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Scrapbook of Bradford views and portraits

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

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

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

Survey and Valuation of Selby Abbey lands surrendered at the Dissolution

Cammell Laird – photograph of the launch of the Windsor Castle

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

Lithograph depicting Hetton Colliery

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

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

Everton FC Home Programme

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

Letters patent: Charter of incorporation 20 January 1345

Plan of the Saltburn Inclined Tramway

Yorkshire County Cricket Team Photograph, 1956

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

First Minute Book, Northern Architectural Association

Lady Anne Clifford’s Great Books of Record

“W and D” Birdseye View of Textiles of Manchester

RMS Eskimo in a Norwegian fjord

High level Bridge, Newcastle

High level Bridge, Newcastle

Birdseye View of Barrow Docks and Shipbuilding Yard

Diary & Terrier of Brotherton Parish, 1778 - 1996

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

Mortality Map of Cholera in 1866

Alfred Wainwright 1907-1991

Charter of Edward II, 12 May 1316

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

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

Colne Valley Division Labour Union Minute Book 1891-1900

The Peterloo Massacre, Manchester

Photograph of Birtley Belgians

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

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

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

Manchester Caribbean Carnival leaflet, 1993

Ennis and Freeman on Sydney Harbour Bridge during construction

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


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

Lanchester Diploma

Photograph of Marks & Spencer store, Leeds 1909

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

Photograph of workmen at The Bowes Museum

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

University of Durham 1837 Charter

York Corporation House Book, 1480-1486

Baptism of Capability Brown

Alexandra Park

Huddersfield Female Educational Institute Advertisement

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

Manchester and Salford Boys and Girls Refuges and Homes Admission Form

Photograph of the construction of the Tyne Bridge

Port Sunlight Works and Village c1914

Cumberland and Westmorland Wrestling Association

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

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

Pre-Gestee advert c1940, fore runner of PG Tips

Ferry boats

George Stephenson's Rocket, 1822

Photograph of Bessemer Convertor

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

The Victoria Engine designed by James Close 1837

Chartist movement poster, Carlisle, 1839

Roker Pier, Sunderland, under construction

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

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

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

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 the tanker 'World Unicorn' before launch

Replica of ‘Rocket’ 1886.

Author's proof copy of Love on the Dole

‘Jumbo Farm’ Minute Book 1861-1863'


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

The Whitby Cartulary

Simon Temple's plan of Jarrow and the River Tyne

Co-operative Wholesale Society, A Colossus of Commerce

Domesday Book

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

Sketch of wall hanging from the Art Treasures Manchester exhibition,

Architectural plan of the Bank of England, Newcastle branch

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

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

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

Birkenhead Park – sales plan

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

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

Register of Archbishop Walter de Grey, 1225-1255

Laws and Objects of the Rochdale Society of Equitable Pioneers

Mersey Tunnel Construction photograph

Map of the River Weaver, surveyor John Billington 1721

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

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

Photograph of Ward C1, 1st Northern General Hospital

‘Our Northern Film Heritage’

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

Cellar book for His Grace the Duke of Bridgewater

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

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