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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

Visiting The Rothschild Archive

Business records up to the date of 1945 are generally available for public consultation; other family papers are also available, but access restrictions may apply.

Researchers wishing to consult material in the collections of The Rothschild Archive should first contact the archive with details of their research proposal. All researchers are required to register with The Rothschild Research Forum, providing two written references in support of their application in advance of their visit. If you are not already a member, please register here »

The Rothschild Archive London

The Rothschild Archive maintains a research centre in the City of London, which is open weekdays Monday to Friday. Researchers intending to visit are advised to plan their visit well in advance to avoid disappointment. More about visiting the collections held in London »

Collections of the Rothschild Archive in France

The business papers of de Rothschild Frères are held on deposit at the Archives Nationales du Monde du Travail in Roubaix, France. More about accessing the collections held in Roubaix, France »

The Rothschild Archive London

The Rothschild Archive London

Staff of N M Rothschild & Sons in the courtyard of the second New Court 1962

Staff of N M Rothschild & Sons in the courtyard of the second New Court 1962