Our gallery links to fully-illustrated documents in the custody of Cumbria Archive Service which capture aspects of the county's history, customs and culture. And there's also a chance to hear one of our staff talking about a document of their choice in our downloadable archives podcast!
Transport through the Ages - how many types do you think you will spot in our scrolling gallery? (web page)
Grand Hotel, Whitehaven - a history of this long-gone iconic building viewed on a scrolling gallery (web page)
Medicine - a fully illustrated compilation traces the history of Cumbrian medicine from the 16th to the 20th century, in thematic sections (web page, with PDF links)
Age of Emotion - ranging from slavery, war, and cross-border disputes, to romance and elopement, marriage custom, and broken engagements, to family relationships and Victorian mourning - all with a Cumbrian flavour! (series of web pages)
We also have a number of on-line displays which may be of interest, combining images of documents from Cumbria's past with full-historical context. Displays available (separate web page)