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

High level Bridge, Newcastle

Lady Anne Clifford’s Great Books of Record

Alexandra Park

Ennis and Freeman on Sydney Harbour Bridge during construction

Cammell Laird – photograph of the launch of the Windsor Castle

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Chartist movement poster, Carlisle, 1839

Colne Valley Division Labour Union Minute Book 1891-1900

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

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

“W and D” Birdseye View of Textiles of Manchester

University of Durham 1837 Charter


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

‘Jumbo Farm’ Minute Book 1861-1863'

Photograph of the tanker 'World Unicorn' before launch

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

Photograph of workmen at The Bowes Museum

RMS Eskimo in a Norwegian fjord

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

York Corporation House Book, 1480-1486

The Victoria Engine designed by James Close 1837

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

Manchester and Salford Boys and Girls Refuges and Homes Admission Form

Cumberland and Westmorland Wrestling Association

First Minute Book, Northern Architectural Association

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

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

Charter of Edward II, 12 May 1316

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

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

Sketch of wall hanging from the Art Treasures Manchester exhibition,

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

Domesday Book

Mersey Tunnel Construction photograph

Replica of ‘Rocket’ 1886.

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

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

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

Birkenhead Park – sales plan

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

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

High level Bridge, Newcastle

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

Cellar book for His Grace the Duke of Bridgewater

Architectural plan of the Bank of England, Newcastle branch

Roker Pier, Sunderland, under construction

Baptism of Capability Brown

Lithograph depicting Hetton Colliery

Co-operative Wholesale Society, A Colossus of Commerce

Ferry boats

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

Alfred Wainwright 1907-1991

Simon Temple's plan of Jarrow and the River Tyne

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

Photograph of Bessemer Convertor

Letters patent: Charter of incorporation 20 January 1345

The Whitby Cartulary

Register of Archbishop Walter de Grey, 1225-1255

‘Our Northern Film Heritage’

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

Manchester Caribbean Carnival leaflet, 1993

Mortality Map of Cholera in 1866

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

Survey and Valuation of Selby Abbey lands surrendered at the Dissolution

Map of the River Weaver, surveyor John Billington 1721

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

Huddersfield Female Educational Institute Advertisement

Everton FC Home Programme

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

Photograph of the construction of the Tyne Bridge

Birdseye View of Barrow Docks and Shipbuilding Yard

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

Diary & Terrier of Brotherton Parish, 1778 - 1996


Lanchester Diploma

Photograph of Ward C1, 1st Northern General Hospital

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

Photograph of Marks & Spencer store, Leeds 1909

George Stephenson's Rocket, 1822

Laws and Objects of the Rochdale Society of Equitable Pioneers

Author's proof copy of Love on the Dole

Port Sunlight Works and Village c1914

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

The Peterloo Massacre, Manchester

Plan of the Saltburn Inclined Tramway

Pre-Gestee advert c1940, fore runner of PG Tips

Scrapbook of Bradford views and portraits

Photograph of Birtley Belgians

Yorkshire County Cricket Team Photograph, 1956

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

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