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  • [Photomap of northwestern Washington D.C. and adjacent suburban areas] /

    "Photography--Nov. 1960." Title devised by cataloger. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP

    • Contributor: United States. Army. Corps of Engineers. Engineer Company (Topographic), 955Th.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1960
  • View of the city of Washington in 1792.

    Cadastral map showing named land tracts with owners' names. Selected buildings and trees shown pictorially. Planimetric map--not bird's-eye view. Also shows townsites of Georgetown, Hamburgh, and Carrollsburg. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy accompanied by D.C. Sesquicentennial exhibition caption, Apr. 1950-Apr. 1951: 9. Pre-District plantations. LC copy darkened, fold-lined, lacking small sections along edges, and ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1792
  • Washington and vicinity, Maryland, Virginia, District of Columbia /

    Relief shown by contours and spot heights. Alternate title in right lower margin: Washington and vicinity, Md.-Va.-D.C. State grids. Includes notes. "N 3845-W 7654/20 X 21." LC copy laminated, quartered, and mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP

    • Contributor: Geological Survey (U.S.)
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1951
  • Birds eye view of the city of Washington from the dome of the U.S. Capitol Looking west /

    Bird's-eye view of Washington, D.C. with vignettes of prominent government and cultural buildings, and monuments depicted along the sides and bottom of the image.

    • Contributor: A. Sachse & Co.
    • Original Format: Photos, Prints, Drawings
    • Date: 1860
  • Catalog Record

    Zoo map : [Washington D.C.] / Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Selected buildings shown pictorially. Panel title. Title at upper left: Zoo trails. Includes text. Text, trail directory, and ill. on verso. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP

    • Contributor: National Zoological Park (U.S.). Office of Design & Exhibit Planning - National Zoological Park (U.S.) - Friends of the National Zoo (U.S.)
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1987
  • Plan of the city intended for the permanent seat of the government of t[he] United States : projected agreeable to the direction of the President of the United States, in pursuance of ...

    At upper right: Office, Commissioner of Public Buildings, D.C. Lacks printer's statement. Facsim. of ms. L'Enfant plan. Original version: [1791]. Includes texts containing letters dated "Washington ... 1887," notes, descriptive index of "References," and U.S.C. & G.S. insigne. Lacks text below "N.I." At lower right: N.I. In right upper margin: No. 3035a price 50 cents. Some copies have: ... 75 cents. LC copy 1 ...

    • Contributor: L'Enfant, Pierre Charles - U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey - United States. Commissioner of Public Buildings
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1791
  • Johnson's Georgetown and the city of Washington : the capital of the United States of America /

    Shows wards, block numbers, extent of built-up area, and major buildings. Includes ill. Part of atlas gazetteer on verso. "34." LC copy accompanied by typewritten information card: [From] Johnson's new illustrated family atlas, Johnson & Ward, New York, 1864. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP

    • Contributor: Johnson and Ward
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • Map of the District of Columbia showing areas recommended to be taken as necessary for new parks and park connections /

    Shows planned parks, parkways, government lands, and existing government buildings. "November 1901." Relief shown by contours. Oriented with north toward the upper left. Includes note and directory of park commissioners. "No. D--288." LC copy halved and mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP

    • Contributor: Outhet, R. A. - United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on the District of Columbia - District of Columbia. Commission on the Improvement of the Park System
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1901
  • The Library of Congress-LC : [Washington D.C.] /

    Shows Library of Congress buildings, building entrances, and connecting tunnels. "July 1997." Panel title. Appears as a separate panel in the brochure: Public services in the Library of Congress. Title printed in green. Includes text and directory of library public-service offices. Notes, directory of library facilities, and ill. of library buildings on verso. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a ...

    • Contributor: Library of Congress
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1997
  • Map of the city of Washington : established as the permanent seat of the government of the United States of America /

    Shows block numbers, wards, and government buildings. Statement of responsibility printed above bar scale. Includes index to points of interest and inset "Map of the District of Columbia." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy fold-lined and mounted on cloth backing. DCP

    • Contributor: McClelland, D.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1846
  • Catalog Record

    Guide to the National Zoological Park, Washington, D.C. : 1889-1989. Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Bird's-eye view. Relief shown pictorially. Panel title. Title at upper right: The National Zoological Park, Washington, D.C. : celebrating 100 years. Printed "2/90." Oriented with north toward the upper right. Includes text and indexes to points of interest. Text and ill. on verso. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP

    • Contributor: National Zoological Park (U.S.) - Friends of the National Zoo (U.S.)
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1989
  • Suggestion for a car line route along the site of the old James Creek Canal.

    In upper right corner: Plate X. Oriented with north to the left. "31961--18. (To face page 66). LC copy mounted on cloth backing and annotated in ink: U.S. Senate, 65th Cong., 2d sess., Doc. 155, 1918. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1918
  • Map to accompany the report of the Commissioners D.C. on the extension of streets and avenues of the city of Washington between Rock Creek and Lincoln Avenue : within limits designated by ...

