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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
    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
    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
    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
    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
    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 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
  • 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
    Map of that part of the city of Washington on which is situated a house and grave yard belonging to David Burns : at present occupied by James Burns. Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Covers area bounded by 9th, 11th, G, and I streets N.W. Shows house and graveyard dimensions, block dimensions, and block numbers. Pen-and-ink (black and purple) on tracing linen. Traced by Dr. Joseph M. Toner from the original map by Nicholas King ca. 1796. From the Joseph Meredith Toner Collection in LC Manuscript Division. Has circular cameo impression: [Profile of head with] Toner Library. Accompanied ...
    • Contributor: King, N. (Nicholas) - Toner, Joseph M. (Joseph Meredith)
    • Date: 1796
  • Map
    Compendious chart exhibiting, at one view, the names of about thirteen hundred of the principal ports and places in the world, with their bearings per compass, and their distances expressed in geographical ... "Entered according to Act of Congress the 3rd day of April 1827, by P. Hawkes of the State of Pennsylvania." Includes text, compass rose, and ill. of Capitol. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Phillips. Washington 149 Vault DCP
    • Contributor: Hawkes, P. - Warr, John - Calvert, T. H.
    • Date: 1827
  • Map
    Map of Virginia and Maryland, constructed from the latest authorities.
    Virginia & Maryland
    "J.H. Young Sc." Prime meridian: Washington. Cover title "Virginia & Maryland." Population data for counties in Virgina and Maryland pasted on verso of front cover. Annotated in red ink. Includes statistical tables of population according to the census of 1820 for Virginia, Maryland and the District of Columbia. LC copy imperfect: On tracing paper, missing section of left border repaired with tape, torn and ...
    • Contributor: Mitchell, S. Augustus (Samuel Augustus) - Young, J. H. (James Hamilton) - Mitchell, S. Augustus
    • Date: 1832
  • Map
    Map showing location of District officers from formation of District government in 1871 to 1882 : [central Washington D.C. and Georgetown]. Title of LC copy annotated in ink: and assessment districts 1883. Map proper annotated in purple pencil to show numbered districts. LC copy brittle, lacks sections along edges, and mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP
  • Map
    [Map of part of Washington D.C. central business district in the vicinity of the Center Market and Tiber Creek]. Covers area bounded by F, 6th, and 10th streets, and Constitution Avenue N.W. Shows block numbers. Pen-and-ink, lead pencil, and blue wash. Torn, stained, patched, and edged in cloth. Annotated on cloth backing in lead pencil: From the files of the Society of Oldest Inhabitants. Deposited by Henry C. Gauss in 1920's (?). One of 12 maps. Available also through the Library of Congress ...
    • Contributor: Gauss, Henry C. - Association of the Oldest Inhabitants of the District of Columbia
    • Date: 1800
  • Map
    Washington and vicinity, Maryland, District of Columbia, Virginia Relief shown by contours and spot heights. "Surveyed in 1913-1915." Red road overprint rev. from previous ed. Includes notes. LC copy halved and torn along fold lines. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP
    • Contributor: Geological Survey (U.S.) - Marshall, R. (Robert Bradford) - Sutton, Frank
    • Date: 1924