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  • Plan of the city of Washington : seat of government of the United States /

    Plan of the city of Washington : seat of government of the Un...

    Shows block numbers, wards, existing and proposed government buildings, and radial distances from Capitol. Cover title: Washington City. "Entered according to Act of Congress on the 12 day of Nov. 1822 by ...

    • Contributor: Elliot, William
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1835
  • [Partial cadastral map of southern part of Georgetown, Washington D.C.].

    [Partial cadastral map of southern part of Georgetown, Washin...

    Shows buildings in different colors, some landowners' names, and unidentified profiles along streets. Probably drawn by Nicholas King. Black ink, red ink, and watercolors. Watermark: Budgen 1799 (with device under crown). Soiled, ...

    • Contributor: King, N.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1799
  • The monumental and commercial center of the national capital and the surrounding residential neighborhoods : three dimensional map of central Washington /

    The monumental and commercial center of the national capital ...

    Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Axonometric aerial view of central area bounded by 30th St. N.W., P St. N.W.-N.E., 3rd St. N.E.-S.E., M St. ...

    • Contributor: Joseph Passonneau and Partners
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1996
  • Potomac River (in four sheets) /

    Potomac River (in four sheets) /

    Chart of the Potomac River from Washington, D.C. to its entrance into the Chesapeake Bay. Chart indicates soundings, tides, lighthouses, and the shoreline configuration. Description derived from published bibliography. Maps numbered 20-23 ...

    • Contributor: United States Coast Survey
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • Map of n. eastern Virginia and vicinity of Washington /

    Map of n. eastern Virginia and vicinity of Washington /

    Accompanied by sheet: Presented to Brig. Genl. S. Williams, A.A. Genl. Hd. Qrs. Army, by order of Maj. Genl. McClellan, Comd. in Chf. U.S.A. [signed] A.W. Whipple, Maj. T.E. [1] leaf ; ...

    • Contributor: United States. War Dept. Corps of Topographical Engineers
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • Washington, property of Sidney Bieber and heirs showing portion there of occupied by tracks of P.B & W.R.R. Co. /

    Washington, property of Sidney Bieber and heirs showing porti...

    Covers part of area now occupied by Congressional Cemetery, Barney Circle S.E., and Conrail right-of-way. Partial cadastral map. Blueprint. "P.A.E. Wilm. 11-5-'06." "5649." "14-A." Available also through the Library of Congress Web ...

    • Contributor: Philadelphia, Baltimore & Washington Railroad Company. Maryland Division
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1906
  • View of Washington City.

    View of Washington City.

    Low-angle bird's-eye view of central Washington toward the west and northwest with The Capitol in foreground. "Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1871 by E. Sachse & Co. Balto. ...

    • Contributor: E. Sachse & Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1871
  • [Survey map of the White House grounds, Washington D.C.].

    [Survey map of the White House grounds, Washington D.C.].

    Partial cadastral map. Relief shown by hachures and spot heights. Features shown existed in 1807 or later. Title devised by cataloger. Black, brown, and red inks, and lead pencil. Watermark: 1794. Available ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1800
  • Map of the division of the north half of a tract of land called "St. Elisabeth," situated on the east side of the Anacostia River in the county of Washington, D.C. : surveyed into one acre lots for sale to freedmen /

    Map of the division of the north half of a tract of land call...

    Cadastral map showing some landowners' names. Covers Barry Farms subdivision, S.E. Washington D.C. Pen-and-ink with small additions in lead pencil. Originally drawn on 2 sheets. Oriented with north toward the upper left. ...

    • Contributor: District of Columbia. Office of the Surveyor
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1867
  • [Plans and sections of the proposed continuation of the Washington Canal from Rock Creek to Little Falls of the Potomac, Washington D.C.] /

    [Plans and sections of the proposed continuation of the Washi...

    Section III also covers lower part of Georgetown. Drawn by Nicholas King. Pen-and-ink and watercolor. Map no. I drawn in 2 sections and oriented with north toward the upper left. Mounted on ...

    • Contributor: Latrobe, Benjamin Henry
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1802
  • Potomac River (in four sheets): Sheet no. 4, from Indian Head to Georgetown

    Potomac River (in four sheets): Sheet no. 4, from Indian Head...

    Scale 1:40,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 53.4 "No. 391" in upper left corner of map. "Electrotype copy no. 1, by G. Mathiot, U.S.C.S." is printed in the upper margin. Information ...

    • Contributor: United States Coast Survey
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • 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 an act of Congress, passed on the sixteenth day of July, MDCCXC, "establishing the permanent seat on the bank of the Potowmac" /

    Plan of the city intended for the permanent seat of the gover...

    In lower margin at left: Computer-assisted reproduction of Pierre Charles L'Enfant's 1791 manuscript plan for the city of Washington, produced by the U.S. Geological Survey for the Library of Congress. Facsimile. Original ...

