Collection Items

  • Map
    Plan of township no. 1, north of Phillips Cadastral map of town of Madrid, Maine, showing numbered lots; acreage and dimensions given for some lots. "This plan represents township number one in the first range of townships west of the Million Acres ... supposed to lay in the county of Oxford." Title from verso. Pen-and-ink. Mounted on cloth backing. Note added to map after it was drawn: Oxford ss. recd. August 1, ...
    • Contributor: Adams, Solomon
    • Date: 1805
  • Map
    A plan of Boston : from actual survey Includes index to selected buildings. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Copy imperfect: Soiled, annotated "purchased at Boston 1806" in pen-and-ink in lower left margin, mounted on cloth backing.
    • Contributor: Carleton, Osgood
    • Date: 1805
  • Map
    Millers Falls, Mass. Bird's-eye view. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes index to points of interest. LC copy imperfect: Brittle, darkened, stained, and missing small sections along edges. PM3 Acquisitions control no. 94-3
    • Date: 1800
  • Map
    Map showing the routes of the contemplated rail road from New-Haven to Hartford Relief shown by hachures. Includes "Profile of route by Sodom Brook" and "Profile of route by Holt's Hill." LC copies imperfect: Creased and wrinkled. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Twining, Alexander C. (Alexander Catlin) - Mesier's Lith
    • Date: 18??
  • Map
    A plan of the town of New Haven : with all the buildings in 1748 taken by the Hon. Gen. Wadsworth of Durham to which are added the names and professions of ... Pictorial historical map that shows historic buildings, historic trees, and ships. Oriented with north toward the upper right. Includes historical notes and index to lots of first grantees with names of grantees indicated. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Copy imperfect: Brittle, worn, torn, darkened, annotated in pen-and-ink and pencil on verso, mounted on cloth backing.
    • Contributor: Lyon, Wm. (William) - Kensett, Thomas - Wadsworth, James - Connecticut Academy of Arts and Sciences - Lyon, Wm.
    • Date: 1806
  • Map
    Improved plan of the city of Baltimore. Scale ca. 1:11,314. Relief shown by hachures. Pictorial map. From James Robinson's Baltimore directory. 1804. Indexed for points of interest. Accompanied by letter from Maryland Historical Society, 2 l. and typewritten copy of 1799 Baltimore Directory title page, 1 l. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 651/1
    • Contributor: Warner & Hanna
    • Date: 1804
  • 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
    Washington in 1800. Shows buildings and blocks containing buildings. Title at head of text: Washington in 1800 : location of the habitable buildings one hundred years ago. W.B. Bryan mentioned in text. Includes text. Text on verso. LC copy probably cut from newspaper, faced with gauze, mounted on cloth backing, and accompanied by negative and positive photocopies at a larger scale. Available also through the Library of ...
    • Contributor: Bryan, W. (Wilhelmus Bogart) - Bryan, W.
    • Date: 1800
  • Map
    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. Vault DCP
    • Contributor: Jaettnig, Karl
    • Date: 1800
  • 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 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
    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
    [Map of B Street Sewer and associated ponds, Washington D.C.]. Pen-and-ink, pencil, and watercolor. Includes cross-section of sewer, ponds, and associated masonry structures. 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
    [Survey map of Friendship tract, Washington D.C.]. Cadastral map. Relief shown by shading. Pen-and-ink and gray wash. In lead pencil at lower left on cloth backing: From the files of the Society of Oldest Inhabitants. Deposited by Henry C. Gauss in 1920's (?). One of 12 maps. In lead pencil in different hand on cloth backing: 10th Friendship. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. ...
    • Contributor: Gauss, Henry C. - Association of the Oldest Inhabitants of the District of Columbia
    • Date: 1800
  • Map
    Frogland, Georgetown D.C. & H. Balls lot, Viginia [sic]. Cadastral survey maps. Title in ink on verso. "Done for Mr. William Redin." At upper left in large letters: W. Redin Esq. From the Taggart Estate papers. Brown and black inks with additions in lead pencil. Soiled and cracked along edges. On verso in ink: Index no. 58, page 2. No. 58. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster ...
    • Contributor: Taggart, Hugh T. (Hugh Thomas)
    • Date: 1800
  • Map
    Map of Georgetown : act of May 15, 1751. Cadastral map showing lot numbers. Covers area bounded by 33rd, Prospect, Thomas Jefferson streets N.W., and the Potomac waterfront. Below title: Survey & plat completed February 27, 1752; 69 lots sold on March 21, 1752. Photocopy of ms. map. LC copy annotated in ink on recto: 13; rubber-stamped on verso: Handy, print, Washington, D.C. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as ...
    • Date: 1792
  • Map
    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
    • Date: 1800
  • Map
    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, lot numbers, and dimensions. Covers area bounded by 27th, H, and 17th streets N.W., and the Potomac waterfront. LC copy fold-lined and mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
  • Map
    [Plan of Hamburg, later part of Washington D.C.]. Cadastral map showing lot numbers and street widths. Pen-and-ink. Oriented with north to the left. Torn, fold-lined, and mounted on tracing linen. Survey data at upper left including Washington D.C. street names. Unidentified map in lead pencil and inked annotations including the name "Stevenson" in large script on verso. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Phillips. Washington, ...
    • Date: 1800
  • Map
    Division of part of a tract of land in Washington County D.C. called "Mount Pleasant" : as the same was made by the devisees of Robert Peter deceased, and the allotment thereof ... Cadastral survey map showing landowners' names and "Centre line of tunnel of W.A. extension." Also covers Meridian Hill, Columbia Heights, Howard University, and adjacent tracts. "March 18th 1884." Black ink, red ink, and yellow wash. Soiled, torn, fold-lined, and taped. Includes statistical tables titled "Description of larger lots in Division of Rob't Peters Estate." On verso in ink: Mt. Pleasant, Peter Subd'n. Available also ...
    • Contributor: Carpenter, D. (Benjamin D.) - Carpenter, D.
    • Date: 1809
  • Map
    [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 ...
    • Date: 1800
  • Map
    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.
    • Date: 1805
  • Map
    Map of Tiber Creek, from its mouth to the extent of tide water : [Washington D.C.]. Covers area now occupied by the Mall. Shows proposed Washington D.C. street alignments and proposed canal. Title from verso. Pen-and-ink, blue wash, and blue pencil. Originally drawn on 2 sheets. Watermark: GR (with reginal figure in cartouche under crown). Oriented with north to the bottom. Foxed and mounted on cloth backing. On verso in lead pencil: No. 6. Available also through the Library of ...
    • Date: 1800