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  • Map
    The Matthews-Northrup up-to-date map of Washington, D.C. Shows radial distances from Capitol. Includes indexes of railroad stations and points of interest. Text, indexes, and blank area on verso. LC copy mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP
    • Contributor: Matthews-Northrup Company
    • Date: 1897
  • Map
    Your national capital. Scale 1:31,680; 2 in. to the mile. "Reprint of the city portion of Washington, D.C. and vicinity map issued by the United States Geological Survey." "March 4, 1917." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP AACR2
    • Contributor: Geological Survey (U.S.)
    • Date: 1917
  • Map
    [Cadastral survey map of Squares A and B adjacent to Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W., Washington D.C. : new part of the Mall] Covers blocks bounded by 6th St., Pennsylvania Av., 3rd St., and the former Missouri Av. N.W. Black ink, brown ink, and lead pencil. Torn, fold-lined, and mounted on cloth backing. Includes notes and computations. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Phillips. Washington 890 Vault DCP
    • Contributor: District of Columbia. Office of the Surveyor - De Krafft, F. C.
    • Date: 1822
  • Map
    Sketch showing the position of the attacking and defending forces at the siege of Washington, N.C., March 29 to April 16, 1863 Scale ca. 1:207,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 317.4 From U.S. Congress. Joint Committee on the Conduct of the War. Supplemental report of the Joint Committee on the Conduct of the War, in two volumes. Supplemental to Senate report no. 142, 38th Congress, 2d session (Washington, Government Printing Office, 1866). v. 2, fol. p. 23. Accompanies "Report of Major General J. G. Foster, ...
    • Contributor: Foster, John G. (John Gray) - Foster, John G.
    • Date: 1866
  • Map
    Plan for enlarging the grounds around the U.S. Capitol Oriented with north to the left. LC copy faded, fold-lined, and annotated on recto in lead pencil to identify points of interest. LC copy annotated on verso in ink: Capitol Grounds. In lead pencil: From Thomas U[E?]wing Colleciton, transferred from M.S. Div. L.C. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP
    • Contributor: United States. Architect of Extension of Capitol
    • Date: 1866
  • 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. Also shows "Battle field at Bull Run fought July 21st 1861." At head of title: Surveys for military defences. "Additions & corrections for Rappahannock and Rapid Ann Rivers and their vicinity ..." added to data used in compilation. Mounted on cloth backing. Includes "Data ...
    • Contributor: United States. Corps of Topographical Engineers - McDowell, Irvin - Schedler, J. (Joseph)
    • Date: 1862
  • Map
    Map of the city of Washington showing the location of sewers : Jan. 1st 1890 Also shows block numbers and major buildings. Includes directory of "Width of streets and avenues." LC copy soiled, halved, lacking large corner section, and mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP
    • Contributor: Lusk, J. L. (James Loring) - United States. Army. Corps of Engineers
    • Date: 1890
  • 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
    [Survey map of part of S.W. and S.E. Washington D.C.]. Covers area bounded by Q St. S.W./S.E., Anacostia River, S St. S.W., and Potomac River. Shows block outlines and numbers, street center-lines, base points, and dimensions. Does not show lots or land ownership. Title devised by cataloger. In pencil on paper slip affixed to cloth backing: Map found in an old closet in 1859 at Mt. Vernon exhibiting a portion of the city of ...
    • Contributor: Washington, George
    • Date: 1791
  • Map
    The nation's capital : [Washington D.C.] Shows radial distances, locations of "Committee on Public Comfort" and "Inaugural Committee," and block numbers. Includes list of presidential inaugurations, directory of "Inaugural Committee, March 4, 1905," street width directory, and U.S. coat of arms. LC copy mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP
    • Contributor: Weller, M. I. (Michael Ignatius) - Yates, O. - Norris Peters Co. - Weller, M. I.
    • Date: 1905
  • Map
    [Map of the fortifications within the District of Columbia]. Relief shown by contours. Depths shown by contours and soundings. Shows buildings within city limits. Shows lot lines and householders' names in rural areas. Oriented with north toward the upper left. Annotated in brown ink: Furnished for the use of the Office of the General of Ordnance by command of M.G. McClellan, J.N. Macomb Lt. Col. & A.D. Camp Chf. T.E. Army of Potomac, ...
