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Scrapbook of Bradford views and portraits

Birdseye View of Barrow Docks and Shipbuilding Yard

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

Photograph of Birtley Belgians

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

Cumberland and Westmorland Wrestling Association

Port Sunlight Works and Village c1914

‘Our Northern Film Heritage’

Replica of ‘Rocket’ 1886.

Everton FC Home Programme

Chartist movement poster, Carlisle, 1839

Ennis and Freeman on Sydney Harbour Bridge during construction

Map of the River Weaver, surveyor John Billington 1721

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

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

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

Photograph of workmen at The Bowes Museum

Photograph of Ward C1, 1st Northern General Hospital

Lithograph depicting Hetton Colliery

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

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

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

York Corporation House Book, 1480-1486

“W and D” Birdseye View of Textiles of Manchester

Laws and Objects of the Rochdale Society of Equitable Pioneers

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

Author's proof copy of Love on the Dole

Photograph of Marks & Spencer store, Leeds 1909

Alfred Wainwright 1907-1991

Architectural plan of the Bank of England, Newcastle branch

Baptism of Capability Brown

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

High level Bridge, Newcastle

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

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

Cammell Laird – photograph of the launch of the Windsor Castle

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

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

Letters patent: Charter of incorporation 20 January 1345

Birkenhead Park – sales plan

Manchester and Salford Boys and Girls Refuges and Homes Admission Form

High level Bridge, Newcastle

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


RMS Eskimo in a Norwegian fjord

The Peterloo Massacre, Manchester

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

University of Durham 1837 Charter


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

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

Photograph of Bessemer Convertor

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

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

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

Lanchester Diploma

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

Roker Pier, Sunderland, under construction

Simon Temple's plan of Jarrow and the River Tyne

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

Charter of Edward II, 12 May 1316

Diary & Terrier of Brotherton Parish, 1778 - 1996

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

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

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

The Whitby Cartulary

George Stephenson's Rocket, 1822

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

Cellar book for His Grace the Duke of Bridgewater

Survey and Valuation of Selby Abbey lands surrendered at the Dissolution

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

Ferry boats

Sketch of wall hanging from the Art Treasures Manchester exhibition,

Photograph of the construction of the Tyne Bridge

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

Alexandra Park

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

Mersey Tunnel Construction photograph

Photograph of the tanker 'World Unicorn' before launch

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

Yorkshire County Cricket Team Photograph, 1956

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

Pre-Gestee advert c1940, fore runner of PG Tips

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

Colne Valley Division Labour Union Minute Book 1891-1900

The Victoria Engine designed by James Close 1837

Lady Anne Clifford’s Great Books of Record

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

Domesday Book

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

Register of Archbishop Walter de Grey, 1225-1255

Huddersfield Female Educational Institute Advertisement

Plan of the Saltburn Inclined Tramway

First Minute Book, Northern Architectural Association

Co-operative Wholesale Society, A Colossus of Commerce

Manchester Caribbean Carnival leaflet, 1993

‘Jumbo Farm’ Minute Book 1861-1863'

Mortality Map of Cholera in 1866

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

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

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