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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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    Union forts on Maryland shore
    [Contours of Union forts on the north side of the Potomac, 1862] :
    Shows the names and configurations of Union fortifications on the Maryland side of the Potomac River in 1862, and in some cases the name of the regiment that built the structure. This appears to be a companion piece to the image on p. 43.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1861
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    [Diagrammatic map of real property condemned in favor of the Potomac Company in Washington D.C. for the Chesapeake and Ohio Canal]. Shows "Canal" and "River Potomac" between "Dam" and "Old locks." Title devised by cataloger. Typewritten in lower margin of the original: (From) "A statement of facts, shewing why the bill reported by the D.C. Committee in favor of the Potomac Company ... should not be passed," Wm. Roberts & others, Georgetown, W.A. Rind & Co., 1816, at end. Photostat copy of col. ms. map. ...
    • Contributor: Roberts, Wm. (William) - Potomac Company - W.A. Rind & Co.
    • Date: 1816
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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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    Topographical sketch of the environs of Washington, D.C. : (survey of locality for public park & site for a presidential mansion) Cadastral map showing property lines, householders' names, buildings, and woods. Relief shown by hachures. "Made in compliance with Senate Resolution of 18th July 1866." "Approved by Committee of Public Buildings & Grounds of the Senate, 20th Feb'y 1867." Pen-and-ink. Sheet no. 1 oriented with north toward the upper left. Accompanied by reduced-size (ca. 1:16,000) photocopy of sheet no. 2. 1 sheet : mounted on ...
    • Contributor: Michler, N. (Nathaniel) - Jacobsen, C. - Bootes, Samuel - United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Public Buildings and Grounds - Michler, N.
    • Date: 1871
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    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
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    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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    Port facilities at Washington D.C. & Alexandria, Va. Depths shown by soundings and contours. "Transmitted with letter dated: October 19, 1923." Includes indexed "List of piers and wharves at Washington, D.C., and Alexandria, Va.," notes, 2 "General vicinity sketch" insets, and indexed "List of steamship lines." Ancillary map ca. 1:112,000: Transportation lines of Chesapeake Bay serving the port of Baltimore Md. / Board of Engineers for Rivers and Harbors. "B-12-32. B-12-33." LC ...
    • Contributor: United States. Army. Corps of Engineers. Washington District - Schmitt, Edwin A. - United States. Board of Engineers for Rivers and Harbors
    • Date: 1923
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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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    Sketch of the march of the British Army under Gen'l Ross from the 19th to the 29th August 1814 : [central Maryland between Benedict and Washington D.C.] Relief shown by hachures. Published: Military Depot ... Oct'r 10th 1814. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes inset "Sketch of the engagement on the 24th of August 1814 between the British and American forces" [Bladensburg vicinity] with indexed "Reference." DCP
    • Contributor: Evans, D., Lt. - Wyld, James - Great Britain. Army. Royal Regiment of Horse. Quarter Masr. Genl. Office. Military Depot - Evans, D.
    • Date: 1814
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    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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    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
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    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
    Real estate map of the Metropolitan Branch of the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad Company between Washington, D.C., and Rockville, Md., and adjacent land holdings : from latest official authorities & actual surveys Shows drainage, park lands, streets, roads, railroads, some buildings, and names of property owners. Includes railroad profile.
    • Contributor: Fava Naeff & Co. - Fava, Francis R., Jr. - Baltimore and Ohio Railroad Company
    • Date: 1890
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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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    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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    [Longitudinal sections of Washington Aqueduct, Washington D.C. portion] "To accompany report of Board of Experts on Washington Aqueduct Tunnel, etc." India and col. inks, watercolors. Watercolored on verso to show thru to recto. Soiled, stained, and fold-lined. Plate 1 includes note: Note, showing work up to November 1, 1888. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault DCP
    • Contributor: Wilson, Joseph M. - Flad, Henry - Graff, Frederick - Board of Experts on Washington Aqueduct Tunnel
    • Date: 1889
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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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    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
  • Map
    [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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    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
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    Military posts and camps near Washington, D.C. Also covers Chesapeake Bay region. "From Sheet J-18, International Map compilation." Includes directory of "How to reach military posts and camps from Washington." LC copy torn, rubber-stamped, 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: 1926
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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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    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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    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