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  • Map of the city of Washington in the District of Columbia : established as the permanent seat of the government of the United States of America /

    Shows block numbers, wards, and government buildings. Includes indexed table of "References." LC copies soiled, halved, and mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Phillips. Washington 1348 2 copies Vault DCP

    • Contributor: Stone, William James
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1839
  • Map of the city of Washington /

    Shows block numbers, wards, and government buildings. Mounted on cloth backing and edged in imitation leather. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Phillips. Washington, 1320 Vault DCP

    • Contributor: De Krafft, F. C.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1828
  • The nation's capital : [Washington D.C.] /

    E XXc 14209 U.S. Copyright Office Shows radial distances, locations of "Committee on Public Comfort" and "Inaugural Committee," and block numbers. Includes list of presidential inaugurations, directory of "Inaugural Committee, March 4, 1909," street width directory, and U.S. coat of arms. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP

    • Contributor: Weller, M. I.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1909
  • Catalog Record

    Map of the city of Washington showing the location of sewers : October 1st 1888 / Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Also shows block numbers and major buildings. Includes directory of "Width of streets and avenues." LC copy stained, halved, and lacking large sections at corners. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP

    • Contributor: Lusk, J. L. (James Loring) - United States. Army. Corps of Engineers
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1888
  • Catalog Record

    Great Falls power, plan & profile of conduit / Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Relief shown by contours. "To accompany report dated February 4th 1913." "Approved: W.C. Langfitt, Lieut. Colonel, Corps of Engineers, U.S. Army." In upper margin: Plate 3. In right lower margin: 35 sheets, sheet #3. Oriented with north toward the upper left. Includes profile of conduit. LC copy laminated and mounted on cloth backing. LC copy lacks other sheets. Available also through the Library of ...

    • Contributor: United States. Army. Corps of Engineers - Hardy, E. D. - Geological Survey (U.S.) - United States. Congress House
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1913
  • Catalog Record

    Statistical map no. 10 showing the location of street railways, city of Washington / Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Also shows block numbers. "For the Year ending June 30, 1892." "To accompany the annual report of the Commissioners, District of Columbia." Includes street width directory. "S Rept 1379 52 2." LC copy mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP

    • Contributor: Rossell, W. T. (William Trent) - Norris Peters Co. - Office of the Engineer Commissioner D.C.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1892
  • The city of Washington and environs /

    Partial cadastral map showing block numbers and major buildings. LC copy 1 mounted on cloth backing. Copy 2 fold-lined, torn, taped, and extensively annotated in ink to show proposed street extensions. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. 2 copies DCP

    • Contributor: Lang, John C.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1885
  • Catalog Record

    Map of Washington and Georgetown. Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    "Combined numbers show total deaths on each square" [by race]. Also shows block numbers and radial distances from Capitol. "H. Ex. Doc. 1, Pt. VI." Includes text and sector diagram. LC copy fold-lined, laminated, and mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1880
  • Plan von Washington.

    Shows wards, built-up areas, and major buildings. Also covers Georgetown. Title, scale heading, and note in German. Place-names in English. In left upper margin: Meyer's Handatlas. In lower margin: Aus der Geographischen Graviranstalt des Bibliographischen Instituts zu Hildburghausen-Amsterdam, Paris, u. Philadelphia. Includes note, Capitol floorplan, and index to points of interest. "No. 61." LC copy soiled, fold-lined, and mounted on cloth backing. Available also ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1845
  • View looking northwest from Anacostia : [Washington D.C.] /

    Bird's-eye view with Anancostia River at bottom and horizon/sky at top. Oriented with north toward the upper right. In lower margin: Copyright 1901 by John L. Trout, Washington, D.C. Painted in watercolor, gouache, and gilt on paper. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Purchase; James Madison Council from The Old Print Gallery, Georgetown D.C.; Oct. 1997. Acquisitions ...

    • Contributor: Trout, John L.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1901
  • [Map of B Street Sewer and associated ponds, Washington D.C.].

    Pen-and-ink, pencil, and watercolor. Includes cross-section of sewer, ponds, and associated masonry structures. Soiled, torn, and mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault DCP

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1800
  • Catalog Record

    Exhibit chart showing streets & avenues of the cities of Washington and Georgetown : improved under the Board of Public Works, D.C., Nov. 1st 1873 : pavements. Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Depths shown by soundings. Also shows block and ward numbers. Wood, concrete, and stone paved streets shown for 1872 and 1873. In printer's cartouche: 466. LC copy 1 mounted on cloth backing; has cameo seal impression: Toner Library; and annotated in ink: No. 24. LC copy 2 trimmed, mounted on cloth backing, and annotated in ink to give text and show extended streets. Available ...

