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Yorkshire County Cricket Team Photograph, 1956

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

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

Register of Archbishop Walter de Grey, 1225-1255

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

Colne Valley Division Labour Union Minute Book 1891-1900


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

Port Sunlight Works and Village c1914

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

Charter of Edward II, 12 May 1316

The Peterloo Massacre, Manchester

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

Sketch of wall hanging from the Art Treasures Manchester exhibition,

Laws and Objects of the Rochdale Society of Equitable Pioneers

Chartist movement poster, Carlisle, 1839

‘Our Northern Film Heritage’

Photograph of Marks & Spencer store, Leeds 1909

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

Birdseye View of Barrow Docks and Shipbuilding Yard

Birkenhead Park – sales plan

High level Bridge, Newcastle

Baptism of Capability Brown

Replica of ‘Rocket’ 1886.

University of Durham 1837 Charter

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

Survey and Valuation of Selby Abbey lands surrendered at the Dissolution

Ferry boats

Letters patent: Charter of incorporation 20 January 1345

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

Cammell Laird – photograph of the launch of the Windsor Castle

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

Pre-Gestee advert c1940, fore runner of PG Tips

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

Lanchester Diploma

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

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

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

‘Jumbo Farm’ Minute Book 1861-1863'

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

Map of the River Weaver, surveyor John Billington 1721

First Minute Book, Northern Architectural Association

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

Author's proof copy of Love on the Dole

Huddersfield Female Educational Institute Advertisement

Alexandra Park

Scrapbook of Bradford views and portraits

The Whitby Cartulary

“W and D” Birdseye View of Textiles of Manchester

The Victoria Engine designed by James Close 1837


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

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

Lady Anne Clifford’s Great Books of Record

Cellar book for His Grace the Duke of Bridgewater

Plan of the Saltburn Inclined Tramway

Diary & Terrier of Brotherton Parish, 1778 - 1996

Everton FC Home Programme

Co-operative Wholesale Society, A Colossus of Commerce

High level Bridge, Newcastle

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

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

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

Manchester Caribbean Carnival leaflet, 1993

York Corporation House Book, 1480-1486

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

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

Manchester and Salford Boys and Girls Refuges and Homes Admission Form

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

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