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  • Map
    [Map of the area of northern Washington D.C. between Rock Creek and 7th Street Turnpike showing land tracts, owners' names, and dates]. Cadastral sketch map with tracts dated 1687 to 1794. Title devised by cataloger. Manuscript--lead pencil on 3 sheets of tracing paper. Mounted on manila paper. Original sheets stamped on verso: 55, 56, 57. Annotated in pencil on verso of paper backing: W. in embryo. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Phillips. Washington 465 Vault DCP
    • Date: 1870
  • Map
    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
  • Map
    Plat of Columbia Heights : Hon. John Sherman, trustee Scale ca. 1:1,750. "Nov. 1st 1881--recorded in liber, A. R. Shepherd, folio 137." Cadastral map. From the Breckinridge family papers. "Lots for sale by A. L. Barber and Co. ... Washington, D.C." LC copy fold-lined and annotated in lead pencil on verso. Includes text at bottom. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP AACR2: 110; 651/1; 650/2; ...
    • Contributor: District of Columbia. Office of the Surveyor - Forsyth, William - Sherman, John - Breckinridge Family - A.L. Barber and Co.
    • Date: 1881
  • Map
    Map of the city of Washington. Shows radial distances and block numbers. In upper margin: General convention Protestant Episcopal Church, Washington, D.C., A.D. 1898. Includes index to points of interest printed in red and table of "Width of streets and avenues." LC copy fold-lined, laminated, and mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP
    • Contributor: Norris Peters Co. - Episcopal Church. General Convention
    • Date: 1898
  • Map
    The nation's capital : [Washington D.C.]. F23245 U.S. Copyright Office Shows radial distances and locations of "Committee of Public Comfort" and "Inaugural Committee." Includes U.S. coat of arms and directories of "Inaugurations," "Inaugural Committee, March 4, 1913," and "Committee members." 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) - Norris Peters Co. - Weller, M. I.
    • Date: 1913
  • Map
    Road map, Washington and vicinity, Maryland--Virginia--District of Columbia Relief shown by shading. Alternate title in right lower margin: Road map, Washington and vicinity. Includes source materials note. Text on verso. LC copy 1 laminated and mounted on cloth backing. LC copy 2 removed from the Francis LeJau Parker papes in LC Manuscript Division. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP 2 copies
    • Contributor: Geological Survey (U.S.)
    • Date: 1931
  • Map
    Le'Droit Park as recorded in the Surveyor's Office : [Washington D.C.]. Cadastral map. "Lots for sale by A.L. Barber & Co., Le'Droit Buildg., Washington, D.C." LC copies mounted on cloth backing. LC copy 1 stained, fold-lined, and annotated in lead pencil. LC copy 2 brittle, stained, torn, and annotated in ink and red pencil shading to show proposed street extensions. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. 2 copies ...
    • Contributor: A.L. Barber and Co. - District of Columbia. Office of the Surveyor
    • Date: 1880
  • Map
    Plan of part of the city of Washington shewing the situation of the buildings belonging to Mr. Dan'l Carroll of Duddington. Relief shown by hachures. Covers area bounded by 1st and 2nd streets and North and South Carolina avenues S.E., Capitol Hill, Washington D.C. Shows block numbers, dimensions, buildings, and function of buildings. Pen-and-ink and watercolor. Watermarked: 1794, [fleur-de-lis]. Mounted on cloth backing. Accompanied by fact sheet. 1 sheet ; 61 x 46 cm. Includes note. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site ...
    • Contributor: King, N. (Nicholas) - King, N.
    • Date: 1796
  • Map
    Richmond Park : [Washington D.C.]. Cadastral map. Includes location map. LC copy annotated in blue pencil, extensively rubber-stamped to show priced and sold lots, halved, and mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP
    • Contributor: Matteson, William F.
    • Date: 1908
  • Map
    Contours of Union forts on south side of Potomac, 1862 [map].
