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Alexandra Park

Baptism of Capability Brown

Mersey Tunnel Construction photograph

Letters patent: Charter of incorporation 20 January 1345

Scrapbook of Bradford views and portraits

Photograph of Marks & Spencer store, Leeds 1909

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

Sketch of wall hanging from the Art Treasures Manchester exhibition,

Manchester Caribbean Carnival leaflet, 1993

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

University of Durham 1837 Charter

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

Photograph of Birtley Belgians

Lithograph depicting Hetton Colliery

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

Photograph of the tanker 'World Unicorn' before launch

The Victoria Engine designed by James Close 1837

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

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

York Corporation House Book, 1480-1486

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

Alfred Wainwright 1907-1991

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”

Author's proof copy of Love on the Dole

Cumberland and Westmorland Wrestling Association

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

Birdseye View of Barrow Docks and Shipbuilding Yard

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

Mortality Map of Cholera in 1866

Diary & Terrier of Brotherton Parish, 1778 - 1996

Photograph of the construction of the Tyne Bridge


Co-operative Wholesale Society, A Colossus of Commerce

Port Sunlight Works and Village c1914

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

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

“W and D” Birdseye View of Textiles of Manchester

Lanchester Diploma

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

Colne Valley Division Labour Union Minute Book 1891-1900

Domesday Book

George Stephenson's Rocket, 1822

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

Roker Pier, Sunderland, under construction

Replica of ‘Rocket’ 1886.

Ennis and Freeman on Sydney Harbour Bridge during construction

‘Jumbo Farm’ Minute Book 1861-1863'

First Minute Book, Northern Architectural Association

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

Yorkshire County Cricket Team Photograph, 1956

Pre-Gestee advert c1940, fore runner of PG Tips

Map of the River Weaver, surveyor John Billington 1721

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

Architectural plan of the Bank of England, Newcastle branch

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

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

The Whitby Cartulary

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

High level Bridge, Newcastle

Huddersfield Female Educational Institute Advertisement

The Peterloo Massacre, Manchester

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

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

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

Ferry boats

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

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

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

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

Register of Archbishop Walter de Grey, 1225-1255


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

Chartist movement poster, Carlisle, 1839

‘Our Northern Film Heritage’

Simon Temple's plan of Jarrow and the River Tyne

Photograph of workmen at The Bowes Museum

RMS Eskimo in a Norwegian fjord

Charter of Edward II, 12 May 1316

Photograph of Ward C1, 1st Northern General Hospital

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.’

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

Manchester and Salford Boys and Girls Refuges and Homes Admission Form

High level Bridge, Newcastle

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

Cellar book for His Grace the Duke of Bridgewater

Lady Anne Clifford’s Great Books of Record

Survey and Valuation of Selby Abbey lands surrendered at the Dissolution

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

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

Cammell Laird – photograph of the launch of the Windsor Castle

Photograph of Bessemer Convertor

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

Everton FC Home Programme

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

Plan of the Saltburn Inclined Tramway

Laws and Objects of the Rochdale Society of Equitable Pioneers

Birkenhead Park – sales plan

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