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  • Territory of Columbia /

    Territory of Columbia /

    Relief shown by hachures. Printed along city boundary: Out lines of the city of Washington with the grand avenues and principal streets leading through the public appropriations. Oriented with north toward the ...

    • Contributor: Ellicott, Andrew
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1794
  • 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
  • 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 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 ...

    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. Facsim. of ms. map drawn by Nicholas King. ...

    • Contributor: King, N.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1888
  • 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
  • [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, ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1760
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Atlas of fifteen miles around Washington, including the counties of Fairfax and Alexandria, Virginia /

    Atlas of fifteen miles around Washington, including the count...

    Some p. were originally folded. Phillips 1500 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy deacidified and rebound with each leaf encapsulated. Pages 86-87 numbered ...

    • Contributor: Hopkins, Griffith Morgan
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1879
  • [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
  • 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 ...

    • Contributor: Kroe, A. Van Der
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1793
  • 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

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  • 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 ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1796
  • 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
  • [Tax survey map of squares 671 and 672, N.E. Washington D.C.].

    [Tax survey map of squares 671 and 672, N.E. Washington D.C.].

    Shows dimensions for the blocks bounded by New York Av., 1st, M, and North Capitol streets N.E. "Dec--13--1884." "Square 671 valued $2,125.00. Square 672 valued $17,440.00." Title devised by cataloger. India ink. ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1884
  • 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 ...

    • Contributor: Owen, W. O.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1914
  • Development of the central area west and east of the Capitol--Washington D.C. 1941 /

    Development of the central area west and east of the Capitol-...

    Indexed for points of interest. "1-94." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy laminated and mounted on cloth backing. 1 map : hand col. ...

    • Contributor: United States. National Capital Park and Planning Commission
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1941
  • 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
  • [Map of Alexandria, Virginia]

    [Map of Alexandria, Virginia]

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • 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...

    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
  • Plat of survey of Wm. M. Rapley's property fronting square west of sq. 471 : showing the docks and wharves described in lease and also the part occupied by Stephenson & Bro. : [Washington D.C.] /

    Plat of survey of Wm. M. Rapley's property fronting square we...

    Cadastral survey map covering waterfront area between 7th and 8th streets S.W. Black, brown, and red inks, watercolor, and lead pencil. Faced with gauze, torn, missing section at corner, halved, rubber-stamped, and ...

    • Contributor: District of Columbia. Office of the Surveyor
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1887
  • Plan of the west end of the public appropriation in the city of Washington, called the Mall : as proposed to be arranged for the site of the university /

    Plan of the west end of the public appropriation in the city ...

    Pen-and-ink and watercolor. Edged in cloth and mounted on cloth backing. Accompanied by exhibit caption: 717. Latrobe's suggestion for the national university. [2] p. ; 11 cm. Available also through the Library ...

    • Contributor: District of Columbia. Office of the Surveyor
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1816
  • 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
  • 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 ...

    • Contributor: King, N.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1796
  • A sketch of a survey made for Col. W'm Hickey, under a warrant from the United States, to take up vacant land : made to lay before his lawyers to determine some legal points : [part of Washington D.C. adjacent to the Anacostia River] /

    A sketch of a survey made for Col. W'm Hickey, under a warran...

    Cadastral survey map. Manuscript--ink and col. pencil. Lacks sections along edges; faced and backed with rice paper. Notes in ink on verso. 1 map : ms. ; 47 x 36 cm., on ...

    • Contributor: Carbery, Lewis
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1840
  • 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, ...

    • Contributor: Forsyth, William
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1858
  • 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
  • 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 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
  • 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

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  • [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 ...

    • Contributor: United States. Army of the Potomac
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • 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 ...

    • Contributor: Stuart, David
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1792
  • 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
  • Map of Carroll's land : [central Washington, D.C.] /

    Map of Carroll's land : [central Washington, D.C.] /

    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: 1793
  • 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 1506 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. v. 3. [N.W. section, north of Florida Ave.] -- v. 4. [N.E. section north of Florida Ave., ...

    • Contributor: Baist, G. Wm.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1907

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  • 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
  • General plan for the extension of the U.S. Capitol grounds /

    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, ...

    • Contributor: Fraser, John
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1874
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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 ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1798
  • Plan of the city of Washington /

    Plan of the city of Washington /

    Relief shown by hachures. Watermark: SL. Includes latitude/longitude statement. LC copy accompanied by printed exhibit caption slip, mounted on cloth backing, and annotated in pencil in lower margin: The final version of ...

    • Contributor: L'Enfant, Pierre Charles
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1794
  • Plan of the city of Washington /

    Plan of the city of Washington /

    Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. Also covers Georgetown. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy fold-lined and mounted on cloth backing. ...

    • Contributor: Jaettnig, Karl
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1800
  • 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 ...

    • Contributor: Green, H. H.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1916
  • 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 ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1994
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • [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 ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1886
  • 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. ca. 7 cm. within map area. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. Also shows rural householders' names and vegetation. Includes note ...

    • Contributor: United States. War Department. Engineer Bureau
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1865
  • [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. ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1800
  • 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
  • [Cadastral survey map of land tracts in Washington D.C. near the Anacostia River /

    [Cadastral survey map of land tracts in Washington D.C. near ...

    Pen-and-ink and watercolor. Oriented with north to the left. Darkened and mounted on cloth backing. Includes notes and 3 insets. 1 map : col., ms. ; 45 x 57 cm.

