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    [Eight grade profiles of streets in Georgetown, Washington D.C.]. Title devised by cataloger. On cloth backing in lead pencil: Profiles showing grading of Market St. east side and west side of Duck Lane etc., 1853. At lower left in lead pencil: Lewis Carbery, reported to Carpenter, Sept'r 1853. From the Taggart Estate papers. Pen-and-ink. Mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Phillips. Washington ...
    • Contributor: Carbery, Lewis - Carpenter, D. (Benjamin D.) - Taggart, Hugh T. (Hugh Thomas) - District of Columbia. Office of the Surveyor
    • Date: 1853
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    Map of the city of Washington showing the system of water supply & distribution : to accompany the annual report of Cap'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 soiled, fold-lined, halved, and mounted on cloth backing. 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: 1888
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    The White House Bird's-eye view with floors separated to reveal floorplans. "*GPO: 1999--454-767/60475. Reprint 1999." Panel title. Oriented with north toward the upper right. Includes text and col. ill. Text and ill. (some col.) on verso. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP
    • Contributor: United States. National Park Service
    • Date: 1999
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    Map of the environs of Washington : compiled from Boschkes' map of the District of Columbia and from surveys of the U.S. Coast Survey showing the line of the defences of Washington ... Shows buildings, rural property lines, householders' names, and vegetation. Relief shown by contours and hachures. Depths shown by contours and soundings. India ink, col. ink, and col. wash. Northern section is printed map with ms. annotation. Remainder is completely ms. Originally drawn on 4 sheets, assembled to 1 sheet, and sectioned to 6 parts. On verso on label affixed to cloth backing: No. 187. ...
    • Contributor: Barnard, J. G. (John Gross) - Boschke, A. - United States Coast Survey - Barnard, J. G.
    • Date: 1865
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    Georgetown and the city of Washington : the capital of the United States of America. Shows block numbers, major buildings, wards, horse-car lines, and extent of built-up area. Relief shown by hachures. "Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1855 by J.H. Colton & Co. ... New York." Includes ill. Text titled "The state of Maine" and statistical tables on verso. "No. 28." LC copy accompanied by typewritten information slip: [From] Colton's general atlas, G. Woolworth Colton, ...
    • Contributor: G.W. & C. Colton & Co. - J.H. Colton & Co.
    • Date: 1871
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    [Map of Alexandria, Virginia] Illustrates Alexandria's central position in the defense of Washington, where at least 12 outlying forts surrounded the city. Military camps of various Union officers such as Samuel Peter Heintzelman are indicated on this map.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1861
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    The Mall as proposed by Pierre L'Enfant 1790 : from the original : [Washington D.C.] At head of title: Jan. 1st 1900. "To accompany annual report of Theo. A. Bingham, June 30th 1901, Col. U.S. Army." "Eng 57 1." LC copy fold-lined, halved, mounted on cloth backing, and annotated in pencil: Copied in 1900 from the L'Enfant plan of the whole city and enlarged. Year 1790 in title crossed out in pencil and replaced with 1791. Annotated in ink: ...
    • Contributor: United States. Office of Public Buildings and Grounds - L'enfant, Pierre Charles - Owen, F. D. - Bingham, Theo. A. (Theodore Alfred) - United States. Army. Corps of Engineers
    • Date: 1791
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    [Topographic map of fish propagating ponds in the Mall, Washington D.C.]. Covers area bounded by 17th St. west, B St. north, Executive Avenue, and the Potomac waterfront. Relief shown by contours and hachures. Title devised by cataloger. Blueprint. LC copy thirded and mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP
    • Date: 1880
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    Map showing Stellwagen & Wolf (trustees') subdivision of the Schuetzen Park near Washington, Dist. of Col. Cadastral map. Alternate title: Trustees' sale of 163 lots in the subdivision of Schuetzen Park to take place on Monday, June 6th, 1892. Includes text and approval statements by Surveyor D.C. and Commissioners D.C. LC copy 1 mounted on cloth backing. Copy 2 fold-lined and ink-stained. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. 2 copies DCP
    • Contributor: Schoepf, W. Kesley - Berry, E. H. - Latimer & Sloan - District of Columbia. Office of the Surveyor
    • Date: 1892
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    Topographical map of the District of Columbia Partial cadastral map showing some householders' names, individual buildings, and vegetation. Relief shown by contours and hachures. Depths shown by contours and soundings. Also covers Virginia shoreline zone. "Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1861, by D. McClelland, Blanchard & Mohun, Hugh B. Sweeny, and Thos. Blagden, in the Clerks Office of the District Court of the District of Columbia." Oriented ...
    • Contributor: Boschke, A. - McClelland, D. - Sweeny, Hugh - Blagden, Thos. (Thomas) - D. McClelland, Blanchard & Mohun
    • Date: 1861
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    District of Columbia census tracts Alternate title at head of text: Population of the District of Columbia by census tracts : 1930 data for the 95 new tracts established in 1935. "Released for use of morning papers on August 28, 1935." Oriented with north toward the upper left. Accompanied by indexed statistical table: Population by sex, color, age, etc., for the District of Columbia ... 1930. 1 sheet ; ...
