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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

Exhibition - Jewish collections

11: Minute Book of the proceedings of The Jewish War Services Committee, 1915-1918

During the First World War, Lionel Nathan de Rothschild (1882-1942) was reluctantly persuaded by the King that he would serve his country best if he remained leading the business at New Court. He put himself to the task, and placed his considerable resources behind the war effort.

In 1915, Lionel established a recruiting office at New Court and as the war progressed was instrumental in establishing a Central Jewish Recruiting Committee, based at New Court. As the war continued, the Committee's remit widened to include matters of welfare of serving Jewish soldiers.

For more information about the committee and its work, see the article There are three types of men': Lionel de Rothschild and the Jewish War Services Committee, 1915-1919 by Justin Cavernelis-Frost in The Rothschild Archive Review of the Year 2013-2014.

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