    • Contributor: L'Enfant, Pierre Charles
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1991
  • Plan of the city of Washington : now building for the metropolis of America, and established as the permanent residence of Congress after the year 1800 /

    Plan of the city of Washington : now building for the metropo...

    Relief shown by hachures. Also covers Georgetown. From Universal magazine, July 1793, facing p. 41. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes latitude/longitude statement. LC ...

    • Contributor: Bent, William
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1793
  • 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 seat of their government, after the year MDCCC /

    Plan of the city of Washington in the territory of Columbia :...

    Shows block numbers and proposed government buildings. Watermarks: I Taylor, GR, [crown over fleur-de-lis]. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes text and notes. LC ...

    • Contributor: Ellicott, Andrew
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1792
  • Plan of the Rebel attack on Washington, D.C., 11th & 12th July 1864.

    Plan of the Rebel attack on Washington, D.C., 11th & 12th Jul...

    Color coding indicates the location of Union and Confederate forces. NOTE: Researchers will be served a color photocopy of this diary image. Relief shown by hachures. This item is from the collections ...

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Map of n. eastern Virginia and vicinity of Washington /

    Map of n. eastern Virginia and vicinity of Washington /

    Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. Shows forts and batteries in the District of Columbia and immediate vicinity. At head of title: Surveys for military defences. LC copy annotated in ...

    • Contributor: United States. Corps of Topographical Engineers
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • Within sight of the White House : section of Washington, D.C., known as "Hooker's Division," which contains 50 saloons and 109 bawdy-houses--list of 61 places where liquor is sold with government [sic] but without city licenses.

    Within sight of the White House : section of Washington, D.C....

    Cadastral map. Newspaper clipping. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes text, directory of unlicensed premises, and index to points of interest. LC copy mounted ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1890
  • Map of the located route of the Metropolitan Rail Road and the adjacent country comprising the District of Columbia and the counties of Montgomery, Frederick, and Washington in the state of Maryland, Francis Dodge president M.R.R. Company, Edmund French, chief engineer, W. R. Hutton draughtsman, completed April 30, 1855 from surveys made in 1853 and 1854.

    Map of the located route of the Metropolitan Rail Road and th...

    Scale 1:126,720. LC Railroad maps, 460 Description derived from published bibliography. Topographical map of part of Maryland showing relief by hachures, drainage, cities and towns, canals, the Washington Aqueduct, roads, and railroads ...

    • Contributor: Hutton, Wm. R.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1855
  • Map of the state of Virginia /

    Map of the state of Virginia /

    "August 1863." "Lith. by Chas. G. Krebs." Accompanied by cover: Map of Virginia / compiled in the office of the United States Coast Survey. Washington, D.C. : W.H. & O.H. Morrison : ...

    • Contributor: Nicholson, W. L.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • History of Mapping the Civil War -                        Civil War Maps

    History of Mapping the Civil War - Civ...

    War, like necessity, has been called the mother of invention. The same might be said of cartography, for with every war there is a great rush to produce maps to aid in ...

    • Original Format: Maps - Web Pages
    • Date: 1861
  • Map of n. eastern Virginia and vicinity of Washington /

    Map of n. eastern Virginia and vicinity of Washington /

    Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. Shows forts and batteries in the District of Columbia and immediate vicinity. Also shows "Battle field at Bull Run fought July 21st 1861." At ...

    • Contributor: United States. Corps of Topographical Engineers
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • Maps accompanying the report of the operations of the Engineer Department of the District of Columbia : for the fiscal year ended June 30, 1891 : [Washington D.C.] /

    Maps accompanying the report of the operations of the Enginee...

    Relief shown by contours on map 2. On some maps: To Sept. 1st 1891 -- To Dec. 1st 1891. Title from accompanying title sheet. "To accompany the annual report of the Commissioners, ...

    • Contributor: Rossell, W. T.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1892
  • Topographical map of Virginia between Washington and Manassas Junction.

    Topographical map of Virginia between Washington and Manassas...

    Shows Union and Confederate positions at "Battle of Bull Run, July 21st 1861." Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. In right margin at bottom: Guide to Mount Vernon by the ...

    • Contributor: Magnus, Charles
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • The national capital, Washington City, D.C.

    The national capital, Washington City, D.C.

    Perspective map not drawn to scale. Bird's-eye view. Shows Georgetown, Foggy Bottom, and Potomac waterfront. "Copyright secured by A. Sachse & Co., Baltimore, Md." LC Panoramic maps (2nd ed.), 109 Available also ...

    • Contributor: A. Sachse & Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1883
  • Topographical map of Washington, D.C., and vicinity. Showing the Union forts and defences built 1861-3.

    Topographical map of Washington, D.C., and vicinity. Showing ...

