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Cumberland and Westmorland Wrestling Association

Mortality Map of Cholera in 1866

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

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

Yorkshire County Cricket Team Photograph, 1956

Port Sunlight Works and Village c1914

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

Pre-Gestee advert c1940, fore runner of PG Tips

Manchester and Salford Boys and Girls Refuges and Homes Admission Form

Photograph of Ward C1, 1st Northern General Hospital

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

‘Our Northern Film Heritage’

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

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

George Stephenson's Rocket, 1822

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

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

Diary & Terrier of Brotherton Parish, 1778 - 1996

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

Photograph of Bessemer Convertor

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

Photograph of Marks & Spencer store, Leeds 1909

Replica of ‘Rocket’ 1886.

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

Everton FC Home Programme

Roker Pier, Sunderland, under construction

Lanchester Diploma

The Whitby Cartulary

Colne Valley Division Labour Union Minute Book 1891-1900

Manchester Caribbean Carnival leaflet, 1993

Photograph of the tanker 'World Unicorn' before launch

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

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

Chartist movement poster, Carlisle, 1839

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

First Minute Book, Northern Architectural Association

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

RMS Eskimo in a Norwegian fjord

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

Photograph of the construction of the Tyne Bridge

Author's proof copy of Love on the Dole

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

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

Laws and Objects of the Rochdale Society of Equitable Pioneers

Huddersfield Female Educational Institute Advertisement

Simon Temple's plan of Jarrow and the River Tyne

The Peterloo Massacre, Manchester

Architectural plan of the Bank of England, Newcastle branch

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

Mersey Tunnel Construction photograph

Ennis and Freeman on Sydney Harbour Bridge during construction

Domesday Book

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

Plan of the Saltburn Inclined Tramway

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

Birkenhead Park – sales plan

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

Co-operative Wholesale Society, A Colossus of Commerce


Letters patent: Charter of incorporation 20 January 1345

Baptism of Capability Brown

Photograph of Birtley Belgians

Photograph of workmen at The Bowes Museum

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

‘Jumbo Farm’ Minute Book 1861-1863'

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

Survey and Valuation of Selby Abbey lands surrendered at the Dissolution

“W and D” Birdseye View of Textiles of Manchester

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

The Victoria Engine designed by James Close 1837

Ferry boats

Lithograph depicting Hetton Colliery


Map of the River Weaver, surveyor John Billington 1721

Charter of Edward II, 12 May 1316

Birdseye View of Barrow Docks and Shipbuilding Yard

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

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

Sketch of wall hanging from the Art Treasures Manchester exhibition,

Register of Archbishop Walter de Grey, 1225-1255

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

Alfred Wainwright 1907-1991

York Corporation House Book, 1480-1486

High level Bridge, Newcastle

University of Durham 1837 Charter

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

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

Cellar book for His Grace the Duke of Bridgewater

Scrapbook of Bradford views and portraits

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

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

Cammell Laird – photograph of the launch of the Windsor Castle

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

Lady Anne Clifford’s Great Books of Record

High level Bridge, Newcastle

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

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

Alexandra Park

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

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