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  • 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
  • Port facilities at Washington D.C. & Alexandria, Va. /

    Depths shown by soundings and contours. "Transmitted with letter dated: October 19, 1923." Includes indexed "List of piers and wharves at Washington, D.C., and Alexandria, Va.," notes, 2 "General vicinity sketch" insets, and indexed "List of steamship lines." Ancillary map ca. 1:112,000: Transportation lines of Chesapeake Bay serving the port of Baltimore Md. / Board of Engineers for Rivers and Harbors. "B-12-32. B-12-33." LC ...

    • Contributor: United States. Army. Corps of Engineers. Washington District - Schmitt, Edwin A. - United States. Board of Engineers for Rivers and Harbors
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1923
  • Plan of the city of Washington in the District of Columbia : established as the permanent seat of the government of the United States, extended to embrace its suburban towns, villages, &c. ...

    Also covers Rosslyn (Va.). Also shows block numbers, water and sewer lines, streetlights, major buildings, and streetcar lines. "Entered according to Act of Congress in the Office of the Clerk of the Supreme Court of the District of Columbia in the year 1876." Originally printed on 6 sheets. Includes notes, insets of D.C. avenues and Alexandria, population table, and D.C. commissioners' names. LC sheets ...

    • Contributor: Forsyth, William - District of Columbia. Office of the Surveyor
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1876
  • Frogland, Georgetown D.C. & H. Balls lot, Viginia [sic].

    Cadastral survey maps. Title in ink on verso. "Done for Mr. William Redin." At upper left in large letters: W. Redin Esq. From the Taggart Estate papers. Brown and black inks with additions in lead pencil. Soiled and cracked along edges. On verso in ink: Index no. 58, page 2. No. 58. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster ...

    • Contributor: Taggart, Hugh T. (Hugh Thomas)
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1800
  • [Photomap of central Washington D.C. and adjacent part of Arlington].

    Title devised by cataloger. Accompanied by bibliographic information card: 109. U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey. Map of Washington, D.C. Copyrighted 1946. Aerial photograph. 1 sheet ; 5 x 12 cm. In upper left corner: 18752. LC copy halved and mounted on cloth backing. DCP

    • Contributor: U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1946
  • Plan of the city of Washington in the District of Columbia : established as the permanent seat of the government of the United States, extended to embrace its suburban towns, villages, &c. ...

    Depths shown by contours. Also covers Rosslyn (Va.). Also shows wards, block numbers, water and sewer lines, streetlights, major buildings, and streetcar lines. "Entered according to Act of Congress in the Office of the Clerk of the Supreme Court of the District of Columbia in the year 1870." Includes notes, insets of D.C. avenues and Alexandria, and population table. LC copy darkened, brittle, missing ...

    • Contributor: Forsyth, William
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1870
  • Chart of the head of navigation of the Potomac River shewing the route of the Alexandria Canal : made in pursuance of a resolution of the Alex'a Canal Company Oct. 1838 /

    Nautical chart of the Potomac estuary within the District of Columbia. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by contours and soundings. Oriented with north toward the lower right. Stephenson. Cartography of northern Virginia, pl. 29-30 Includes note. LC copies fold-lined and mounted on cloth backing. Copy 1 annotated in ink in right lower margin: From Senate Doc. 178, 26th Congress, 2nd Session, Feb. 5., ...

    • Contributor: Stone, William James - Kearney, James - Turnbull, Wm. (William) - Fairfax, Wilson M. C. - Ewing, Maskell C. - Alexandria Canal Company
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1838
  • [Map showing reclamation of Potomac River estuary at Washington D.C. to form harbor and the Potomac parks].

