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  • Map
    Comprehensive plan for the national capital, parks and recreation facilities diagram no. 1, national open space system 1970/1985. Scale ca. 1:29,000. "June 30, 1974." "NCPC map file no. 70.00/100.00-27703." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP AACR2
    • Contributor: United States. National Capital Planning Commission
    • Date: 1974
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    Map of the city of Washington showing location of fatal cases of zymotic diseases for the year ending June 30, 1894 Also shows block numbers. At head of title: No. II. Includes directory of "Width of streets and avenues." "D C 53 3." LC copy halved and mounted on cloth backing. LC lacks other sheets in set. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP
    • Contributor: Lukesh, G. M.
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    Hamburgh : [part of Washington D.C.]. Cadastral map of the proposed town of Hamburg D.C. showing lot lines, numbers, and street widths. Lead pencil on tracing paper. Probably traced by Dr. Joseph M. Toner from an earlier map dated ca. 180-. From the Joseph Meredith Toner Collection in LC Manuscript Division. Includes survey notes (upside-down). At upper left: (5). Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a...
    • Contributor: Toner, Joseph M. (Joseph Meredith)
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    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 seat ... Scale 1:19,800. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. Shows block numbers and proposed government buildings. Also covers Georgetown. From the author's An American atlas, London, 1795. Includes "Remarks" and coat-of-arms. LC copies variously trimmed, missing small sections, fold-lined, laminated, mounted on paper or cloth backing, and accompanied by negative photocopies. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster...
    • Contributor: Russell, John
    • Date: 1795
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    Welcome to Washington Covers central business district and federal enclave. Selected buildings shown pictorially. "*GPO: 1991--281-951/20035. Reprint 1991." Panel title. Title at upper left: Major sites. Includes text, tourist directory, and col. ill. Text, tourist information, region map, 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: 1991
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    Hall and Elvans' subdivision, Meridian Hill. Scale ca. 1:2,400. Manuscript; pen-and-ink. Cadastral map showing lots "Owned by Mr. Blaine." From the Breckinridge family papers. In upper left corner: S. C. Hill, Real Estate and Loans, Life and Fire Insurance. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault DCP AACR2: 651/1; 650/2; 650/3; 700/1
    • Contributor: Hill, S. C. - Breckinridge Family
    • Date: 1867
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    The "Standard guide" up-to-date ready reference map of Washington : to accompany the "Washington standard guide" Scale ca. 1:17,000. "Published by the Foster & Reynolds Co., New York, B.S. Reynolds Co., Washington." Includes text, index to points of interest, and ill. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP AACR2
    • Contributor: Matthews-Northrup Company - Foster & Reynolds Co. - S. Reynolds Co.
    • Date: 1920
  • Map
    Suggestion for a car line route along the site of the old James Creek Canal. In upper right corner: Plate X. Oriented with north to the left. "31961--18. (To face page 66). LC copy mounted on cloth backing and annotated in ink: U.S. Senate, 65th Cong., 2d sess., Doc. 155, 1918. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP
    • Date: 1918
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    Washington and vicinity, Maryland, Virginia, District of Columbia Relief shown by contours and spot heights. Alternate title in right lower margin: Washington and vicinity, Md.-Va.-D.C. State grids. Includes notes. "N 3845-W 7654/20 X 21." 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: 1951
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    Balto. and Poto. R.R., profile of tracks in Washington. Typewritten on label affixed to verso: Profile of Sixth St., M'd & V'a Ave's, from the tunnel to the Potomac, showing effects of sinking tracks, &c. 1890. Blueprint annotated in yellow, red, and lead pencils. Profile drawn in 3 segments. Sectioned and mounted on cloth backing to fold to 22 x 14 cm. Includes drawing of "P.R.R. standard 60000 lb. freight car on standard...
    • Contributor: Baltimore and Potomac Railroad
    • Date: 1890
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    Washington, the nation's capital
    Seeing Washington
    Covers central business district and federal enclave. Selected buildings shown pictorially. "*GPO: 1998--432-903/60370." Title from panel. Includes text and tourist directory. Text, city chronology, facsims. of L'Enfant and McMillan plans, and col. ill. on verso. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP
    • Contributor: United States. Office of National Capital Parks - United States. National Park Service
    • Date: 1998
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    City of Washington showing location of sewers referred to in advertisement and specifications dated July 1st 1884 Blueprint. Includes notes, 3 local insets, and 7 cross-sections. LC copy stained, lacking sections along edge, mounted on cloth backing, and annotated in orange pencil to show additional sewers. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP
    • Contributor: District of Columbia. Engineer Department
    • Date: 1884
  • Map
    Map of the District of Columbia from official records and actual surveys. Shows major buildings and block numbers. Shows land tracts, owners' names, and acreages beyond old city limits. Depths shown by contours. "Entered according to Act of Congress in year 1891 ... at Washington." Partly hand col. Includes 4 insets. LC copy 2 assembled, mounted on cloth backing, laminated, and sectioned to 6 sheets. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a...
