Collection Items

  • Map
    Plan of the city of Washington in the District of Columbia : established as the permanent seat of the government of the United States, extended to embrace its suburban towns, villages, &c. ... Depths shown by contours. Also covers Rosslyn (Va.). Also shows block numbers, water and sewer lines, streetlights, major buildings, and streetcar lines. "Entered according to Act of Congress in the Office of the Clerk of the Supreme Court of the District of Columbia in the year 1870." Includes notes, insets of D.C. avenues and Alexandria, and population table. LC copy darkened, fold-lined, soiled, missing ...
    • Contributor: Forsyth, William - District of Columbia. Office of the Surveyor - District of Columbia. Board of Public Works
    • Date: 1870
  • Map
    Plan of the city of Washington in the District of Columbia : established as the permanent seat of the government of the United States, extended to embrace its suburban towns, villages, &c. ... Also covers Rosslyn (Va.). Also shows block numbers, water and sewer lines, streetlights, major buildings, and streetcar lines. "Entered according to Act of Congress in the Office of the Clerk of the Supreme Court of the District of Columbia in the year 1876." Originally printed on 6 sheets. Includes notes, insets of D.C. avenues and Alexandria, population table, and D.C. commissioners' names. LC sheets ...
    • Contributor: Forsyth, William - District of Columbia. Office of the Surveyor
    • Date: 1876
  • Map
    Map of the permanent system of highways, District of Columbia Scale ca. 1:12,000. Oriented with north toward the upper left. Shows block numbers. "The Norris-Peters Co., photo-litho., Washington, D.C." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP AACR2
    • Contributor: District of Columbia. Office of the Surveyor - Office of the Engineer Commissioner D.C.
    • Date: 1914
  • Map
    Map of Washington, D.C. F32451 U.S. Copyright Office Shows radial distances and block numbers. Oriented with north toward the upper left. Indexed. LC copy mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP
    • Contributor: District of Columbia. Office of the Surveyor - Turner, Edgar D.
    • Date: 1918
  • Map
    Map of the permanent system of highways, District of Columbia Scale ca. 1:12,000. Oriented with north toward the upper left. Shows public lands and block numbers. "The Columbia Planograph Co., Washington, D.C." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP AACR2
    • Contributor: District of Columbia. Office of the Surveyor - Office of the Engineer Commissioner D.C.
    • Date: 1921
  • Map
    Map of the city of Washington showing the public reservations under control of the Office of Public Buildings and Grounds Reservations numbered in red. Includes statistical table. "48 2 Ch Eng." LC copy soiled, fold-lined, and mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP
    • Contributor: District of Columbia. Office of the Surveyor - Forsyth, William - Rockwell, A. F. - United States. Office of Public Buildings and Grounds
    • Date: 1884
  • Map
    Map of the roads in Washington County, D.C. Shows roads made within last 3 years, roads half-paid-for by Corporation of Georgetown, and school districts. Oriented with north toward the upper left. LC copy 1 fold-lined, halved, and mounted on cloth backing. LC copy 2 stained, trimmed, missing sections along edges, fold-lined, halved, and mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. 2 copies ...
    • Contributor: District of Columbia. Office of the Surveyor - Carpenter, D. (Benjamin D.)
    • Date: 1867
  • Map
    Map of the roads in Washington County, D.C. Also shows schools and school districts. Also covers city of Washington and adjacent part of Alexandria County. Oriented with north toward the upper left. Includes notes. LC copies fold-lined, shellacked, quartered, and mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. 2 copies DCP
    • Contributor: District of Columbia. Office of the Surveyor - Carpenter, D. (Benjamin D.)
    • Date: 1870
  • Map
    A map exhibiting the position of two lines located with a view to the extension of the Baltimore & Washington Rail Road within the city of Washington Partial cadastral map showing block numbers. Facsimile. Original version: Washington : Surveyors Office, 1835. Includes text, attestors' names, and illegible seal. LC copy 1 fold-lined. LC copy 2 halved and mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. 2 copies. DCP
    • Contributor: Knight, J. (Jonathan) - District of Columbia. Office of the Surveyor
    • Date: 1835
  • Map
    Land south of squares 1131 etc. : [S.E. Washington D.C.] Covers area bounded by Anacostia River, Barney Circle, and H. St. S.E. "Bulkhead and wharf lines are those approved by the Acting Sec. of War on July 1, 1904." Also shows block numbers and dimensions. Blueprint. Includes text. LC copy mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP
    • Contributor: Richards, Wm. P. (William P.) - District of Columbia. Office of the Surveyor
    • Date: 1907
  • Map
    Benjamin F. Leighton and Richard E. Pairo, trustees, subdivision of a plat of land formerly known as part of "Enclosure or Inclosure," hereafter to be known as "Brookland" : situated in the ... Cadastral map. "Sept. 5th 1887." LC copy halved and mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP
    • Contributor: District of Columbia. Office of the Surveyor - Forsyth, William - Leighton, Benjamin F. (Benjamin Farnsworth) - Pairo, Richard E.
    • Date: 1887
  • Map
    [Map of Carrollsburg showing its street and lot system with the later streets and lots of Washington D.C. superimposed] Cadastral map showing lot and block numbers. Carrollsburg shown in red, Washington in green. India ink and watercolor. Soiled, missing small sections along edges, and mounted on cloth backing. Includes text and statement of certification by: Wm. Forsyth, Surveyor of the City of Washington DC. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault DCP
    • Contributor: District of Columbia. Office of the Surveyor - Forsyth, William
    • Date: 179?
