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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

Rothschild collections elsewhere

Archives and artefacts relating to the Rothschild businesses and family may also be found in collections in other institutions, both in the United Kingdom and overseas.

Archives

The lists in the links below are not exhaustive but they include some of the most significant Rothschild archive sources to be found elsewhere. The Rothschild Archive London is has no connection to the institutions listed, and researchers are advised to contact the holding institution for further information. References to Rothschild material held elsewhere, or related material of interest in other archives, libraries and manuscript collections are also to be found in:

The World's Banker: the history of the house of Rothschild by Niall Ferguson (London: Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 1998)

Dear Lord Rothschild: birds, butterflies and history by Miriam Rothschild (London: Hutchinson, 1983)

List of Archival material in the United Kingdom »

List of Archival material outside the United Kingdom »

Paintings, drawings, prints, objects and other works of art

Many art galleries and museums across the globe hold paintings, drawings, prints objects and other works of art that have a Rothschild provenance, were formerly in Rothschild family collections, or were purchased with the assistance of the Rothschild family.

Architect's drawing for the third New Court c.1960

Architect's drawing for the third New Court c.1960