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  • Map of district north of Washington D.C. : made in 1859-60 by H.L. Abbot and F.W. Vaughan.

    Shows "Courses and triangulation by pocket compass. Distances by counting steps." Does not show survey points. Covers area in N.W. quadrant bounded by Rock Creek, Rock Creek Ford Rd., Rock Creek Church Rd., 7th St. Pike (Georgia Av.), and Boundary St. (Florida Av.). Relief shown by hachures. Hachures shown as if from 1860 map, but names made by typewriter. Includes note: Red lines indicate ...

    • Contributor: Abbot, Henry L. - Vaughan, F. W.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1859
  • Paper Mill tract : [on Rock Creek, N.W. Washington D.C.] /

    Partial cadastral map. Blueprint. Oriented with north to the right. "A correct copy of the original." LC copy fold-lined and annotated on verso in pencil: Gift, Artemas C. Harmon, Jan. 26, 1932. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP

    • Contributor: Harmon, A. C. (Artemas Canfield) - Carpenter, D. (Benjamin D.)
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1868
  • Territoire de Columbia /

    Relief shown by hachures. On verso of cardboard mat frame: "Territoire de Columbia," published by Warden in Paris, 1820. Edward Stead, 1941. In upper margin at right: Tome 5, Page 1re. Oriented with north toward the upper left. LC copy taped to mat frame. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP Vault

    • Contributor: Ellicott, Andrew - Tardieu, P. F. (Pierre François) - Warden, David Bailie
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1815
  • Plan of the city of Washington in the territory of Columbia : ceded by the states of Virginia and Maryland to the United States of America, and by them established as the ...

    Shows block numbers and proposed government buildings. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. Also covers Georgetown. Facsimile. Original version: Engrav'd by Thackara & Vallance Philad'a 1792. [Philadelphia : s.n., 1792]. Includes text, notes, and coat-of-arms. At upper left of some copies: No. 3035 price 30 cents. LC copies variously fold-lined, missing small edge sections, halved, annotated in pencil, laminated, and mounted on ...

    • Contributor: Ellicott, Andrew - U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey - Thackara & Vallance
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1792
  • The city of Washington and environs : 1895.

    Includes index to points of interest printed in red. LC copy fold-lined, annotated in pencil, and mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP

    • Contributor: Norris Peters Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1895
  • Map of the city of Washington and environs /

    Partial cadastral map showing landowners' names in rural areas. Also shows block numbers and radial distances from White House. "Copyrighted 1885, by A.G. Gedney." Includes table of "Area of parks." LC copy 1 mounted on cloth backing. Copy 2 fold-lined and torn. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. 2 copies DCP

    • Contributor: Gedney, A. G. - Holtzman, R. O.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1885
  • Paper-Mill tract : [on Rock Creek, N.W. Washington D.C.].

    Partial cadastral survey map showing mill, cistern, millrace, dam, and associated features. Pen-and-ink and lead pencil. Soiled, torn, fold-lined, missing sections at edges, and mounted on cloth backing. Includes notes. On cloth backing in lead pencil: No. 160.---Paper Mill Road and contiguous lands, R-P-21. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault DCP

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1849
  • Map of the city of Washington.

    Shows types of street pavings. "H. Ex. 1 pt. VI, 2, 47." LC copy fold-lined, lacking small sections along edges, annotated in ink to give additional names and directions, and has correction slips affixed over parts of title and legend. LC copy annotated in ink on correction slip over legend: Presented by the Capital Bicycle Club ... May 1884. Available also through the Library ...

    • Contributor: Capital Bicycle Clu
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1884
  • Langdon : [part of N.E. Washington D.C.] /

    Cadastral map. Includes text and ill. of buildings "designed and built by E.P. Sherman." LC copies fold-lined and mounted on cloth backing. LC copy 2 annotated in red ink and lead pencil to show some names of owners, new buildings, and lot renumbering. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. 2 copies DCP

    • Contributor: Anderson, G. M. - Sherman, E. P. - Baker, Ira J.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1890
  • Historical map of the city of Washington, District of Columbia : view of the city & location of the houses in the year 1801-02 : the beginning of Washington /

    Shows block numbers, buildings, woods, and marshes. Existing and proposed streets are undifferentiated. Also covers Georgetown. Differs from other ed.: The statement "Artemas C. Harmon, 1931" printed to lower right of title without street address. LC copy brittle, darkened, pin-holed, missing sections of margins. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP

    • Contributor: Harmon, A. C. (Artemas Canfield) - Harmon, A. C.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1801
  • [Cadastral survey map of the Hayman property, Georgetown, Washington D.C.].

    Shows "Lot sold to Canal Company." Title devised by cataloger. In lower margin in lead pencil: Survey of Hayman property. Pen-and-ink and lead pencil. Originally drawn on 2 sheets. Soiled, fold-lined, missing corner sections, and mounted on cloth backing. Title on LC G&M Div. prelim. shelflist card: [Survey of Hayman's property in Georgetown including] lots sold to Canal Company, 4-3-35. Available also through the ...

    • Contributor: Chesapeake and Ohio Canal Company
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1835
  • Tacoma, Washington /

    Bird's-eye view. Stamped on: From Russell J. Joy, real estate loans, 1710 Pacific Avenue, Tacoma, Wash. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes index to points of interest, inset of "Tacoma in 1878," and ill. of selected buildings in margins. Vault PM3 Acquisitions control no. 60-83

    • Contributor: McIntyre, J. R. - Blatchly Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1893
  • William Corcoran's subdivision of lots : between High & Congress & Bridge & Gay streets, Georgetown D.C.

