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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

Rothschild collections: outside the United Kingdom

The list below includes archive material relating to the Rothschild business and family held in other institutions outside the United Kingdom.

For information about the collection of business records of the Paris house under the responsibility of The Rothschild Archive London, but held by the Archives Nationales du Monde du Travail, in Roubaix, France, see History of the business records of de Rothschild Frères.

Inclusion of material in the list below does not necessarily indicate that it is publicly available. Researchers wishing to access this material are advised to contact the institution concerned for a more detailed description of the material, and advice on how to access it. The institutions listed below have no connection with The Rothschild Archive. Clicking on the name takes you to the website of the institution; please report any broken links here.

See also Useful Links for other Rothschild related websites.


Archives Municipales, Cannes, France

Material relating to Rothschild property in Cannes 1943-1989.

Bibilotheque Nationale de France, Paris, France

A few small collections of personal correspondence of the French Rothschild family are held by the Departement des Manuscrits. These are described in more detail in the Guide to the collections of the Rothschild Archive here » 

Judisches Museum, Vienna, Austria

Material (including correspondence and photographs) relating to the Austrian Rothschild family.

Stadt-und Universitatsbibliothek, Frankfurt am Mian, Germany

Houses the former Carl von Rothschild Free Public Library, with a strong collection of works in the arts and humanities. The Library subscribed to an international newspaper cuttings service, which ensured that a copy of every 'Rothschild' article was sent to the Frankfurt Library. The collection, which has been digitised includes cuttings covering 1886-1928.

United States

American Museum of Natural History, New York, USA

The Walter Rothschild collection of birds skins, and lantern slides of Walter's collections at Tring Park

Columbia University Columbia, New York, USA

Belmont family papers 1799-1930.

Harvard Business School, Baker Library, Harvard, USA

The Bleichroder papers.

Massachusetts Historical Society, Boston, USA

August Belmont Junior papers 1927-1965.

New York Historical Society, New York, USA

Papers concerning August Belmont.

The University of Pennsylvania, Penn Library, Pennsylvania, USA

Correspondence of Clarice Rothschild (1894-1967), 1945-1960

The Villa Ephrussi France: home of (Charlotte) Beatrice de Rothschild (1864-1934)

The Villa Ephrussi France: home of (Charlotte) Beatrice de Rothschild (1864-1934)