• Plan of square no. 378 : showing the true course of the creek running through it at the time it was changed in eighteen hundred & twenty six, & the present direction, since the change /

    Plan of square no. 378 : showing the true course of the creek...

    Cadastral map of block bounded by 10th, E, 9th, and D streets N.W. "Copy from the original record in my office, F.C. de Krafft S.C.W., July 5, 1828." Watermark: Budgen, (fleur-de-lis under crown). Pen-and-ink, green and blue watercolors. Fold-lined and cracked at edges. Printed 1792 Ellicott map on verso: Plan of the city of Washington in the territory of Columbia : ceded by the ...

    • Contributor: District of Columbia. Office of the Surveyor
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1828
  • 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 railroad routes, coast lines and forts, between Boston and Norfolk harbor; map of Norfolk harbor, Fort Monroe and vicinity, with 1 mile distance lines from Ft. Monroe; Map of the vicinity of ...

    • Contributor: Louis Prang and Company
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • 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...

    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
  • Potomac River (in four sheets) /

    Potomac River (in four sheets) /

    • Contributor: United States Coast Survey
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • 5th plan, from 7th east to 13th Street and G Street south to East Capitol Street : [S.E. Washington D.C.].

    5th plan, from 7th east to 13th Street and G Street south to ...

    Partial cadastral map showing block numbers, outline of pre-existing landholding, and lots tinted in different colors. Covers area bounded by East Capitol, 13th, G, and 7th streets S.E. Title from handwritten (ink) label affixed to cloth backing. Pen-and-ink, watercolors, and lead pencil. Watermark: L Munn 1794. Edged in green cloth stripping, mounted on cloth backing, and annotated in lead pencil on cloth backing: From ...

    • Contributor: King, Rt.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1794
  • Map of that part of the city on which Mrs. Fenwick's house stands : [Washington D.C.].

    Map of that part of the city on which Mrs. Fenwick's house st...

    Covers area bounded by Half St. west, O St. south, Half St. east, and R St. south. Shows block numbers and building dimensions. Possibly drawn by Nicholas King. Black, brown, and red inks. Watermarked [fleur-de-lis under crown]. Mounted on cloth backing. Includes indexed "References." 1 map : ms., col. ; 37 x 34 cm.

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1796
  • Hill no. 3 opposite Fort Maha[n] : [Washington D.C.].

    Hill no. 3 opposite Fort Maha[n] : [Washington D.C.].

    Relief shown by contours and spot heights. Black ink, red ink, and lead pencil. Mounted on cloth backing. At lower right: 211, L. Sheet 10. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.) 691.2 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. 1 map : ms., col. ; 39 x 66 cm.

    • Contributor: United States. Army. Corps of Engineers
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1860
  • Surveys of the military defences, vicinity of Washington, D.C. /

    Surveys of the military defences, vicinity of Washington, D.C. /

    Shows names of some residents. Relief shown by hachures. Depth shown by contours and soundings. Pen-and-ink over pencil grid on tracing cloth, mounted on cloth. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H110 Includes an index to public buildings in Washington. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. 1 ms. map : col., cloth ; 51 x 41 cm.

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • [Map of the fortifications within the District of Columbia].

    [Map of the fortifications within the District of Columbia].

    Relief shown by contours. Depths shown by contours and soundings. Shows buildings within city limits. Shows lot lines and householders' names in rural areas. Oriented with north toward the upper left. Annotated in brown ink: Furnished for the use of the Office of the General of Ordnance by command of M.G. McClellan, J.N. Macomb Lt. Col. & A.D. Camp Chf. T.E. Army of Potomac, ...

    • Contributor: United States. Army of the Potomac
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • Topographical sketch near Fort Staunton from points not under fire of its guns : [Washington D.C.].

    Topographical sketch near Fort Staunton from points not under...

    Relief shown by hachures and form lines. Black and brown inks. At upper left: 211, L. Sheet 15. Missing small sections at corners. Includes bar scale. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.) 691.6 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. 1 map : ms. ; 49 x 45 cm.

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1860
  • Baist's real estate atlas of surveys of Washington, District of Columbia : complete in three volumes /

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

    Phillips 1505 v. 1. N.W. section [south of Florida Ave.] -- v. 2. [N.E. section south of Florida Ave., S.E. section west of Anacostia River, and S.W. -- v. 3. West Washington and the county. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. 1 atlas (3 v.) : col. maps ; 58 cm.

    • Contributor: Baist, G. Wm.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1903

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  • Reconnaissance of "Anacostia" above Wash. Navy Yd. /

    Reconnaissance of "Anacostia" above Wash. Navy Yd. /

    Covers part of Anacostia River in Washington D.C. "Aug. 18th 1861." Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. India ink and blue wash. Includes note. At upper left: 211, L. Sheet 16. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.) 689.5 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. 1 map : col., ms., tracing linen ; 46 x 33 ...