    • Contributor: United States. Army of the Potomac - McClellan, George (George Brinton)
    • Date: 1862
  • 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
    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
    Highway improvements recommended by the Regional Highway Planning Committee for Metropolitan Washington : [Washington D.C. metropolitan area] Relief shown by spot heights. Base map title in upper margin: Washington and vicinity, Virginia, Maryland, District of Columbia. "Lithographed by AMS, 11-52, 91684." "Base map copied in July 1952 ..." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP
    • Contributor: United States. Army Map Service - Regional Highway Planning Committee for Metropolitan Washington
    • Date: 1952
  • Map
    Extract of military map of N.E. Virginia showing forts and roads. Covers Washington D.C. metropolitan area. Eastern corner of D.C. ca. 7 cm. within map area. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. Also shows rural householders' names and vegetation. Includes note and coat of arms below title. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.) 687 LC copy 1 halved and mounted on cloth backing. LC copy 2 brittle, missing large sections along margins, and ...
    • Contributor: United States. War Department. Engineer Bureau
    • Date: 1865
  • Map
    Part of new canal : [Washington Canal, Washington D.C.]. At top of sheet: 3d Street West & marsh of the Tiber near 6th St. West. Accompanied by another canal plan. 1 sheet : ms., ink and pencil ; 30 x 48 cm. Lead pencil. Cloth backing and missing upper left corner section. Includes notes and computations. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Phillips. Washington 71 Vault ...
    • Date: 1800
  • Map
    Plan of the city of Washington in the territory of Columbia : ceded by the states of Virginia and Maryland to the United States of America, and by them established as the ... Reprint of the Andrew Ellicott 1792 map of Washington D.C. At head of title: To front p. 636. At bottom: Engraved for Encyclopædia Perthensis. Differs from other 1792 ed. (76-696408) in having the Encyclopædia Perthensis statement at bottom of plate. At upper right: Plate III. Watermark: 1794. Includes text. LC copy backed with rice paper [?], has paper strip affixed to verso, trimmed. Available ...
    • Contributor: Ellicott, Andrew
    • Date: 1792
  • Map
    Visitor guide, United States Botanic Garden.
    United States Botanic Garden
    "8/08." Title from panel. Includes text, directories, location map, and col. ill. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP
    • Contributor: United States Botanic Garden
    • Date: 2008
  • Map
    Hill between hill no. 1 & Fort Meigs : [Washington D.C.]. Relief shown by contours. Black ink, red ink, and lead pencil. Fold-lined. Oriented with north to the left. At lower left in pencil: 19 sheets. At upper left in ink: 211, L. Sheet 14. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.) 691.3 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault DCP
    • Date: 1860
  • Map
    World War II Memorial, Washington, D.C.
    World War Two Memorial, Washington, D.C.
    Low-angle aerial view (drawing). "*GPO:2007--330-358/00670. Reprint 2007." Title from panel. Oriented with north to the right. Includes text and ill. (some col.). Text 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: 2007
  • Map
    Plan of Foundry site : [Washington D.C.] Shows foundry buildings and "Depot for guns." Also covers part of Potomac River waterfront and Chesapeake and Ohio Canal. Relief shown by hachures. From the Taggart Estate papers. Accompanied by ill.: Plan & elevations of Foundry. 1 sheet ; 54 x 66 cm. LC copy soiled and fold-lined. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP
    • Contributor: Starbuck, C. C. - Taggart, Hugh T. (Hugh Thomas)
    • Date: 1860
  • Map
    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
  • Map
    Map of that part of the city of Washington on which is situated the house and grave-yard belonging to the heirs of John Davidson. Covers part of central Washington D.C. bounded by 11th, K, 13th streets, and Massachusetts Avenue N.W. Shows block numbers and outlines, buildings, and building dimensions. Pen-and-ink, purple wash, and lead pencil on tracing linen. Traced by Dr. Joseph M. Toner from the original map possibly drawn by Nicholas King in 1794. From the Joseph Meredith Toner Collection in LC Manuscript Division. Has circular cameo ...
    • Contributor: Toner, Joseph M. (Joseph Meredith) - King, N. (Nicholas)
    • Date: 1794
  • Map
    Washington, D.C. Title below bar scale: Rand, McNally & Co.'s business atlas map of Washington, D.C. LC copy mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP
    • Contributor: Rand McNally and Company
    • Date: 1910
  • Map
    The Mall and vicinity, Washington : 1927 Shows government buildings and government lands. "7951." LC copy thirded and mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP
    • Contributor: United States. Public Buildings Commission - Grant, U. S. (Ulysses S.) - Clark, Geo. E. (George E.) - Cannon, J. Q. - United States. Congress. Senate - United States. Army. Engineer Reproduction Plant
    • Date: 1927