    NOTE: Researchers will be served a color photocopy of this scrapbook image. Relief shown by hachures. This item is from the collections of the Virginia Historical Society; please contact the institution for ...

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • James E. Clements' map of Washington City and surrounding country.

    James E. Clements' map of Washington City and surrounding cou...

    Stephenson. Cartography of northern Virginia, pl. 88 Includes text and col. ill. Text on verso. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy torn and ...

    • Contributor: Clements, James E.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1891
  • 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 seat of their government, after the year MDCCC /

    Plan of the city of Washington in the territory of Columbia :...

    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 ...

    • Contributor: Ellicott, Andrew
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1792
  • Palisades of the Potomac, scenery unsurpassed : embracing the additions to Washington of Drovers Rest, White Haven, Toronto Heights, and River View, adjoining Washington and extending along the Potomac River on both sides of the Conduit Road for five miles to the Little Falls /

    Palisades of the Potomac, scenery unsurpassed : embracing the...

    Cadastral map. "June 23rd 1890." Alternate title at upper right: Palisades of the Potomac Land and Improvement Co.'s subdivision no. 1, being part of "White Haven." "Entered according to act of Congress ...

    • Contributor: Brewer, H. W.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1890
  • Hill between hill no. 1 & Fort Meigs : [Washington D.C.].

    Hill between hill no. 1 & Fort Meigs : [Washington D.C.].

    Relief shown by contours. Black ink, red ink, and lead pencil. Fold-lined. Oriented with north to the left. At lower left in pencil: 19 sheets. At upper left in ink: 211, L. ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1860
  • Plan of the city of Washington and territory of Columbia / engraved by W. & D. Lizars, Edin'r.

    Plan of the city of Washington and territory of Columbia / en...

    Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes ill. of the Capitols at Richmond and Washington. LC copy fold-lined and taped. 1 map ; 34 x ...

    • Contributor: Lizars, W. H.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1819
  • 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 seat of their government, after the year MDCCC /

    Plan of the city of Washington in the territory of Columbia :...

    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 ...

    • Contributor: Ellicott, Andrew
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1792
  • Map of fortifications and defenses of Washington.

    Map of fortifications and defenses of Washington.

    In left lower margin: Taken from a map issued by the War Department in 1865. In left upper margin: Appendix A. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.) 682 Available also through the ...

    • Contributor: Hodasevich, R. A.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1865
  • Isometrical view of the Presidents House, the surrounding public buildings, and private residences : [Washington D.C.].

    Isometrical view of the Presidents House, the surrounding pub...

    Bird's-eye view of White House vicinity and Lafayette Park. Shows all buildings, individual trees, fences, sidewalks, etc. Oriented with north toward the upper right. Accompanied by letter from the White House, July ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1857
  • Plan of the city of Washington.

    Plan of the city of Washington.

    At upper left: Literary Magazine. From Literary magazine and British review, Jan. 1793, opp. p. 49 (AP3.L62). "Published as the Act directs Feb. 1, 1793 for the Proprietors by J. Good, Bond ...

    • Contributor: Good, J.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1793
  • Map of the city of Washington : showing the sub-divisions, grades, and the general configuration of the ground in equidistances from 5 to 5 feet altitude /

    Map of the city of Washington : showing the sub-divisions, gr...

    Title from leaf 1. Relief shown by contours. Phillips 11768 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. 1 atlas (10 folded leaves of plates) : all ...

    • Contributor: Bastert A.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1872
  • Distance maps. Map of the Atlantic states, showing 50 mile distances from Washington. Map of the battleground [at Manassas] showing 5 mile distances from Washington.  Map of the Fortress Monroe, showing 1 mile distances from the fortress.

    Distance maps. Map of the Atlantic states, showing 50 mile di...

    Various scales. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 15 Imperfect. Left center portion is wanting. Each map indicates forts, towns, railroads, and rivers. Insets: Position of forces at Bull Run. 8 x ...

    • Contributor: Louis Prang and Company
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Plan of the city of Washington : seat of government of the United States.

    Plan of the city of Washington : seat of government of the Un...

    Shows block numbers, wards, existing and planned government buildings, and radial distances from Capitol. "Entered according to Act of Congress on the 12 day of Nov. 1822 by S.A. Elliot of the ...

    • Contributor: Elliot, William
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1822
  • Washington, the beautiful capital of the nation /

    Washington, the beautiful capital of the nation /

    Perspective map not drawn to scale. Oriented with north toward the upper right. Bird's-eye view. LC Panoramic maps (2nd ed.), 111.4 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a ...

    • Contributor: Olsen, William
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1923
  • District of Columbia and the seat of war on the Potomac.

    District of Columbia and the seat of war on the Potomac.

