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    Development of Great Falls for water power and increase of water supply for the District of Columbia. Covers Potomac River watershed above Great Falls. Shows sub-watersheds, gaging stations, and reservoir sites. Title and imprint from accompanying text. On t.p. of accompanying text: Letter from the chairman of the Federal Power Commission ... together with the report of Maj. M.C. Tyler. Accompanied by t.p. and p. 91-102 of: Senate document no. 403, 60th Congress, 3d session : Development of Great Falls for...
    • Contributor: Tyler, M. C. - United States. Government Printing Office - United States. Congress. Senate - United States. Federal Power Commission
    • Date: 1921
  • Map
    Plat of the tracts of land comprising the tract known as "Kalorama" : part of original tracts of land called "Widow's Mite" and "Pretty Prospect" situated in the District of Columbia : ... Cadastral survey mapo showing landowners' names. "Jan. 1886." Black ink, red pencil, and watercolor. Fold-lined and mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Phillips. Washington 571 Vault DCP
    • Contributor: Carpenter, D. (Benjamin D.) - Carpenter, D.
    • Date: 1886
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    Topographical sketch of the environs of Washington, D.C. : (survey of locality for public park & site for a presidential mansion) Covers territory of present-day Rock Creek Park and adjacent areas. Cadastral map showing householders' names. Relief shown by shading. "Made in compliance with Senate Resolution of 18th July 1866." "Approved by Committee of Public Buildings & Grounds of the Senate, 20th Feb'y 1867." Watercolor on photocopy base. Label inscribed "2" affixed in upper right corner. Accompanied by letter from Chief of Engineers, U.S. Army,...
    • Contributor: Michler, N. (Nathaniel) - United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Public Buildings and Grounds - Michler, N.
    • Date: 1867
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    [Map of northern Virginia and part of Maryland]. Relief shown by shading. Shows area south of Frederick, Maryland to Colchester, Virginia and west of Baltimore, Maryland to Harpers Ferry, West Virginia, including fortifications at Munson Hill. Note on verso obscured by mounting: From Capt. James W. Abert, U.S. Army Topog. Engrs. LC copy annotated in ink: Capt. James W. Abert, Capt. U.S. Army Topog. Engrs. Title, date, and scale from Stephenson's Civil...
    • Contributor: Abert, J. W. (James William)
    • Date: 1862
  • Map
    Reconnaissance of "Anacostia" above Wash. Navy Yd. Covers part of Anacostia River in Washington D.C. "Aug. 18th 1861." Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. India ink and blue wash. Includes note. At upper left: 211, L. Sheet 16. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.) 689.5 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault DCP
    • Contributor: Cluss, A. - Dahlgren, John Adolphus Bernard
    • Date: 1861
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    Nation's capital area. [Washington D.C. and Chesapeake Bay regions] Scale 1:250,000. Photo mosaic. "National Aeronautics and Space Administration image." "NASA (ERTS-1)." Relief shown by spot heights. Depths shown by contours. "This 'false-color' composite imagery of the National Capital area was produced by the Department of the Interior, U.S. Geological Survey, from multispectral imagery taken by the NASA Earth Resources Technology Satellite (ERTS-1) on October 11, 1972 ..." Accompanied by text. 1 l. Available...
    • Contributor: Geological Survey (U.S.) - United States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration
    • Date: 1973
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    [Maps of the Washington Aqueduct, Md. and Washington D.C.] : to accompany supplemental report of Chief Engineer dated Feb. 22nd 1864. Relief shown by hachures on some maps. Title devised by cataloger. Orientation differs. Accompanied by Senate document: Supplemental report of the chief engineer of the Washington Aqueduct. 50 p. : ill. ; 23 cm. Some maps include cross-sections. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copies fold-lined and mounted on cloth backing. DCP
    • Contributor: United States. Congress. Senate
    • Date: 1864

