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House of Rothschild Collection.

 Collection
Identifier: AR 512

Scope and Content Note

The collections consists of so called “Rothschildiana”, which describe assorted documents of interest pertaining to the Rothschild family and their influence on the economic history of Europe. Specifically, there are original autographs; transcripts of original documents; photographs; correspondence; and manuscripts about aspects of the Rothschild family. Of special interest is an extended family history by Albert J. Phiebig, The Descendents of Mayer Amschel Rothschild, which was compiled in the 1940s.

Folder 2 contains three original autographs by three members of the Rothschild family: Mayer Amschel Rothschild (1773-1855) agreed with Mr. W.M. Sarasin in a letter on June 20, 1813; Salomon Meyer von Rothschild (1774-1850), head of the Vienna branch, authorized payment to Graf Muench-Bellinghausen in a letter June 23, 1842; and Karl Freiherr von Rothschild (1820-1886), head of the Frankfurt branch, recommended buying railroad stocks to an unknown recipient in a letter Dec. 24, 1881.

Dates

  • 1813-1965

Language of Materials

This collection is in German.

Access Restrictions

Open to researchers.

Access Information

Collection is digitized. Follow the links in the Container List to access the digitized materials.

Use Restrictions

There may be some restrictions on the use of the collection. For more information, contact:

Leo Baeck Institute, Center for Jewish History, 15 West 16th Street, New York, NY 10011

email: lbaeck@lbi.cjh.org

Extent

0.5 Linear Feet

Abstract

The collections consists of so called “Rothschildiana”, which describe assorted documents of interest pertaining to the Rothschild family and their influence on the economic history of Europe. Specifically, there are original autographs; transcripts of original documents; photographs; correspondence; and manuscripts about aspects of the Rothschild family. Of special interest is an extended family history by Albert J. Phiebig, The descendents of Mayer Amschel Rothschild, which was compiled in the 1940s.

Related Material

See also: Hanns Jäger-Sunstenau Collection AR 1768
Title
Guide to the House of Rothschild Collection 1813-1965  AR 512
Status
In Progress
Author
Processed by LBI Staff
Date
© 2013
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English.

Revision Statements

  • June 2015:: dao links added by Emily Andresini.

Repository Details

Part of the Leo Baeck Institute Repository

Contact:
15 West 16th Street
New York NY 10011 United States