    Low-angle bird's-eye view. Shows cities of Washington and Alexandria in foreground. Includes index of military positions with regiment names. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 678 Stephenson. Cartography of northern Virginia, pl. ...

    • Contributor: Bohn, Casimir
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Plan showing proposed method of laying out the public grounds at Washington /

    Plan showing proposed method of laying out the public grounds...

    Covers The Mall between Capitol grounds and 17th St. N.W. Also covers adjacent areas including "Parade or President's Park," White House grounds, future Federal Triangle, and Washington Canal. At foot of title: ...

    • Contributor: Downing, A. J.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1851
  • [Map of portions of Virginia and Maryland, extending from Baltimore to Strasburg, and from Washington to Gettysburg, with concentric circles at 5-mile intervals centering on Washington and on Baltimore].

    [Map of portions of Virginia and Maryland, extending from Bal...

    Relief shown by hachures. Date and title from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Pen-and-ink and crayon on tracing cloth mounted on paper. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H9 Available also through ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1860
  • [Sketch plan for landscaping the grounds of the President's House, ca. 1802-05].

    [Sketch plan for landscaping the grounds of the President's H...

    Title from accompanying photocopied pages. Drawn by different hands. Attributed variously to Benjamin Latrobe, Robert Mills, and Thomas Jefferson. Pen-and-ink with lead pencil additions. Soiled, wrinkled, fold-lined, and torn. Accompanied by handwritten ...

    • Contributor: Latrobe, Benjamin Henry
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1802
  • Plan of part of the city of Washington : on which is shewn the squares, lots, &c., divided between William Prout Esq'r and the Commissioners of the Federal Buildings, agreeably to the deed of trust /

    Plan of part of the city of Washington : on which is shewn th...

    Cadastral map showing original landholdings, new block numbers, new lot lines, lot numbers, and street widths. Covers area in N.E.-S.E. Washington (now Lincoln Park district) approx. bounded by Navy Yard, 3rd St. ...

    • Contributor: King, N.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1800
  • 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 an act of Congress passed the sixteenth day of July, MDCCXC, "establishing the permanent seat on the bank of the Potowmac" : [Washington D.C.] /

    Plan of the city intended for the permanent seat of the gover...

    At upper right: Office, Commissioner of Public Buildings, D.C. 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. ...

    • Contributor: L'Enfant, Pierre Charles
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1887
  • Upper Potomac park project to preserve the Great Falls and Palisades of the Potomac /

    Upper Potomac park project to preserve the Great Falls and Pa...

    Covers Potomac River Valley between Watkins Island and Long Bridge. Shows existing and proposed parks. "September--1927." "Chart 28." "39872-29. (Face p. 60.) No. 1." Available also through the Library of Congress Web ...

    • Contributor: United States. National Capital Park and Planning Commission
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1928
  • [Topographical map of part of Washington D.C.].

    [Topographical map of part of Washington D.C.].

    Relief shown by hachures. Areas covered are unidentified. Title devised by cataloger. Incomplete tracing of LC's G3850 1861 .B6 Vault. In lower right corner: Transferred from Office of Chf. Engr., Defense of ...

    • Contributor: United States. Army. Corps of Engineers
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Topography of the federal city, 1791 : [Washington D.C.] /

    Topography of the federal city, 1791 : [Washington D.C.] /

    Ms. map with original streets, roads, buildings, Washington city boundary (old), and hydrography in col. pencil on photocopy (ozalid) base. Relief shown by contours and shading. Shows "Site of President's House" and ...

    • Contributor: Hawkins, Don
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1990
  • Sketch of Washington in embryo : viz., previous to its survey by Major L'Enfant, 1792 /

    Sketch of Washington in embryo : viz., previous to its survey...

    Cadastral map showing landholdings in central Washington with owners' names. Facsim. of 1874 map compiled by E.F.M. Faehtz and F.W. Pratt. Original version: [Washington? : s.n.], 1874. Includes text. LC copy fold-lined, ...

    • Contributor: Faehtz, E. F. M.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1893
  • Baist's real estate atlas of surveys of Washington, District of Columbia : complete in four volumes /

    Baist's real estate atlas of surveys of Washington, District ...

    T.p. mounted on inside of front cover of each v. Phillips 4552 Phillips 11775 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. v. 1. N.W. section [south ...

    • Contributor: Baist, G. Wm.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1919
  • Washington, the beautiful capital of the nation /

    Washington, the beautiful capital of the nation /

    Perspective map not drawn to scale. Bird's-eye view. Oriented with north toward the upper right. LC Panoramic maps (2nd ed.), 111.2 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a ...

    • Contributor: Olsen, William
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1921
  • Army Medical Center, Walter Reed General Hospital, Washington, D.C., post map /

    Army Medical Center, Walter Reed General Hospital, Washington...

    "Feb. 1935." Blueprint. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes note. LC copy fold-lined and annotated in yellow pencil to show names and additions. 1 ...

