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University of Durham 1837 Charter

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

Photograph of workmen at The Bowes Museum


Alexandra Park

‘Jumbo Farm’ Minute Book 1861-1863'

Roker Pier, Sunderland, under construction

Everton FC Home Programme

Cellar book for His Grace the Duke of Bridgewater

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

Plan of the Saltburn Inclined Tramway

The Whitby Cartulary

Lithograph depicting Hetton Colliery

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

Birkenhead Park – sales plan

Photograph of the tanker 'World Unicorn' before launch

Colne Valley Division Labour Union Minute Book 1891-1900

Photograph of Birtley Belgians

Laws and Objects of the Rochdale Society of Equitable Pioneers

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

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

George Stephenson's Rocket, 1822

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

High level Bridge, Newcastle

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

Lady Anne Clifford’s Great Books of Record

The Peterloo Massacre, Manchester

Letters patent: Charter of incorporation 20 January 1345

Pre-Gestee advert c1940, fore runner of PG Tips

High level Bridge, Newcastle

Photograph of Marks & Spencer store, Leeds 1909

Lanchester Diploma

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

Photograph of Bessemer Convertor

Birdseye View of Barrow Docks and Shipbuilding Yard

Manchester Caribbean Carnival leaflet, 1993

Baptism of Capability Brown

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

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

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

First Minute Book, Northern Architectural Association

“W and D” Birdseye View of Textiles of Manchester

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

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

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

Ferry boats

Cammell Laird – photograph of the launch of the Windsor Castle

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

Chartist movement poster, Carlisle, 1839

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

Scrapbook of Bradford views and portraits

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

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

Sketch of wall hanging from the Art Treasures Manchester exhibition,

Co-operative Wholesale Society, A Colossus of Commerce

Alfred Wainwright 1907-1991

Replica of ‘Rocket’ 1886.

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

Ennis and Freeman on Sydney Harbour Bridge during construction

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

The Victoria Engine designed by James Close 1837

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

Architectural plan of the Bank of England, Newcastle branch

Charter of Edward II, 12 May 1316

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

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

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

Author's proof copy of Love on the Dole

Register of Archbishop Walter de Grey, 1225-1255

Port Sunlight Works and Village c1914

Huddersfield Female Educational Institute Advertisement

Map of the River Weaver, surveyor John Billington 1721

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.

Mersey Tunnel Construction photograph

Manchester and Salford Boys and Girls Refuges and Homes Admission Form

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

Diary & Terrier of Brotherton Parish, 1778 - 1996

‘Our Northern Film Heritage’

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


Photograph of the construction of the Tyne Bridge

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