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Ferry boats

“W and D” Birdseye View of Textiles of Manchester

University of Durham 1837 Charter

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

Birdseye View of Barrow Docks and Shipbuilding Yard

Photograph of Bessemer Convertor

Letters patent: Charter of incorporation 20 January 1345

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

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

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

Replica of ‘Rocket’ 1886.

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

Map of the River Weaver, surveyor John Billington 1721

Port Sunlight Works and Village c1914

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

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

Photograph of workmen at The Bowes Museum

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

Ennis and Freeman on Sydney Harbour Bridge during construction

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

Alexandra Park

Cellar book for His Grace the Duke of Bridgewater

Roker Pier, Sunderland, under construction

Laws and Objects of the Rochdale Society of Equitable Pioneers

Mersey Tunnel Construction photograph

High level Bridge, Newcastle

Author's proof copy of Love on the Dole

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

Colne Valley Division Labour Union Minute Book 1891-1900

Charter of Edward II, 12 May 1316

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

Photograph of the tanker 'World Unicorn' before launch

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

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

Chartist movement poster, Carlisle, 1839

‘Our Northern Film Heritage’

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

Co-operative Wholesale Society, A Colossus of Commerce

Everton FC Home Programme

The Peterloo Massacre, Manchester

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

Alfred Wainwright 1907-1991

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

‘Jumbo Farm’ Minute Book 1861-1863'

Lanchester Diploma

Sketch of wall hanging from the Art Treasures Manchester exhibition,

George Stephenson's Rocket, 1822

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

Architectural plan of the Bank of England, Newcastle branch

Huddersfield Female Educational Institute Advertisement


Diary & Terrier of Brotherton Parish, 1778 - 1996

First Minute Book, Northern Architectural Association

The Whitby Cartulary

Survey and Valuation of Selby Abbey lands surrendered at the Dissolution

Birkenhead Park – sales plan

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

Manchester and Salford Boys and Girls Refuges and Homes Admission Form

Baptism of Capability Brown

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

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

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

Lithograph depicting Hetton Colliery

Photograph of the construction of the Tyne Bridge

Manchester Caribbean Carnival leaflet, 1993


Register of Archbishop Walter de Grey, 1225-1255

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

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

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

Lady Anne Clifford’s Great Books of Record

Photograph of Birtley Belgians

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

Photograph of Marks & Spencer store, Leeds 1909

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

High level Bridge, Newcastle

Plan of the Saltburn Inclined Tramway

Scrapbook of Bradford views and portraits

Pre-Gestee advert c1940, fore runner of PG Tips

The Victoria Engine designed by James Close 1837

Cammell Laird – photograph of the launch of the Windsor Castle

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

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