    • Contributor: Cluss, A.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Map of that part of the city on which Mrs. Prouts house stands : [Washington D.C.].

    Map of that part of the city on which Mrs. Prouts house stand...

    Shows block numbers, buildings, and block and building dimensions. Covers area bounded by I, 9th, M, and 7th streets S.E. Probably drawn by Nicholas King. Black, brown, and red inks, and lead pencil. Watermark: IV. Mounted on cloth backing. Includes note and table of "References." 1 map : ms., col. ; 42 x 19 cm., on sheet 49 x 35 cm.

    • Contributor: King, N.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1796
  • [Map of the southern part of the city of Washington D.C.].

    [Map of the southern part of the city of Washington D.C.].

    Covers area bounded by Anacostia River, Potomac River, S.W. 8th, S.W./S.E. B, and S.E. 3rd streets. Title devised by cataloger. Black, red, and blue inks, and red and blue washes. Soiled, edged in green cloth, and mounted on cloth backing. On cloth backing in lead pencil: From the files of the Society of Oldest Inhabitants. Deposited by Henry C. Gauss in 1920's (?). One ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1800
  • 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 upper right: City of Washington. Titles of contents from accompanying title sheet. Individual titles on the map sheets differ from those on the title sheet (are longer). Some maps include statistical table. ...

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

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  • Territoire de Columbia /

    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. 1 map : mounted under cardboard mat frame ; 27 x 28 cm., folded to 12 x 9 cm.

    • Contributor: Ellicott, Andrew
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1815
  • 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 version: [1791]. "Published by the Library of Congress in 1991 with support from the National Geographic Society, the U.S. Geological Survey, and the National Park Service." Margins printed in beige tint. Available ...

    • Contributor: L'Enfant, Pierre Charles
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1991
  • A correct map of the city of Washington : capital of the United States of America : lat. 38.53 n., long. 0.0 /

    A correct map of the city of Washington : capital of the Unit...

    Shows block numbers. Also covers Georgetown. "Entered according to Act of Congress on the 31th [sic] day of January 1820 by Peter Force of the District of Columbia." From Peter Force's A national calendar, 1820. Includes ill. and index to points of interest. Mounted on cloth backing, edged in imitation leather, and annotated in lead pencil: 1820. 1 map ; 41 x 54 cm.

    • Contributor: Stone, William James
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1820
  • 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 article titled "New city of Washington," from the Gazette of the United States, Philadelphia, Jan. 4, 1792. At lower right: N.I. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a ...

    • Contributor: L'Enfant, Pierre Charles
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1887
  • 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 of Public Buildings & Grounds of the Senate, 20th Feb'y 1867." Watercolor on photocopy base. Label inscribed "2" affixed in upper right corner. Accompanied by letter from Chief of Engineers, U.S. Army, ...

    • Contributor: Michler, N.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1901
  • District of Columbia.

    District of Columbia.

    Shows major streets and buildings. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Indexed for points of interest. "37." LC copy accompanied by typewritten information card: [From] Comprehensive atlas, T.G. Bradford, Boston, 1836 [LC: G1019.B72 1835]. 1 map : hand col. ; 24 x 19 cm.

    • Contributor: Bradford, T. G.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1835
  • 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 site as a raster image. LC copies shellacked, missing small edge sections, halved, and mounted on cloth backing. 1 map : hand col. ; 73 x 100 cm.

    • Contributor: Keily, James
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1851
  • Geographical, statistical, and historical map of the District of Columbia /

    Geographical, statistical, and historical map of the District...

    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. 1 map : hand col. ; 27 ...

    • Contributor: H.C. Carey & I. Lea (Firm)
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1822
  • 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 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. 1 map : ms. ; 21 x 31 cm.

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1860
  • 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). Watermarks: GR, TB, [crown over fleur-de-lis in shield]. Originally drawn on 2 sheets. Brittle, torn, faded, missing edge and interior sections, varnished, darkened, and housed between sheets of glass in wooden frame. ...

    • Contributor: L'Enfant, Pierre Charles
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1791
  • [Map of part of northeastern Washington D.C. near Bladensburg Road showing land tracts and owners' names].

    [Map of part of northeastern Washington D.C. near Bladensburg...

    Title devised by cataloger. Manuscript--lead pencil and ink. Two sheets joined to form 1. Includes text and notes. Pencil-drawn location map on verso. 1 map : ms. ; 15 x 24 cm., on sheet 23 x 26 cm.