    Depths shown by soundings and contours. Oriented with north toward the upper left. LC copy fold-lined and mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1880
  • Topographical map of the District of Columbia and a portion of Virginia /

    Partial cadastral map showing landowners' names in rural areas of D.C. Relief shown by contours. Depths shown by soundings. Oriented with north toward the upper left. Originally printed on 4 sheets. Includes source materials notes. LC copies quartered and mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. 2 copies DCP

    • Contributor: United States. Army. Corps of Engineers - Raymond, Chas. W. (Charles Walker) - Symons, T. W. (Thomas William) - Bruff, William T. O. - Office of the Engineer Commissioner D.C.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1889
  • Potomac River at Washington D.C., plan showing how reclaimed area may be utilized /

    Shows dredged and reclaimed areas with proposed roads and plantings for the Potomac parks. Depths shown by soundings. Oriented with north toward the upper left. Includes text, 3 cross-sections, statistical table, and ill. LC copy mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP

    • Contributor: Washington Board of Trade
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1894
  • Geographical, statistical, and historical map of the District of Columbia /

    Relief shown by hachures. Title at head of text: District of Columbia. Oriented with north toward the upper left. Includes text and statistical tables. At upper right: No. 21. LC copy stained, fold-lined, and accompanied by typewritten information card: [From] American atlas, published by H.C. Car[e]y & I. Leo [sic], Philadelphia, 1827. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster ...

    • Contributor: H.C. Carey & I. Lea (Firm) - Young & Delleker
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1827
  • Plan of the city of Washington in the District of Columbia : established as the permanent seat of the government of the United States, extended to embrace its suburban towns, villages, &c. ...

    Depths shown by contours. Also covers Rosslyn (Va.). Also shows block numbers, water and sewer lines, streetlights, major buildings, and streetcar lines. "Entered according to Act of Congress in the Office of the Clerk of the Supreme Court of the District of Columbia in the year 1870." Includes notes, insets of D.C. avenues and Alexandria, and population table. LC copy darkened, brittle, missing substantial ...

    • Contributor: Forsyth, William
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1870
  • Outlines of tracts of land within which the city of Washington was laid out /

    Also covers Rosslyn (Va.). Shows block and ward numbers, major buildings, block dimensions, street railroads, sewers, and streetlamps. Land tracts ca. 1792 shown by red pencilled lines. Depths shown by contours. "Entered according to Act of Congress ... in the year 1870." Includes notes and statistical table. LC copy assembled from small sheets, sectioned, and mounted on cloth backing. LC copy brittle, cracked, soiled, ...

    • Contributor: Seibert, S. R. - Toner, Joseph M. (Joseph Meredith)
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1792
  • Head of navigation of the Potomac River /

    Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by contours and soundings. Photocopy of ms. map. Oriented with north toward the upper left. Includes notes. LC copy originally printed on separate sheets, assembled to 1 sheet, thirded, mounted on cloth backing, accompanied by negative photocopy, and annotated in pencil: From negative transferred from War Department. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a ...

    • Contributor: Abert, S. T. (Silvanus Thayer) - Graham, Campbell - United States. Army. Corps of Topographical Engineers
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1849
  • Potomac River at Washington, D.C., map showing progress of work : June 30, 1890 /

    Shows dredged and reclaimed Potomac park areas. Depths shown by soundings and contours. Oriented with north toward the upper left. LC copy mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP

    • Contributor: Hains, Peter C. (Peter Conover)
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1890
  • Washington and Georgetown harbors, District of Columbia /

    Nautical chart. Also covers central Washington. Relief shown by contours and hachures. Depths shown by contours and soundings. Printed note slip titled "Time ball" affixed at lower right. Includes notes, tide table, and survey insigne. In left upper margin: No. 391a price 40 cents. LC copy soiled, laminated, and mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a ...

