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Yorkshire Archaeological Society

Claremont, 23 Clarendon Road
Leeds LS2 9NZ

yas.org.uk

Yorkshire Archaeological Society exists to promote the study of Yorkshire's historical past. It was founded in 1863 by a group of eminent citizens to study and preserve antiquities in the Huddersfield area.

West Yorkshire Archive Service (Wakefield)

WYAS, Registry of Deeds, Newstead Road
Wakefield WF1 2DE

wyjs.org.uk

The West Yorkshire Archive Service exists to preserve the county's heritage of historical documents and to help members of the public make use of them. Collecting and preserves historical records of all kinds dating from the 12th century to the present day.

West Yorkshire Archive Service (Leeds)

WYAS, Nepshaw Lane South, Morley
Leeds LS27 7JQ

wyjs.org.uk

The West Yorkshire Archive Service exists to preserve the county's heritage of historical documents and to help members of the public make use of them. Collecting and preserves historical records of all kinds dating from the 12th century to the present day.

West Yorkshire Archive Service (Kirklees)

WYAS, Central Library, Princess Alexandra Walk
Huddersfield HD1 2SU

wyjs.org.uk

The West Yorkshire Archive Service exists to preserve the county's heritage of historical documents and to help members of the public make use of them. Collecting and preserves historical records of all kinds dating from the 12th century to the present day.

West Yorkshire Archive Service (Calderdale)

WYAS, Central Library, Northgate House, Northgate
Halifax HX1 1UN

wyjs.org.uk

The West Yorkshire Archive Service exists to preserve the county's heritage of historical documents and to help members of the public make use of them. Collecting and preserves historical records of all kinds dating from the 12th century to the present day.

West Yorkshire Archive Service (Bradford)

WYAS, Bradford Central Library, Prince's Way
Bradford BD1 1NN

wyjs.org.uk

The West Yorkshire Archive Service exists to preserve the county's heritage of historical documents and to help members of the public make use of them. Collecting and preserves historical records of all kinds dating from the 12th century to the present day.

University of Huddersfield Archives & Special Collections

Queensgate
Huddersfield HD1 3DH

goo.gl

The Archives and Special Collections Service provides a rich source of research material for many disciplines. Detailed lists of the collections are found at http://www.hud.ac.uk/archives/.

ULITA - an Archive of International Textiles

University of Leeds International Textiles Archive, St Wilfred's Chapel, Maurice Keyworth Building, Moorland Road, The University of Leeds
Leeds LS2 9JT

leeds.ac.uk

ULITA - an Archive of International Textiles was founded in 1892, and includes textiles and other design material, particularly featuring European and Asian textiles. The collection was established as a research and teaching resource, but has always been available to a wider public.

Thoresby Society Library & Archive Collection, The

Claremont, Clarendon Road
Leeds LS2 9SZ

thoresby.org.uk

The Thoresby Society is named after Ralph Thoresby (1658-1725), the first historian of the town. Since its foundation in 1889 the society has published books about Leeds, including the transcripts of the parish registers.

Special Collections, Leeds University Library

Leeds University Library, University of Leeds, Woodhouse Lane
Leeds LS2 9JT

leeds.ac.uk

Free to all visitors, the Brotherton Library at the University of Leeds holds exceptional collections on a vast variety of subjects. We welcome you to research the area of your interest in the Fay and Geoffrey Elliott Reading Room, whether for formal academic study or personal interest.

Special Collections of the JB Priestley Library, University of Bradford

Bradford BD7 1DP

bradford.ac.uk

Special Collections at the University of Bradford: over 100 collections of rare books and archives, almost a kilometre in shelf length, relating to University or Yorkshire history, or University areas of excellence from archaeology to Yugoslavia. Collections: Over 100 collections of archives and rare books, with particular strengths in modern history, peace, nonviolence, social change, politics, literature, religion, Quaker history, archaeology, Yorkshire and Bradford, textiles.

