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  • Map
    Junction of Potomac and Anacostia rivers Depths shown by contours and soundings. Title handwritten on original map. On original map in handwriting: Reduced by F. Fairfax 1854. Includes notes. LC copy accompanied by negative photocopy and annotated in pencil: Coast Survey. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP
    • Contributor: Fairfax, F.
    • Date: 1854
  • 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
    Map of the Potomac & Anacostia rivers between Washington D.C. & Alexandria Va. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. "Copied from the tracining [sic] of original and sent to Com'd'r J.A. Dahlgren U.S.N., M.S. Smith, Cap't of Top'l Eng'rs Asst. C.S. in charge of Office, Coast Survey Office, Washington, February 17th 1857." Blue-line print of ms. map. Includes note. "P.W. 1832. Antique." LC copy accompanied by typewritten text of note by "RS 5/9/77." Available also ...
    • Contributor: Young, William S. - Upshur, A. P. (Abel Parker) - Whiting, William - Smith, M. S. - United States Coast Survey
    • Date: 1842
  • Map
    Map of n. eastern Virginia and vicinity of Washington Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. Shows forts and batteries in the District of Columbia and immediate vicinity. At head of title: Surveys for military defences. Accompanied by sheet: Presented to Brig. Genl. S. Williams, A.A. Genl. Hd. Qrs. Army, by order of Maj. Genl. McClellan, Comd. in Chf. U.S.A. [signed] A.W. Whipple, Maj. T.E. [1] leaf ; 21 x 13 cm. ...
    • Contributor: United States. Corps of Topographical Engineers - McDowell, Irvin - Schedler, J. (Joseph)
    • Date: 1862
  • Map
    Army map of the seat of war in Virginia, showing the battle fields, fortifications, etc. on & near the Potomac River. Scale ca. 1:183,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 455 Map of the Potomac River and vicinity from Harpers Ferry to Swan Point showing towns, roads, railroads, names and boundaries of counties, drainage, and relief by hachures. Principal Union and Confederate positions are marked by small flags or underlined in blue and red respectively. List of 34 forts defending Washington is in the lower ...
    • Contributor: Bruff, Joseph Goldsborough
    • Date: 1862
  • 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
    Territory of Columbia. Relief shown by hachures. "Reproduced by the U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey in February 1898 from a print in the Hall of Maps and Charts of the Library of Congress." Facsimile. Original version: Drawn by And'w Ellicott. [Philadelphia? : s.n., 1793?]. Oriented with north toward the upper left. In left upper margin: No. 3059 price 25 cents. Available also through the Library of Congress ...
    • Contributor: Ellicott, Andrew - U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey
    • Date: 1793
  • Map
    Map of n. eastern Virginia and vicinity of Washington Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. Shows forts and batteries in the District of Columbia and immediate vicinity. At head of title: Surveys for military defences. LC copy annotated in black ink and colored inks to show troop positions and engagements. Annotated in black ink on verso: Major General Sigel to Colonel L.P. di Cesnola, Chantilly, Novbr. 1862. Bookplate of "Palma di ...
    • Contributor: United States. Corps of Topographical Engineers - McDowell, Irvin - Schedler, J. (Joseph)
    • Date: 1862
  • Map
    No. 1. Magruder & Bealls "Honesty" ; No. 2. Alexander Island, Alexandria County, Va. Cadastral survey maps. "Beginning of the Resurvey of Honesty ... January 1st 1753 for 865 acres." From the Joseph M. Toner papers. Pen-and-ink. Soiled, fold-lined, torn, taped, missing small sections, and faced with rice paper. Includes notes and tables of survey data. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault DCP
    • Contributor: Toner, Joseph M. (Joseph Meredith)
    • Date: 1753
  • Map
    [Map showing reclamation of Potomac River estuary at Washington D.C. to form harbor and the Potomac parks]. Depths shown by soundings and contours. Oriented with north toward the upper left. LC copy fold-lined and mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP
    • Date: 1880
  • Map
    Territory of Columbia Relief shown by hachures. Printed along city boundary: Out lines of the city of Washington with the grand avenues and principal streets leading through the public appropriations. Oriented with north toward the upper left. Roads watercolored in brown and estuary in light blue. Missing edge section, stained, fold-lined, mounted on cloth backing, and edged with leatherette strips. Available also through the Library of Congress ...