    • Contributor: U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey - Hilgard, J. E. (Julius Erasmus) - Cutts, R. D. (Richard Dominicus) - Lindenkohl, A. - Lindenkohl, H. (Henry)
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1882
  • Junction of Potomac and Anacostia rivers /

    Depths shown by contours and soundings. Title handwritten on original map. On original map in handwriting: Reduced by F. Fairfax 1854. Includes notes. LC copy accompanied by negative photocopy and annotated in pencil: Coast Survey. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP

    • Contributor: Fairfax, F.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1854
  • Plan of the city of Washington in the District of Columbia : established as the permanent seat of the government of the United States, extended to embrace its suburban towns, villages, &c. ...

    Depths shown by contours. Also covers Rosslyn (Va.). Also shows block numbers, water and sewer lines, streetlights, major buildings, and streetcar lines. "Entered according to Act of Congress in the Office of the Clerk of the Supreme Court of the District of Columbia in the year 1870." Includes notes, insets of D.C. avenues and Alexandria, and population table. LC copy darkened, fold-lined, soiled, missing ...

    • Contributor: Forsyth, William - District of Columbia. Office of the Surveyor - District of Columbia. Board of Public Works
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1870
  • Territory of Columbia.

    Relief shown by hachures. "Reproduced by the U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey in February 1898 from a print in the Hall of Maps and Charts of the Library of Congress." Facsimile. Original version: Drawn by And'w Ellicott. [Philadelphia? : s.n., 1793?]. Oriented with north toward the upper left. In left upper margin: No. 3059 price 25 cents. Available also through the Library of Congress ...

    • Contributor: Ellicott, Andrew - U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1793
  • Highlights of the new plan for Washington's monumental core : [Washington D.C.].

    Bird's-eye view of future Washington D.C. as if seen from aircraft. Shows "Washington's ... monumental core ... and ... what it would be like 50 to 100 years from now." Also covers adjacent part of Arlington County (Va.). Oriented with north toward the upper left. Includes text, index of major planned changes, and col. ill. Text, "Draft, monumental core framework" map, and col. ill. ...

    • Contributor: United States. National Capital Planning Commission
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 2045
  • 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
  • Chart showing the original boundary milestones of the District of Columbia /

    Ms. (india ink on tracing paper). Accompanied by newspaper article: Some forgotten stones mark D.C.'s first outline, The Evening Star, Monday, Jan. 2, 1950. [2] p. : ill., map ; 60 x 30 cm. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault DCP

    • Contributor: Woodward, Fred E. (Fred Eugene) - Woodward, Fred E.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1906
  • Chart of the head of navigation of the Potomac River : surveyed by order of the Sec. of War for the Corporation of Georgetown D.C. with a view to the improvement of ...

    Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by contours and soundings. Oriented with north toward the upper left. Includes note. LC copy fold-lined, laminated, halved, and mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP

    • Contributor: Burgess, R. W. - Woodruff, I. C. - Callahan, Denis - United States. Army. Corps of Topographical Engineers - United States. Congress Senate
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1857
  • Geographical, statistical, and historical map of the District of Columbia /

    Relief shown by hachures. Title at head of text: District of Columbia. Oriented with north toward the upper left. Includes text and statistical tables. At upper right: No. 21. LC copy fold-lined, missing edge section, and accompanied by typewritten information card: [From] A complete historical, chronological & geographical American atlas, H.C. Carey & I. Lea, Philadelphia, 1822. Available also through the Library of Congress ...

    • Contributor: H.C. Carey & I. Lea (Firm) - Young & Delleker
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1822
  • Topographical map of the District of Columbia and a portion of Virginia /

    Partial cadastral map showing landowners' names in rural areas of D.C. Also shows density of built-up area in city. Relief shown by contours. Depths shown by soundings. Oriented with north toward the upper left. Originally printed on 2 sheets. Includes source materials note. LC copies darkened, fold-lined, torn, quartered, and mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as ...

    • Contributor: Greene, F. V. (Francis Vinton) - Lydecker, G. J. (Garrett J.) - Bruff, William T. O. - United States. Army. Corps of Engineers - Office of the Engineer Commissioner D.C. - Greene, F. V.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1884