    "January 24th, 1887." Relief shown by contours. LC copy stained, fold-lined, mended with tape, and annotated in ink and lead pencil. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP

    • Contributor: District of Columbia. Board of Commissioners - Ludlow, William - Office of the Engineer Commissioner D.C.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1887
  • The tourist's guide to the city of Washington : where to go and how to get there /

    Shows streetcar lines. Cover title: Map of Washington. On cover: This map is a part of the Tourist's guide to the city of Washington. Includes index to points of interest and directory of statues. LC copy 1 annotated in pencil and torn. Copy 2 mounted on cloth backing and lacks cover. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. ...

    • Contributor: J. V. F. (Julia Vilett Finley)
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1889
  • Chart of the Potomac River and Eastern Branch from the Sister Islands to Geesboro Point and thence to the Navy Yard Bridge : with the topography of the adjacent country : made ...

    Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by contours and soundings. Also shows block numbers and major buildings. "Approved--T.C. Mendenhall, Superintendent, U.S.C. & G.S." Includes text. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy fold-lined, taped, and annotated in pencil: Original is in Coast Survey. DCP

    • Contributor: Ewing, Maskell C. - U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1837
  • Map of the city of Washington.

    Shows radial distances and block numbers. In upper margin: General convention Protestant Episcopal Church, Washington, D.C., A.D. 1898. Includes index to points of interest printed in red and table of "Width of streets and avenues." LC copy fold-lined, laminated, and mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP

    • Contributor: Norris Peters Co. - Episcopal Church. General Convention
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1898
  • Washington and vicinity, Maryland, District of Columbia, Virginia /

    Relief shown by contours and spot heights. "All-year good roads" shown by red overprint. "Surveyed in 1913-1915." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes notes. LC copy mounted on cloth backing. DCP

    • Contributor: Geological Survey (U.S.) - Marshall, R. (Robert Bradford) - Sutton, Frank
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1917
  • Washington and suburbs, District of Columbia, showing permanent system of highways /

    Partial cadastral map showing radial distances, block numbers, and landowners' names for outlying tracts. Includes inset and advertisement. LC copy lacks sections in margin, halved, and mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP

    • Contributor: Weller, F. R. - Perley, F. A. - Wm. A. Flamm & Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1902
  • [Cadastral map of "Peter's square," Georgetown, Washington D.C.].

    Cadastral map showing lot numbers and owners' initials. Covers area bounded by Wisconsin Av., M St., 31st St., Wapping [former], and K St. N.W. Title devised by cataloger. Photocopy of ms. map. On verso in ink: From the ms. original owned by Mr. Walter G. Peter. Includes computations. LC copy annotated in pencil. In upper margin in pencil: Mr. Walter Peter's MS map--part of ...

    • Contributor: Peter, Walter G.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1814
  • Plat prepared for Committee on Parks and Reservations, Washington Board of Trade : [Rock Creek and Potomac Parkway, Washington D.C.] /

    Shows proposed park, bridges, and "Driveway" between National Zoo and Potomac Flats N.W. India ink. Includes text and cross-section. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault DCP

    • Contributor: Looker, Henry - Washington Board of Trade. Committee on Parks and Reservations
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1900
  • Catalog Record

    I hereby certify that I have surveyed and marked for Mr. Geo. E. Mattingly lots nos. 1, 2, 4, 5 in square no. 475, also Water Street opposite said lots : as ... Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Cadastral survey map showing lot numbers and dimensions of lots, streets, and wharves. In script: I do hereby approve the plan of wharf[s?] submitted above, WBMagruder, mayor. At upper left in print: Supreme Court, D.C., United States vs. Morris, et al., equity 10360, exhibit M.R.--no. 15. In script: Albert [H?]arper, examiner. Facsim. of ms. map. Original version: 1856. Includes notes. Blue-pencil drawing of horse ...

    • Contributor: Hunt, R. Finley - District of Columbia. Office of the Surveyor - District of Columbia. Supreme Court
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1856
  • District of Columbia /

    F28115 U.S. Copyright Office Alternate title at base of legend: Hammond's complete map of District of Columbia. Oriented with north toward the upper left. Includes street index. LC copy mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP

    • Contributor: C.S. Hammond & Company - S. Reynolds Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1915
  • 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. Watermark: [crown over fleur-de-lis]. Includes text, notes, and coat-of-arms. Copy 1 fold-lined and mounted on cloth backing. Copy 2 soiled, brittle, torn, missing small sections, trimmed, and mounted on cloth backing. Copy 3 has numerous scratch marks, and is believed to be a "late pull" from ...

    • Contributor: Ellicott, Andrew - Thackara & Vallance
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1792
  • Comprehensive plan for the National Capital, mass transportation plan.

    Scale ca. 1:135,000. "January 31, 1974." "NCPC map file no. 40.00/100.00-27336." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP AACR2

    • Contributor: United States. National Capital Planning Commission
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1974
  • Plan of LeDroit Park, Washington, D.C. /

    Cadastral map showing lot lines, buildings, and some vegetation. "Lots for sale by A.L. Barber & Co." Includes text. LC copy fold-lined, mounted on cloth backing, and annotated in lead pencil to show proposed street extensions. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP

    • Contributor: McClelland, D. - Albright, J. J. - A.L. Barber and Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1880