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  • Map
    [Map of proposed extension of Vermont Avenue N.W. between Florida and Georgia avenues as desired by the Trustees of Howard University, Washington D.C.] Partial cadastral map showing lots in path of proposed avenue extension. Covers area bounded approx. by 11th, Fairmont, 4th, and T streets N.W., including Howard University. Title devised by cataloger. India and red inks, lead pencil, and col. pencil shading. Fold-lined. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault DCP
    • Contributor: Jarboe, John A.
    • Date: 1919
  • Map
    Map of that part of the city of Washington on which is situated the mansion-house & grave-yard belonging to Mr. Geo. Walker. Cadastral map of area bounded by E, 7th, C, and 5th streets N.E. Probably drawn by Nicholas King. Black, brown, and red inks, and lead pencil. Watermark (fleur-de-lis under crown). Mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Phillips. Washington, 1115 Vault DCP
    • Contributor: King, N. (Nicholas) - King, N.
    • Date: 1796
  • Map
    Development of the central area west and east of the Capitol--Washington D.C. 1941 Indexed for points of interest. "1-94." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy laminated and mounted on cloth backing. DCP
    • Contributor: United States. National Capital Park and Planning Commission
    • Date: 1941
  • Map
    [Rough survey map of the White House and grounds, Washington D.C.]. Shows White House and Treasury buildings and grounds in the condition of 1808 or later. Title devised by cataloger. Note in upper right corner: 8 courses from Treasury to Front in [word unclear] including W. wall running N & S. Lead pencil. Fold-lined, torn, and missing upper left corner. Watermark: W. Edgar 1795 (with fleur-de-lis under crown). Includes notes, computations, and compass rose in ...
    • Date: 1808
  • Map
    Plan of the city of Washington : seat of government of the United States. Shows block numbers, wards, existing and planned government buildings, and radial distances from Capitol. "Entered according to Act of Congress on the 12 day of Nov. 1822 by S.A. Elliot of the District of Columbia." Includes indexed table of points of interest. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy fold-lined, missing sections along fold lines, mounted ...
    • Contributor: Elliot, William - Elliot, S. Alfred
    • Date: 1822
  • Map
    Map of Georgetown, D.C., April 1934 : present names of streets black, former names of streets red Also shows proposed street extensions. Authorship statement on verso in ink. Latex(?) paints on canvas. Brittle, fold-lined, missing small sections, and quartered. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault DCP
    • Contributor: Fullalove, T. R. - Library of Congress
    • Date: 1934
  • Map
    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
  • Map
    General plan for the extension of the U.S. Capitol grounds Oriented with north to the left. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy 1 halved and mounted on cloth backing. LC copy 2 darkened, fold-lined, and torn. Phillips. Washington 301 2 copies. Vault DCP
    • Contributor: Fraser, John
    • Date: 1874
  • Map
    [Map of part of Pennsylvania Avenue and the Washington Canal in the vicinity of the Center Market, N.W. Washington D.C.]. Covers area bounded by Washington Canal, 6th, D, and 12th streets N.W. Shows block numbers and dimensions. Title devised by cataloger. Pen-and-ink, lead pencil, and blue wash. Missing section at upper right corner and mounted on cloth backing. Includes computations. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault DCP
    • Date: 1860
  • Map
    World War II Memorial, Washington, D.C.
    World War Two Memorial, Washington, D.C.
    Low-angle aerial view (drawing). "*GPO:2007--330-358/00670. Reprint 2007." Title from panel. Oriented with north to the right. Includes text and ill. (some col.). Text 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: 2007
  • Map
    Plan of the city of Washington : the capitol [sic] of the United States of America Shows major buildings and streetcar lines. LC copy fold-lined, torn, missing edge sections, annotated in lead and blue pencils to show proposed cable-car lines, laminated, and mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP
    • Contributor: Gamble, W. H. (William H.) - Gamble, W. H.
    • Date: 1875
  • Map
    [Survey of the original landholdings in Washington D.C. in the area bounded by The Mall, North Capitol St., Tiber Creek, N St. N.W., and Seventh St. N.W.] Cadastral map showing tracts dated 1687 thru 1794 of which 3 are named "Port Royal," "Gleanings," and "Youngsborough." "The annexed plat ... made by Order of the Hon. the Judges of the Circuit Court ... according to the instructions of Plaintiff's Counsels ..." Certified in ink by "Surveyors Office, 29th Nov. 1858." Pen-and-ink and watercolor. Includes text and statistical tables. Available also through the ...
    • Contributor: Carbery, Lewis - District of Columbia. Office of the Surveyor - United States. Court of Appeals (District of Columbia Circuit)
    • Date: 1858
  • Map
    Plan of the city of Washington : seat of government of the United States Shows block numbers, wards, existing and proposed government buildings, and radial distances from Capitol. "Entered according to Act of Congress on the 12 day of Nov. 1822 by S.A. Elliot of the District of Columbia." Includes indexed table of points of interest. LC Ward maps, 222 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy annotated in ink, ...
    • Contributor: Elliot, William - Elliot, S. Alfred - Throop, G. H.
