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

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

Cumberland and Westmorland Wrestling Association


Huddersfield Female Educational Institute Advertisement

Mersey Tunnel Construction photograph

High level Bridge, Newcastle

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

Manchester Caribbean Carnival leaflet, 1993

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

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

Mortality Map of Cholera in 1866

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

Yorkshire County Cricket Team Photograph, 1956

Photograph of Bessemer Convertor

Simon Temple's plan of Jarrow and the River Tyne

Alexandra Park

Register of Archbishop Walter de Grey, 1225-1255

University of Durham 1837 Charter

Photograph of workmen at The Bowes Museum

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

The Victoria Engine designed by James Close 1837

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

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

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

‘Our Northern Film Heritage’

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

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

Diary & Terrier of Brotherton Parish, 1778 - 1996

Alfred Wainwright 1907-1991

Charter of Edward II, 12 May 1316

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

George Stephenson's Rocket, 1822

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

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

Lanchester Diploma

Author's proof copy of Love on the Dole

Co-operative Wholesale Society, A Colossus of Commerce

Photograph of Ward C1, 1st Northern General Hospital


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

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

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

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

High level Bridge, Newcastle

Letters patent: Charter of incorporation 20 January 1345

Chartist movement poster, Carlisle, 1839

The Peterloo Massacre, Manchester

Birkenhead Park – sales plan

Manchester and Salford Boys and Girls Refuges and Homes Admission Form

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

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

York Corporation House Book, 1480-1486

The Whitby Cartulary

Photograph of Marks & Spencer store, Leeds 1909

Scrapbook of Bradford views and portraits

Lithograph depicting Hetton Colliery

Pre-Gestee advert c1940, fore runner of PG Tips

Everton FC Home Programme

Laws and Objects of the Rochdale Society of Equitable Pioneers

Baptism of Capability Brown

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

Ferry boats

Colne Valley Division Labour Union Minute Book 1891-1900

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

Map of the River Weaver, surveyor John Billington 1721

Cellar book for His Grace the Duke of Bridgewater

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

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

“W and D” Birdseye View of Textiles of Manchester

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

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

Sketch of wall hanging from the Art Treasures Manchester exhibition,

Port Sunlight Works and Village c1914

Photograph of Birtley Belgians

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

‘Jumbo Farm’ Minute Book 1861-1863'

Birdseye View of Barrow Docks and Shipbuilding Yard

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

Lady Anne Clifford’s Great Books of Record

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

Domesday Book

Architectural plan of the Bank of England, Newcastle branch

Photograph of the construction of the Tyne Bridge

Survey and Valuation of Selby Abbey lands surrendered at the Dissolution

RMS Eskimo in a Norwegian fjord

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

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

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

Plan of the Saltburn Inclined Tramway

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

Replica of ‘Rocket’ 1886.

Roker Pier, Sunderland, under construction

Photograph of the tanker 'World Unicorn' before launch

Ennis and Freeman on Sydney Harbour Bridge during construction

First Minute Book, Northern Architectural Association

Cammell Laird – photograph of the launch of the Windsor Castle

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

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

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

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