    • Contributor: Walter Reed Army Medical Center. Office of the Quartermaster
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1935
  • The vicinity of Washington, D.C.

    The vicinity of Washington, D.C.

    Partial cadastral map showing buildings and householders' names beyond city limits. Relief shown by contours. Also shows radial distances from White House. "Entered according to Act of Congress, in the year 1894, ...

    • Contributor: Hopkins, Griffith Morgan
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1894
  • Map of the defences of Washington.

    Map of the defences of Washington.

    Relief shown by hachures. In lower margin below title: (From Atlas accompanying Official Records). LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.) 682.5 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1865
  • 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 an act of Congress, passed on the sixteenth day of July, MDCCXC, "establishing the permanent seat on the bank of the Potowmac" : [Washington D.C.] /

    Plan of the city intended for the permanent seat of the gover...

    The earliest extant plan of Washington D.C., known as "The L'Enfant Plan." At upper right: Office, Commissioner of Public Buildings, D.C. Dark and light inks, watercolors, and lead pencil annotations (some erased). ...

    • Contributor: L'Enfant, Pierre Charles
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1791
  • Exhibit chart showing streets & avenues of the cities of Washington and Georgetown, improved under the Board of Public Works, D.C. : Nov. 1st 1873 : sewers.

    Exhibit chart showing streets & avenues of the cities of Wash...

    Depths shown by soundings. Also shows block and ward numbers. In printer's cartouche: 466. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy soiled, annotated in ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1873
  • Contours of Union forts on south side of Potomac, 1862 [map].

    Contours of Union forts on south side of Potomac, 1862 [map].

    NOTE: Researchers will be served a photocopy of this scrapbook image. This item is from the collections of the Virginia Historical Society; please contact the institution for more information. This map shows ...

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Topographical map of the District of Columbia /

    Topographical map of the District of Columbia /

    Partial cadastral map showing some householders' names, individual buildings, and vegetation. Relief shown by contours and hachures. Depths shown by contours and soundings. Also covers Virginia shoreline zone. "Entered according to Act ...

    • Contributor: Boschke, A.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Sanborn Fire Insurance Map from Washington, District of Columbia, District of Columbia.

    Sanborn Fire Insurance Map from Washington, District of Colum...

    Bound. 84 Sheet(s). 1888.

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1888
  • Sketch of hill to be used for gov't fortification on Queen's Farm : [Washington D.C.].

    Sketch of hill to be used for gov't fortification on Queen's ...

    Relief shown by hachures. Pen-and-ink and lead pencil. Lead pencilled note, ill., and watercolored areas on verso. In upper left corner: 211, L. Sheet 11. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.) 691.8 ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1860
  • B.H. Warner & Co.'s Map showing a bird's-eye view of the city of Washington and suburbs : locating the public buildings and places of interest /

    B.H. Warner & Co.'s Map showing a bird's-eye view of the city...

    Shows block numbers. Selected points of interest and relief shown pictorially. Includes advertisements. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copies mounted on cloth backing. ...

    • Contributor: Gedney, A. G.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1886
  • [Cadastral survey map of Charles Carroll Jr.'s land in central Washington D.C. in 1793].

    [Cadastral survey map of Charles Carroll Jr.'s land in centra...

    Cadastral survey of land tracts named Duddington Pasture, Duddington Manor, New Troy, and Houps Addition, with owners' names. "The out lines of the Resurvey as made for Charles Carroll Jun'r the 16th ...

    • Contributor: Priggs, John F. A.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1890
  • [A map of Fairfax County, and parts of Loudoun and Prince William Counties, Va., and the District of Columbia] /

    [A map of Fairfax County, and parts of Loudoun and Prince Wil...

    LC Land ownership maps, 1251 Relief shown by hachures. Shows western Washington D.C. region, including fortifications and names of some residents. Title derived from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Pen-and-ink on tracing ...

    • Contributor: Hoffmann, J. Paul
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • Map of n. eastern Virginia and vicinity of Washington /

    Map of n. eastern Virginia and vicinity of Washington /

    Shows forts and batteries in the District of Columbia and immediate vicinity. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. At head of title: Surveys for military defences. "Additions & corrections for ...

    • Contributor: United States. Corps of Topographical Engineers
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • View of the city of Washington in 1792.

    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 ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1860
  • Map of the city of Washington /

    Map of the city of Washington /

    Shows block numbers, wards, and government buildings. Indexed for points of interest. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy fold-lined, trimmed, annotated in ink ...

    • Contributor: De Krafft, F. C.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1846
  • Baist's real estate atlas of surveys of Washington, District of Columbia : complete in four volumes /

    Baist's real estate atlas of surveys of Washington, District ...

