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Scrapbook of Bradford views and portraits

Alexandra Park


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

Baptism of Capability Brown

Ferry boats

Roker Pier, Sunderland, under construction

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

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

‘Jumbo Farm’ Minute Book 1861-1863'

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

Map of the River Weaver, surveyor John Billington 1721

Mersey Tunnel Construction photograph

Port Sunlight Works and Village c1914

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

Architectural plan of the Bank of England, Newcastle branch

Survey and Valuation of Selby Abbey lands surrendered at the Dissolution

“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

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

High level Bridge, Newcastle

Domesday Book

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

Simon Temple's plan of Jarrow and the River Tyne

Chartist movement poster, Carlisle, 1839

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

RMS Eskimo in a Norwegian fjord

Photograph of Marks & Spencer store, Leeds 1909

Charter of Edward II, 12 May 1316

Sketch of wall hanging from the Art Treasures Manchester exhibition,

Photograph of Ward C1, 1st Northern General Hospital

Lady Anne Clifford’s Great Books of Record

Plan of the Saltburn Inclined Tramway

Photograph of the tanker 'World Unicorn' before launch

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

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

Pre-Gestee advert c1940, fore runner of PG Tips

Photograph of Birtley Belgians

“W and D” Birdseye View of Textiles of Manchester

Author's proof copy of Love on the Dole

Huddersfield Female Educational Institute Advertisement

Colne Valley Division Labour Union Minute Book 1891-1900

Yorkshire County Cricket Team Photograph, 1956

Photograph of Bessemer Convertor

Cammell Laird – photograph of the launch of the Windsor Castle

Everton FC Home Programme


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

Photograph of the construction of the Tyne Bridge

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

The Peterloo Massacre, Manchester

George Stephenson's Rocket, 1822

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

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

Birkenhead Park – sales plan

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

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

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

‘Our Northern Film Heritage’

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

Manchester Caribbean Carnival leaflet, 1993

Letters patent: Charter of incorporation 20 January 1345

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

Co-operative Wholesale Society, A Colossus of Commerce

Cellar book for His Grace the Duke of Bridgewater

Alfred Wainwright 1907-1991

Laws and Objects of the Rochdale Society of Equitable Pioneers

University of Durham 1837 Charter

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

Lithograph depicting Hetton Colliery

Cumberland and Westmorland Wrestling Association

First Minute Book, Northern Architectural Association

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

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

Ennis and Freeman on Sydney Harbour Bridge during construction

Register of Archbishop Walter de Grey, 1225-1255

High level Bridge, Newcastle

Manchester and Salford Boys and Girls Refuges and Homes Admission Form

Photograph of workmen at The Bowes Museum

Birdseye View of Barrow Docks and Shipbuilding Yard

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

The Whitby Cartulary

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

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

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

Lanchester Diploma

Diary & Terrier of Brotherton Parish, 1778 - 1996

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

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

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

York Corporation House Book, 1480-1486

Mortality Map of Cholera in 1866

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

Replica of ‘Rocket’ 1886.

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

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

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

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

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

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