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1800
  • [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 by mounting: From Capt. James W. Abert, U.S. Army Topog. Engrs. LC copy annotated in ink: Capt. James W. Abert, Capt. U.S. Army Topog. Engrs. DLC Title, date, and scale from Stephenson's ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • 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 maps ; 64 cm.

    • Contributor: Bastert A.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1872

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  • View looking northwest from Anacostia : [Washington D.C.] /

    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. 1 ...

    • Contributor: Trout, John L.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1901
  • [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 the Library of Congress web site as raster image. 1 map : col. ms., cloth ; 56 x 86 cm.

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1860
  • Plan of the city of Washington.

    Plan of the city of Washington.

    Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. Also covers Georgetown. "Published by J. Stockdale Piccadilly 16th Sep'r 1798." From Isaac Weld's Travels through the states of North America ..., 1799. LC copies mounted on cloth backing. Copy 1 also fold-lined. 1 map ; 17 x 22 cm.

    • Contributor: Weld, Isaac
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1798
  • [Cadastral map of block possibly in Washington D.C.].

    [Cadastral map of block possibly in Washington D.C.].

    Covers block bounded by Chestnut Av., Eleventh St., and Railroad Av. Unclear that area is in Washington D.C. Orientation not indicated. Pen-and-ink and lead pencil. Stained, torn, fold-lined, and trimmed at corners. Unidentified cadastral map in lead pencil on verso. 1 map : ms. ; 20 x 15 cm., on sheet 29 x 16 cm.

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1872
  • 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. 1 map ; 44 x 66 cm., on sheet 55 x 71 cm.

    • Contributor: Gedney, A. G.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1886
  • Sub-division of lots 1, 2, 3, and 4 in square 1037, containing 49,000 sqr. ft. : [southeastern Washington, D.C.].

    Sub-division of lots 1, 2, 3, and 4 in square 1037, containin...

    Scale ca. 1:900. Manuscript, pen-and-ink. Annotated in pencil. Cadastral map. From the Breckinridge family papers. Covers the area bounded by Massachusetts Avenue, Fourteenth Street, B Street, and Thirteenth Street. 1 map ; on sheet 20 x 27 cm.

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1870
  • Sanborn Fire Insurance Map from Washington, District of Columbia, District of Columbia.

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

    6 skeleton maps. Key map to edition. Bound. 129 Sheet(s). 1903 - 1916 Vol. 1, 1903.

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1903

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  • 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 map : photocopy ; 70 x 96 cm.

    • Contributor: Walter Reed Army Medical Center. Office of the Quartermaster
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1935
  • [Map of northeastern Washington D.C. showing 18th and 19th-century land ownership].

    [Map of northeastern Washington D.C. showing 18th and 19th-ce...

    "Explanation of the land sold by Mr. D.C. Marshal in 18[3?]3 ..." Lead pencil and ink. Soiled, fold-lined, torn, sectioned to 3 sheets, and mounted on cloth backing. Includes notes. 1 map : ms. ; 120 x 90 cm.

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1830
  • A description of the situation and 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 /

    A description of the situation and plan of the city of Washin...

    Text only; does not include map. "London, York Hotel, Bridge-street, Black-friars, March 12, 1793." LC copy fold-lined and mounted on cloth backing. 1 broadside ; 42 x 33 cm.

    • Contributor: Walker, George
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1793
  • [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 cloth backing. Some maps include text, inset, or 1 or 2 longitudinal sections of canal. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. No. I of plans ...

    • Contributor: Latrobe, Benjamin Henry
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1802

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  • 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. 39 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy mounted on cloth backing. 1 view : col. ; 24 x 38 cm.

    • Contributor: Bohn, Casimir
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Part of map of portions of the milit'y dep'ts of Washington, Pennsylvania, Annapolis, and north eastern Virginia /

    Part of map of portions of the milit'y dep'ts of Washington, ...

    Relief shown by shading. Shows Washington D.C. region, including western part of Maryland and northeastern Virginia. Does not show Pennsylvania with the exception of Gettysburg. Probable Confederate copy of Bureau of Topographical Engineers original. Pen-and-ink with some annotations in pencil, on 2 sheets pasted together and mounted on cloth. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H13 Available also through the Library of Congress web ...

    • Contributor: United States. Topographical Bureau
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • This is a plat of the square where my house and lot stands on on [sic] D Street : 29 feet front runing [sic] 138 feet 5 1/2 inches to the alley ... forming a plat thus : [part of N.W. Washington D.C.] /

    This is a plat of the square where my house and lot stands on...

