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Simon Temple's plan of Jarrow and the River Tyne

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

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

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

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

Replica of ‘Rocket’ 1886.

Photograph of Marks & Spencer store, Leeds 1909

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

Ferry boats

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

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

The Peterloo Massacre, Manchester

Birkenhead Park – sales plan

Roker Pier, Sunderland, under construction

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

Co-operative Wholesale Society, A Colossus of Commerce

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

Author's proof copy of Love on the Dole

York Corporation House Book, 1480-1486

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

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

Chartist movement poster, Carlisle, 1839

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

Huddersfield Female Educational Institute Advertisement


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

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

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

George Stephenson's Rocket, 1822

Lanchester Diploma

Laws and Objects of the Rochdale Society of Equitable Pioneers

Scrapbook of Bradford views and portraits

Photograph of Birtley Belgians

The Victoria Engine designed by James Close 1837

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

Survey and Valuation of Selby Abbey lands surrendered at the Dissolution

Letters patent: Charter of incorporation 20 January 1345

Pre-Gestee advert c1940, fore runner of PG Tips

Birdseye View of Barrow Docks and Shipbuilding Yard

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

‘Jumbo Farm’ Minute Book 1861-1863'

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

Manchester and Salford Boys and Girls Refuges and Homes Admission Form

Mersey Tunnel Construction photograph

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

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

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

Architectural plan of the Bank of England, Newcastle branch

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

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

Map of the River Weaver, surveyor John Billington 1721

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

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

University of Durham 1837 Charter

Everton FC Home Programme

Yorkshire County Cricket Team Photograph, 1956

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

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

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

Alexandra Park

Port Sunlight Works and Village c1914

Photograph of the tanker 'World Unicorn' before launch

The Whitby Cartulary

Cammell Laird – photograph of the launch of the Windsor Castle

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

First Minute Book, Northern Architectural Association

‘Our Northern Film Heritage’

High level Bridge, Newcastle

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

Photograph of the construction of the Tyne Bridge

Photograph of Ward C1, 1st Northern General Hospital

“W and D” Birdseye View of Textiles of Manchester

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

High level Bridge, Newcastle

Cellar book for His Grace the Duke of Bridgewater

Baptism of Capability Brown

Alfred Wainwright 1907-1991

Plan of the Saltburn Inclined Tramway

Lithograph depicting Hetton Colliery

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

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

Register of Archbishop Walter de Grey, 1225-1255


Lady Anne Clifford’s Great Books of Record

Sketch of wall hanging from the Art Treasures Manchester exhibition,

Domesday Book

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

Diary & Terrier of Brotherton Parish, 1778 - 1996

Mortality Map of Cholera in 1866

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

Charter of Edward II, 12 May 1316

Photograph of workmen at The Bowes Museum

Manchester Caribbean Carnival leaflet, 1993

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

Colne Valley Division Labour Union Minute Book 1891-1900

Cumberland and Westmorland Wrestling Association

Photograph of Bessemer Convertor

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

Ennis and Freeman on Sydney Harbour Bridge during construction

RMS Eskimo in a Norwegian fjord

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