Search Maps

  • Map
    Map of the city of Washington and environs Partial cadastral map showing landowners' names in rural areas. Also shows block numbers and radial distances from White House. "Copyrighted 1885, by A.G. Gedney." Includes table of "Area of parks." LC copy 1 mounted on cloth backing. Copy 2 fold-lined and torn. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. 2 copies DCP
    • Contributor: Gedney, A. G. - Holtzman, R. O.
    • Date: 1885
  • Map
    Plan of the city of Washington : the capitol [sic] of the United States of America Shows major buildings and streetcar lines. LC copy fold-lined, torn, missing edge sections, annotated in lead and blue pencils to show proposed cable-car lines, laminated, and mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP
    • Contributor: Gamble, W. H. (William H.) - Gamble, W. H.
    • Date: 1875
  • Map
    Catalogue of points of historic interest : [Washington D.C. and metropolitan area] Shows Civil War hospitals and fortifications. Panel title. Includes text, directory of committee members, and ill. Descriptive index to points of interest and directories on verso. "35." LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.) 679 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy laminated with tissue paper. Phillips. Washington 542 DCP
    • Contributor: Grand Army of the Republic. Committee on Marking Points of Historic Interest - Grand Army of the Republic. National Encampment
    • Date: 1865
  • Map
    Map of the District of Columbia showing permanent system of highways Shows existing and proposed streets. Partial cadastral map. Also shows block numbers in central city. In large letters across entire map area: Thos. J. Fisher & Co. (Incorporated). LC copy annotated in lead pencil and ink, rubber-stamped, sectioned to 8 sheets, and mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP
    • Contributor: Thos. J. Fisher and Co.
    • Date: 1900
  • Map
    Map of the city of Washington. Shows block numbers. Includes directory of "Width of streets and avenues." LC copy mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP
    • Contributor: Norris Peters Co.
    • Date: 1905
  • Map
    Geo. P. Robinson and Daniel K. Trimmer's subdivision of North Columbia Heights, Washington, D.C. : Dec. 1901 Cadastral map. "Ordered: The Surveyor of the District of Columbia will admit this plat to record in his office ... Dec. 4--1901." Includes text, location map, and names of commissioners, witnesses, and trustee. LC copy 1 halved, mounted on cloth backing, and rubber-stamped: Fulton R. Gordon, sole representative ... LC copy 2 fold-lined, annotated in blue crayon, and repeatedly rubber-stamped: Sold. Available also through...
    • Contributor: Benton, Wm. H. (William H.) - District of Columbia. Office of the Surveyor
    • Date: 1901
  • Map
    [Partial cadastral map of the area immediately south of the Mall, S.W. Washington D.C.]. Cadastral map showing lot and block numbers, outline of pre-existing landholding, and lots tinted in different colors in some blocks. Covers area bounded by Washington Canal, 3rd St. S.W., H St. S.W., and the Potomac River, including part of the Mall. Title devised by cataloger. On cloth backing in lead pencil: From 3d Street to 15th Street west / map by R. King. At...
    • Contributor: King, Rt. (Robert) - Gauss, Henry C. - Association of the Oldest Inhabitants of the District of Columbia - King, Rt.
    • Date: 1794
  • Map
    Washington, District of Columbia Metropolitan area road map showing recommended automobile itinerary. Includes directory to points of interest. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP
    • Contributor: Seiler, A. G. - American Automobile Association
    • Date: 1921
  • 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
    Sixteenth Street Heights, D.C. Cadastral map. Includes location map and col. ill. "S.O. 21273." LC copy halved and mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP
    • Contributor: Heater, Robert E.
