• [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
  • Map of that part of the city of Washington on which Mr. Young's mill stands.

    Shows block numbers, buildings with dimensions, ponds, street names, millrace, mill probably belonging to Notley Young, and house of "Widow Diggs." Covers area bounded approx. by 3rd and M streets N.E., North Capitol Street, and Florida Avenue N.E. Probably drawn by Nicholas King. Black, brown, and red inks, and grey wash. Watermarks: IV, (fleur-de-lis under crown). Soiled and brittle along edges. Available also through ...

    • Contributor: King, N.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1796
  • Hamburgh in red, the city in green : [Washington D.C.].

    Partial cadastral map showing Washington D.C. street system superimposed on the earlier Hamburg street plan. Shows Hamburg lots and Washington block numbers and dimensions. Covers area bounded by 27th, H, and 17th streets N.W., and the Potomac waterfront. Black and brown inks, watercolor, and lead pencil. Originally drawn on 5 sheets, assembled to 1, quartered, and mounted on cloth backing. Stained and missing small ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1790
  • Map of Washington, D.C., and environs : with marginal numbers and measuring tape attachment for instantly locating points of interest within a radius of twenty miles from the Capitol /

    Covers part of D.C., not "a radius of twenty miles from the Capitol." Depths shown by soundings. Includes inset, sector diagram, and source materials notes. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copies shellacked, halved, and lacking index. Copy 1 lacks radial tape measure. 2 copies DCP

    • Contributor: Silversparre, Axel
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1887
  • The plot of Carroll'sburgh : [part of Washington D.C.].

    Cadastral survey map showing lot numbers. Pen-and-ink. Oriented with north toward the upper right. Torn and fold-lined. Accompanied by index of lots: List of the original proprietors of the lots in Carrollsburg, with the numbers ... [6] p. : ms. ; 64 x 21 cm. or smaller, folded in leather binder 36 x 23 cm. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1790
  • Washington, the Mall and vicinity, public buildings occupied by various government activities : 1917 /

    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. 2 copies DCP

    • Contributor: United States. Public Buildings Commission
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1918
  • [Survey map of land tracts in Washington D.C. along the Anacostia River] /

    Covers tracts named Saint Elizabeth, Greens Purchase, Chechester, Gisborough Manor, et al. Manuscript--ink and pencil. 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. 8th St. Elizabeth. Two sheets joined to form 1. Hemmed with brown cloth. Includes descriptive index of survey points. Available also through the ...

    • Contributor: Fenwick, George
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1805
  • Plan of the city of Washington : seat of government of the United States /

    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 S.A. Elliot of the District of Columbia." Accompanied by text: Washington in 1835, public buildings. 8 p. : tables ; 14 cm. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as ...

    • Contributor: Elliot, William
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1835
  • 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. : ...

    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. Halved and mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Phillips. Washington 851 Vault DCP

    • Contributor: District of Columbia. Office of the Surveyor
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1867
  • [Map of Alexandria, Virginia]

    Illustrates Alexandria's central position in the defense of Washington, where at least 12 outlying forts surrounded the city. Military camps of various Union officers such as Samuel Peter Heintzelman are indicated on this map.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • [Maps of Saint Elizabeths Hospital, Washington D.C.] /

    Relief shown by contours on topographic map. Title devised by cataloger. Names at map center: James Buchanan, J. Thompson. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Orientations differ. Includes indexes of hospital facilities. LC sheets fold-lined, trimmed at lower left corner, and mounted on cloth backing. 2 copies of topographic map. DCP

    • Contributor: Nichols, Charles H.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1860
  • Plan of the city of Washington in the territory of Columbia : ceded by the states of Virginia and Maryland to the United States of America and by them established as the ...

    Shows block numbers and proposed government buildings. Also covers Georgetown. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. "L. Wayland and C. Smith 1795" deleted from publisher's statement. Includes "Remarks" and coat-of-arms. LC copy soiled, edged in cloth stripping, and mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault DCP

    • Contributor: Reid, John
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1795
  • 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. 2 copies DCP

    • Contributor: Dubois, James T.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1892
  • [Partial cadastral map of the area immediately south of the Mall, S.W. Washington D.C.].

    Cadastral map showing lot and block numbers, outline of pre-existing landholding, and lots tinted in different colors in some blocks. Covers area bounded by Washington Canal, 3rd St. S.W., H St. S.W., and the Potomac River, including part of the Mall. Title devised by cataloger. On cloth backing in lead pencil: From 3d Street to 15th Street west / map by R. King. At ...

    • Contributor: King, Rt.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1794
  • 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 "Site of Capitol." Does not show Washington D.C. street system. Made available through courtesy of Don A. Hawkins, copyright owner. Title and statement of attribution from typewritten adhesive label affixed to verso. ...

    • Contributor: Hawkins, Don
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1990
  • W.W. Corcoran's "Hare-Wood" tract : [part of Washington D.C.] /

    Cadastral survey map. Pen-and-ink and yellow tint. Soiled, torn, and mounted on cloth backing. On verso on cloth backing in lead pencil: No. 14/Corcorans Map, "Harewood Tract" R-P-22. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault DCP

    • Contributor: District of Columbia. Office of the Surveyor
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1859
  • Plan of the city of Washington and territory of Columbia / engraved by W. & D. Lizars, Edin'r.

    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. DCP

    • Contributor: Lizars, W. H.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1819
  • Plan placing the current channel of the Potomac permanently along the wharves of Washington D.C. /

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

    • Contributor: Clinton, Thos. G.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1850
  • Lanier Heights.

    Scale ca. 1:1,625. Manuscript; pen-and-ink and pencil. Cadastral map. From the Breckinridge family papers. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault DCP AACR2: 651/1; 650/2; 650/3

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1890
  • Profile of 6th Street between Frederick and Market streets /

    Covers Dent Place between 33rd and 34th streets N.W., Georgetown, Washington D.C. From the Taggart Estate papers. Pen-and-ink with lead-pencil guidelines. Soiled and stained. Includes note and outline map of street. On verso in ink: Profile of 6th Street between Frederick & Market streets, 1858, Geotown D.C. No. 109, page 4. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. ...

    • Contributor: Carbery, Lewis
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1858
  • Plan of the city of Washington : seat of government of the United States.

    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 District of Columbia." From William Elliot's The Washington guide, 1822. Includes indexed table of points of interest. LC copy fold-lined, missing edge and interior sections, and mounted on cloth backing. Available also ...

    • Contributor: Elliot, William
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1822
  • 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 Street." Includes latitude/longitude statement and coat-of-arms. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy fold-lined, laminated, mounted on cloth backing, accompanied by photocopy at larger ...

    • Contributor: Good, J.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1793
  • General plan for the extension of the U.S. Capitol grounds /

    Oriented with north to the left. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy 1 halved and mounted on cloth backing. LC copy 2 darkened, fold-lined, and torn. Phillips. Washington 301 2 copies. Vault DCP

    • Contributor: Fraser, John
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1874
  • Fort Pennsylvania and encampment at Tennallytown near Washington, D.C. /

    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 as a raster image. DCP CW3 Acquisitions control no.: 99-94

    • Contributor: Cushing, W. E.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • 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. in the Office of the Librarian of Congress at Washington." Oriented with north toward the upper right. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP Vault

    • Contributor: E. Sachse & Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1871