  • Map
    Plat in accordance with Public Act 385, sec. 21 : approved June 30th 1906 : [Washington D.C.] Shows "... the land purchased by Sidney Bieber ..." Covers part of area now occupied by Congressional Cemetery S.E. Cadastral survey map showing lot and block numbers and dimensions. "Washington, D.C., Oct. 6th 1906." Blueprint. Includes text and D.C. Commissioners' names. "31/185." LC copy mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP
    • Contributor: District of Columbia. Office of the Surveyor - Richards, Wm. P. (William P.) - Bieber, Sidney
    • Date: 1906
  • Map
    Plat of Columbia Heights : Hon. John Sherman, trustee Cadastral map. "Nov'r 1st 1881--Recorded in liber, A.R. Shepherd, folio 137." At head of text: Washington, D.C., Nov. 1, 1881. "Lots for sale by A.L. Barber and Co. ... Washington D.C." Includes text at upper left. LC copy 1 torn, missing large sections at bottom, and mounted on cloth backing. LC copy 2 torn, missing large section at lower right, fold-lined, annotated in purple ...
    • Contributor: District of Columbia. Office of the Surveyor - Sherman, John - Forsyth, William - A.L. Barber and Co.
    • Date: 1881
  • Map
    Plat of Columbia Heights : Hon. John Sherman, trustee Scale ca. 1:1,750. "Nov. 1st 1881--recorded in liber, A. R. Shepherd, folio 137." Cadastral map. From the Breckinridge family papers. "Lots for sale by A. L. Barber and Co. ... Washington, D.C." LC copy fold-lined and annotated in lead pencil on verso. Includes text at bottom. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP AACR2: 110; 651/1; 650/2; ...
    • Contributor: District of Columbia. Office of the Surveyor - Forsyth, William - Sherman, John - Breckinridge Family - A.L. Barber and Co.
    • Date: 1881
  • Map
    Plat of Columbia Heights : Hon. John Sherman, trustee Cadastral map. Alternate title at upper left: Profiles and proposed grades of streets in Columbia Heights subdivision. At head of alternate title: "H." "Nov'r 1st 1881--Recorded in liber, A.R. Shepherd, folio 137." "To accompany report in answer to Senate Resolution of April 14, 1882." "Lots for sale by A.L. Barber and Co. ... Washington D.C." Includes note and bar scale. LC copy stained, fold-lined, ...
    • Contributor: District of Columbia. Office of the Surveyor - Forsyth, William - Sherman, John - A.L. Barber and Co.
    • Date: 1882
  • Map
    Map of George Truesdell's addition to the city of Washington : being a subdivision of a tract of land known as Eckington, which tract is a part of the original tract called ... Cadastral map. Has statement of certification by: W'm Forsyth, Surveyor Dist. of Columbia. Includes location map and ill. of houses. LC copy fold-lined, laminated, annotated in red ink and blue pencil, and mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP
    • Contributor: Forsyth, William - Bruff, William T. O. - Truesdell, George - District of Columbia. Office of the Surveyor
    • Date: 1887
  • Map
    Subdivision of Fort Lincoln Heights, District of Columbia Cadastral map. Includes approval statement by "Surveyor Dist. of Columbia." LC copy mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP
    • Contributor: Lang, John C. - Mitchell, Thomas A. - District of Columbia. Office of the Surveyor
    • Date: 1892
  • Map
    Plat of proposed reservation at Fort Stevens, near Brightwood, D.C. Partial cadastral map. Shows "Battle Cemetery" at upper right. Blueprint. At lower right: With E.W. 23181/4. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP
    • Contributor: District of Columbia. Office of the Surveyor - Looker, Henry - Hazen, M. C.
    • Date: 1900
  • Map
    Plat of proposed reservation at Fort Stevens, near Brightwood, D.C. Partial cadastral map. "Battle Cemetery" not shown at upper right. Blueprint. At lower right: With E.W. 23181/4. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP
    • Contributor: District of Columbia. Office of the Surveyor - Looker, Henry - Hazen, M. C.
    • Date: 1900
  • Map
    Map of Georgetown in the District of Columbia : prepared from surveys and other data under an act of the Legislature approved Dec'r 28th 1871 Cadastral map. Includes 2 insets and D.C. officials' names. LC copy darkened, brittle, cracked, missing small sections, quartered, mounted on cloth backing, and signed in ink: Hugh T. Taggart. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP
    • Contributor: District of Columbia. Office of the Surveyor - Forsyth, William - Taggart, Hugh T. (Hugh Thomas) - District of Columbia. Legislative Assembly
    • Date: 1871
  • Map
    A map of George Town with the additions : 1814 Cadastral map showing block numbers. "A present from Francis Fenwick to the Honorable the Corporation of George-town." From the Taggart Estate papers. In upper left corner: Hugh T. Taggart's. India ink. Brittle, missing small sections, halved, and mounted on cloth backing. Includes 3 insets and index to points of interest. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Phillips. ...
    • Contributor: Fenwick, Francis - Taggart, Hugh T. (Hugh Thomas) - District of Columbia. Office of the Surveyor
    • Date: 1814
  • Map
    [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
    • Date: 1853
  • Map
    W.W. Corcoran's "Hare-Wood" tract : [part of Washington D.C.] Cadastral survey map. Pen-and-ink and yellow tint. Soiled, torn, and mounted on cloth backing. On verso on cloth backing in lead pencil: No. 14/Corcorans Map, "Harewood Tract" R-P-22. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault DCP
    • Contributor: District of Columbia. Office of the Surveyor - Carbery, Lewis - Corcoran, W. W. (William Wilson)
    • Date: 1852
  • Map
    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.
    • Date: 1873