    • Date: 1910
  • 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
    Washington city postal guide : map showing the number of carrier deliveries by sections Relief shown by hachures. Alternate title at lower left: Map of Washington City, District of Columbia. Includes text, indexes, and directories. LC copy halved and mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP
    • Contributor: Washington D.C. City Post Office
    • Date: 1885
  • Map
    How proposed new federal buildings will affect complexion of the capital : [the Mall and vicinity, Washington D.C.]. "This map, prepared by the National Capital Park and Planning Commission, shows how ... the major building projects ... would change the ... design of Washington's central area." From: The Washington post, Sunday, May 1, 1938. Includes text and index. Advertisement on verso. LC copy mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP
    • Contributor: United States. National Capital Park and Planning Commission
    • Date: 1938
  • Map
    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
  • Map
    Washington and vicinity, Maryland, Virginia, District of Columbia. Relief shown by contours and spot heights. "Road classification 1947" shown in red. Alternate title in right lower margin: Washington and vicinity, Md.-Va.-D.C. Topography "Revised in 1941-1942." U.S. and state grids. Includes notes. "N3845-W7654/20X21." LC copy laminated, quartered, and mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP
    • Contributor: Geological Survey (U.S.)
    • Date: 1947
  • Map
    The "Standard guide" ready reference map of Washington : to accompany the "Washington standard guide" Scale ca. 1:16,896. Shows radial distances from the Capitol. Includes text, indexes, and advertisement. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP AACR2
    • Contributor: Matthews-Northrup Company - Foster & Reynolds (Washington, D.C.)
    • Date: 1906
  • Map
    Rock Creek Park, Washington, DC
    Rock Creek Park
    Also covers Upper Northwest Washington D.C. "*GPO:2011--365-615/80777 Reprint 2011." Title from panel. Includes note and directory of trails. Text, park phone directory, and col. ill. on verso. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP
    • Contributor: United States. National Park Service
    • Date: 2011
  • Map
    Map of Washington City. Shows major streets. Oriented with north toward the upper right. Part of text on verso. LC copy torn, taped on verso, and annotated in ink in right lower margin: H[arper's] M[agazine] vol. 6--1852. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP
    • Contributor: Harper & Brothers
    • Date: 1852
  • Map
    Plat showing proposed U.S. military reservation at Fort Stevens D.C. Partial cadastral map. Blueprint. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP
    • Contributor: Looker, Henry - Hale, M. J.
    • Date: 1902
  • Map
    Map of the city of Washington showing street railway lines. "Supplement to Washington Securities." Includes text. LC copy darkened and fold-lined. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP
    • Contributor: Eckert Lithographing Company
    • Date: 1900
  • Map
    Potomac River at Washington D.C., plan showing how reclaimed area may be utilized Shows dredged and reclaimed areas with proposed roads and plantings for the Potomac parks. Depths shown by soundings. Oriented with north toward the upper left. Includes text, 3 cross-sections, statistical table, and ill. LC copy mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP
    • Contributor: Washington Board of Trade
    • Date: 1894
  • Map
    Map of the permanent system of highways, District of Columbia Oriented with north toward the upper left. Includes index to 55 points of interest. LC copy mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP
    • Contributor: Office of the Engineer Commissioner D.C.
    • Date: 1911
  • Map
    Plat of survey and subdivision of "Washington Heights" : by the commissioners appointed in Equity Cause No. 9912 Scale ca. 1:1,280. LC copy annotated in red ink to show lot prices. Cadastral map. From the Breckinridge family papers. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP AACR2: 110; 651/1; 650/2; 700/1; 710/3
    • Contributor: District of Columbia. Office of the Surveyor - Forsyth, William - Breckinridge Family - District of Columbia. Board of Commissioners
    • Date: 1888
  • 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 the District of Columbia showing areas recommended to be taken as necessary for new parks and park connections Shows planned parks, parkways, government lands, and existing government buildings. "November 1901." Relief shown by contours. Oriented with north toward the upper left. Includes note and directory of park commissioners. "No. D--288." LC copy halved and mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP
    • Contributor: Outhet, R. A. - United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on the District of Columbia - District of Columbia. Commission on the Improvement of the Park System
    • Date: 1901