Agents in Argentina

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Agents in Argentina

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  1. Introduction

    A tale through the words of Arthur Bowden Smith

  2. Investments in Argentina

    Barings and emerging markets

  3. A window into tumultuous times

    Correspondence at the Baring Archive

  4. Arthur Bowden Smith

    Character, Confidence and Communication

  5. A crisis of self-confidence

    Chronic insecurities and doubt

  6. Communicating with friends and foes

    Difficult personalities and the effects of distance

  7. The political situation in Argentina

    Conspicuous by its absence

  8. The outcome

    Arthur in later years

Arthur Bowden Smith in 1903 [DEP 218.2]
DEP 218.2
Arthur Bowden Smith in 1903 [DEP 218.2]
DEP 218.2
The Louisiana territory purchased from Napoleon in 1804 [PR157]
PR157
Joshua Bates, Unknown Artist c.1856 [PT037]
Joshua Bates PT037
Without Bread or Work by Ernesto de la Cárcova (1893) Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes
Carlos Pellegrini. Creative Commons
Carlos Pellegrini. Creative Commons
Tombola to reimburse investors from the 1824 Buenos Aires Loan.
Share Certificate held by Barings' Directors Lord Revelstoke and James Hodgson, 1889 [300441]
300441
Curamalan Estate Map 1904 [HC 4.1.148]
HC 4.1.148
Correspondence 12/02/1891 [HC 4.1.117.25]
HC 4.1.117.25
Barings' football team, c1912 (incl Windham Baring) [DEP 218.25]
DEP 218.25
Arthur Bowden Smith in 1903 [DEP 218.2]
DEP 218.2
Correspondence 05/11/1890 [HC 4.1.117.1]
HC 4.1.117.1
Caricature of John Baring, Vanity Fair 11/08/1898 [PR102]
Caricature of John Baring PR102
Correspondence 03/01/1891 [HC 4.1.117.17]
HC 4.1.117.17
Correspondence 12/02/1891 [HC 4.1.117.24]
HC 4.1.117.24
Correspondence 12/02/1891 [HC 4.1.117.24]
HC 4.1.117.24
Correspondence 15/04/1891 [HC 4.1.117.46]
Correspondence 05/08/1891 [HC 4.1.117.117]
HC 4.1.117.117
Correspondence 26/06/1891 [HC 4.1.117.101]
HC 4.1.117.101
Correspondence 29/06/1891 [HC 4.1.117.105]
HC 4.1.117.105
Correspondence 05/08/1891 [HC 4.1.117.117]
HC 4.1.117.117
Correspondence 21/03/1891 [HC 4.1.117.36]
HC 4.1.117.36
Arthur Bowden Smith in 1903 [DEP 218.2]
DEP 218.2
Celebration of Argentine Independence Centenary 1910 chaired by John Baring, 2nd Lord Revelstoke [DEP 87]
DEP 87
Digitisation at the Baring Archive
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