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  • [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 ...

    • Contributor: Gauss, Henry C. - Association of the Oldest Inhabitants of the District of Columbia
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1800
  • [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. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault DCP

    • Contributor: Taggart, Hugh T. (Hugh Thomas)
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1800
  • [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. Fold-lined. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Phillips. Washington 907 Vault DCP

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1884
  • Lane from Road Street, Georgetown, to Barnards house and lands binding thereon : [Washington D.C.].

    Cadastral survey map showing landowners' names. Relief shown by hachures. Title from verso. Alternate title at upper right: Barnard & others. Pen-and-ink and lead pencil. Soiled and mounted on cloth backing. Includes statistical tables and computations in lead pencil. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Phillips. Washington 494 Vault DCP

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1800
  • Copy of map showing proposed extension of Sixteenth Street and widening of Columbia Road, Meridian Hill : shown me by Mr. Donald McPherson ... 12-4-93.

    Scale ca. 1:2,400. Manuscript; pen-and-ink and col. pencil. Cadastral map. From the Breckinridge family papers. Includes inset. Accompanied by statistical data sheet. (1 leaf ; 27 x 19 cm.) Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault DCP AACR2: 651/1; 650/2; 651/3; 651/4; 650/5; 650/6; 700/1

    • Contributor: McPherson, Donald - Breckinridge Family
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1893
  • Profile of Valley Street taken up the center from the curb line on West Street to the curb line on Road Street : [Georgetown, Washington D.C.] /

    Covers Thirty-Second Street between P and R streets N.W. Oriented with north to the left. Black, brown, red inks, and light brown and green washes. Soiled, stained, faced with gauze, and mounted on cloth backing. Includes text, partial cadastral map of Valley Street, and statement of approval. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Phillips. Washington 506 Vault ...

    • Contributor: Carbery, Lewis
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1858
  • 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 ...

    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. (Nicholas) - King, N.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1800
  • [Map of part of Washington D.C. central business district in the vicinity of the Center Market and Tiber Creek].

    Covers area bounded by F, 6th, and 10th streets, and Constitution Avenue N.W. Shows block numbers. Pen-and-ink, lead pencil, and blue wash. Torn, stained, patched, and edged in cloth. Annotated on cloth backing in lead pencil: From the files of the Society of Oldest Inhabitants. Deposited by Henry C. Gauss in 1920's (?). One of 12 maps. Available also through the Library of Congress ...

    • Contributor: Gauss, Henry C. - Association of the Oldest Inhabitants of the District of Columbia
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1800
  • Ellipse at White Lot : [Washington D.C.] /

    Black and col. inks. Torn along edges and annotated in lead pencil on verso. Includes table of circumferences. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Phillips. Washington 1260 Vault DCP

    • Contributor: Stewart, John
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1882
  • 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
  • Plan of New City in the District of Columbia : half a mile from Washington /

    Cadastral survey map of Ivy City, Washington D.C. "Recorded in Vol. 2 of 'Record of County Surveys,' page 76." Pen-and-ink. Fold-lined and mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault DCP

    • Contributor: District of Columbia. Office of the Surveyor - Dubois, N.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1873
  • [Eight grade profiles of streets in Georgetown, Washington D.C.].

    Title devised by cataloger. On cloth backing in lead pencil: Profiles showing grading of Market St. east side and west side of Duck Lane etc., 1853. At lower left in lead pencil: Lewis Carbery, reported to Carpenter, Sept'r 1853. From the Taggart Estate papers. Pen-and-ink. Mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Phillips. Washington ...

    • Contributor: Carbery, Lewis - Carpenter, D. (Benjamin D.) - Taggart, Hugh T. (Hugh Thomas) - District of Columbia. Office of the Surveyor
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1853
  • 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

    • Contributor: Breckinridge Family
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1890
  • Topographical sketch of the environs of Washington, D.C. : (survey of locality for public park & site for a presidential mansion) /

    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. (Nathaniel) - United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Public Buildings and Grounds - Michler, N.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1867
  • Plan of the squares of the eastern extreme of the city of W. : [Washington D.C.].