    Cadastral survey map of the square bounded by 13th St. N.W., D St. N.W., 12th St. N.W., and C St. N.W. in central Washington D.C. (square 293). Shows lot lines, lot and alley dimensions, and lot numbers. In text at bottom: Witness our hands this 5th day of October 1792. At lower left in handwriting: Witness for the Commissioners--Thos. Orme, Jno. Mounty Jr. for ...

    • Contributor: Stuart, David
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1792
  • Square 796 : [Washington D.C.].

    Square 796 : [Washington D.C.].

    Cadastral map of block bounded by Virginia Av., 3rd, G, and 4th streets S.E. India ink with later notes and additions in lead pencil. Soiled and trimmed. 1 map : ms. ; 20 x 18 cm., on sheet 26 x 29 cm.

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1860
  • 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

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  • Catalogue of points of historic interest : [Washington D.C. and metropolitan area] /

    Catalogue of points of historic interest : [Washington D.C. a...

    Shows Civil War hospitals and fortifications. Panel title. Includes text, directory of committee members, and ill. Descriptive index to points of interest and directories on verso. Map showing location of war-time hospitals -- Map of fortifications and defenses of Washington. "35." LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.) 679 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy laminated ...

    • Contributor: Grand Army of the Republic. Committee on Marking Points of Historic Interest
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1902
  • 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 Road Maker. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Gift (copy 1); Edward Stead; 25 Oct. 1991. DLC Includes index of "U.S. encampments at Arlington Heights" ...

    • Contributor: Magnus, Charles
    • 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 of Congress in the year 1861, by D. McClelland, Blanchard & Mohun, Hugh B. Sweeny, and Thos. Blagden, in the Clerks Office of the District Court of the District of Columbia." Oriented ...

    • Contributor: Boschke, A.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • 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. Lacks printer's statement. Facsim. of ms. L'Enfant plan. Original version: [1791]. Includes texts containing letters dated "Washington ... 1887," text printed below "N.I.," notes, descriptive index of "References," and U.S.C. & G.S. insigne. At lower right: N.I. In right upper margin: No. 3035a price 50 cents. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site ...

    • Contributor: L'Enfant, Pierre Charles
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1887
  • Plan of part of the city of Washington exhibiting the property of James M. Ling[a]n ; A map of part of a tract of land called the Hopyard : being part of the estate of William Baily Esq. situated in the city of Washington ... : surveyed by order of the Commissioners Nov. 4th 1794, George Fenwick /

    Plan of part of the city of Washington exhibiting the propert...

    Cadastral maps showing original landholdings with 1858 street system superimposed. Lingan map covers area bounded by W, 16th, H, 22nd, and Boundary streets N.W. Baily map covers area bounded by F, 14th, N, and 10th streets S.E. Black and red inks, watercolor, and lead pencil. Soiled, missing small sections along edges, and mounted on cloth backing. Includes text and statement of certification headed: Surveyors ...

    • Contributor: Forsyth, William
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1858
  • 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 Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes text. 1 map ; 45 x 56 cm.

    • Contributor: Gedney & Roberts
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1895
  • Map of that part of the city of Washington on which Mess'rs Lynch and Sands mansion-house stands.

    Map of that part of the city of Washington on which Mess'rs L...

    Covers area bounded by 8th, M, 6th streets, and New York Avenue N.W. Probably drawn by Nicholas King, city surveyor. Black and red inks. Watermark: IV. Mounted on cloth backing. 1 map : ms., col. ; 48 x 35 cm.

    • Contributor: King, N.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1796
  • 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...

    Cadastral map showing property lines, householders' names, buildings, and woods. Relief shown by hachures. "Made in compliance with Senate Resolution of 18th July 1866." "Approved by Committee of Public Buildings & Grounds of the Senate, 20th Feb'y 1867." Pen-and-ink. Sheet no. 1 oriented with north toward the upper left. Accompanied by reduced-size (ca. 1:16,000) photocopy of sheet no. 2. 1 sheet : mounted on ...

    • Contributor: Michler, N.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1871
  • 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 through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. map on sheet 108 x 86 cm.

    • Contributor: A. Sachse & Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1883
  • Plan of the squares of the eastern extreme of the city of W. : [Washington D.C.].

    Plan of the squares of the eastern extreme of the city of W. ...

    Covers area bounded by N.E./S.E. 23rd, N.E. C, N.E. 31st, Water, and S.E. B streets. Shows block numbers, dimensions, and street widths. Brown ink, black ink, and lead pencil. Soiled and mounted on cloth backing. Includes computations. Maps of 9 city blocks in ink on verso. 1 map : ms. ; 30 x 35 cm.

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1800
  • [Map of the area of northern Washington D.C. between Rock Creek and 7th Street Turnpike showing land tracts, owners' names, and dates].

