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

Alfred Wainwright 1907-1991

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

York Corporation House Book, 1480-1486

Port Sunlight Works and Village c1914

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

Manchester and Salford Boys and Girls Refuges and Homes Admission Form

Everton FC Home Programme

Mersey Tunnel Construction photograph

Cumberland and Westmorland Wrestling Association

Ferry boats

George Stephenson's Rocket, 1822

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

Replica of ‘Rocket’ 1886.

Sketch of wall hanging from the Art Treasures Manchester exhibition,

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

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

Letters patent: Charter of incorporation 20 January 1345

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

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

Charter of Edward II, 12 May 1316

Ennis and Freeman on Sydney Harbour Bridge during construction

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

Plan of the Saltburn Inclined Tramway

Lanchester Diploma

RMS Eskimo in a Norwegian fjord

Photograph of Birtley Belgians

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

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

Huddersfield Female Educational Institute Advertisement

‘Our Northern Film Heritage’

Survey and Valuation of Selby Abbey lands surrendered at the Dissolution

Yorkshire County Cricket Team Photograph, 1956

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

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

Photograph of the tanker 'World Unicorn' before launch

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

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

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

Lady Anne Clifford’s Great Books of Record

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

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

Co-operative Wholesale Society, A Colossus of Commerce

Chartist movement poster, Carlisle, 1839

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

Roker Pier, Sunderland, under construction

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


Photograph of Marks & Spencer store, Leeds 1909

Colne Valley Division Labour Union Minute Book 1891-1900

The Whitby Cartulary

Birdseye View of Barrow Docks and Shipbuilding Yard

Lithograph depicting Hetton Colliery

High level Bridge, Newcastle

Manchester Caribbean Carnival leaflet, 1993

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

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

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

Photograph of Ward C1, 1st Northern General Hospital

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

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

Architectural plan of the Bank of England, Newcastle branch

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

University of Durham 1837 Charter

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

Cammell Laird – photograph of the launch of the Windsor Castle

Photograph of workmen at The Bowes Museum

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

Photograph of the construction of the Tyne Bridge

Diary & Terrier of Brotherton Parish, 1778 - 1996

The Peterloo Massacre, Manchester

Photograph of Bessemer Convertor

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

First Minute Book, Northern Architectural 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

The Victoria Engine designed by James Close 1837

Alexandra Park

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

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

Laws and Objects of the Rochdale Society of Equitable Pioneers

High level Bridge, Newcastle

Scrapbook of Bradford views and portraits

Birkenhead Park – sales plan

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


“W and D” Birdseye View of Textiles of Manchester

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

Author's proof copy of Love on the Dole

Domesday Book

Mortality Map of Cholera in 1866

Simon Temple's plan of Jarrow and the River Tyne

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

‘Jumbo Farm’ Minute Book 1861-1863'

Pre-Gestee advert c1940, fore runner of PG Tips

Register of Archbishop Walter de Grey, 1225-1255

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

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

Baptism of Capability Brown

Cellar book for His Grace the Duke of Bridgewater

Map of the River Weaver, surveyor John Billington 1721

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