Authorised form of nameRothschild; Nathaniel Mayer Victor (1910 - 1990); 3rd Baron Rothschild
Dates1910 - 1990
Date of birth31/10/1910
Date of death19/03/1990
Harrow School; Trinity College Cambridge
Fellow of Trinity College Cambridge. Worked in intelligence during WWII. In this period Burgess, Blunt and others used his London flat. Later ran 'Think-Tank' and chaired Royal Commission on gambling.
GM 1944; GBE 1975
Membership categoryFellow
Date of election19/03/1953
Age at election42
RelationshipsBrother of Miriam Louisa Rothschild (FRS 1985); nephew of of Lionel Walter Rothschild (FRS 1911)
Biographical Memoirs of Fellows of the Royal Society 1994 vol 39 pp 363-380, plate, by Suzanne Reeve

Other sources:
N Calver and M Parker ' The logic of scientific Unity? Medawar, the Royal Society and the Rothschild controversy 1971-2.' In Notes and Records, Vol 70, Issue 1, March 2016 pp 83-100
Royal Society codeNA676
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
PB/8/85/3Correspondence re debate on Lord Besborough's motion on the Green Paper on Research and Development (the Rothschild Report).February 1972
EC/1953/21Rothschild, Nathaniel Mayer Victor, 3rd Baron Rothschild: certificate of election to the Royal Society
IM/003898Rothschild, Nathaniel Mayer Victor, 3rd Baron Rothschildnd
GLB/65/95/63Brown to Victor Rothschild, Herschel Road, Cambridge22 October 1972
GLB/65/95/62Victor Rothschild, Herschel Road, Cambridge to Brown10 October 1962
HWT/20/25Correspondence with Spanish colleagues, regarding exchanges with Israel, ICI, visit to CNRS, Paris and application form for fellowshipOctober 1967
GLB/65/95/59Victor Rothschild, Merton Hall, Cambridge to Brown's secretary20 June 1961
GLB/65/95/58Victor Rothschild, Merton Hall, Cambridge to Brown16 May 1961
GLB/65/95/60Victor Rothschild, Merton Hall, Cambridge to Brown17 July 1962
GLB/65/95/61Brown to Victor Rothschild, Merton Hall, Cambridge18 July 1962
HWT/20/39Correspondence and papers regarding Royal Society and Israel Academy scientific exchangesJune - August 1968
GLB/65/95/57Victor Rothschild, Merton Hall, Cambridge to Brown2 May 1961
HWT/48/4/7/4/1Royal Commission on GamblingFebruary - April 1976
HWT/20/23Correspondence regarding Israel, meeting with DES, visit to Spain by Thompson, proposed application form for fellowship and paper on selection proceduresSeptember 1967
HWT/20/66Correspondence and papers regarding income tax under RSEP, Royal Society/Israel Academy exchanges, proposed discussions with German and Swedish scientists, Euromech colloquia and participation of Greece in RSEPAugust - November 1970
HWT/32Royal Society Ad hoc Committee on Government Research and Development Study (Rothschild Committee)1971
HWT/48/4/7/4/7Royal Commission on GamblingApril - May 1977
HWT/48/4/7/4Royal Commission on Gambling1976-1979
PB/9/1/87Correspondence re Giuseppe Occhialini1943-1945
IM/GA/R/6645Rothschild, Nathaniel Mayer Victor, 3rd Baron Rothschildnd
RR/64/128Referee's report by Eric Keightley Rideal, on a paper 'The polarization of a calomel electrode' by Nathaniel Mayer Victor Rothschild[January 1938]
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