    Union forts on the Virginia shore
    This map shows the names and configurations of Union fortifications on the Virginia side of the Potomac River in 1862, and in some cases lists the name of the regiment that built the structure.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1862
  • Map
    Comprehensive plan for the National Capital, general land use objectives: 1970/1985. Scale ca. 1:29,000. "June 30, 1974." "NCPC map file no. 04.00/100.00-27702." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP AACR2
    • Contributor: United States. National Capital Planning Commission
    • Date: 1974
  • Map
    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
  • Map
    Washington, the Mall and vicinity, public buildings occupied by various government activities : 1917 Cadastral map showing government buildings, all other buildings, and public lands. At head of title: No. II. On verso: 2. LC copy 2 mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. 2 copies DCP
    • Contributor: United States. Public Buildings Commission - Harts, W. W. (William Wright) - Ridley, C. S. (Clarence Self) - Langdon, James G. - Beij, K. Hilding - United States. Congress. Senate
    • Date: 1917
  • Map
    Rock Creek Park Scale ca. 1:22,500. Title from verso. "*GPO: 1979--281-353/66." Includes text. Text and ill. on verso. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP AACR2
    • Contributor: United States. National Park Service
    • Date: 1979
  • 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. "NCPC Map File No. 70.00/100.00-28418." "September 30, 1978." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP AACR2
    • Contributor: United States. National Capital Planning Commission
    • Date: 1978
  • Map
    The "Standard guide" ready reference map of Washington : to accompany the "Washington standard guide" Scale ca. 1:16,896. LC copy imperfect: Stained by mending tape. Shows radial distances from the Capitol. Includes text, indexes, and advertisement. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP AACR2
    • Contributor: Matthews-Northrup Company - Foster & Reynolds Co.
    • Date: 1911
  • Map
    City of Washington and suburbs. A263049 U.S. Copyright Office Shows radial distances and block numbers. "Copyright, 1910, by Bert S. Elliott." Oriented with north toward the upper left. Accompanied by text: Washington handy book directory and map : streets ... postal information, etc. 48 p. ; 17 cm. LC copy mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP
    • Contributor: Elliott, Bert S. - Elliott & Stidham
    • Date: 1910
  • Map
    Plat of survey and subdivision of "Washington Heights" : by the commissioners appointed in Equity Cause No. 9912 Scale ca. 1:1,280. LC copy annotated in pencil to show lot prices. Cadastral map. From the Breckinridge family papers. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP AACR2: 110; 651/1; 650/2; 700/1; 710/3
    • Contributor: District of Columbia. Office of the Surveyor - Forsyth, William - Breckinridge Family - District of Columbia. Board of Commissioners
    • Date: 1888
  • Map
    [Map of the Capitol grounds, eastern end of the Mall, and adjacent squares, Washington D.C.]. Covers area bounded by 7th St. west, C St. north, 1st St. east, and C St. south. Shows block numbers and dimensions. Lead pencil. Oriented with north to the right. Spotted and torn along edges. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault DCP
    • Date: 1880
  • Map
    Smithsonian national museums : [Washington D.C.] Shows Smithsonian buildings in red and other principal Mall buildings in gray. Also covers "The National Mall". Indicates 1-mile distance along Independence Avenue SW. "Printed ... 7/2009." Includes note and address directory of Smithsonian museums outside Washington D.C. Text on verso. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP
    • Contributor: Smithsonian Institution
    • Date: 2009
  • Map
    Map of Washington and Georgetown : to accompany report on filling the old canal. Shows proposed infilling of the bed of James Creek Canal. Also shows block numbers, major buildings, and radial distances from Capitol. Covers entire area within old city limits (Florida Av.). At lower left: April 21, 1880, F.V.G. Removed from v. 2 of: The miscellaneous documents of the Senate of the United States for the second session of the Forty-Sixth Congress, 1879-80 : in 3 ...
    • Contributor: United States. Congress. Senate
    • Date: 1880
  • Map
    Fort Stevens park, general plan : [Washington D.C.] Relief shown by contours. "Date: 5-14-35." Photocopy of ms. map. Oriented with north to the left. Originally printed on 4 sheets. Includes notes and cross-section. "Dwg. no NCP 1595." Mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP
    • Contributor: United States. Office of National Capital Parks. Eastern Div. Br. Of Plans & Design
    • Date: 1935
  • Map
    Maryland--District of Columbia--Virginia, Washington sheet Topographic map. Relief shown by contours. "Surveyed in 1885-6". LC copy torn, fold-lined. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP
    • Contributor: Geological Survey (U.S.) - Gannett, Henry - Thompson, G. (Gilbert) - Hoffman, J. D. - Howell, D. J. - U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey
    • Date: 1886
  • Map
    Aerial photographic mosaic, Washington, D.C. Photomap. Covers central area. LC copy annotated in pencil and ink. LC copy rubber-stamped on verso: Copy from the National Archives, record group no. 18. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP
    • Contributor: United States. Army. School of Aerial Photographic Reconnaissance
    • Date: 1918
  • Map
    Map of the permanent system of highways, District of Columbia Scale ca. 1:31,680. Oriented with north toward the upper left. Indexed for 56 points of interest. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP AACR2
    • Contributor: Office of the Engineer Commissioner D.C.
    • Date: 1911