    • Contributor: Gedney, J. F. - District of Columbia. Board of Public Works
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1872
  • Plan placing the current channel of the Potomac permanently along the wharves of Washington D.C. /

    Signed ms. sketch map. Watercolor (blue, brown, and black) and lead pencil. LC copy soiled, brittle, and missing edge sections including cartographic content. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP Vault

    • Contributor: Clinton, Thos. G.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1850
  • No. 1. Survey for John Davidson ; No. 2. Lots surveyed on 1st Street between Fred. & Fayette streets : [Georgetown, Washington D.C.].

    Cadastral survey maps showing landowners' names. "Book 1839, 40, last part, Octo'r 28th 1843." Title from verso. From the Taggart Estate papers. Pen-and-ink. Soiled, fold-lined, and missing edge sections. Two incomplete surveys maps in ink and lead pencil on verso. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Phillips. Washington 496 Vault DCP

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1843
  • Washington and vicinity, Maryland, District of Columbia, Virginia /

    Relief shown by contours and spot heights. Road overprint dated "Jan. 1929" printed in red. "Culture revised in 1927 ..." Includes notes. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy soiled, sectioned, and mounted on cloth backing. DCP

    • Contributor: Geological Survey (U.S.)
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1929
  • Catalog Record

    Plan of the city of Washington : the capitol [sic] of the United States of America / Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    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
  • "Moore's Vacancy" : [Washington D.C.] /

    Cadastral survey map. "Surveyed 6th Nov'r 1848." On verso in lead pencil: From Joseph M. Toner papers. Pen-and-ink and lead pencil. Torn, missing small sections along edges, and faced with rice paper. Includes computations. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault DCP

    • Contributor: Carbery, Lewis
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1848
  • Catalog Record

    City of Washington showing location of sewers referred to in advertisement and specifications dated Aug. 16th 1884 / Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Blueprint. Includes 6 sewer cross-sections. LC copy stained, fold-lined, annotated in red pencil and blue wash, and mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP

    • Contributor: District of Columbia. Engineer Department
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1884
  • 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.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1906
  • City of Washington.

    Shows wards, built-up areas, and major buildings. Also covers Georgetown. Includes Capitol floorplan and index to points of interest. "16." LC copy missing small corner sections and accompanied by typewritten information card: [From] A new universal atlas, Thomas, Cowperthwait & Co., Philadelphia, 1851. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP

    • Contributor: Mitchell, S. Augustus
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1851
  • 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 ...

    Title in left lower margin: Full-color facsimile of Pierre Charles L'Enfant's 1791 manuscript plan for the city of Washington. Full color facsim. of the earliest extant plan of Washington D.C. (The L'Enfant Plan). Computer graphics, United States Geological Survey, William E. Schinkel ... [et al.] ; map editing, Library of Congress, Richard W. Stephenson, with the assistance of Ralph E. Ehrenberg and Andrew J. ...

    • Contributor: L'Enfant, Pierre Charles
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1991
  • Catalog Record

    Washington National Airport search and rescue chart : [Washington D.C. metropolitan area]. Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Shows "Emergency locations" (firehouses and hospitals), helicopter landing areas, radial distances from National Airport, and airport approach patterns in the Washington D.C. metropolitan area. "May 1981." Title from panel. Gift; Mr. D. Mumford; August 1998. "Published in accordance with Federal Aviation Administration and Department of Commerce agreement." Includes notes, index of emergency locations, "Sample grid" diagram, and ancillary small map of Washington National Airport ...

    • Contributor: United States. Department of Commerce - United States. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration - United States. Federal Aviation Administration - National Ocean Survey
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1981
  • Catalog Record

    Plat of triangular reservation on Pennsylvania Avenue between 20th & 21st streets west : [Washington D.C.] / Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Covers triangular park bounded by Pennsylvania Avenue and I and 21 st streets N.W. "18th November 1854." Includes "Recapitulation" table. LC copy mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP

    • Contributor: French, Benjamin (Benjamin Brown) - Forsyth, William - United States. Commissioner of Public Buildings
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1854
  • 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. Watermarks: J Whatman, Budgen, [crown over fleur-de-lis]. Includes text and notes. LC copy soiled, torn, and annotated in ink at upper right: This map is one of the original impressions from the "Boston Plate" of 1792 ... Hugh J. Taggart. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Phillips. Washington 1278 Vault ...

    • Contributor: Ellicott, Andrew
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1792
  • City of Washington.

    Shows wards, built-up areas, and major buildings. Also covers Georgetown. "Entered according to act of Congress ... 1850, by Thomas, Cowperthwait & Co. ... Eastern District of Pennsylvania." Includes note, index to points of interest, and Capitol floorplan. LC copy torn at edges and fold-lined. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP

    • Contributor: Thomas, Cowperthwait & Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1850