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M M de Rothschild Frères: 150th anniversary celebrations

In 1967 the French banking house celebrated its 150th anniversary, with a grand press event, dinners and publications. A souvenir bronze medallion was struck and given to Partners, directors, staff and clients.

See the Rue de Courcelles collection (000/2089/54-57, 71-76, 83, 86, 93-95)  for further papers relating to the 150th anniversary celebrations, including papers relating to the commissioning of the medallion, lists of persons awarded a medallion, further notes and papers for the anniversary press event, press releases and papers relating to the commissioning of the anniversary book, and further examples of the anniversary medallion.

M M de Rothschild Frères: 'Banque de Rothschild Frères Extrait d’un chapitre de l’histoire de l’industrie et du commerce en France', 1925

000/2358, 1 item

Banque de Rothschild Frères Extrait d’un chapitre de l’histoire de l’industrie et du commerce en France (Editions d’art et d’histoire, Paris, 1925). This slim volume is a brief history of the French banking house and may have been privately printed by the Paris house Partners as a belated centenary client gift, or marketing exercise.

M M de Rothschild Frères, 150th Anniversary celebrations: press pack, 1967

000/2739/1, 1 folder

Press pack produced for a conference to celebrate the 150th Anniversary of M M de Rothschild Frères, containing photographs, texts of speeches, a Rothschild genealogy and a company organogram.

M M de Rothschild Frères, 150th Anniversary celebrations: Anniversary book, 'Ces Messieurs de Rothschild Frères, 1817-1967', 1967

000/2739/2; 000/2212, 3 volumes, 1 box

M M de Rothschild Frères, 150th Anniversary celebrations: Anniversary book, Ces Messieurs de Rothschild Frères, 1817-1967 (Maurice Druon de l'Academie Francaise (Editions Pierre Tisné, 1967). This volume, a history of the business and a description of the current business was produced for the 150th anniversary of the French business in 1967.

  • Box containing a presentation copy of Ces Messieurs de Rothschild Frères, 1817-1967 (Maurice Druon de l'Academie Francaise (Editions Pierre Tisné, 1967),
  • Two further copies, one in the original wrapping.
  • Box containing transparencies and a set of engraved copper plates for the illustrations used in the book.

M M de Rothschild Frères, 150th Anniversary celebrations: anniversary medallion, 1967

000/2739/3, 2 items

Examples of the large bronze medallion commemorating 150th Anniversary of M Ms de Rothschild Frères, 21 rue Laffitte, 1817-1967. Sculpted by M.Simon, with a raised design of the bank buildings; on verso: Concordia, Industria, Integritas motto with five arrow pointing upwards. Two examples, one in a red presentation box.