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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

Exhibition - Motoring Rothschilds

2: Motoring in Spain

Lionel published an account of one of his motoring trips abroad in 'In sunny Spain: a tour from Seville to San Sebastian' in The Car, no. 374, 21 July 1909, pp.421-424 RAL 000/924.  Not everywhere in Spain was ready for the motorist:

    Just before Alcala we met an American driving a big Renault.  He stopped us and asked if we had any spare petrol as he had lost his way and run short: unfortunately we had none to spare.  I told him that perhaps he might buy some in the chemists' shops at Alcala, and that it was all downhill from there to the railway, but I did not tell him about the state of the road, and from what I know of it, if he ran out of petrol on it, he is still there.

In sunny Spain

In sunny Spain