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Co-operative Wholesale Society, A Colossus of Commerce

Manchester and Salford Boys and Girls Refuges and Homes Admission Form


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

Lanchester Diploma

The Whitby Cartulary

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

University of Durham 1837 Charter

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

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

‘Jumbo Farm’ Minute Book 1861-1863'

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

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

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

Survey and Valuation of Selby Abbey lands surrendered at the Dissolution

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

‘Our Northern Film Heritage’

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

Pre-Gestee advert c1940, fore runner of PG Tips

Diary & Terrier of Brotherton Parish, 1778 - 1996

“W and D” Birdseye View of Textiles of Manchester

Birdseye View of Barrow Docks and Shipbuilding Yard

Cellar book for His Grace the Duke of Bridgewater

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

The Peterloo Massacre, Manchester

Birkenhead Park – sales plan

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

Replica of ‘Rocket’ 1886.

York Corporation House Book, 1480-1486

Chartist movement poster, Carlisle, 1839

Letters patent: Charter of incorporation 20 January 1345

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

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

Author's proof copy of Love on the Dole

Alexandra Park

Everton FC Home Programme

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

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

Yorkshire County Cricket Team Photograph, 1956

Ferry boats

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

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

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

Charter of Edward II, 12 May 1316

Lady Anne Clifford’s Great Books of Record


The Victoria Engine designed by James Close 1837

Manchester Caribbean Carnival leaflet, 1993

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

Plan of the Saltburn Inclined Tramway

Map of the River Weaver, surveyor John Billington 1721

High level Bridge, Newcastle

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

Sketch of wall hanging from the Art Treasures Manchester exhibition,

Register of Archbishop Walter de Grey, 1225-1255

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

High level Bridge, Newcastle

Colne Valley Division Labour Union Minute Book 1891-1900

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

First Minute Book, Northern Architectural Association

Cammell Laird – photograph of the launch of the Windsor Castle

Baptism of Capability Brown

Scrapbook of Bradford views and portraits

Port Sunlight Works and Village c1914

Photograph of Marks & Spencer store, Leeds 1909

Huddersfield Female Educational Institute Advertisement

Laws and Objects of the Rochdale Society of Equitable Pioneers

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

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

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