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

University of Durham 1837 Charter

Alfred Wainwright 1907-1991

Photograph of Birtley Belgians

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

Huddersfield Female Educational Institute Advertisement

Photograph of Bessemer Convertor

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

Co-operative Wholesale Society, A Colossus of Commerce

Pre-Gestee advert c1940, fore runner of PG Tips

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

Colne Valley Division Labour Union Minute Book 1891-1900

Lady Anne Clifford’s Great Books of Record

The Peterloo Massacre, Manchester

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

Map of the River Weaver, surveyor John Billington 1721

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

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

Photograph of Marks & Spencer store, Leeds 1909

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

Cellar book for His Grace the Duke of Bridgewater

High level Bridge, Newcastle

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

Manchester and Salford Boys and Girls Refuges and Homes Admission Form

‘Jumbo Farm’ Minute Book 1861-1863'

Mersey Tunnel Construction photograph

Birkenhead Park – sales plan

Set of playing cards depicting the counties of England and Wales, Robert Morden, 1676

Flying machines designed by Sir George Cayley (1773-1857)

The Whitby Cartulary

Birdseye View of Barrow Docks and Shipbuilding Yard

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

Register of Archbishop Walter de Grey, 1225-1255

Charter of Edward II, 12 May 1316

RMS Eskimo in a Norwegian fjord

The Victoria Engine designed by James Close 1837

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

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

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

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

‘A Kestrel for a Knave’ by Barry Hines - first page

Photograph of Richard Shufflebottom’s Wild West show taken at Hull Fair, circa 1930

Alexandra Park

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

Mortality Map of Cholera in 1866

Letters patent: Charter of incorporation 20 January 1345

‘Our Northern Film Heritage’

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

Photograph of the construction of the Tyne Bridge

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

First Minute Book, Northern Architectural Association

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

Everton FC Home Programme

Photograph of workmen at The Bowes Museum

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

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

Cumberland and Westmorland Wrestling Association

Author's proof copy of Love on the Dole

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

Sketch of wall hanging from the Art Treasures Manchester exhibition,

Yorkshire County Cricket Team Photograph, 1956

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

Photograph of the tanker 'World Unicorn' before launch

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

Cammell Laird – photograph of the launch of the Windsor Castle

“W and D” Birdseye View of Textiles of Manchester

Joseph Swan’s recollection of the first use of his incandescent lightbulbs at Cragside

Plan of the Saltburn Inclined Tramway

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

Lord Mayor's correspondence from York servicemen, January-April 1915

Photograph of Ward C1, 1st Northern General Hospital

Cunard Passenger List `Passengers for Halifax and Boston: No. 1' (Jul 1840-Dec 1844) 1 volume.

Simon Temple's plan of Jarrow and the River Tyne

Replica of ‘Rocket’ 1886.

Roker Pier, Sunderland, under construction

Survey and Valuation of Selby Abbey lands surrendered at the Dissolution

Port Sunlight Works and Village c1914

Baptism of Capability Brown

Domesday Book

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

Lithograph depicting Hetton Colliery

High level Bridge, Newcastle

Laws and Objects of the Rochdale Society of Equitable Pioneers

Ennis and Freeman on Sydney Harbour Bridge during construction

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

Manchester Caribbean Carnival leaflet, 1993

George Stephenson's Rocket, 1822


Ferry boats

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

York Corporation House Book, 1480-1486

Lanchester Diploma

Diary & Terrier of Brotherton Parish, 1778 - 1996

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

Architectural plan of the Bank of England, Newcastle branch


Scrapbook of Bradford views and portraits

Chartist movement poster, Carlisle, 1839

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

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

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