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    Plan for enlarging the grounds around the U.S. Capitol In lower margin: From "Documentary history of the construction and development of the United States Capitol Building and Grounds," 58th Cong. 2d Sess., House rept. no. 646, serial no. 4585, Washington, 1904, facing p. 1072. Oriented with north to the right. LC copy accompanied by negative photocopy. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP
    • Contributor: United States. Architect of Extension of Capitol - Walter, Thomas Ustick - United States. Congress House
    • Date: 188?
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    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)
    • Date: 1851
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    [Cadastral map of "Peter's square," Georgetown, Washington D.C.]. Cadastral map showing lot numbers and owners' initials. Covers area bounded by Wisconsin Av., M, 31st, and K streets N.W. Title devised by cataloger. Photocopy of ms. map. On verso in ink: From the manuscript original owned by Mr. Walter G. Peter. Includes computations. LC copy extensively annotated in pencil. In upper margin in pencil: Mr. Walter Peter's MS map--part of Georgetown ... LC...
    • Contributor: Peter, Walter G.
    • Date: 1814
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    Baist's real estate atlas of surveys of Washington, District of Columbia : complete in four volumes T.p. mounted on inside of front cover of each v. Phillips 4552 Phillips 11775 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP
    • Contributor: Baist, G. Wm. (George William) - Baist, Wm. E. (William Edward) - Baist, H. V. (Harry Valentine) - Baist, G. Wm.
    • Date: 1919

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    Fort Stevens park, general plan : [Washington D.C.] Relief shown by contours. "Date: 5-14-35." Photocopy of ms. map. Oriented with north to the left. Originally printed on 4 sheets. Includes notes and cross-section. "Dwg. no NCP 1595." Mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP
    • Contributor: United States. Office of National Capital Parks. Eastern Div. Br. Of Plans & Design
    • Date: 1935
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    [Map of the Capitol grounds, eastern end of the Mall, and adjacent squares, Washington D.C.]. Covers area bounded by 7th St. west, C St. north, 1st St. east, and C St. south. Shows block numbers and dimensions. Lead pencil. Oriented with north to the right. Spotted and torn along edges. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault DCP
    • Date: 1880
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    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
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    Plan of the city of Washington Relief shown by hachures. Watermark: SL. Includes latitude/longitude statement. LC copy accompanied by printed exhibit caption slip, mounted on cloth backing, and annotated in pencil in lower margin: The final version of the L'Enfant Plan, probably printed in 1794 ... Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault DCP
    • Contributor: L'enfant, Pierre Charles - Thackara & Vallance
    • Date: 1794
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    Johnson's Georgetown and the city of Washington : the capital of the United States of America Shows block numbers, wards, extent of built-up area, and major buildings. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes ill. "34." LC copy missing edge sections and accompanied by typewritten information card: [From] Johnson's atlas of the world, Johnson & Ward, New York, 1862. DCP
    • Contributor: Johnson and Ward
    • Date: 1862
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    Birdseye view of the National Capital, including the site of the proposed World's Exposition of 1892 and Permanent Exposition of the Three Americas Oriented with north toward the upper left. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault DCP AACR2
    • Contributor: Johnson, E. Kurtz - A. Hoen & Co.
    • Date: 1888
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    Map of the cities of Washington and Georgetown D.C. Shows occurrence of diseases in color, wards, block numbers, and radial distances from Capitol. Includes text, notes, and table of "Width of streets." LC copy darkened, lacking sections in margins, and mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP
    • Contributor: W.H. & O.H. Morrison (Firm)
    • Date: 1876
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    Sketch of Washington in embryo : viz., previous to its survey by Major L'Enfant Cadastral map showing landholdings in central Washington with owners' names. Includes text. LC copy 1 soiled, fold-lined, taped, and mounted on cloth backing. LC copy 2 laminated and mounted on cloth backing. LC copy 2 annotated in pencil, ink, and watercolor to show tract boundaries and buildings. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. 2 copies DCP
    • Contributor: Faehtz, E. F. M. (Ernest F. M.) - Pratt, F. W. - Toner, Joseph M. (Joseph Meredith) - Seibert, S. R. - Trill
    • Date: 1792
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    A map of the state of Virginia : reduced from the nine sheet map of the state in conformity to law
    Map of Virginia
    Covers also Washington, D.C., West Virginia, Maryland, Delaware, and southern Pennsylvania. Relief shown by hachures. "Entered according to Act of Congress, the 31st day of October 1827 by W.B. Giles, Governor of the State of Virginia." Prime meridian: Washington. Issued in blue slipcase designed for this map. Annotations of place names on map area in ink (red and black) and pencil. Handwritten annotations on...
    • Contributor: Böÿe, Herman - Tanner, Henry Schenck - Dawson, E. - Giles, William Branch
    • Date: 1827
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    Scharf's International pictorial map of central Washington. F35114 U.S. Copyright Office Major buildings shown pictorially. English and Spanish. Alternate title at lower left: Mapa foto-pictórico de la parte central de Washington / por Emilio L. Scharf, Ph.D. "Publisht [sic] in English, Spanish, German and French." Some maps have streets colored in red. Others have them uncolored. Includes notes and index to points of interest. LC copy 2 halved and mounted on...
