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Birdseye View of Barrow Docks and Shipbuilding Yard

Photograph of the construction of the Tyne Bridge

High level Bridge, Newcastle

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

York Corporation House Book, 1480-1486

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

Author's proof copy of Love on the Dole

Simon Temple's plan of Jarrow and the River Tyne

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

Yorkshire County Cricket Team Photograph, 1956

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

Letters patent: Charter of incorporation 20 January 1345

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

First Minute Book, Northern Architectural Association

Replica of ‘Rocket’ 1886.

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

Photograph of Bessemer Convertor

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

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

Cumberland and Westmorland Wrestling Association

Manchester Caribbean Carnival leaflet, 1993

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

Chartist movement poster, Carlisle, 1839

George Stephenson's Rocket, 1822

Architectural plan of the Bank of England, Newcastle branch

Mortality Map of Cholera in 1866

Birkenhead Park – sales plan

Photograph of Marks & Spencer store, Leeds 1909

Sketch of wall hanging from the Art Treasures Manchester exhibition,

Alexandra Park

Map of the River Weaver, surveyor John Billington 1721

Domesday Book

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

Ferry boats

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

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

The Peterloo Massacre, Manchester

Photograph of Ward C1, 1st Northern General Hospital

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

Ennis and Freeman on Sydney Harbour Bridge during construction

Photograph of Birtley Belgians

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

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

Mersey Tunnel Construction photograph

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

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

Colne Valley Division Labour Union Minute Book 1891-1900

High level Bridge, Newcastle

The Victoria Engine designed by James Close 1837

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

Lanchester Diploma

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

Huddersfield Female Educational Institute Advertisement

Survey and Valuation of Selby Abbey lands surrendered at the Dissolution

Scrapbook of Bradford views and portraits

Port Sunlight Works and Village c1914

Charter of Edward II, 12 May 1316

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

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

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

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

Everton FC Home Programme

‘Our Northern Film Heritage’

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

Plan of the Saltburn Inclined Tramway

Alfred Wainwright 1907-1991

“W and D” Birdseye View of Textiles of Manchester

Manchester and Salford Boys and Girls Refuges and Homes Admission Form

Diary & Terrier of Brotherton Parish, 1778 - 1996

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

Co-operative Wholesale Society, A Colossus of Commerce

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

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

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

‘Jumbo Farm’ Minute Book 1861-1863'

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

Cellar book for His Grace the Duke of Bridgewater

University of Durham 1837 Charter

Cammell Laird – photograph of the launch of the Windsor Castle

Photograph of the tanker 'World Unicorn' before launch

Pre-Gestee advert c1940, fore runner of PG Tips

The Whitby Cartulary

Laws and Objects of the Rochdale Society of Equitable Pioneers


Baptism of Capability Brown

Lady Anne Clifford’s Great Books of Record

Lithograph depicting Hetton Colliery

Photograph of workmen at The Bowes Museum

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

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

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

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

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

Register of Archbishop Walter de Grey, 1225-1255

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

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

RMS Eskimo in a Norwegian fjord

Roker Pier, Sunderland, under construction

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

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