    [Map of the area of northern Washington D.C. between Rock Cre...

    Cadastral sketch map with tracts dated 1687 to 1794. Title devised by cataloger. Manuscript--lead pencil on 3 sheets of tracing paper. Mounted on manila paper. Original sheets stamped on verso: 55, 56, 57. Annotated in pencil on verso of paper backing: W. in embryo. 1 map : ms. ; 69 x 29 cm.

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1870
  • 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 black ink and colored inks to show troop positions and engagements. Annotated in black ink on verso: Major General Sigel to Colonel L.P. di Cesnola, Chantilly, Novbr. 1862. Bookplate of "Palma di ...

    • Contributor: United States. Corps of Topographical Engineers
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • 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 raster image. Includes text and index to points of interest. Map of Baltimore and Ohio Railroad on verso. 1 map ; 49 x 75 cm.

    • Contributor: Olsen, William
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1923
  • [Survey map of part of S.W. and S.E. Washington D.C.].

    [Survey map of part of S.W. and S.E. Washington D.C.].

    Covers area bounded by Q St. S.W./S.E., Anacostia River, S St. S.W., and Potomac River. Shows block outlines and numbers, street center-lines, base points, and dimensions. Does not show lots or land ownership. Title devised by cataloger. In pencil on paper slip affixed to cloth backing: Map found in an old closet in 1859 at Mt. Vernon exhibiting a portion of the city of ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1791
  • Map of that part of the city of Washington on which is situated a house belonging to Robert Peter.

    Map of that part of the city of Washington on which is situat...

    Covers area bounded by Florida Avenue, 14th, V, and 12th streets N.W. Probably drawn by Nicholas King. Black and red inks. Watermark: IV. Mounted on cloth backing. 1 map : ms., col. ; 39 x 34 cm.

    • Contributor: King, N.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1796
  • [Map of the area of northern Washington D.C. between Rockville Road and Washington Turnpike showing land tracts, owners' names, and dates].

    [Map of the area of northern Washington D.C. between Rockvill...

    Cadastral sketch map with tracts dated 1688 to 1794. Title devised by cataloger. Manuscript--lead pencil on tracing paper. Mounted on manila paper. Annotated in pencil on verso of paper backing: W. in embryo. Lacks small sections. 1 map : ms. ; 26 x 24 cm.

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1870
  • 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. N.E.-S.E., H St. N.E., and 13th St. N.E.-S.E. Manuscript: Pen-and-ink, red ink, and watercolors. Oriented with north to the right. Drawn in southern/northern segments. Available also through the Library of Congress Web ...

    • Contributor: King, N.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1800
  • War map, showing the vicinities of Baltimore & Washington,

    War map, showing the vicinities of Baltimore & Washington,

    • Contributor: Hopkins, Griffith Morgan
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • [Property survey of tracts and land grants in part of Maryland near Tiber Creek, now central Washington D.C.].

    [Property survey of tracts and land grants in part of Marylan...

    Cadastral map covering tracts named Jamaca, Port Royal, Burns Neglect, Elenor, Gleenings, Gordons Meddows, Knock, Houp Yard, and Cern Abbey Mannor. "Beginning of 'Cern Abbey Mannor' being a resurvey on Duddington Mannor, New Troy, all granted to Tho's Notley in one patent by name of Cern Abbey Mannor, surveyed for Charles Carroll Jun'r May 15th 1759." Pen-and-ink, pencil, and watercolor. Includes 3 insets. On ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1760
  • Map of the city of Washington /

    Map of the city of Washington /

    Shows block numbers, wards, and government buildings. Mounted on cloth backing and edged in imitation leather. 1 map ; 40 x 52 cm.

    • Contributor: De Krafft, F. C.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1828
  • Topographical map, 1st Brigade, defenses north of Potomac, Washington, D.C. /

    Topographical map, 1st Brigade, defenses north of Potomac, Wa...

    "1st September 1863." Relief shown by contours. Some buildings, lot lines, householders' names, forts, and vegetation. Covers environs of Forts De Russy, Stevens, Slocum, Totten, Slemmer, Bunker Hill, Saratoga, Thayer, Lincoln, and Batteries Sill and Jameson. India and red inks. Lacking edge and internal sections, assembled to 1 sheet, sectioned to 4 sheets, and mounted on cloth backing. Includes notes and 2 scale graphs. ...

    • Contributor: Hodasevich, R. A.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • Map of that part of the city of Washington on which is situated a mansion-house belonging to James M. Lingan.

    Map of that part of the city of Washington on which is situat...

