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Photograph of Birtley Belgians

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

Scrapbook of Bradford views and portraits

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

Port Sunlight Works and Village c1914

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

‘Our Northern Film Heritage’

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

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

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

Survey and Valuation of Selby Abbey lands surrendered at the Dissolution

Chartist movement poster, Carlisle, 1839

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


Mersey Tunnel Construction photograph

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

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

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

Lithograph depicting Hetton Colliery

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

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

Photograph of Marks & Spencer store, Leeds 1909

Photograph of Bessemer Convertor

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

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

Register of Archbishop Walter de Grey, 1225-1255

First Minute Book, Northern Architectural Association

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

High level Bridge, Newcastle

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


Birdseye View of Barrow Docks and Shipbuilding Yard

Alexandra Park

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

Letters patent: Charter of incorporation 20 January 1345

Alfred Wainwright 1907-1991

Yorkshire County Cricket Team Photograph, 1956

Baptism of Capability Brown

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

Huddersfield Female Educational Institute Advertisement

Manchester and Salford Boys and Girls Refuges and Homes Admission Form

Birkenhead Park – sales plan

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

Plan of the Saltburn Inclined Tramway

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

Co-operative Wholesale Society, A Colossus of Commerce

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

Colne Valley Division Labour Union Minute Book 1891-1900

The Victoria Engine designed by James Close 1837

Photograph of workmen at The Bowes Museum

RMS Eskimo in a Norwegian fjord

Everton FC Home Programme

The Peterloo Massacre, Manchester

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

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

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

Replica of ‘Rocket’ 1886.

Photograph of the construction of the Tyne Bridge

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

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

Sketch of wall hanging from the Art Treasures Manchester exhibition,

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

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

‘Jumbo Farm’ Minute Book 1861-1863'

Photograph of Ward C1, 1st Northern General Hospital

Laws and Objects of the Rochdale Society of Equitable Pioneers

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

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

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

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

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

Lady Anne Clifford’s Great Books of Record

Mortality Map of Cholera in 1866

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

Architectural plan of the Bank of England, Newcastle branch

Roker Pier, Sunderland, under construction

Cellar book for His Grace the Duke of Bridgewater

Cammell Laird – photograph of the launch of the Windsor Castle

University of Durham 1837 Charter

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

Ennis and Freeman on Sydney Harbour Bridge during construction

The Whitby Cartulary

Domesday Book

Lanchester Diploma

Ferry boats

Cumberland and Westmorland Wrestling Association

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

Charter of Edward II, 12 May 1316

Simon Temple's plan of Jarrow and the River Tyne

Author's proof copy of Love on the Dole

“W and D” Birdseye View of Textiles of Manchester

Pre-Gestee advert c1940, fore runner of PG Tips

York Corporation House Book, 1480-1486

High level Bridge, Newcastle

Photograph of the tanker 'World Unicorn' before launch

Diary & Terrier of Brotherton Parish, 1778 - 1996

Manchester Caribbean Carnival leaflet, 1993

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

George Stephenson's Rocket, 1822

Map of the River Weaver, surveyor John Billington 1721

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