evacuated from London museums and synagogues, and from 1941, bombed-out Chelsea Pensioners. Anthony served in the Home Guard and Yvonne served in a number of home front voluntary organisations.

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