    Covers area bounded by 18th, M, 20th, and P streets N.W. Shows buildings, block numbers, and dimensions. Black, brown, red inks and lead pencil. Watermarked (fleur-de-lis under crown). Mounted on cloth backing. Accompanied by negative photostat dummy sheet annotated in ink: Probably drawn by Nicholas King. 1 sheet ; 61 x 46 cm. Includes note. 1 map : ms., col. ; 48 x 35 ...

    • Contributor: King, N.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1796
  • 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 in the year 1890 by Jacob P. Clark and E.B. Cottrell, trustees ..." Includes text, notes, location map, and views of buildings and landscapes. Available also through the Library of Congress Web ...

    • Contributor: Brewer, H. W.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1890
  • Esso pictorial guide to Washington, D.C., and vicinity : 1942.

    Esso pictorial guide to Washington, D.C., and vicinity : 1942.

    "142." Selected buildings shown pictorially on city map. Title from panel. "Copyright, General Drafting Co., Inc." Includes text, indexes to points of interest, Alexandria inset, sector diagram, col. ill., and advertisement. Esso pictorial map of Washington, our nation's capital -- Happy motoring in Washington and vicinity. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy torn along fold ...

    • Contributor: General Drafting Company
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1942
  • Washington, D.C.--central city.

    Washington, D.C.--central city.

    Shows major streets, principal government buildings, parks, and public lands. Washington metro-area road map at scale ca. 1:250,000 on verso. In lower margin on recto: 0800 10/94; on verso: 0799 10/94. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. 1 map : col. ; 18 x 27 cm.

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1994
  • 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 of arms below title. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.) 684 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copies mounted on cloth backing. 1 map ...

    • Contributor: United States. War Department. Engineer Bureau
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1865
  • Square no. 275 : [Washington D.C.] /

    Square no. 275 : [Washington D.C.] /

    Cadastral map of block bounded by 13th, T, 12th, and S streets N.W. Oriented with north to the right. Pen-and-ink, blue pencil, and lead pencil. Fold-lined, cracked at edges, trimmed, and taped on verso. 1 map : ms., col. ; 36 x 48 cm.

    • Contributor: Reynolds, J. W.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1800
  • 16th plan from E Street south to W and from 3d west to 4th Street east : [Washington D.C.].

    16th plan from E Street south to W and from 3d west to 4th St...

    Cadastral map showing unidentified tinted lots, lot numbers and dimensions, and block numbers. Covers area bounded by Anacostia River, S.W. W, S.W. 3rd, S.W./S.E. D, and S.E. 4th streets. Title from handwritten (ink) label affixed to cloth backing. On cloth backing in pencil: From the files of the Society of Oldest Inhabitants. Deposited by Henry C. Gauss in 1920's (?). One of 12 maps. ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1798
  • [Survey of an unidentified area in Washington D.C.].

    [Survey of an unidentified area in Washington D.C.].

    From the Taggart Estate papers. Manuscript--ink and pencil. Lacks corner section and mounted on cloth backing. Includes unidentified depth profile--possibly of Anacostia River. 1 map : ms. ; 17 x 50 cm., on sheet 43 x 58 cm.

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1800
  • Map of part of the city of Washington shewing the situation of the mansion house, grave yard & buildings belonging to Mr. Notley Young : original proprietor of that part of the city.

    Map of part of the city of Washington shewing the situation o...

    Shows block numbers, buildings by type of occupancy, fences, and street names. Covers area along Potomac River waterfront between E and L streets S.W. Drawn by Nicholas King. Black and brown inks, watercolors, with additions in lead pencil. Watermarks: HR, GR (with coat-of-arms under crown). Originally drawn on 2 sheets. Accompanied by fact sheet dated 2/76. 1 sheet : ms. ; 73 x 61 ...

    • Contributor: King, N.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1796
  • 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 on cloth backing. 1 map ; 9 x 18 cm., on sheet 21 x 18 cm.

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1890
  • [Map of part of central Washington D.C. to the east of the White House].

    [Map of part of central Washington D.C. to the east of the Wh...

    Covers area bounded by K St., 3rd St., Constitution Av., 15th St., New York Av., and Vermont Av. N.W. Shows unidentified districts, block numbers, and some block dimensions. Title devised by cataloger. Pen-and-ink and lead pencil. Soiled, torn, and mounted on cloth backing. 1 map : ms. ; 57 x 73 cm.

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1800
  • 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, punch-holed in left margin, rubber-stamped on verso to indicate sheet numbers. DLC LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.) 689 Sheets variously include notes, captions, and/or index of facilities. Sheet #1. [Title sheet] ...

    • Contributor: United States. Office of National Capital Parks
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1938

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  • Sub division of square 1013, containing 44,805 sqr. feet : [southeastern Washington, D.C.].