Second World War Experience Centre

1a Rudgate Court, Walton
Wetherby LS23 7BF

war-experience.org

The Second World War Experience Centre collects, documents, preserves, exhibits and encourages access to the surviving material evidence and associated information of the men and women who participated in the war in whatever capacity, whether military, civilian or conscientious objector.

Otley Museum

Wellcroft House, Otley Cycle Club, Crow Lane
Otley LS21 1TZ

otleymuseum.org

A comprehensive collection of documents and photographs tells the story of this Wharfedale community from prehistoric times to the 20th century. A fascinating insight into Otley's heritage for the visitor and a key resource for both the amateur and professional researcher.

National Arts Education Archive Trust

Lawrence Batley Centre, Bretton Hall, West Bretton
Wakefield WF4 4LG

artsedarchive.org.uk

The National Arts Education Archive was established in 1985 at Bretton Hall College to provide a documentary trace of the development of Arts Education, in the UK and worldwide. It is based in the Lawrence Batley Centre, and now holds some 100 collections of children's and students' work in the Arts.

Museum of the History of Science, Technology & Medicine, University of Leeds, The

University of Leeds
Leeds LS2 9JT

leeds.ac.uk

The University of Leeds has rare and signficant collections relating to its scientific and technological past. Areas represented include physics, chemistry, biology, medicine and geology.

Marks in Time Exhibition: Marks & Spencer Company Archive

Michael Marks Building, University of Leeds, off Clarendon Road
Leeds LS2 9LZ

marksandspencer.com

Did you know M&S was born in Leeds? Discover our story and unlock the fascinating journey that has made M&S one of Britain's best loved retailers. Explore our Marks In Time Exhibition and uncover some fascinating facts from over 130 years of M&S history. From the clothes we wear to the food we eat the Marks In Time Exhibition showcases the M&S Company Archive collection, tracking the development of the business from 1884 to the present day.

Keighley & Worth Valley Railway - KWVR

The Railway Station
Haworth BD22 8NJ

kwvr.co.uk

Britain's last remaining complete heritage branch line runs from Keighley to Oxenhope, along a rich seam of West Yorkshire's rail and cultural heritage. Travel via Ingrow, with its award-winning Museum of Rail Travel, and Damems, the country's smallest complete station (Ormston in BBC TV's Born & Bred series) to Oakworth, Haworth and Oxenhope.

Huddersfield Local Studies Library

Princess Alexandra Walk
Huddersfield HD1 2SU

goo.gl

Local history is the story of your community. Whether you are wanting to trace the history of a local firm, undertaking a project for homework or wanting to begin researching your family tree, the Local Studies Library may be able to help.

Duke of Wellington's Regiment Museum

Bankfield Museum, Ackroyd Park
Halifax HX3 6HG

goo.gl

Representing over 300 years of the Duke of Wellington's Regiment, since its raising in 1702, this museum tells the stories of the soldiers who served using their own words. The 'Iron Duke', Arthur Wellesley, was the Colonel of the 33rd which became, after his death, the only Regiment to be named after a person not of the Royal Blood. Displays include items relating to the Duke himself and to the rich and varied history of the regiment, including the campaigns of 33rd and 76th foot.

Bradford Local Studies

Central Library, Prince-s Way
Bradford BD1 1NN

goo.gl

The Local Studies service offers family and local history resources for the Bradford Metropolitan District and the West Yorkshire region. We have a wide range of material including books and maps, plus free access to several genealogy and historical newspaper websites.

Bankfield Museum

Boothtown Road
Halifax HX3 6HG

goo.gl

With its internationally important collection of textiles, weird and wonderful objects from around the world, and a varied programme of exhibitions and events, there is much to see and enjoy. The historic house of the Akroyd family is also home to the Duke of Wellington's Regimental Museum and the Marble Gallery, a new selling space for contemporary craft.