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Photograph of Bessemer Convertor

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

Baptism of Capability Brown

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

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

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

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

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

Domesday Book

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

Plan of the Saltburn Inclined Tramway

RMS Eskimo in a Norwegian fjord

Architectural plan of the Bank of England, Newcastle branch

Birdseye View of Barrow Docks and Shipbuilding Yard

High level Bridge, Newcastle

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

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

“W and D” Birdseye View of Textiles of Manchester

York Corporation House Book, 1480-1486

Author's proof copy of Love on the Dole

Co-operative Wholesale Society, A Colossus of Commerce

Charter of Edward II, 12 May 1316

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

Cumberland and Westmorland Wrestling Association

Yorkshire County Cricket Team Photograph, 1956

The Victoria Engine designed by James Close 1837

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

Roker Pier, Sunderland, under construction

Diary & Terrier of Brotherton Parish, 1778 - 1996

Manchester Caribbean Carnival leaflet, 1993

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

Register of Archbishop Walter de Grey, 1225-1255

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

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

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

‘Our Northern Film Heritage’

The Whitby Cartulary

Ferry boats

‘Jumbo Farm’ Minute Book 1861-1863'

Ennis and Freeman on Sydney Harbour Bridge during construction

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

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

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

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

Lithograph depicting Hetton Colliery

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

Mersey Tunnel Construction photograph

George Stephenson's Rocket, 1822

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

Scrapbook of Bradford views and portraits

Photograph of the tanker 'World Unicorn' before launch

Lanchester Diploma

Photograph of the construction of the Tyne Bridge

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

First Minute Book, Northern Architectural Association

Photograph of Ward C1, 1st Northern General Hospital

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

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

Alexandra Park

Chartist movement poster, Carlisle, 1839

Replica of ‘Rocket’ 1886.

Everton FC Home Programme

Cellar book for His Grace the Duke of Bridgewater

Photograph of Marks & Spencer store, Leeds 1909

Sketch of wall hanging from the Art Treasures Manchester exhibition,

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

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

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

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

Laws and Objects of the Rochdale Society of Equitable Pioneers

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

The Peterloo Massacre, Manchester

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

Photograph of Birtley Belgians

Manchester and Salford Boys and Girls Refuges and Homes Admission Form

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

High level Bridge, Newcastle


Survey and Valuation of Selby Abbey lands surrendered at the Dissolution

Colne Valley Division Labour Union Minute Book 1891-1900

Huddersfield Female Educational Institute Advertisement

Map of the River Weaver, surveyor John Billington 1721

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

Alfred Wainwright 1907-1991

Letters patent: Charter of incorporation 20 January 1345

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

University of Durham 1837 Charter

Lady Anne Clifford’s Great Books of Record

Pre-Gestee advert c1940, fore runner of PG Tips


Photograph of workmen at The Bowes Museum

Port Sunlight Works and Village c1914

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

Cammell Laird – photograph of the launch of the Windsor Castle

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

Simon Temple's plan of Jarrow and the River Tyne

Mortality Map of Cholera in 1866

Birkenhead Park – sales plan

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

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

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