    Sub division of square 1013, containing 44,805 sqr. feet : [s...

    Scale ca. 1:480. Manuscript; pen-and-ink. Annotated in pencil. Cadastral map. From the Breckinridge family papers. Covers the area bounded by Massachusetts Avenue, Thirteenth Street, B Street, Kentucky Avenue, and Lincoln Park. 1 map : col., cloth ; on sheet 35 x 22 cm.

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1870
  • Map of the environs of Washington : compiled from Boschkes' map of the District of Columbia and from surveys of the U.S. Coast Survey showing the line of the defences of Washington as constructed during the war from 1861 to 1865 inclusive /

    Map of the environs of Washington : compiled from Boschkes' m...

    Shows buildings, rural property lines, householders' names, and vegetation. Relief shown by contours and hachures. Depths shown by contours and soundings. India ink, col. ink, and col. wash. Northern section is printed map with ms. annotation. Remainder is completely ms. Originally drawn on 4 sheets, assembled to 1 sheet, and sectioned to 6 parts. On verso on label affixed to cloth backing: No. 187. ...

    • Contributor: Barnard, J. G.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1865
  • Plan of part of the city of Washington, in the vicinity of the upper Eastern Branch ferry, shewing the situation of the buildings & grave-yards belonging to the Widow Wheler.

    Plan of part of the city of Washington, in the vicinity of th...

    Covers area bounded by 12th, L, 15th streets, and Anacostia River waterfront S.E. Relief shown by hachures. On accompanying fact sheet: Nicholas King journal, Ms. Division L.C. ... order to map ... 1796. King ... prepared the maps on Nov. 21. Pen-and-ink and watercolors. Watermark: 1794 (under fleur-de-lis). Mounted on cloth backing. Accompanied by fact sheet. 1 sheet : ms. ; 61 x 46 ...

    • Contributor: King, N.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1796
  • Map of that part of the city of Washington on which is situated a house and graveyard belonging to David Burns : at present occupied by James Burns.

    Map of that part of the city of Washington on which is situat...

    Covers area bounded by 9th, 11th, G, nd I streets N.W. Shows house and graveyard dimensions, block dimensions, and block numbers. Black, brown, and red inks. Watermarked (fleur-de-lis under crown). Mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. 1 map : col., ms. ; 49 x 35 cm.

    • Contributor: King, N.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1796
  • Washington, the Mall and vicinity, public buildings occupied by various government activities : 1917 /

    Washington, the Mall and vicinity, public buildings occupied ...

    Cadastral map showing government buildings, all other buildings, and public lands. At head of title: No. II. On verso: 2. LC copy 2 mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. 1 map : col. ; 57 x 125 cm., folded to 26 x 18 cm.

    • Contributor: United States. Public Buildings Commission
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1918
  • 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 34 cm.

    • Contributor: Lizars, W. H.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1819
  • Plan der stad Washington : bestemd tot de hoofdstad van America, en ter bestendige verblijfplaats van het Congres, naa het jaar 1800.

    Plan der stad Washington : bestemd tot de hoofdstad van Ameri...

    Shows proposed government buildings. Relief shown by hachures. Also covers Georgetown. From A. van der Kroe's Vaderlandsche letter-oefeningen waarin boeken en schriften, Amsterdam, 1793, Z1007.V12. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes latitude/longitude statement. LC copy foxed, fold-lined, laminated, and mounted on cloth backing. 1 map ; 26 x 32 cm.

    • Contributor: Kroe, A. Van Der
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1793
  • Bird's-eye view of Washington, D.C.--the nation's capital /

    Bird's-eye view of Washington, D.C.--the nation's capital /

    Low-angle view. Oriented with north toward the upper left. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy 1 mounted on cloth backing; copy 2 torn and taped at edges. 1 view : col. ; 44 x 57 cm.

    • Contributor: Green, H. H.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1916
  • Map of that part of the city of Washington on which is situated the mansion-house & grave-yard belonging to Mr. Geo. Walker.

    Map of that part of the city of Washington on which is situat...

    Cadastral map of area bounded by E, 7th, C, and 5th streets N.E. Probably drawn by Nicholas King. Black, brown, and red inks, and lead pencil. Watermark (fleur-de-lis under crown). Mounted on cloth backing. 1 map : ms., col. ; 25 x 28 cm., on sheet 35 x 49 cm.

    • Contributor: King, N.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1796
  • 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 ink, laminated, mounted on cloth backing, and impressed with ownership seal: Toner Library. 1 map : col. ; 42 x 52 cm.

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1873
  • View of the city of Washington in 1792 and in 1911.

