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Birth of the Ark Royal


Photograph of the HMS Ark Royal, taken from the top of Holt Hill in Birkenhead. The ship had just been painted white, as part of preparations for its launch from the Cammell Laird shipyard by the Queen Mother. This is one of Hardman's most famous photographs, which was retouched in order to create such an impressive picture.
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Comus Street

A photograph of No. 6 Court in Comus Street. Tenement dwellings are visible on both sides of the court. The court is crowded with women and children. The court looks dirty and there is rubbish dumped at the side of the street in the foreground.
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Letter from George Stephenson, Liverpool to Robert Stephenson [his son]


George Stephenson reports that he "is giting rapatly on with the tunnel under Liverpool" which is 22 ft. wide and 16 ft. high. He has also done a great deal on Chat Moss according to the plans laid before Parliament two years previously for "cutting and imbanking with the moss..."
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Papers of Edward Henry Stanley, 15th Earl of Derby

The papers fall into three categories, those deriving from Lord Derby's tenure of office as a Minister of the Crown, those relating to private and non-ministerial aspects of Lord Derby's career, and printed material.
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Corporation Charter - Charters and Grants of Arms


The Charters from Henry II to Richard II are in charter form and the remainder in the form of letters patent. The Charters have been transcribed, translated and fully commented upon by R. Muir and E.M. Platt in A History of Municipal Government in Liverpool, 1906
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Ogden's Ltd. / Ogden Branch: Register of Young Persons ... and Certificates of Fitness for Employment

Gives surname, Christian name, residence, dates of birth, first employment, certificate and signing, names of father and mother, and signature of certifying surgeon.
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Letters from Florence Nightingale to William Rathbone


A Collection of Letters written by Miss Florence Nightingale to Mr. William Rathbone during the years 1864 to 1900
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Cigarette Card – Dixie Dean

Gallaher Ltd: Sporting Personalities, No. 36, issued in 1936. Dixie Dean played for Everton between 1925 and 1938, making 433 appearances and scoring 383 goals.
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Account book of the Enterprise


Account book of the ship Enterprise on three privateering voyages in the period 1779-1780. Owners, Francis Ingram & Co. Master, James Haslam. Gives accounts, crew lists, copy correspondence owners to master.
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