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Colne Valley Division Labour Union Minute Book 1891-1900

Architectural plan of the Bank of England, Newcastle branch

Chartist movement poster, Carlisle, 1839

Photograph of Ward C1, 1st Northern General Hospital

The Whitby Cartulary

First Minute Book, Northern Architectural Association

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”

Huddersfield Female Educational Institute Advertisement

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

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


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

Photograph of the tanker 'World Unicorn' before launch

Photograph of workmen at The Bowes Museum

York Corporation House Book, 1480-1486

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

Baptism of Capability Brown

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

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

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

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

The Peterloo Massacre, Manchester

Mersey Tunnel Construction photograph

Birdseye View of Barrow Docks and Shipbuilding Yard

Photograph of Birtley Belgians

Replica of ‘Rocket’ 1886.

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

Cumberland and Westmorland Wrestling Association

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

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

Charter of Edward II, 12 May 1316

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

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

Ennis and Freeman on Sydney Harbour Bridge during construction

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

Yorkshire County Cricket Team Photograph, 1956

The Victoria Engine designed by James Close 1837

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

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

“W and D” Birdseye View of Textiles of Manchester

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

Photograph of the construction of the Tyne Bridge

Mortality Map of Cholera in 1866

High level Bridge, Newcastle

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

High level Bridge, Newcastle

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

Manchester Caribbean Carnival leaflet, 1993

Laws and Objects of the Rochdale Society of Equitable Pioneers

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

Author's proof copy of Love on the Dole

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

‘Jumbo Farm’ Minute Book 1861-1863'

Survey and Valuation of Selby Abbey lands surrendered at the Dissolution

Lanchester Diploma

Photograph of Bessemer Convertor

Diary & Terrier of Brotherton Parish, 1778 - 1996

Letters patent: Charter of incorporation 20 January 1345

Map of the River Weaver, surveyor John Billington 1721

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

George Stephenson's Rocket, 1822

‘Our Northern Film Heritage’

Everton FC Home Programme

Lithograph depicting Hetton Colliery

Scrapbook of Bradford views and portraits

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

Simon Temple's plan of Jarrow and the River Tyne

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

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

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

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

Domesday Book

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

Alexandra Park

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

Sketch of wall hanging from the Art Treasures Manchester exhibition,

Register of Archbishop Walter de Grey, 1225-1255

RMS Eskimo in a Norwegian fjord

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

Alfred Wainwright 1907-1991

Cellar book for His Grace the Duke of Bridgewater

Photograph of Marks & Spencer store, Leeds 1909

University of Durham 1837 Charter


Cammell Laird – photograph of the launch of the Windsor Castle

Lady Anne Clifford’s Great Books of Record

Plan of the Saltburn Inclined Tramway

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

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

Port Sunlight Works and Village c1914

Birkenhead Park – sales plan

Roker Pier, Sunderland, under construction

Pre-Gestee advert c1940, fore runner of PG Tips

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

Manchester and Salford Boys and Girls Refuges and Homes Admission Form

Ferry boats

Co-operative Wholesale Society, A Colossus of Commerce

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