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    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
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    War map, showing the vicinities of Baltimore & Washington, Scale ca. 1:450,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 241.5 "Entered according to act of Congress in the year 1861 by G. M. Hopkins." General map of eastern and central Maryland, Washington, D.C., and northern Virginia. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
    • Contributor: Hopkins, Griffith Morgan
    • Date: 1861
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    Part of map of portions of the milit'y dep'ts of Washington, Pennsylvania, Annapolis, and north eastern Virginia
    Map of portions of the milit'y dep'ts of Washington, Pennsylvania, Annapolis and north eastern Virginia
    Relief shown by shading. Shows Washington D.C. region, including western part of Maryland and northeastern Virginia. Does not show Pennsylvania with the exception of Gettysburg. Probable Confederate copy of Bureau of Topographical Engineers original. Pen-and-ink with some annotations in pencil, on 2 sheets pasted together and mounted on cloth. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H13 Available also through the Library of Congress web...
    • Contributor: United States. Topographical Bureau
    • Date: 1861
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    Kriegsschauplatz von Nord-America. Theil von Maryland, Distr. Columbia und Theil von Virginien
    Theil von Maryland, Distr. Columbia und Theil von Virginien | Kriegsschauplatz von Nord-America.
    Bird's-eye view of Washington D.C. region to horizon. Relief shown by shading and landform drawings. Does not show Civil War battle positions or other military features. Panel title/title in lower margin. Oriented with north to the bottom. Includes distance list. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy stained, wrinkled at fold lines, annotated in pencil, has...
    • Contributor: Verlag Von A.D. Geisler - Anst. V. G. Henckel
    • Date: 1862
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    Nation's capital area. [Washington D.C. and Cheaspeake Bay regions] Scale 1:250,000. Photo mosaic. Does not show relief. "National Aeronautics and Space Administration image." "NASA (ERTS-1)." "This 'false-color' composite imagery of the National Capital area was produced by the Department of the Interior, U.S. Geological Survey, from multispectral imagery taken by the NASA Earth Resources Technology Satellite (ERTS-1) on October 11, 1972 ..." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a...
    • Contributor: Geological Survey (U.S.) - United States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration
    • Date: 1973
  • Map
    Directional commuting, census tract-level approach, Washington-Baltimore and vicinity Covers the region including (at the extremes) York County (Pa.), Queen Anne's County (Md.), Caroline County (Va.), and Warren County (Va.). "County and equivalent area boundaries and place names are as of January 1, 1990." Computer-generated map. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP
    • Contributor: United States. Bureau of the Census. Geography Division
    • Date: 1990
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    Plan of wharfing : [Anacostia River waterfront, Washington D.C.] Cadastral map showing lot lines and numbers, dimensions, and block numbers. Covers area bounded by Anacostia River, South Capitol St., and O and S Sts. S.E. Title appears twice in pencil in 2 different hands. India ink and pencil. Mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Phillips. Washington, 1167 Vault DCP
    • Contributor: Latrobe, Benjamin Henry
    • Date: 1817
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    Map of the state of Virginia
    Map of Virginia
    "August 1863." "Lith. by Chas. G. Krebs." Accompanied by cover: Map of Virginia / compiled in the office of the United States Coast Survey. Washington, D.C. : W.H. & O.H. Morrison : 15 x 10 cm. Also covers Delaware, Maryland, West Virginia and parts of adjacent states. Shows cities and towns, roads, rivers, and relief by hachures. Map has concentric circles centered on Richmond,...
    • Contributor: Nicholson, W. L. - Bache, A. D. (Alexander Dallas) - Krebs, Charles G. - United States Coast Survey - W.H. & O.H. Morrison (Firm)
    • Date: 1863
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    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
    Plan of the Rebel attack on Washington, D.C., July 11th and 12th, 1864. As a diversionary measure to take some of the pressure off of besieged Petersburg, Confederate forces under Jubal Early launched a northern offensive beginning in late June 1864. After stops near Harper's Ferry and Shepherdstown, W. Va., and Frederick and Baltimore, Md., they reached the outskirts of Washington, D.C., by July 11. Reconnaissance showed the Union had begun some intensive reinforcement, so an attack...
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1864-07-11
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    Atlas of fifteen miles around Washington, including the county of Montgomery, Maryland Phillips 1501 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy deacidified and rebound with each leaf encapsulated. Map of Maryland and Delaware on p. [86]-[87] and map of the United States on p. [90]-[91], and world map p. [94]-[95]. DCP
    • Contributor: Hopkins, Griffith Morgan
    • Date: 1879

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    [Plans and sections of the proposed continuation of the Washington Canal from Rock Creek to Little Falls of the Potomac, Washington D.C.] Section III also covers lower part of Georgetown. Drawn by Nicholas King. Pen-and-ink and watercolor. Map no. I drawn in 2 sections and oriented with north toward the upper left. Mounted on cloth backing. Some maps include text, inset, or 1 or 2 longitudinal sections of canal. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Phillips. Washington 74 Vault...
    • Contributor: Latrobe, Benjamin Henry - King, N. (Nicholas)
    • Date: 1802

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    Map of the located route of the Metropolitan Rail Road and the adjacent country comprising the District of Columbia and the counties of Montgomery, Frederick, and Washington in the state of Maryland, ... Topographical map of part of Maryland showing relief by hachures, drainage, cities and towns, canals, the Washington Aqueduct, roads, and railroads with mileage on the main survey line. Chartered in 1853.
    • Contributor: Hutton, Wm. R. (William Rich) - Metropolitan Railroad Company (Georgetown, Washington, D.C) - Hutton, Wm. R.
    • Date: 1855
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    Map of the Anacostia River or Eastern Branch region D.C. Relief shown by hachures. Oriented with north toward the upper right. LC copy mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP
    • Contributor: Glümer, J. V. - T. Sinclair & Son
    • Date: 1880
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    Martenet and Bond's map of Montgomery County, Maryland
    Map of Montgomery County, Maryland
    Relief shown by hachures. Also shows magisterial districts, buildings, and householders' names. Also covers northern District of Columbia. "Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1865 by Simon J. Martenet in the Clerk's [sic] of the District Court of Maryland." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Imperfect: Brittle, halved, shellacked, missing small marginal/internal sections. LC...
    • Contributor: Martenet, Simon J. - Martenet & Bond - Schmidt & Trowe
    • Date: 1865
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    Topographical map of Washington, D.C., and vicinity. Showing the Union forts and defences built 1861-3. Detail from a printed map of the Potomac River region of Maryland and Virginia, and including Washington, D.C., which Sneden has annotated to show the locations of Union forts and picket lines.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
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    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
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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