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  • Map
    Comprehensive plan for the National Capital, general land use objectives: 1970/1985. Scale ca. 1:29,000. "January 31, 1974." "NCPC map file no. 04.00/100.00-27333." 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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    Civil War defenses of Washington : Maryland, Virginia, Washington D.C.
    Circle of forts, city of trees
    Shows existing and former Civil War forts/batteries and present-day roadways in the Washington D.C. metropolitan area. "*GPO: 2010--641-603." Relief shown by shading. Title from panel. Includes text and col. ill. Text, aerial view of earthen "Fort Foote", 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: 2010
  • Map
    The Mall and vicinity, Washington, proposed development Also shows planned and existing government buildings and government lands. "7951." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP
    • Contributor: United States. Public Buildings Commission - Grant, U. S. (Ulysses S.) - Clark, Geo. E. (George E.) - Cannon, J. Q. - United States. Army. Engineer Reproduction Plant - United States. Congress. Senate
    • Date: 1928
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    Territory of Columbia. Relief shown by hachures. Facsim. of the 1793 topographic map of the District of Columbia by Andrew Ellicott. Original version: [Philadelphia? : s.n., 1793?]. Oriented with north toward the upper left. LC copies fold-lined and mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. 2 copies DCP
    • Contributor: Ellicott, Andrew
    • Date: 1793
  • Map
    Potomac River at Washington D.C., plan showing how reclaimed area may be utilized Shows dredged and reclaimed areas with proposed roads and plantings for the Potomac parks. Depths shown by soundings. Oriented with north toward the upper left. Includes text, 3 cross-sections, statistical table, and ill. LC copy mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP
    • Contributor: Washington Board of Trade
    • Date: 1894
  • Map
    Topographical map of the District of Columbia Partial cadastral map showing some landowners' names in rural areas. Relief shown by contours. Depths shown by contours and soundings. Oriented with north toward the upper left. LC copy 1 mounted on cloth backing. Copy 2 soiled, annotated in lead and col. pencils, and missing corner sections. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. 2 copies DCP
    • Contributor: Boschke, A.
    • Date: 1880
  • Map
    Street railways of the District of Columbia with proposed extensions : to accompany communication of March 20, 1912. Also shows block numbers, major buildings, proposed streets, and subdivision boundaries. At head of title: Enclosure No. 1. Base map title: Map of the permanent system of highways, District of Columbia / [pre]pared in the Office of the Engineer Commissioner D.C., 1911. Map removed from "Senate Doc. No. 441, 62 Cong., 2d Sess." Oriented with north toward the upper left. Includes names of D.C. ...
    • Contributor: Office of the Engineer Commissioner D.C. - District of Columbia. Board of Commissioners - United States. Congress Senate
    • Date: 1912
  • Map
    Subdivision of property in the county of Washington, D.C. Cadastral map of part of Columbia Heights N.W. showing some landowners' names. "March 1869." "Lots for sale by Kilbourn & Latta, real estate brokers ..." Includes text. LC copy missing small sections along edges and mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP
    • Contributor: Forsyth, William - Kilbourn & Latta
    • Date: 1869
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    Washington and suburbs, District of Columbia, showing permanent system of highways E XXc 2591 U.S. Copyright Office Partial cadastral map showing radial distances, block numbers, and landowners' names for outlying tracts. Includes inset. LC copy mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP
    • Contributor: Weller, F. R. - Perley, F. A. - Wm. A. Flamm & Co.
    • Date: 1902
  • Map
    District of Columbia "March 1959." Oriented with north toward the upper left. Includes Commission insigne and blank legend area. "545175 O-60 (Inside back cover) No. 3." Issued with the map: Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial, [1960?]. LC copy laminated, halved, and mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP
    • Contributor: United States. National Capital Planning Commission
    • Date: 1959
  • Map
    Map of the city of Washington showing the location of the water mains Also shows hydrants and stop boxes. "To accompany the annual report of Lieut. C. McD. Townsend, U.S.A., ass't to Eng'r Comm'r D.C. 1885." LC copy fold-lined, halved, and mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP
    • Contributor: Townsend, C. McD. (Curtis McDonald) - Cole, Chas. D. (Charles D.) - Office of the Engineer Commissioner D.C. - District of Columbia. Engineer Department
    • Date: 1885
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    The ultimate Washington. Low-angle bird's-eye view of planned buildings in central Washington. "The plan laid out by the Commission of 1901 for the national capital of the future ..." "From the original rendering by F.V.L. Hoppin." "Supplement to National Geographic Magazine, Washington, D.C." From the National geographic magazine, Mar. 1915. Oriented with north toward the upper left. Includes text. LC copy laminated and mounted on cloth backing. ...
    • Contributor: National Geographic Society (U.S.) - Hoppin, F. L. V.
    • Date: 1915
  • Map
    Map of survey of part of Pleasant Plains knows as "Bellevue" : recorded, book "County 6," p. 126, Surveyor's Office, D.C. Cadastral map showing lots, numbers, and dimension. "These choice lots for sale by S.C. Hill--Le Droit Building ..." LC copy annotated in red ink to show price information. LC copy 1 mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. 2 copies DCP
    • Contributor: Hill, S. C.