    View of the city of Washington in 1792 and in 1911.

    Cadastral map showing 1792 land tracts and owners' names. Selected buildings and trees shown pictorially. 1792 information overprinted in green on 1911 base street map of central Washington showing block numbers. Planimetric map--not bird's-eye view. LC copy 1 annotated in ink: I prepared this ... W.O. Owen. The work was done ... Dec. 7, 1914. LC copies mounted on cloth backing. 1 map : ...

    • Contributor: Owen, W. O.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1914
  • [Map of the city of Washington and suburbs, District of Columbia].

    [Map of the city of Washington and suburbs, District of Colum...

    Partial cadastral map showing some lots in suburban areas. Also shows block numbers and major buildings. Title devised by cataloger. India ink. All block numbers and some place-names are printed on small labels and pasted on in appropriate position. Halved and mounted on cloth backing. 1 map : ms. ; 84 x 103 cm.

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1886
  • 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, railroads, rivers, and relief by hachures. Inset: Leesburg to Harpers Ferry. 4 x 5 cm. "Panoramic view of the fortifications around Washington" (12 x 20 cm.) appears above the map. Description derived ...

    • Contributor: Magnus, Charles
    • 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...

    Key map to edition. Bound. 136 Sheet(s). 1903 - 1916 Vol. 2, 1904 - 1916.

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1916

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  • 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 a raster image. LC copy soiled, sectioned, and mounted on cloth backing. 1 map : col. ; 117 x 107 cm.

    • Contributor: Geological Survey (U.S.)
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1929
  • Map of that part of the city of Washington on which is situated the house and grave-yard belonging to the heirs of John Davidson.

    Map of that part of the city of Washington on which is situat...

    Covers part of Washington D.C. central business district bounded by 11th, K, 13th streets, and Massachusetts Avenue N.W. Shows block numbers, buildings, and building dimensions. Possibly drawn by Nicholas King. Black, brown, and red inks. Watermarked [fleur-de-lis under crown]. Mounted on cloth backing. 1 map : ms., col. ; 49 x 35 cm.

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1796
  • [Dotted line map of Washington, D.C., 1791, before Aug. 19th].

    [Dotted line map of Washington, D.C., 1791, before Aug. 19th].

    Shows survey lines and proposed public squares parks. Relief shown by hachures. Title from LC G&M Div. preliminary map shelflist card. Ms. survey map drawn by P.C. L'Enfant. Oriented with north toward the upper left. Black and col. inks, watercolors. In black ink at lower left: Note. All the lines coloured red are finished and those coloured yellow are intended to be compleated this ...

    • Contributor: L'Enfant, Pierre Charles
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1791
  • 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 1800.

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

    Scale 1:19,800. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. Shows block numbers and proposed government buildings. Also covers Georgetown. From the author's An American atlas, London, 1795. Includes "Remarks" and coat-of-arms. LC copies variously trimmed, missing small sections, fold-lined, laminated, mounted on paper or cloth backing, and accompanied by negative photocopies. Copy 5 covered by 2003-625160. DLC map 40 x 53 cm.

    • Contributor: Russell, John
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1795
  • [Survey of the original landholdings in Washington D.C. in the area bounded by The Mall, North Capitol St., Tiber Creek, N St. N.W., and Seventh St. N.W.] /

    [Survey of the original landholdings in Washington D.C. in th...

    Cadastral map showing tracts dated 1751 thru 1794 of which 2 are named "Youngsborough" and "Gleanings." "The annexed plat ... made by order of the Honb. the Judges of the Circuit Court ... in the suit Doe, devisee of West vs. Alfred Heitmiller ..." "5 plats of lots ... were deposited in Court on this [day not specified] day of [month not specified] 1855." ...

    • Contributor: Carbery, Lewis
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1855
  • 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 ...

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • 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 go." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copies halved and mounted on cloth backing. 1 map : col. ; 64 x 92 cm.

    • Contributor: Dubois, James T.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1892
  • Map of the state of Virginia /

    Map of the state of Virginia /

    • Contributor: Nicholson, W. L.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • Plan of part of the city of Washington on which is exhibited the division of lots : made under a commission from the High Court of Chancery of the state of Maryland and directed to Dan'l Carroll of Duddington, Thomas Peter, and Nicholas King.

    Plan of part of the city of Washington on which is exhibited ...

    Cadastral map showing block and lot numbers in the area of Northwest D.C. bounded by N, Ninth, G, and Fifteenth streets. Pen-and-ink, pencil, and watercolor. Indexed for and color-coded to landowners' names. Copy torn and fold-lined. 1 map : ms., col., cloth backing ; 52 x 42 cm.

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1790