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Simon Temple's plan of Jarrow and the River Tyne

Plan of the Saltburn Inclined Tramway

Cellar book for His Grace the Duke of Bridgewater

Lanchester Diploma

York Corporation House Book, 1480-1486

Alexandra Park

Illustration of George Stephenson's locomotive, ‘Locomotion’ 1875

Flying machines designed by Sir George Cayley (1773-1857)

Durham and the North East Coast – Report of the Labour Party’s Commission of Enquiry into the Distressed Areas

“The first report of a society for preventing accidents in coal mines”

Architectural plan of the Bank of England, Newcastle branch

Huddersfield Female Educational Institute Advertisement

Letters patent: Charter of incorporation 20 January 1345

Replica of ‘Rocket’ 1886.

Photograph of Marks & Spencer store, Leeds 1909

“W and D” Birdseye View of Textiles of Manchester

Painting by Giovanni Montiroli of a design for the Ceiling of the Saloon at Alnwick Castle. c.1850

Co-operative Wholesale Society, A Colossus of Commerce

Set of playing cards depicting the counties of England and Wales, Robert Morden, 1676

Lithograph depicting Hetton Colliery

Alfred Wainwright 1907-1991

‘Part of the Wall near Benwell Hill, with an Apple Tree growing upon its Summit’

Ten Years of Nuclear Power, publicity publication by the United Kingdom Atomic Energy Authority, 1966

Lord Mayor's correspondence from York servicemen, January-April 1915

Photograph of the tanker 'World Unicorn' before launch

Laws and Objects of the Rochdale Society of Equitable Pioneers

The Victoria Engine designed by James Close 1837

Birdseye View of Barrow Docks and Shipbuilding Yard

‘Wash your hands now – as mummy does!’ c1960 leaflet

Cumberland and Westmorland Wrestling Association

Cammell Laird – photograph of the launch of the Windsor Castle


Photograph of Bessemer Convertor

Photograph of Queensway Mersey Tunnel, Liverpool to Birkenhead under construction, 1931

Cunard Staff Magazine, Vol. 2, No. 4 (Jan 1923).

Diary & Terrier of Brotherton Parish, 1778 - 1996

Port Sunlight Works and Village c1914

Plan of the proposed harbour buildings at Seaham by John Dobson, 1828

Roker Pier, Sunderland, under construction

Drawing of the first composite passenger coach introduced on the Stockton and Darlington Railway, 1830-31

Domesday Book

George Stephenson's Rocket, 1822

University of Durham 1837 Charter

Scrapbook of Bradford views and portraits

Tony Harrison’s notebook for the poem ‘v.’

Ferry boats

Map of the River Weaver, surveyor John Billington 1721


Leeds City Varieties Poster advertising Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs pantomime, 1976

Mersey Tunnel Construction photograph

Photograph of Birtley Belgians

High level Bridge, Newcastle

RMS Eskimo in a Norwegian fjord

Register of Archbishop Walter de Grey, 1225-1255

Photograph of Martin Luther King and students at coffee morning (University Archives, NUA/05289)

Registration card for the Municipal School of Art, Manchester, issued to L. S. Lowry

Survey and Valuation of Selby Abbey lands surrendered at the Dissolution

The Commission for the Execution of the 7th Earl of Northumberland

Joseph Swan’s recollection of the first use of his incandescent lightbulbs at Cragside

Manchester Caribbean Carnival leaflet, 1993

Manchester and Salford Boys and Girls Refuges and Homes Admission Form

Photograph of workmen at The Bowes Museum

Ennis and Freeman on Sydney Harbour Bridge during construction

North West Lesbian and Gay Equality Campaign Programme, 20 Feb 1988

John Crossley and Sons Limited, carpet manufacturers of Dean Clough, Halifax, Centenary Illustration, 1903

The Whitby Cartulary

Poster advertising The People's Excursion Trains to the Art,Treasures Exhibition, Manchester

Electric light fittings for St George's Church, Preston designed by Sir Albert Richardson

Author's proof copy of Love on the Dole

Articles of partnership between John Brunner and Ludwig Mond, 28 February 1873

‘Jumbo Farm’ Minute Book 1861-1863'

Sketch of wall hanging from the Art Treasures Manchester exhibition,

High level Bridge, Newcastle

Photograph of Walter Marshall while serving as a pilot in the RAF in the Middle

Mortality Map of Cholera in 1866

Charter of Edward II, 12 May 1316

Diaries and journals of Ellen Weeton (written 1807-1825)

Plan of Seathwaite showing wad-mine surface and workings, 1821

Conveyance of the Ramsden (Huddersfield) Estates from Sir John Frecheville Ramsden to the Mayor Alderman and Burgesses of the County Borough of Huddersfield (Huddersfield Corporation) with full plans, 29 Sep 1920

Drawing of a retort used by Boulton and Watt to provide gas lighting at Phillips and Lee textile mill Salford, 1805.

Yorkshire County Cricket Team Photograph, 1956

Photograph of the construction of the Tyne Bridge

‘Our Northern Film Heritage’

Photograph of Ward C1, 1st Northern General Hospital

Everton FC Home Programme

Birkenhead Park – sales plan

Cunard Passenger List `Passengers for Halifax and Boston: No. 1' (Jul 1840-Dec 1844) 1 volume.

Pre-Gestee advert c1940, fore runner of PG Tips

The Peterloo Massacre, Manchester

Photograph of Richard Shufflebottom’s Wild West show taken at Hull Fair, circa 1930

Baptism of Capability Brown

Photograph of four soldiers of the 18th Battalion, The Durham Light Infantry, c.1914

Photograph of Pit Brow Women leaving screen room at Gibfield Colliery, Atherton, 22 August 1918.

First Minute Book, Northern Architectural Association

Symeon of Durham On the origins and progress of the church of Durham

Lady Anne Clifford’s Great Books of Record

Colne Valley Division Labour Union Minute Book 1891-1900

George Walker’s watercolours for The Costume of Yorkshire, 1814

Chartist movement poster, Carlisle, 1839

‘A Kestrel for a Knave’ by Barry Hines - first page

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