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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

Frequently Asked Questions

The Rothschild Archive London receives many enquiries about the Rothschild businesses and the Rothschild family and their activities.

Here we provide information about some of the most commonly asked questions.

More information about the Rothschild business houses will be found in The Business »

More information about the Rothschild family, inlcuding as a full family tree of the descendants of Mayer Amschel Rothschild, biographies, information about Rothschild houses, interests and collections will be found in  The Family »

Please contact us if your question is not listed here.  

Please note that The Rothschild Archive London can only answer questions about the collections we hold, and the historical Rothschild businesses and family. We cannot provide information about the current business or living members of the family.

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