    • Contributor: United States. Bureau of the Census
    • Date: 1935
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    Comprehensive plan for the national capital, mass transportation plan. Scale ca. 1:130,000. "September 30, 1978." Shows existing and proposed subways in the Washington metropolitan area. "NCPC Map File No. 40.00/100.00-28420." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP AACR2
    • Contributor: United States. National Capital Planning Commission
    • Date: 1978
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    Map of Washington, D.C., and environs : with marginal numbers and measuring tape attachment for instantly locating points of interest within a radius of twenty miles from the Capitol Covers part of D.C., not "a radius of twenty miles from the Capitol." Depths shown by soundings. Includes inset, sector diagram, and source materials notes. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copies shellacked, halved, and lacking index. Copy 1 lacks radial tape measure. 2 copies DCP
    • Contributor: Silversparre, Axel - Whitman, R. E.
    • Date: 1887
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    Hydrographic map of the Potomac River from Aqueduct Bridge, Georgetown, to Long Bridge, Washington, D.C. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. Originally printed on 2 sheets. Includes notes. LC copy mounted on cloth backing and extensively annotated in red ink to show estuarine contours. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault DCP
    • Contributor: Craighill, Wm. P. (William Price) - Weyss, J. E. - Thompson, G. (Gilbert) - United States. Army. Corps of Engineers
    • Date: 1871
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    A map of tract of land called Portroyal, formerly the property of Joseph Comb in the city of Washington Cadastral map showing boundaries of western subsection of Port Royal in relation to the city street system. Covers area bounded by Q, 1st, H, I, and 10th streets N.W. Shows block numbers and dimensions. At lower right: I certify that these plats are true & correct copies of the originals in this office, Wm. Forsyth, Surveyor of the City of Washington DC. Black and ...
    • Contributor: District of Columbia. Office of the Surveyor - Fenwick, George - Forsyth, William
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    Profile of 8th Street between Fayette and Frederick, laid off for graduation : by order of the Corporation in August 1858 : [Georgetown, Washington D.C.] Covers R Street between 34th and 35th streets N.W. On verso in ink: Profile of 8th Street between Fayette & Frederick streets--1858 by order of Corporation, Geo'town D.C. From the Taggart Estate papers. Pen-and-ink and orange wash. Soiled and torn. Includes notes and 3 cross-sections. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Phillips. Washington 497 Vault DCP
    • Contributor: Taggart, Hugh T. (Hugh Thomas)
    • Date: 1858
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    District of Columbia. Shows railroads in metropolitan area. India ink on tracing paper. LC copy mounted on cardboard. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP Vault
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    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
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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 ... Shows block numbers and proposed government buildings. Facsim. of the Samuel Hill engraving of 1792. Original version: [Boston : s.n., 1792]. Map no. and price do not appear in upper margin. Includes text and notes. LC copies variously soiled, fold-lined, missing edge sections, and mounted on cloth backing. Copy 3 annotated in ink in upper margin: No. 3043 Price 30 cts. Available also through ...
    • Contributor: Ellicott, Andrew - Hill, Samuel - U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey
    • Date: 1792
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    Johnson's Washington and Georgetown. Shows block numbers, wards, and streetcar lines. "Entered according to Act of Congress, in the year 1868, by A.J. Johnson ... New York." "41." LC copy darkened, fold-lined, torn, missing small interior sections, and mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP
    • Contributor: Johnson, A. J. (Alvin Jewett) - Johnson, A. J.
    • Date: 1868
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    Map of the permanent system of highways, District of Columbia Scale ca. 1:12,000. Oriented with north toward the upper left. Shows block numbers. Printed by "The Norris Peters Co., Washington, D.C." 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
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    Wesley Heights, adjoining new Methodist University Cadastral map. "Lots for sale by John F. Waggaman, real estate broker ... Washington, D.C." Includes location map and col. ill. LC copy mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP
    • Contributor: Howell & Greenough - Waggaman, John F.
    • Date: 1890
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    Chart of the head of navigation of the Potomac River shewing the route of the Alexandria Canal : made in pursuance of a resolution of the Alex'a Canal Company Oct. 1838 Nautical chart of the Potomac estuary within the District of Columbia. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by contours and soundings. Oriented with north toward the lower right. Stephenson. Cartography of northern Virginia, pl. 29-30 Includes note. LC copies fold-lined and mounted on cloth backing. Copy 1 annotated in ink in right lower margin: From Senate Doc. 178, 26th Congress, 2nd Session, Feb. 5., ...
    • Contributor: Stone, William James - Kearney, James - Turnbull, Wm. (William) - Fairfax, Wilson M. C. - Ewing, Maskell C. - Alexandria Canal Company
    • Date: 1838
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    Plat showing proposed U.S. military reservation at Fort Stevens D.C. Partial cadastral map. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP
    • Contributor: Looker, Henry - United States. Congress. Senate
    • Date: 1902
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    Trees and shrubs of Farragut Square : [Washington D.C.] Text on verso. "179103." LC copy fold-lined and punch-holed. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP
    • Contributor: United States. Office of National Capital Parks
    • Date: 1942