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First Minute Book, Northern Architectural Association

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

Photograph of Birtley Belgians

‘Our Northern Film Heritage’

Letters patent: Charter of incorporation 20 January 1345

Sketch of wall hanging from the Art Treasures Manchester exhibition,

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

High level Bridge, Newcastle

Birdseye View of Barrow Docks and Shipbuilding Yard

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

Alfred Wainwright 1907-1991

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

Cammell Laird – photograph of the launch of the Windsor Castle

Everton FC Home Programme

Photograph of Bessemer Convertor

Survey and Valuation of Selby Abbey lands surrendered at the Dissolution

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

Manchester Caribbean Carnival leaflet, 1993

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

Port Sunlight Works and Village c1914

Chartist movement poster, Carlisle, 1839

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

Lady Anne Clifford’s Great Books of Record

Pre-Gestee advert c1940, fore runner of PG Tips

Manchester and Salford Boys and Girls Refuges and Homes Admission Form

The Victoria Engine designed by James Close 1837

Laws and Objects of the Rochdale Society of Equitable Pioneers

Map of the River Weaver, surveyor John Billington 1721

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

Co-operative Wholesale Society, A Colossus of Commerce

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

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

Lithograph depicting Hetton Colliery

Birkenhead Park – sales plan

“W and D” Birdseye View of Textiles of Manchester

Cellar book for His Grace the Duke of Bridgewater

Ennis and Freeman on Sydney Harbour Bridge during construction

Photograph of the tanker 'World Unicorn' before launch

Photograph of Marks & Spencer store, Leeds 1909

The Peterloo Massacre, Manchester

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

Roker Pier, Sunderland, under construction

Author's proof copy of Love on the Dole

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

The Whitby Cartulary

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


Alexandra Park

High level Bridge, Newcastle

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

George Stephenson's Rocket, 1822

Photograph of workmen at The Bowes Museum

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

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

Replica of ‘Rocket’ 1886.


University of Durham 1837 Charter

‘Jumbo Farm’ Minute Book 1861-1863'

Mersey Tunnel Construction photograph

Colne Valley Division Labour Union Minute Book 1891-1900

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Baptism of Capability Brown

Scrapbook of Bradford views and portraits

Plan of the Saltburn Inclined Tramway

Charter of Edward II, 12 May 1316

Register of Archbishop Walter de Grey, 1225-1255

Architectural plan of the Bank of England, Newcastle branch

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

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

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

Huddersfield Female Educational Institute Advertisement

Photograph of the construction of the Tyne Bridge

Lanchester Diploma

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

Ferry boats

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