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1840
  • Square no. 602, city of Washington /

    Square no. 602, city of Washington /

    Cadastral map of block bounded by Canal, Q, 2nd, and R streets S.W. in the area formerly called Carrolsburg. On verso: Augt. 24th 1799. Title from verso. Oriented with north to the ...

    • Contributor: District of Columbia. Office of the Surveyor
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1799
  • 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
  • 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 government after the year MDCCC.

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

    Scale ca. 1:20,000. Has watermarks of 1794 appearing in each corner of the map. Shows block numbers and proposed government buildings. "In order to execute this plan, Mr. Ellicott ... made the ...

    • Contributor: Ellicott, Andrew
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1794
  • Martenet and Bond's map of Montgomery County, Maryland /

    Martenet and Bond's map of Montgomery County, Maryland /

    Relief shown by hachures. Also shows magisterial districts, buildings, and householders' names. Also covers northern District of Columbia. "Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1865 by Simon J. Martenet ...

    • Contributor: Martenet, Simon J.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1865
  • [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. ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1872
  • 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
  • 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 land tracts in Washington D.C. named Pleasant Plains, Plain Dealing and Mount Pleasant] /

    [Survey map of land tracts in Washington D.C. named Pleasant ...

    Manuscript--ink and pencil. On cloth backing in pencil: From Joseph M. Toner papers. Mounted on cloth backing. Includes text and statistical tables. 1 map : ms. ; 43 x 31 cm.

    • Contributor: Fenwick, George
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1804
  • 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

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  • 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 ...

    • Contributor: Reynolds, J. W.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1800
  • 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 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
  • 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
  • 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. ...

    • Contributor: King, N.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1796
  • [Survey map of land tracts in Washington D.C. along the Anacostia River] /

    [Survey map of land tracts in Washington D.C. along the Anaco...

    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 ...

    • Contributor: Fenwick, George
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1805
  • 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
  • Cadastral survey  map of land tracts in Washington D.C. near the junction of Bladensburg and Benning Roads N.E.].

    Cadastral survey map of land tracts in Washington D.C. near ...

    In upper left corner: [Be]ginning of [remainder missing]. "This plat was copied from an old torn map & which was very incorrectly made--12th Nov'r 1855." Pen-and-ink and lead pencil. Oriented with north ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1855
  • 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 ...

    • Contributor: District of Columbia. Office of the Surveyor
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1828
  • 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 :...

    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. ...

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

    • Contributor: Barnard, J. G.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1865
  • 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
  • View of the city of Washington in 1792 : superimposed on a map of 1914.

    View of the city of Washington in 1792 : superimposed on a ma...

    Cadastral map showing land tracts, owners' names, block numbers, and radial distances from the Patent Office. Selected buildings and trees shown pictorially. Planimetric map--not bird's-eye view. Text signed by W.O. Owen and ...

    • Contributor: Owen, W. O.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1914
  • [Map of Washington D.C. central business district showing walking routes between major public buildings and squares].

    [Map of Washington D.C. central business district showing wal...

    Pen-and-ink and lead pencil. Includes table of areas of squares, walking distances, and times. 1 map : ms., cloth backing ; 21 x 48 cm.

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1903
  • [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

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  • 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. Accompanied by sheet: Presented ...

    • Contributor: United States. Corps of Topographical Engineers
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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 ...

    • Contributor: Grand Army of the Republic. Committee on Marking Points of Historic Interest
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1902
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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.) ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1860
  • 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
  • Washington and vicinity, Maryland, District of Columbia, Virginia /

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

    Relief shown by contours and spot heights. "All-year good roads" shown by red overprint. "Surveyed in 1913-1915." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes notes. ...

    • Contributor: Geological Survey (U.S.)
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1917
  • 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 /

    Map of Washington, D.C., and environs : with marginal numbers...

    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 ...

    • Contributor: Silversparre, Axel
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1887
  • 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
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1827
  • Map showing positions of Union and Rebel forces Septr 1861.

    Map showing positions of Union and Rebel forces Septr 1861.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • 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 ...

    • 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 ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1870
  • Square no. 118 : [Washington D.C.].

    Square no. 118 : [Washington D.C.].

    Cadastral map of block bounded by Pennsylvania Av., 20th, I, and 19th streets N.W. Pen-and-ink and lead pencil. Edged with brown cloth. Includes note and computations. On cloth backing in lead pencil: ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1800
  • City of Washington.

    City of Washington.

    Shows block numbers and dimensions, street names, and land tracts and buildings belonging to Notley Young. Covers area bounded by Walter, F, 6th, and K streets S.W., Washington D.C. Facsim. of ms. ...

    • Contributor: King, N.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1880
  • 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 ...

    • Contributor: Stone, William James
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1820
  • 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
  • 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 ...

    • Contributor: United States. Public Buildings Commission
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1918
  • 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. Includes text, notes, and coat-of-arms. Soiled, mounted on cloth backing, edged with artificial leather ...

    • Contributor: Ellicott, Andrew
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1792
  • [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
  • 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
  • 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 ...

    • 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 Samuel Blodget.

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

    Covers squares along Sixteenth St. N.W. bounded by 15th, 17th, and Q sts. and Massachusetts and Rhode Island aves. Shows block numbers. Attributed to Nicholas King. Black and red inks. Watermarked: VI. ...

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

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1870
  • 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
  • The national capital, Washington, D.C. Sketched from nature by Adolph Sachse, 1883-1884.

    The national capital, Washington, D.C. Sketched from nature b...

    Perspective map not drawn to scale. Bird's-eye view. LC Panoramic maps (2nd ed.), 110 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes illus., text, and advertisements. ...

    • Contributor: Sachse, Adolph
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1884