    • Contributor: Ellicott, Andrew
    • Date: 1794
  • Map
    [Territory of Columbia]. Relief shown by hachures. City boundary labelled: Out lines of the city of Washington with the grand avenues and principal streets leading through the public appropriations. Title from later printed ed. Pen-and-ink and watercolors. Oriented with north toward the upper left. Soiled and fold-lined. Accompanied by positive and negative photocopies of 3 letters dated 1793 relating to the map, 1 of which signed by: ...
    • Contributor: Ellicott, Andrew
    • Date: 1793
  • 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
    Map showing positions of Union and Rebel forces Septr 1861. Depicts the area between Lewinsville, in Fairfax County, and Georgetown in the north, and Alexandria in the south. The location of the Loudoun and Hampshire Railroad is also indicated.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1861
  • Map
    [Map of Alexandria, Virginia] Illustrates Alexandria's central position in the defense of Washington, where at least 12 outlying forts surrounded the city. Military camps of various Union officers such as Samuel Peter Heintzelman are indicated on this map.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1861
  • Map
    Chart showing the original boundary milestones of the District of Columbia Ms. (india ink on tracing paper). Accompanied by newspaper article: Some forgotten stones mark D.C.'s first outline, The Evening Star, Monday, Jan. 2, 1950. [2] p. : ill., map ; 60 x 30 cm. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault DCP
    • Contributor: Woodward, Fred E. (Fred Eugene) - Woodward, Fred E.
    • Date: 1906
  • Map
    Potomac River at Washington, D.C., map showing progress of work : June 30, 1890 Shows dredged and reclaimed Potomac park areas. Depths shown by soundings and contours. Oriented with north toward the upper left. LC copy mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP
    • Contributor: Hains, Peter C. (Peter Conover)
    • Date: 1890
  • Map
    [Photomap of central Washington D.C. and adjacent part of Arlington]. Title devised by cataloger. Accompanied by bibliographic information card: 109. U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey. Map of Washington, D.C. Copyrighted 1946. Aerial photograph. 1 sheet ; 5 x 12 cm. In upper left corner: 18752. LC copy halved and mounted on cloth backing. DCP
    • Contributor: U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey
    • Date: 1946
  • Map
    Map of Virginia and Maryland, constructed from the latest authorities.
    Virginia & Maryland
    "J.H. Young Sc." Prime meridian: Washington. Cover title "Virginia & Maryland." Population data for counties in Virgina and Maryland pasted on verso of front cover. Annotated in red ink. Includes statistical tables of population according to the census of 1820 for Virginia, Maryland and the District of Columbia. LC copy imperfect: On tracing paper, missing section of left border repaired with tape, torn and ...
    • Contributor: Mitchell, S. Augustus (Samuel Augustus) - Young, J. H. (James Hamilton) - Mitchell, S. Augustus
    • Date: 1832
  • Map
    Washington and Georgetown harbors, District of Columbia Nautical chart. Also covers central Washington. Relief shown by contours and hachures. Depths shown by contours and soundings. Printed note slip titled "Time ball" affixed at lower right. Includes notes, tide table, and survey insigne. In left upper margin: No. 391a price 40 cents. LC copy soiled, laminated, and mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a ...
    • Contributor: U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey - Hilgard, J. E. (Julius Erasmus) - Cutts, R. D. (Richard Dominicus) - Lindenkohl, A. - Lindenkohl, H. (Henry)
    • Date: 1882
  • Map
    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
  • 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, brittle, missing substantial ...
    • Contributor: Forsyth, William
    • Date: 1870
  • Map
    Chart of the head of navigation of the Potomac River : surveyed by order of the Sec. of War for the Corporation of Georgetown D.C. with a view to the improvement of ... Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by contours and soundings. Oriented with north toward the upper left. Includes note. LC copy fold-lined, laminated, halved, and mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP
    • Contributor: Burgess, R. W. - Woodruff, I. C. - Callahan, Denis - United States. Army. Corps of Topographical Engineers - United States. Congress Senate
    • Date: 1857
  • Map
    Map of n. eastern Virginia and vicinity of Washington Accompanied by sheet: Presented to Brig. Genl. S. Williams, A.A. Genl. Hd. Qrs. Army, by order of Maj. Genl. McClellan, Comd. in Chf. U.S.A. [signed] A.W. Whipple, Maj. T.E. [1] leaf ; 21 x 13 cm. At head of title: Surveys for military defences. Includes "Data used in compilation," table of "Elevations above tide water," and "Geological profile of Loudoun County." Mounted on cloth ...
    • Contributor: United States. War Dept. Corps of Topographical Engineers - McDowell, Irvin - Schedler, J.
    • Date: 1862
  • 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