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The Rushbrooke Collection

A collection of documents and photographs from the Library at Rushbrooke Hall. 

Access to some of these collections is restricted at the request of the donors and depositors. All papers later than 1945 are currently closed to researchers; for further information please contact The Rothschild Archive »

The Rushbrooke Collection I, 1816-1990

000/848, 50 boxes

The majority  of items in this collection relate to Nathaniel Mayer, 1st Lord Rothschild (1840-1915), and Emma Louise, Lady Rothschild (1844-1935). The collection includes some earlier items relating to Nathan Mayer Rothschild (1777-1836), James Mayer Rothschild (1792-1868), Anselm von Rothschild (1803-1874), Lionel Nathan Rothschild (1808-1879) and Charlotte Rothschild (1819-1884), Mayer Amschel de Rothschild (1818-1874), Mayer Carl von Rothschild (1820-1886), Charlotte de Rothschild (1825-1899), Hannah Matilde von Rothschild (1832-1924), Alfred de Rothschild (1842-1918), Leopold de Rothschild (1845-1917) and Marie de Rothschild (1862-1937), Lionel Walter, 2nd Lord Rothschild (1868-1937), Henri de Rothschild (1872-1947), Nathaniel Charles Rothschild (1877-1923), Nathaniel Mayer Victor, 3rd Lord Rothschild (1910-1990), Amschel Mayor James Rothschild (1955-1996). The collection includes estate inventories of Nathaniel 1st Lord Rothschild, his wife and descendants; testimonials received by Nathaniel on his 70th birthday; photographs of the Rothschild family, their estates and collections; family photographs and correspondence; estate papers.

List available

The Rushbrooke Collection II, 1816-1990

000/2278, 54 boxes, 55 items

A collection of documents and photographs from Rushbrooke Hall. The collection includes photographs, albums of watercolours, obituaries, accounts and estate papers, family correspondence, artefacts, scientific papers of Victor, 3rd Lord Rothschild (1910-1990), and a collection of framed items including photographs, drawings, certificates and awards, cartoons and other items. Some items are closed.

List available