    Cadastral map showing landowners' names. Covers block bounded by Wisconsin Av., N, 31st, and M streets N.W. "Sept. 19th 1839." Title in ink in 2 hands on verso. Pen-and-ink. Soiled and stained. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. 3851 Phillips. Washington 495 Vault DCP

    • Contributor: Corcoran, W. W. (William Wilson)
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1839
  • Washington, D.C.

    Alternate title at lower left: Rand, McNally & Co.'s business atlas map of Washington, D.C. From: Rand, McNally & Company's indexed atlas of the world. Some copies issued with graphs and statistical tables on verso. Atlas p. numbers in upper margin: 324,325. LC copy 1 mounted on cloth backing and lacks graphs and tables on verso. Available also through the Library of Congress Web ...

    • Contributor: Rand Mcnally and Company
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1898
  • City of Washington /

    Shows asphalt and concrete paved streets. "On January 1st, 1884." LC copy trimmed (incl. portions of title and street network) and mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP

    • Contributor: Capital Bicycle Clu
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1884
  • Plan of the city of Washington : the capitol [sic] of the United States of America /

    Shows wards and major buildings. "Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1872 by S. Augustus Mitchell ... at Washington." "26." LC copy accompanied by typewritten information slip: [From] Mitchell's new general atlas, S. Augustus Mitchell, Philadelphia, 1873. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP

    • Contributor: Gamble, W. H. (William H.) - Mitchell, S. Augustus (Samuel Augustus) - Gamble, W. H.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1872
  • Division of part of a tract of land in Washington County D.C. called "Mount Pleasant" : as the same was made by the devisees of Robert Peter deceased, and the allotment thereof ...

    Cadastral survey map showing landowners' names and "Centre line of tunnel of W.A. extension." Also covers Meridian Hill, Columbia Heights, Howard University, and adjacent tracts. "March 18th 1884." Black ink, red ink, and yellow wash. Soiled, torn, fold-lined, and taped. Includes statistical tables titled "Description of larger lots in Division of Rob't Peters Estate." On verso in ink: Mt. Pleasant, Peter Subd'n. Available also ...

    • Contributor: Carpenter, D. (Benjamin D.) - Carpenter, D.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1809
  • Map of the north western portion of the city of Washington /

    Cadastral map showing lot and block numbers. Covers area bounded by Potomac River, Rock Creek, 13th St. N.W., and Constitution Av. N.W. Relief shown by contours and gradient tints. Also shows fire-alarm boxes and hydrants. In upper margin: Sheet No. I. Includes "Table showing the width of the streets [and] avenues." LC copy fold-lined, shellacked, missing small sections, halved, mounted on cloth backing, annotated ...

    • Contributor: Olmstead, J. F. - Chittenden, George
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1870
  • Plan of the city of Washington : the capitol [sic] of the United States of America /

    Shows wards, major buildings, and streetcar lines. "Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1867 by S. Augustus Mitchell Jr. ... Eastern District of Pennsylvania." "29." LC copy accompanied by typewritten information card: [From] Mitchell's new general atlas, S. Augustus Mitchell, Philadelphia, 1867. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP

    • Contributor: Gamble, W. H. (William H.) - Mitchell, S. Augustus (Samuel Augustus)
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1867
  • Map of Georgetown D.C.

    Shows old and new street names. Does not show cadastral information. Redrawn on the basis of the Faehtz & Pratt map of 1874. "Published by Faehtz Pratt 1874." Blueprint. LC copy mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP

    • Contributor: Faehtz & Pratt
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1874
  • Colton's Georgetown and the city of Washington : the capital of the United States of America ; Colton's map showing part of Virginia, Maryland, Pennsylvania, New Jersey & New York.

    City map shows block numbers, wards, extent of built-up area, and major buildings. Relief shown by hachures. "Entered according to Act of Congress ... 1855 by J.H. Colton & Co. ... New York." Includes ill. "No. 1." LC copies mounted on cloth backing. Copy 1 also trimmed, fold-lined, and annotated in pencil. Copy 2 also darkened, shellacked, and missing small sections. Available also through ...

    • Contributor: Colton, J. H. (Joseph Hutchins) - J.H. Colton & Co. - Lang & Laing Lith
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1855
  • Georgetown and the city of Washington : the capital of the United States of America.

    Shows block numbers, wards, extent of built-up area, and major buildings. "Entered according to Act of Congress ... 1855 by J.H. Colton & Co. ... New York." Includes ill. "No. 24." LC copy accompanied by typewritten information card: [From] Colton's atlas of the world, vol. 1, J.H. Colton & Co., New York, 1855. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a ...

    • Contributor: J.H. Colton & Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1855
  • Washington, Pennsylvania, 1897.

    Perspective map not drawn to scale. Bird's-eye-view. LC Panoramic maps (2nd ed.), 869 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Indexed for points of interest. AACR2

    • Contributor: Fowler, T. M. (Thaddeus Mortimer) - Moyer, James - Fowler, T. M.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1897
  • Chillum Wood.

    Cadastral survey map. Pen-and-ink and lead pencil. Missing small sections along edges and faced with rice paper. Includes notes and measurement data. Subtitles in ink on verso. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault DCP

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1844
  • Map of the city of Washington showing the public reservations under control of Office of Public Buildings and Grounds /

    "To accompany the annual report upon the improvement and care of public buildings and grounds in the District of Columbia for the fiscal year ending June 30th 1894, John M. Wilson, Colonel U.S. Army." Includes statistical table and key to reservation numbers. LC copy mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP

    • Contributor: Stewart, John - Wilson, John M. (John Moulder) - United States. Office of Public Buildings and Grounds
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1894