    Phillips 4550 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. v. 1. N.W. section [south of Florida Ave.] (1913) -- v. 3. [N.W. section south of Florida ...

    • Contributor: Baist, G. Wm.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1913
  • War map, showing the vicinities of Baltimore & Washington,

    War map, showing the vicinities of Baltimore & Washington,

    Scale ca. 1:450,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 241.5 "Entered according to act of Congress in the year 1861 by G. M. Hopkins." General map of eastern and central Maryland, Washington, ...

    • Contributor: Hopkins, Griffith Morgan
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Topographical sketch of the environs of Washington, D.C. : (survey of locality for public park & site for a presidential mansion) /

    Topographical sketch of the environs of Washington, D.C. : (s...

    Covers territory of present-day Rock Creek Park and adjacent areas. Cadastral map showing householders' names. Relief shown by shading. "Made in compliance with Senate Resolution of 18th July 1866." "Approved by Committee ...

    • Contributor: Michler, N.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1901
  • A map of the state of Virginia : reduced from the nine sheet map of the state in conformity to law /

    A map of the state of Virginia : reduced from the nine sheet ...

    Covers also Washington, D.C., West Virginia, Maryland, Delaware, and southern Pennsylvania. Relief shown by hachures. "Entered according to Act of Congress, the 31st day of October 1827 by W.B. Giles, Governor of ...

    • Contributor: Böÿe, Herman - Böÿe, Herman
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1827
  • A 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 /

    A map of the city of Washington in the District of Columbia :...

    Shows block numbers. Relief shown by hachures. "Entered according to Act of Congress by R't King, District of Columbia." Includes ill. of White House and Capitol. Available also through the Library of ...

    • Contributor: King, Rt.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1818
  • E. & G.W. Blunt's corrected map of Washington and the seat of war on the Potomac.

    E. & G.W. Blunt's corrected map of Washington and the seat of...

    Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. Hand col. in red to show D.C. boundary and Civil War battle locations. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.) 677 Available also through the ...

    • Contributor: E. & G.W. Blunt (Firm)
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • Map of the city of Washington D.C. : established as the permanent seat of the government of the U.S. of Am. /

    Map of the city of Washington D.C. : established as the perma...

    Shows block numbers, wards, built-up areas, and major buildings. Also covers Georgetown. Includes inset "Map of the District of Columbia," statistical tables, and ill. Available also through the Library of Congress Web ...

    • Contributor: Keily, James
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1851
  • Sanborn Fire Insurance Map from Washington, District of Columbia, District of Columbia.

    Sanborn Fire Insurance Map from Washington, District of Colum...

    Key map edition. Bound. Includes Chevy Chase, Takoma Park, Maryland. 93 Sheet(s). 1903 - 1916 Vol. 3, 1916.

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1916
  • Washington, the beautiful capital of the nation.

    Washington, the beautiful capital of the nation.

    Perspective map not drawn to scale. Oriented with north toward the upper right. Bird's-eye view. LC Panoramic maps (2nd ed.), 111.3 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a ...

    • Contributor: Olsen, William
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1922
  • Map of Washington City, District of Columbia, seat of the federal government : respectfully dedicated to the Senate and the House of Representatives of the United States of North America /

    Map of Washington City, District of Columbia, seat of the fed...

    Cadastral map showing buildings and wards. Shows "W. Twenty Seventh St." correctly; Judiciary Square shown as "Judicary Square." Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by contours and soundings. Available also through the ...

    • Contributor: Boschke, A.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1857
  • Topographical map of Virginia between Washington and Manassas Junction.

    Topographical map of Virginia between Washington and Manassas...

    Scale ca. 1:270,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 451 Indicates Union and Confederate positions at "battle of Bull Run, July 21st 1861," Union encampments, towns, roads, the street pattern of Washington, ...

    • Contributor: Magnus, Charles
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Map of Anacostia River in the District of Columbia and Maryland /

    Map of Anacostia River in the District of Columbia and Maryla...

    Depths shown by contours and soundings. "Area to be filled shaded in red." Oriented with north toward the upper right. "To accompany report of Oct. 24, 1891, Peter C. Hains, Lieut. Colonel ...

    • Contributor: Hains, Peter C.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1891
  • Extract of military map of N.E. Virginia showing forts and roads

    Extract of military map of N.E. Virginia showing forts and roads

    Also shows rural householders' names, railroads, vegetation, marsh areas, and street pattern of Washington, D.C. and Alexandria. Covers Washington D.C. metropolitan area. In left upper margin: 39th Cong. 1st Sess.--Report of the ...

    • Contributor: United States. War Dept. Engineer Bureau
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1865
  • Plan of the Rebel attack on Washington, D.C., July 11th and 12th, 1864.

    Plan of the Rebel attack on Washington, D.C., July 11th and 1...