    • Date: 1870
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    Receivers' subdivision of part of a tract of land in county of Washington, D.C., called Friendship, St. Philip, and Jacob, and re-survey of Jacob. Poster containing cadastral map. "At public auction ... October 14, '72." Large title at head of text: Chancery sale of real estate in the county of Washington, D.C. : (of W.D.C. Murdock), above Georgetown! Includes text. LC copy torn at edges and mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP
    • Contributor: Green & Williams - Murdock, Wm. D. C. (William D. C.)
    • Date: 1872
  • Map
    Burrville, being part of the Sheriff Estate, at the north east part of the District of Columbia Cadastral map. "Recorded in liber no. 1053, fol. 191, et seq. ..." "Lots for sale by Charles A. McEuen ..." Oriented with north toward the upper right. LC copy mounted on cloth backing and annotated in ink. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP
    • Contributor: Tabor, A. C. - Dean, Mary C. - McEuen, Charles A.
    • Date: 1880
  • Map
    Topographical sketch near Fort Staunton from points not under fire of its guns : [Washington D.C.]. Relief shown by hachures and form lines. Black and brown inks. At upper left: 211, L. Sheet 15. Missing small sections at corners. Includes bar scale. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.) 691.6 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault DCP
    • Date: 1860
  • Map
    [Partial cadastral map of southern part of Georgetown, Washington D.C.]. Shows buildings in different colors, some landowners' names, and unidentified profiles along streets. Probably drawn by Nicholas King. Black ink, red ink, and watercolors. Watermark: Budgen 1799 (with device under crown). Soiled, torn, assembled from small sheets of paper, thirded, edged with cloth, and annotated in lead pencil on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: King, N. (Nicholas) - King, N.
    • Date: 1799
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    [Property survey of that part of Prince Georges County, Maryland, later to become central Washington D.C.]. Cadastral survey of tracts identified as Duddington Manor, New Troy, Gordons Meadows, Gleanings, Elinor, Bealls Leveles, Duddington Pasture, etc. Photocopy of ms. survey map. Oriented with north to the right. Originally printed on 2 sheets. Includes text and notes. LC copy mounted on cloth backing. Typewritten label affixed to cloth backing of LC copy: Photostat from negative in the Department of Justice--an exhibit in ...
    • Contributor: Priggs, John F. A.
    • Date: 1760
  • Map
    Sketch of Washington in embryo : viz., previous to its survey by Major L'Enfant, 1792 Cadastral map showing landholdings in central Washington with owners' names. Facsim. of 1874 map compiled by E.F.M. Faehtz and F.W. Pratt. Original version: [Washington? : s.n.], 1874. Includes text. 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: Faehtz, E. F. M. (Ernest F. M.) - Pratt, F. W. - Toner, Joseph M. (Joseph Meredith) - Seibert, S. R. - Capitol Centennial Committee (U.S.) - Faehtz, E. F. M.
    • Date: 1792
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    Real property manual reference diagram : permitted locations for chancery facilities : [Washington D.C.]. "July 1987." Panel title. Designed to fold in pocket in cover of accompanying text. Accompanied by: Foreign missions and international organizations, real property manual. Printed July 1987, Washington, D.C. 47 p. : ill. ; 22 cm. Includes notes. "National Capital Planning Commission map file no. 61.30/100.00-29922." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP
    • Contributor: United States. National Capital Planning Commission - United States. Department of State
    • Date: 1987
  • Map
    [Map of landholdings in the part of Prince George's County (Md.) that is now central Washington D.C.] Shows landholdings as of "1784." Depths shown by soundings. Pen-and-ink (black and purple) on tracing linen. Title devised by cataloger. Probably traced by Joseph M. Toner from the original map by Beatty and Orme. From the Joseph Meredith Toner Collection in LC Manuscript Division. Oriented with north to the right. Stained and fold-lined. Includes notes and index of survey points. On verso in lead ...
    • Contributor: Beatty, Chas. (Charles) - Orme, Arch. (Archibald) - Toner, Joseph M. (Joseph Meredith)
    • Date: 1784
  • Map
    Plan of part of the city of Washington, in the vicinity of the upper Eastern Branch ferry, shewing the situation of the buildings & grave yards belonging to the Widow Wheler. Covers area bounded by 12th, L, 15th streets, and Anacostia River waterfront S.E. Shows block numbers and outlines, buildings, and block and building dimensions. Relief shown by hachures. Pen-and-ink and blue wash 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: ...
    • Contributor: King, N. (Nicholas) - Toner, Joseph M. (Joseph Meredith)
    • Date: 1796
  • Map
    [Map of northeastern Washington D.C. showing 18th and 19th-century land ownership]. "Explanation of the land sold by Mr. D.C. Marshal in 18[3?]3 ..." Lead pencil and ink. Soiled, fold-lined, torn, sectioned to 3 sheets, and mounted on cloth backing. Includes notes. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault DCP
    • Date: 1830
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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
    National Gallery of Art, brief guide and plan.
    Gallery plan
    Maps of 7 floorplans of the 2 museum buildings. Panel title. Includes text, color-key to museum collections, and building cross-section. Text, "Area map," and ill. (some col.) on verso. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP
    • Contributor: National Gallery of Art (U.S.)
    • Date: 1996