    • Date: 1829
  • Map
    Economic geology sheet, Maryland--District of Columbia--Virginia, Washington quadrangle Relief shown by contours. Also shows artesian water contours. Geology "Surveyed in 1893-1899." Topography "Surveyed in 1885-86 and 95-97." Includes notes and "Sections" diagram. LC copy halved and mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP
    • Contributor: Geological Survey (U.S.) - Darton, Nelson Horatio - Williams, George Huntington - Keith, Arthur - Wilson, Herbert M. (Herbert Michael) - U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey
    • Date: 1899
  • Map
    Massachusetts Avenue Park and Massachusetts Avenue Heights, Washington, D.C. Cadastral map showing sold and unsold lots. Oriented with north toward the upper left. Includes text, location map, and ill. LC copy halved, annotated in pencil and ink, mounted on cloth backing, and rubber-stamped: By direction ... on Sept. 16, 1921, Middaugh & Shannon, Inc. ... was appointed exclusive agent and manager. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster ...
    • Contributor: David J. Howell and Son - John W. Thompson & Co.
    • Date: 1921
  • Map
    Catalogue of points of historic interest : [Washington D.C. and metropolitan area] Shows Civil War hospitals and fortifications. Panel title. Includes text, directory of committee members, and ill. Descriptive index to points of interest and directories on verso. "35." LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.) 679 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy laminated with tissue paper. Phillips. Washington 542 DCP
    • Contributor: Grand Army of the Republic. Committee on Marking Points of Historic Interest - Grand Army of the Republic. National Encampment
    • Date: 1865
  • Map
    Bird's eye view of the city of Seattle, Puget Sound, Washington Territory, 1878. Perspective map not drawn to scale. LC Panoramic maps (2nd ed.), 973 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Indexed for points of interest. AACR2
    • Contributor: Glover, E. S. (Eli Sheldon) - A.L. Bancroft & Company - Glover, E. S.
    • Date: 1878
  • Map
    Map of Wahkiakum County Blueprint. Shows names of some residents. LC Land ownership maps, 1378 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Ouellette, L. P.
    • Date: 1898
  • Map
    Map of the city of Washington : established as the permanent seat of the government of the United States of America Shows block numbers, wards, and government buildings. Statement of responsibility printed below bar scale. Includes index to points of interest and inset "Map of the District of Columbia." LC Ward maps 224 LC copy fold-lined, mounted on cloth backing, and edged with imitation leather strips. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP
    • Contributor: McClelland, D.
    • Date: 1846
  • Map
    Trees and shrubs of Lafayette Square : [Washington D.C.]. Text and ill. on verso. LC copy fold-lined. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP
    • Contributor: United States. Office of National Capital Parks
    • Date: 1942
  • Map
    Rock Creek Park, Washington, D.C. : 1927 Relief shown by contours. Oriented with north to the left. Includes note. "7555." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP
    • Contributor: United States. Office of Public Buildings and Public Parks of the National Capital - Grant, U. S. (Ulysses S.) - Clark, Geo. E. (George E.) - Elliott, S. - United States. Army. Engineer Reproduction Plant
    • Date: 1927
  • Map
    [Cadastral map of part of Brightwood, Washington D.C.]. Shows existing and projected lots in the area bounded by 14th, 16th, Nicholson streets, and Missouri Av. N.W. From the estate of Alfred Klakring, Nov. 30, 1940. Pen-and-ink and lead pencil. Oriented with north toward the upper right. Portion of nautical chart (Palm Beach region, Fla., no. 1248, incl. date Mar. 1932) on verso. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as ...
    • Contributor: Klakring, Alfred
    • Date: 1930
  • Map
    [Map of the West End, Washington D.C.]. Shows block numbers, alley numbers, block dimensions, and areas. Title devised by cataloger. Probably: To accompany the annual report of Theo. A. Bingham, chief of engineers, June 30th 1901. LC copy fold-lined. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP
    • Contributor: United States. Office of Public Buildings and Grounds - Bingham, Theo. A. (Theodore Alfred)
    • Date: 1901
  • Map
    Hamburgh in red, the city in green : [Washington D.C.]. Partial cadastral map showing Washington D.C. street system superimposed on the earlier Hamburg street plan. Shows Hamburg lots and Washington block numbers and dimensions. Covers area bounded by 27th, H, and 17th streets N.W., and the Potomac waterfront. Black and brown inks, watercolor, and lead pencil. Originally drawn on 5 sheets, assembled to 1, quartered, and mounted on cloth backing. Stained and missing small ...
    • Date: 1790
  • Map
    Map of the city of Washington showing the system of water supply & distribution : to accompany the annual report of Cep't J.L. Lusk, Corps of Eng'rs U.S.A. Shows water mains, fountains, public pumps, hydrants, stop valves, and block numbers. Includes table of "Width of streets and avenues." LC copy annotated in blue pencil, lacking corner section, soiled, fold-lined, and halved. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP
    • Contributor: Lusk, J. L. (James Loring) - United States. Army. Corps of Engineers
    • Date: 1890