Collection Items

  • Map
    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 ... 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 - United States. Commissioner of Public Buildings
    • Date: 1791
  • Map
    [Territory of Columbia]. Relief shown by hachures. City boundary labelled: Out lines of the city of Washington with the grand avenues and principal streets leading through the public appropriations. Title from later printed ed. Pen-and-ink and watercolors. Oriented with north toward the upper left. Soiled and fold-lined. Accompanied by positive and negative photocopies of 3 letters dated 1793 relating to the map, 1 of which signed by: ...
    • Contributor: Ellicott, Andrew
    • Date: 1793
  • Map
    [Map of part of central Washington D.C. to the east of the White House]. 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. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault DCP
    • Date: 1800
  • Map
    [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
    • Date: 1800
  • Map
    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
    • Date: 1800
  • Map
    Map of the District of Columbia. Shows all streets in county area. Shows main streets and numbered wards within city limits. India ink and purple wash on tracing linen. Probably drawn by Dr. Joseph M. Toner. From the Joseph Meredith Toner Collection in LC Manuscript Division. Oriented with north toward the upper left. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP Vault
    • Contributor: Toner, Joseph M. (Joseph Meredith)
    • Date: 1880
  • Map
    [Map of the city of Washington and suburbs, District of Columbia]. 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. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault DCP
    • Date: 1886
  • Map
    [Map of the city of Washington : showing the sub-divisions, grades, and the general configuration of the ground Cadastral map showing lot lines, lot numbers, and block numbers. Relief shown by contours and spot heights. Pen-and-ink and pencil. Title from 1872 printed ed. Sheets numbered: III, IV, etc. LC sheets brittle. LC lacks sheets I and II. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault DCP
    • Contributor: Bastert, A. - Enthoffer, J. (Joseph)
    • Date: 1872

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  • Map
    [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
    • Date: 1800
  • Map
    [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 ...
    • Contributor: Washington, George
    • Date: 1791
  • Map
    [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
    • Date: 1791
  • Map
    [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)
    • Date: 1800
  • Map
    [Map of Washington D.C. central business district showing walking routes between major public buildings and squares]. Pen-and-ink and lead pencil. Includes table of areas of squares, walking distances, and times. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault DCP
    • Date: 1903
  • Map
    Libraries, Washington D.C. Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Ms. (india ink and typescript) on photocopy base map. Shows no. of vols. per library. Assemblage of several sheets mounted together on cloth backing. Internal portions excised from base map. Indexed. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault DCP
    • Contributor: Library of Congress. Map Division
    • Date: 1926
  • Map
    Map collections in the District of Columbia Partial ms. (ink, pencil, and typescript) on col. base map. "Red seals show where to go in January 1930 for 2,500,000 of the maps in the District of Columbia." Assemblage of several sheets and adhesive seals mounted on cloth backing. Includes index indicating collection size. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault DCP
    • Contributor: Martin, Lawrence - United States. Board of Surveys and Maps of the Federal Government. Committee on Information
    • Date: 1930
  • Map
    Chart showing the original boundary milestones of the District of Columbia Ms. (india ink on tracing paper). Accompanied by newspaper article: Some forgotten stones mark D.C.'s first outline, The Evening Star, Monday, Jan. 2, 1950. [2] p. : ill., map ; 60 x 30 cm. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault DCP
    • Contributor: Woodward, Fred E. (Fred Eugene) - Woodward, Fred E.
    • Date: 1906
  • Map
    [Map of landholdings in the part of Prince George's County (Md.) that is now central Washington D.C.] Shows landholdings as of "1784." Depths shown by soundings. Pen-and-ink (black and purple) on tracing linen. Title devised by cataloger. Probably traced by Joseph M. Toner from the original map by Beatty and Orme. From the Joseph Meredith Toner Collection in LC Manuscript Division. Oriented with north to the right. Stained and fold-lined. Includes notes and index of survey points. On verso in lead ...
    • Contributor: Beatty, Chas. (Charles) - Orme, Arch. (Archibald) - Toner, Joseph M. (Joseph Meredith)
    • Date: 1784
  • Map
    [Cadastral survey map of Charles Carroll Jr.'s land in central Washington D.C. in 1793] 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 day of May 1759 is shadowed with yellow." Lead pencil on tracing paper. Title devised by cataloger. Probably traced by Dr. Joseph M. Toner from the original 1793 map. From the Joseph ...
    • Contributor: Priggs, John F. A. - Carroll, Charles - Toner, Joseph M. (Joseph Meredith)
    • Date: 1793
  • Map
    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. Covers part of central Washington D.C. bounded by 11th, K, 13th streets, and Massachusetts Avenue N.W. Shows block numbers and outlines, buildings, and building dimensions. Pen-and-ink, purple wash, and lead pencil on tracing linen. Traced by Dr. Joseph M. Toner from the original map possibly drawn by Nicholas King in 1794. From the Joseph Meredith Toner Collection in LC Manuscript Division. Has circular cameo ...
    • Contributor: Toner, Joseph M. (Joseph Meredith) - King, N. (Nicholas)
    • Date: 1794
  • Map
    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. 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. Phillips. Washington, 65 Cited in preliminary cataloging: Toner collection 10. Vault DCP
    • Contributor: King, N. (Nicholas) - King, N.
    • Date: 1796
  • Map
    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. Covers area bounded by 12th, L, 15th streets, and Anacostia River waterfront S.E. Shows block numbers and outlines, buildings, and block and building dimensions. Relief shown by hachures. Pen-and-ink and blue wash on tracing linen. Traced by Dr. Joseph M. Toner from the original map by Nicholas King ca. 1796. From the Joseph Meredith Toner Collection in LC Manuscript Division. Has circular cameo impression: ...
    • Contributor: King, N. (Nicholas) - Toner, Joseph M. (Joseph Meredith)
    • Date: 1796
  • Map
    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 ... 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. (Nicholas) - King, N.
    • Date: 1796
  • Map
    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.
    • Date: 1800
  • Map
    [Survey map of land tracts in N.W. Washington D.C. near the old city boundary and Rock Creek]. Shows "Rock Creek," "City boundary," and tract identified as "Surve[y] of part of a tra[ct] called The Widows Mite for Col. G. Bell U.S.A." Pen-and-ink and lead pencil on tracing paper. Title devised by cataloger. Probably drawn by Dr. Joseph M. Toner ca. 187-. Possibly traced from an earlier survey map. From the Joseph Meredith Toner Collection in LC Manuscript Division. Oriented with north ...
    • Contributor: Toner, Joseph M. (Joseph Meredith)
    • Date: 1870
  • Map
    [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
    • Date: 1884