    • Contributor: Scharf, Emilio L.
    • Date: 1919
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    [Map of the White House grounds, Washington D.C.]. Covers the area bounded by 17th, H, 15th streets N.W., and the Washington Canal. Shows "Presidents House," "Treasury &c.," "War Office" buildings, and block numbers and dimensions for the ends of blocks facing the White House grounds. Drawn between 1798 and 1805 as evidenced by the features shown. In present day area of the Ellipse: Appropriation No. [S?]. Title devised by cataloger. Pen-and-ink with...
    • Date: 1800
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    Map of Soldiers' Home near Washington, D.C. "August 1877." Relief shown by hachures. Partial cadastral map showing names of some adjacent landowners. Includes directory of "Board of Commissioners" and "Officers of the Home." LC copy annotated in ink and red pencil, rubber-stamped, and mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP
    • Contributor: Entwistle, J. C.
    • Date: 1877
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    Johnson's Georgetown and the city of Washington : the capital of the United States of America. Shows block numbers, wards, extent of built-up area, major buildings, and streetcar lines. Relief shown by hachures. Includes ill. Part of atlas gazetteer on verso. "39." LC copy accompanied by typewritten information card: [From] Johnson's new illustrated family atlas, A.J. Johnson, New York, 1867. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP
    • Contributor: Johnson, A. J. (Alvin Jewett) - Johnson, A. J.
    • Date: 1867
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    Johnson's Georgetown and the city of Washington : the capital of the United States of America Shows block numbers, wards, extent of built-up area, and major buildings. Includes ill. LC copy accompanied by typewritten information card: [From] Johnson's family atlas, Johnson & Browning, New York, 1862. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP
    • Contributor: Johnson & Browning
    • Date: 1862
  • Map
    I hereby certify that I have surveyed and marked for Mr. Geo. E. Mattingly lots nos. 1, 2, 4, 5 in square no. 475, also Water Street opposite said lots : as ... Cadastral survey map showing lot numbers and dimensions of lots, streets, and wharves. In script: I do hereby approve the plan of wharf[s?] submitted above, WBMagruder, mayor. At upper left in print: Supreme Court, D.C., United States vs. Morris, et al., equity 10360, exhibit M.R.--no. 15. In script: Albert [H?]arper, examiner. Facsim. of ms. map. Original version: 1856. Includes notes. Blue-pencil drawing of horse...
    • Contributor: Hunt, R. Finley - District of Columbia. Office of the Surveyor - District of Columbia. Supreme Court
    • Date: 1856
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    Georgetown and the city of Washington : the capital of the United States of America. Shows block numbers, wards, extent of built-up area, and major buildings. "Entered according to Act of Congress ... 1855 by J.H. Colton & Co. ... New York." Includes ill. Text titled "The state of Virginia" and population tables on verso. "No. 26." LC copy accompanied by typewritten information card: [From] Coltons general atlas, New York, 1857. Available also through the Library of Congress Web...
    • Contributor: J.H. Colton & Co.
    • Date: 1857
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    The White House Bird's-eye view with floors separated to reveal floorplans. "*GPO: 1999--454-767/60475. Reprint 1999." Panel title. Oriented with north toward the upper right. Includes text and col. ill. Text and ill. (some col.) on verso. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP
    • Contributor: United States. National Park Service
    • Date: 1999
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    Map showing location of District officers from formation of District government in 1871 to 1882 : [central Washington D.C. and Georgetown]. Title of LC copy annotated in ink: and assessment districts 1883. Map proper annotated in purple pencil to show numbered districts. LC copy brittle, lacks sections along edges, and mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP
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    Civil War defenses of Washington, hiking and biking trail guide : Washington, DC Shows existing and planned trails connecting the former Civil War forts in the Washington D.C. metropolitan area; also shows designated national park lands and other parks. "Some trails ... to be completed in June 2011." Relief shown by shading. Title from panel and from upper margin. Includes text and inset of Potomac River estuary south of Alexandria (Va.). Text, "Plan of Fort Totten earthworks",...
    • Contributor: United States. National Park Service
    • Date: 2011
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    Plan shewing the present & proposed direction of the Canal between 3d & Seventh streets : [Washington D.C.] Oriented with north to the left. Brown ink, blue wash, and lead pencil. Torn at edges and mounted on cloth backing. Includes notes and computations. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Phillips. Washington, 76 Vault DCP
    • Contributor: District of Columbia. Office of the Surveyor - De Krafft, F. C.
    • Date: 1822
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    The Library of Congress-LC : [Washington D.C.]
    Public services in the Library of Congress
    Shows Library of Congress buildings, building entrances, and connecting tunnels. "July 1997." Panel title. Appears as a separate panel in the brochure: Public services in the Library of Congress. Title printed in green. Includes text and directory of library public-service offices. Notes, directory of library facilities, and ill. of library buildings on verso. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a...
    • Contributor: Library of Congress
    • Date: 1997