    Color coding indicates the location of Union and Confederate forces. NOTE: Researchers will be served a photocopy of this scrapbook image. Relief shown by hachures. This item is from the collections of ...

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • 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 an act of Congress passed the sixteenth day of July, MDCCXC, "establishing the permanent seat on the bank of the Potowmac" : [Washington D.C.] /

    Plan of the city intended for the permanent seat of the gover...

    Photocopy of a facsim. of the 1791 L'Enfant plan. Original facsim. extensively annotated in ink by Lawrence Martin, chief, Division of Maps, Library of Congress. Includes text, indexed "References," and photocopied newspaper ...

    • Contributor: L'Enfant, Pierre Charles
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1887
  • Map exhibiting the property of the U.S. in the vicinity of the Capitol : colored red, with the manner in which it is proposed to lay off the same in building lots, as described in the report to the Sup't of the city to which this is annexed /

    Map exhibiting the property of the U.S. in the vicinity of th...

    Covers area bounded by 2nd St. east, D St. south, 6th St. west, and D St. north, including eastern part of the Mall. Relief shown by shading. Partial cadastral map showing buildings, ...

    • Contributor: District of Columbia. Office of the Surveyor
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1815
  • Map of the seat of war!

    Map of the seat of war!

    Various scales. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 16 Containing a map of the vicinity of Washington, Baltimore, Harper's Ferry and Annapolis, with five mile distance lines from Washington. Map showing the ...

    • Contributor: Louis Prang and Company
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • [Maps of the Washington Aqueduct, Md. and Washington D.C.] : to accompany supplemental report of Chief Engineer dated Feb. 22nd 1864.

    [Maps of the Washington Aqueduct, Md. and Washington D.C.] : ...

    Relief shown by hachures on some maps. Title devised by cataloger. Orientation differs. Accompanied by Senate document: Supplemental report of the chief engineer of the Washington Aqueduct. 50 p. : ill. ; ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • Fort Pennsylvania and encampment at Tennallytown near Washington, D.C. /

    Fort Pennsylvania and encampment at Tennallytown near Washing...

    Pen-and-ink, watercolor, and lead pencil. Imperfect: brittle, missing small sections along sheet edges, fold-lined. Includes general "Explanation" index and "Light battery explanation" index. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site ...

    • Contributor: Cushing, W. E.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • [Map of northern Virginia and part of Maryland].

    [Map of northern Virginia and part of Maryland].

    Relief shown by shading. Shows area south of Frederick, Maryland to Colchester, Virginia and west of Baltimore, Maryland to Harpers Ferry, West Virginia, including fortifications at Munson Hill. Note on verso obscured ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • Kriegsschauplatz von Nord-America. Theil von Maryland, Distr. Columbia und Theil von Virginien /

    Kriegsschauplatz von Nord-America. Theil von Maryland, Distr....

    Bird's-eye view of Washington D.C. region to horizon. Relief shown by shading and landform drawings. Does not show Civil War battle positions or other military features. Panel title/title in lower margin. Oriented ...

    • Contributor: Verlag Von A.D. Geisler
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • [Territory of Columbia].

    [Territory of Columbia].

    Relief shown by hachures. City boundary labelled: Out lines of the city of Washington with the grand avenues and principal streets leading through the public appropriations. Title from later printed ed. Pen-and-ink ...

    • Contributor: Ellicott, Andrew
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1793
  • Birds eye view of Barnes & Weaver's addition to Brookland /

    Birds eye view of Barnes & Weaver's addition to Brookland /

    Perspective map not drawn to scale. Oriented with north toward the lower right. Cadastral map showing lot lines, lot numbers, and dimensions. LC Panoramic maps (2nd ed.), 111.1 Available also through the ...

    • Contributor: Gedney & Roberts
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1895
  • The nation's capital : [Washington D.C.] /

    The nation's capital : [Washington D.C.] /

    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. ...

    • Contributor: Weller, M. I.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1909
  • Plan of the city of Washington : seat of government of the United States /

    Plan of the city of Washington : seat of government of the Un...

    Shows block numbers, wards, existing and proposed government buildings, and radial distances from Capitol. "Entered according to Act of Congress on the 12 day of Nov. 1822 by S.A. Elliot of the ...

    • Contributor: Elliot, William
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1829
  • Map of Washington City, District of Columbia, seat of the federal government : respectfully dedicated to the Senate and the House of Representatives of the United States of North America /

    Map of Washington City, District of Columbia, seat of the fed...

    Partial cadastral map showing lot lines, individual buildings, block numbers, wards, marshes, and woods. Shows "Judicary [sic] Square." "W. Twenty Seventh St." correctly shown. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by contours ...

    • Contributor: Boschke, A.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1857
  • Plan of the Navy Yard at Washington, D.C. : showing the position and dimensions of all the buildings as they were June 1st 1881.