    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. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Phillips. Washington, 888 Vault DCP

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1800
  • Plat of part of Pleasant Plains and Lemar's Outlet : being an addition to Chapins Brown's sub-division of S.P. Brown's Homestead /

    Cadastral map. "For sale by Austin P. Brown, real estate and loans ... Washington, D.C." India ink. Title, authorship and distributor's statements, street names, lot numbers, and some lot owners' names printed on separate slips and affixed to recto. Halved and mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault DCP

    • Contributor: Lang, John C. - Brown, Austin P.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1885
  • Plan of wharfing : [Anacostia River waterfront, Washington D.C.] /

    Cadastral map showing lot lines and numbers, dimensions, and block numbers. Covers area bounded by Anacostia River, South Capitol St., and O and S Sts. S.E. Title appears twice in pencil in 2 different hands. India ink and pencil. Mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Phillips. Washington, 1167 Vault DCP

    • Contributor: Latrobe, Benjamin Henry
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1817
  • Graduation of 17th Street West shewing the continuation of the War Office drain : [Washington D.C.] /

    Longitudinal section. Oriented with north to the left. Pen-and-ink and watercolor. Watermark: 1804. Mounted on cloth backing. Includes notes and cross-section of drain. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Phillips. Washington, 802 Vault DCP

    • Contributor: King, N. (Nicholas) - District of Columbia. Office of the Surveyor - King, N.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1805
  • Plan showing proposed method of laying out the public grounds at Washington /

    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: February 1851. Oriented with north toward the lower right. Pen-and-ink, blue watercolor, and [lead?] pencil. Faded, soiled, varnished [?], and cracked. Originally drawn on 2 sheets. Includes bar scale in feet (2,000) ...

    • Contributor: Downing, A. J. (Andrew Jackson)
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1851
  • No. 1. Survey for John Davidson ; No. 2. Lots surveyed on 1st Street between Fred. & Fayette streets : [Georgetown, Washington D.C.].

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

    • Contributor: Taggart, Hugh T. (Hugh Thomas)
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1843
  • [Manuscript map of Seventeenth Street N.W. between E Street and Pennsylvania Avenue, Washington D.C.].

    Partial cadastral map showing lot lines, lot and block numbers, and dimensions. Title devised by cataloger. At top in ink: Presidents Square. Pen-and-ink with additions in lead pencil. Watermark: U S [word unclear]. Mounted on cloth backing. Includes notes, computations, and ancillary sketch map of block labelled "Bank of earth south of War Office" in lead pencil. Available also through the Library of Congress ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1800
  • Plat of the tracts of land comprising the tract known as "Kalorama" : part of original tracts of land called "Widow's Mite" and "Pretty Prospect" situated in the District of Columbia : ...

    Cadastral survey mapo showing landowners' names. "Jan. 1886." Black ink, red pencil, and watercolor. Fold-lined and mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Phillips. Washington 571 Vault DCP

    • Contributor: Carpenter, D. (Benjamin D.) - Carpenter, D.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1886
  • Part of Georgetown, Maryland /

    Cadastral survey map of area bounded by 33rd St., M St., Wisconsin Av. N.W., and the Georgetown waterfront, Washington D.C. Does not show ownership. Relief shown by hachures. Red ink, black ink, and blue wash. Fold-lined. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Phillips. Washington 508 Vault DCP

    • Contributor: Seibert, S. R.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1752
  • Plat of that part of the Washington & Rockville Turnpike Road lying within the District of Columbia /

    Covers the presentday Georgia Avenue N.W. between Florida Avenue and the District line. At upper edge: Aug't 5, 1820. Title from verso. Alternate title at head of text: District of Columbia, Washington County, pt. Pen-and-ink and lead pencil. Watermark: D Ames (with U.S. coat-of-arms). Folded-lined and mounted on cloth backing. Includes text. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster ...

    • Contributor: Elgar, Joseph
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1819
  • William Corcoran's subdivision of lots : between High & Congress & Bridge & Gay streets, Georgetown D.C.

    Cadastral map showing landowners' names. Covers block bounded by Wisconsin Av., N, 31st, and M streets N.W. "Sept. 19th 1839." Title in ink in 2 hands on verso. Pen-and-ink. Soiled and stained. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. 3851 Phillips. Washington 495 Vault DCP

    • Contributor: Corcoran, W. W. (William Wilson)
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1839