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Architectural plan of the Bank of England, Newcastle branch

High level Bridge, Newcastle

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

Lanchester Diploma

The Peterloo Massacre, Manchester

Baptism of Capability Brown

Port Sunlight Works and Village c1914

Sketch of wall hanging from the Art Treasures Manchester exhibition,

Chartist movement poster, Carlisle, 1839

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

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

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

Colne Valley Division Labour Union Minute Book 1891-1900

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

Lady Anne Clifford’s Great Books of Record

Diary & Terrier of Brotherton Parish, 1778 - 1996

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

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

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

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

Register of Archbishop Walter de Grey, 1225-1255


Birdseye View of Barrow Docks and Shipbuilding Yard

Scrapbook of Bradford views and portraits

Laws and Objects of the Rochdale Society of Equitable Pioneers

Charter of Edward II, 12 May 1316

Author's proof copy of Love on the Dole

Alexandra Park

The Victoria Engine designed by James Close 1837

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

Huddersfield Female Educational Institute Advertisement

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

Birkenhead Park – sales plan

Letters patent: Charter of incorporation 20 January 1345

High level Bridge, Newcastle

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

Ferry boats

Photograph of Marks & Spencer store, Leeds 1909

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

Everton FC Home Programme

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


Cellar book for His Grace the Duke of Bridgewater

Photograph of workmen at The Bowes Museum

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

Photograph of the construction of the Tyne Bridge

Alfred Wainwright 1907-1991

Roker Pier, Sunderland, under construction

The Whitby Cartulary

Lithograph depicting Hetton Colliery

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

First Minute Book, Northern Architectural Association

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

Pre-Gestee advert c1940, fore runner of PG Tips

Map of the River Weaver, surveyor John Billington 1721

Photograph of the tanker 'World Unicorn' before launch

“W and D” Birdseye View of Textiles of Manchester

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

Plan of the Saltburn Inclined Tramway

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

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

Ennis and Freeman on Sydney Harbour Bridge during construction

Co-operative Wholesale Society, A Colossus of Commerce

Photograph of Birtley Belgians

‘Jumbo Farm’ Minute Book 1861-1863'

George Stephenson's Rocket, 1822

Survey and Valuation of Selby Abbey lands surrendered at the Dissolution

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

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

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

University of Durham 1837 Charter

Mersey Tunnel Construction photograph

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

Manchester and Salford Boys and Girls Refuges and Homes Admission Form

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

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

Photograph of Bessemer Convertor

Cammell Laird – photograph of the launch of the Windsor Castle

Replica of ‘Rocket’ 1886.

‘Our Northern Film Heritage’

Manchester Caribbean Carnival leaflet, 1993

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

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