    Plan of the Navy Yard at Washington, D.C. : showing the posit...

    Depths shown by contours and soundings. Black, brown, blue, and red inks. Rubber-stamped: From collection of David Dixon Porter. Faced with gauze, halved, and mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1881
  • Union forts on Maryland shore

    Union forts on Maryland shore

    NOTE: Researchers will be served a photocopy of this scrapbook image. This item is from the collections of the Virginia Historical Society; please contact the institution for more information. Shows the names ...

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Guide leaflets for the tour of historic Civil War defenses, Washington D.C.

    Guide leaflets for the tour of historic Civil War defenses, W...

    Relief shown by contours on some maps. Title from title sheet (sheet #1). Facsims. of Civil War fortification maps of Washington D.C. Original version: [S.l. : s.n., 1861?-1865]. LC sheets imperfect: Use-worn, ...

    • Contributor: United States. Office of National Capital Parks
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1938
  • Extract of military map of N.E. Virginia showing forts and roads.

    Extract of military map of N.E. Virginia showing forts and ro...

    Covers Washington D.C. metropolitan area. Eastern corner of D.C. off map. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. Also shows rural householders' names and vegetation. Coloring differs. Includes note and coat ...

    • Contributor: United States. War Department. Engineer Bureau
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1865
  • Map of the city of Washington (District of Columbia).

    Map of the city of Washington (District of Columbia).

    General street map showing ward numbers within original city boundary. In right-hand margin: Season of 1870-71 will open on Tuesday, Sept. 20, 1870. Includes index of "Public buildings" and advertisements. Available also ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1870
  • Plan of part of the city of Washington shewing the situation of the buildings belonging to Mr. Dan'l Carroll of Duddington.

    Plan of part of the city of Washington shewing the situation ...

    Relief shown by hachures. Covers area bounded by 1st and 2nd streets and North and South Carolina avenues S.E., Capitol Hill, Washington D.C. Shows block numbers, dimensions, buildings, and function of buildings. ...

    • Contributor: King, N.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1796
  • The altograph of Washington City, or, stranger's guide :

    The altograph of Washington City, or, stranger's guide :

    Selected points of interest shown pictorially. "Entered according to Act of Congress ... 1892 by James T. DuBois ..." Area beyond city limits not drawn to scale. Includes directory of "Where to ...

    • Contributor: Dubois, James T.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1892
  • Part of map of portions of the milit'y dept's of Washington, Pennsylvania, Annapolis, and north eastern Virginia /

    Part of map of portions of the milit'y dept's of Washington, ...

    Relief shown by hachures. Shows Washington D.C. region, including western part of Maryland and northeastern Virginia. Does not show Pennsylvania with the exception of Gettysburg. Pen-and-ink on tracing cloth, mounted on paper. ...

    • Contributor: United States. Topographical Bureau
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • Army map of the seat of war in Virginia, showing the battle fields, fortification, etc. on & near the Potomac River

    Army map of the seat of war in Virginia, showing the battle f...

    Scale ca. 1:183,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 448 Map of the Potomac River and vicinity from Harpers Ferry to Swan Point showing towns, roads, railroads, names and boundaries of counties, ...

    • Contributor: Bruff, Joseph Goldsborough
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Washington and vicinity, Maryland, District of Columbia, Virginia /

    Washington and vicinity, Maryland, District of Columbia, Virg...

    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 ...

    • Contributor: Geological Survey (U.S.)
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1929
  • Washington and vicinity, Maryland, District of Columbia, Virginia /

    Washington and vicinity, Maryland, District of Columbia, Virg...

    Relief shown by contours and spot heights. Road overprint in red dated "Jan. 1929." "Culture revised in 1927 ..." From the papers of the Virginia-District of Columbia Boundary Commission. Annotated in red ...

    • Contributor: Geological Survey (U.S.)
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1929
  • Sketch of the march of the British Army under Gen'l Ross from the 19th to the 29th August 1814 : [central Maryland between Benedict and Washington D.C.] /

    Sketch of the march of the British Army under Gen'l Ross from...

    Relief shown by hachures. Published: Military Depot ... Oct'r 10th 1814. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes inset "Sketch of the engagement on the ...

    • Contributor: Evans, D.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1814
  • Bird's-eye-view of Washington City, D.C.

    Bird's-eye-view of Washington City, D.C.

    Perspective map not drawn to scale. LC copy mounted on cloth backing. LC Panoramic maps (2nd ed.), 107 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Indexed ...

    • Contributor: Morrison, George A.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1872
  • City of Washington, statistical maps /

    City of Washington, statistical maps /

    Covers city within the old limits (Florida Av. etc.) and Georgetown. Relief shown by contours and gradient tints on map 2. Title from accompanying title sheet. Common title on map sheets at ...

    • Contributor: Greene, F. V.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1880