Collection Items

  • Map
    Map of the city of Washington Shows block numbers, wards, and government buildings. LC copy stained, laminated, mounted on cloth backing, and signed in pencil at lower right: [H.L.?] Whiting. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP
    • Contributor: De Krafft, F. C. - Stone, W. I. - Morrison, William M.
    • Date: 1840
  • Map
    Plan von Washington. Shows wards, built-up areas, and major buildings. Also covers Georgetown. Title, scale heading, and note in German. Place-names in English. In left upper margin: Meyer's Handatlas. In lower margin: Aus der Geographischen Graviranstalt des Bibliographischen Instituts zu Hildburghausen-Amsterdam, Paris, u. Philadelphia. Includes note, Capitol floorplan, and index to points of interest. "No. 61." LC copy soiled, fold-lined, and mounted on cloth backing. Available also ...
    • Contributor: Geographisches Institut Leipzig
    • Date: 1845
  • Map
    Map of the city of Washington Shows block numbers, wards, and government buildings. Indexed for points of interest. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy fold-lined, trimmed, annotated in ink and pencil on recto and in ink on verso, and mounted on cloth backing. DCP
    • Contributor: De Krafft, F. C. - Morrison, William M.
    • Date: 1846
  • Map
    Map of the city of Washington : established as the permanent seat of the government of the United States of America Shows block numbers, wards, and government buildings. Statement of responsibility printed below bar scale. Includes index to points of interest and inset "Map of the District of Columbia." LC Ward maps 224 LC copy fold-lined, mounted on cloth backing, and edged with imitation leather strips. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP
    • Contributor: McClelland, D.
    • Date: 1846
  • Map
    Map of the city of Washington : established as the permanent seat of the government of the United States of America Shows block numbers, wards, and government buildings. Statement of responsibility printed above bar scale. Includes index to points of interest and inset "Map of the District of Columbia." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy fold-lined and mounted on cloth backing. DCP
    • Contributor: McClelland, D.
    • Date: 1846
  • Map
    City of Washington. Shows wards, built-up areas, and major buildings. Also covers Georgetown. "Entered according to Act of Congress ... 1836 by H.S. Tanner ... Eastern District of Pennsylvania." Includes note, Capitol floorplan, and index to points of interest. "16." LC copy accompanied by typewritten information card: [From] New universal atlas, H.S. Tanner, S. Augustus Mitchell, Philadelphia, 1846. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site ...
    • Contributor: Tanner, Henry Schenck - Mitchell, S. Augustus (Samuel Augustus)
    • Date: 1846
  • Map
    City of Washington. Shows wards, built-up areas, and major buildings. Also covers Georgetown. "Entered according to Act of Congress ... 1846, by H.N. Burroughs ... Eastern District of Pennsylvania." Includes Capitol floorplan and index to points of interest. "16." LC copy 1 fold-lined, taped on verso, and missing small edge sections; copy 2 soiled and water-stained in margins. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site ...
    • Contributor: Mitchell, S. Augustus (Samuel Augustus) - Burroughs, H. N. - Mitchell, S. Augustus
    • Date: 1848
  • Map
    City of Washington. Shows wards, built-up areas, and major buildings. Also covers Georgetown. Includes Capitol floorplan and index to points of interest. "16." LC copy accompanied by typewritten information card: [From] New universal atlas of the world, S. Augustus Mitchell, Philadelphia, 1849. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP
    • Contributor: Mitchell, S. Augustus (Samuel Augustus) - Mitchell, S. Augustus
    • Date: 1849
  • Map
    Chart of the head of navigation of the Potomac River shewing the route of the Alexandria Canal : made in pursuance of a resolution of the Alex'a Canal Company Oct. 1838 Nautical chart of the Potomac estuary within the District of Columbia. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by contours and soundings. Oriented with north toward the lower right. Stephenson. Cartography of northern Virginia, pl. 29-30 Includes note. LC copies fold-lined and mounted on cloth backing. Copy 1 annotated in ink in right lower margin: From Senate Doc. 178, 26th Congress, 2nd Session, Feb. 5., ...
    • Contributor: Stone, William James - Kearney, James - Turnbull, Wm. (William) - Fairfax, Wilson M. C. - Ewing, Maskell C. - Alexandria Canal Company
    • Date: 1838
  • Map
    Head of navigation of the Potomac River Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by contours and soundings. Photocopy of ms. map. Oriented with north toward the upper left. Includes notes. LC copy originally printed on separate sheets, assembled to 1 sheet, thirded, mounted on cloth backing, accompanied by negative photocopy, and annotated in pencil: From negative transferred from War Department. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a ...
    • Contributor: Abert, S. T. (Silvanus Thayer) - Graham, Campbell - United States. Army. Corps of Topographical Engineers
    • Date: 1849
  • Map
    Chillum Wood. Cadastral survey map. Pen-and-ink and lead pencil. Missing small sections along edges and faced with rice paper. Includes notes and measurement data. Subtitles in ink on verso. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault DCP
    • Date: 1844
  • Map
    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)
    • Date: 1843
  • Map
    "Moore's Vacancy" : [Washington D.C.] Cadastral survey map. "Surveyed 6th Nov'r 1848." On verso in lead pencil: From Joseph M. Toner papers. Pen-and-ink and lead pencil. Torn, missing small sections along edges, and faced with rice paper. Includes computations. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault DCP
    • Contributor: Carbery, Lewis - Toner, Joseph M. (Joseph Meredith) - United States. General Land Office
    • Date: 1848
  • Map
    Paper-Mill tract : [on Rock Creek, N.W. Washington D.C.]. Partial cadastral survey map showing mill, cistern, millrace, dam, and associated features. Pen-and-ink and lead pencil. Soiled, torn, fold-lined, missing sections at edges, and mounted on cloth backing. Includes notes. On cloth backing in lead pencil: No. 160.---Paper Mill Road and contiguous lands, R-P-21. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault DCP
    • Date: 1849
  • Map
    Map of Jackson City opposite the city of Washington at the south end of the Potomac Free Bridge. Shows proposed town of Jackson City in Alexandria County D.C. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by contours and soundings. Also covers Potomac River between Georgetown and Alexandria. Pen-and-ink and blue wash. Faced with gauze and mounted on cloth backing. Includes later lead-pencil annotations at lower right. Map folder annotated in ink: This map removed from a binding containing a list of the original ...
    • Date: 1843