Explore the exhibition online
Six items from our exhibition for you to leaf through online
Album presented to C. P. Scott by his staff. The photographs in the album were taken to mark the centenary of the Manchester Guardian and Scott’s fiftieth year as editor.
Arthur Reavil’s photographs are a detailed account of women’s working lives during the First World War, performing what had been considered masculine roles.
Promotional album for Rylands & Sons, the textile firm founded by John Rylands. The album includes photographs of buildings and employees.
This souvenir of the official opening of the Library in October 1899 describes the building and the treasures within.
A copy in Enriqueta Rylands’s handwriting of the speech she gave on being admitted to the Freedom of the City of Manchester, 6 October 1899.
Handwritten by the students of Ashburne Hall. Includes an article The Suffrage Demonstration, detailing Ashburnians involvement at demonstrations in October 1908.