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

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

Diary & Terrier of Brotherton Parish, 1778 - 1996

‘Our Northern Film Heritage’

Map of the River Weaver, surveyor John Billington 1721

Plan of the Saltburn Inclined Tramway

First Minute Book, Northern Architectural Association

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

Charter of Edward II, 12 May 1316

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

‘Jumbo Farm’ Minute Book 1861-1863'

Survey and Valuation of Selby Abbey lands surrendered at the Dissolution

Chartist movement poster, Carlisle, 1839

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

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

The Peterloo Massacre, Manchester

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

Birkenhead Park – sales plan

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

Birdseye View of Barrow Docks and Shipbuilding Yard

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

Lanchester Diploma

Huddersfield Female Educational Institute Advertisement

Everton FC Home Programme

Port Sunlight Works and Village c1914

Ferry boats

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

Pre-Gestee advert c1940, fore runner of PG Tips

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

Scrapbook of Bradford views and portraits

Yorkshire County Cricket Team Photograph, 1956

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

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

“W and D” Birdseye View of Textiles of Manchester

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

Author's proof copy of Love on the Dole

Lady Anne Clifford’s Great Books of Record

York Corporation House Book, 1480-1486

Baptism of Capability Brown

The Whitby Cartulary

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

Sketch of wall hanging from the Art Treasures Manchester exhibition,

Letters patent: Charter of incorporation 20 January 1345

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

Replica of ‘Rocket’ 1886.

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

Laws and Objects of the Rochdale Society of Equitable Pioneers

High level Bridge, Newcastle

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

Co-operative Wholesale Society, A Colossus of Commerce

High level Bridge, Newcastle

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


Register of Archbishop Walter de Grey, 1225-1255

Alexandra Park

Cammell Laird – photograph of the launch of the Windsor Castle


Manchester and Salford Boys and Girls Refuges and Homes Admission Form

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

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

Cellar book for His Grace the Duke of Bridgewater

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

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

Photograph of Marks & Spencer store, Leeds 1909

Manchester Caribbean Carnival leaflet, 1993

University of Durham 1837 Charter

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

Colne Valley Division Labour Union Minute Book 1891-1900

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