    • Contributor: Hopkins, Griffith Morgan
    • Date: 1891
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    Map of the city of Washington showing U.S. reservations : (in black) improved during fiscal year ending June 30th 1900 All the reservations shown are parks. "To accompany annual report of Theo. A. Bingham, Col. U.S. Army." "Eng 56 2." LC copy mounted on cloth backing and annotated in ink: From U.S. War Dept., Report of the Chief of Engineers, part 8, 1900, facing page 5236. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP
    • Contributor: United States. Office of Public Buildings and Grounds - Gillen, F. F. - Bingham, Theo. A. (Theodore Alfred)
    • Date: 1900
  • Map
    Topographical map of Washington, D.C. : 1899-1900 9105 U.S. Copyright Office Shows major buildings, block numbers in central city, and land tracts with owners' names and acreages beyong old city limits. Relief shown by contours. Oriented with north toward the upper left. Includes note and inset. LC copy brittle and fold-lined. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP
    • Contributor: Thorn, C. W. - Baily, Thomas C. J. - Globe Map & Atlas Co.
    • Date: 1900
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    Map of the District of Columbia showing public reservations and possessions and areas recommended to be taken as necessary for new parks and park connections Shows planned government lands, parks, parkways, 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--289." 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
  • Map
    Map of that part of the city of Washington on which Mess'rs Lynch and Sands mansion-house stands. Covers area bounded by 8th, M, 6th streets, and New York Avenue N.W. Probably drawn by Nicholas King, city surveyor. Black and red inks. Watermark: IV. Mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Phillips. Washington, 594 Vault DCP
    • Contributor: King, N. (Nicholas) - King, N.
    • Date: 1796
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    Topographical map of Virginia between Washington and Manassas Junction. Shows Union and Confederate positions at "Battle of Bull Run, July 21st 1861." Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. In right margin at bottom: Guide to Mount Vernon by the Road Maker. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Gift (copy 1); Edward Stead; 25 Oct. 1991. Includes index of "U.S. encampments at Arlington Heights" and...
    • Contributor: Magnus, Charles
    • Date: 1861
  • Map
    Landmarks of the national capital, Scale ca. 1:35,000. Shows historic sites, historic districts, and parks. Includes "District of Columbia's inventory of historic sites prepared pursuant to the National Historic Preservation Act of 1966," "Designated landmarks in the National Capital region outside the District of Columbia under Federal ownership or jurisdiction (not shown)," and text. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP AACR2
    • Contributor: United States. National Capital Planning Commission - United States. Joint Committee on Landmarks
    • Date: 1973
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    View of Washington City. Low-angle bird's-eye view of central Washington toward the west and northwest with The Capitol in foreground. "Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1871 by E. Sachse & Co. Balto. in the Office of the Librarian of Congress at Washington." Oriented with north toward the upper right. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP Vault
    • Contributor: E. Sachse & Co.
    • Date: 1871
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    City of Washington Shows asphalt and concrete paved streets. "On January 1st, 1884." LC copy trimmed (incl. portions of title and street network) and mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP
    • Contributor: Capital Bicycle Clu
    • Date: 1884
  • Map
    Plan of the city of Washington Printed from the same plate as the map appearing in The universal asylum, and Columbian magazine, Philadelphia, Mar. 1792. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes latitude/longitude statement. LC copy 1 mounted on cloth backing and annotated in lead pencil: 1st printed edition of the L'Enfant plan. Copy 2 trimmed and mounted on cloth backing. Phillips. Washington...
    • Contributor: L'enfant, Pierre Charles - Thackara & Vallance
    • Date: 1792
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    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
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    Rock Creek Park, Washington, D.C.
    Rock Creek Park
    Also covers Upper Northwest Washington D.C. "*GPO:2006--320-369/00577. Reprint 2004." Title from panel. Includes note and directory of trails. Text, 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: 2004
  • 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