Search Maps

  • Map
    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
  • Map
    Washington and vicinity, Maryland, Virginia, District of Columbia Relief shown by contours and spot heights. Alternate title in right lower margin: Washington and vicinity, Md.-Va.-D.C. State grids. Includes notes. "N 3845-W 7654/20 X 21." LC copy laminated, quartered, and mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP
    • Contributor: Geological Survey (U.S.)
    • Date: 1951
  • Map
    The nation's capital : [Washington D.C.] Shows radial distances, locations of "Committee on Public Comfort" and "Inaugural Committee," and block numbers. Includes list of presidential inaugurations, directory of "Inaugural Committee, March 4, 1905," street width directory, and U.S. coat of arms. 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) - Yates, O. - Norris Peters Co. - Weller, M. I.
    • Date: 1905
  • Map
    Topographical map of the District of Columbia and a portion of Virginia Partial cadastral map showing landowners' names in rural areas of D.C. Also shows density of built-up area in city. Relief shown by contours. Depths shown by soundings. Oriented with north toward the upper left. Includes source materials note. In left lower margin: H. Ex. 1, 2, 48. LC copy soiled, darkened, fold-lined, torn, missing edge sections, and annotated in purple pencil to show proposed ...
    • Contributor: Greene, F. V. (Francis Vinton) - Lydecker, G. J. (Garrett J.) - Bruff, William T.O. - United States. Army. Corps of Engineers - Office of the Engineer Commissioner D.C.
    • Date: 1884
  • Map
    Washington City and its environs. Shows Pennsylvania Railroad and station in red. Includes hotel index and inset of "Sections of the city." LC copy fold-lined, mounted on cloth backing, and annotated in pencil in lower margin: In Barksdall's hand-book of Washington, 1892. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP
    • Contributor: Barksdall, Frank N. - Allen, Lane & Scott
    • Date: 1892
  • Map
    The White House : the White House, Washington, D.C. Bird's-eye view with floors separated to reveal floorplans. "*GPO:2004--304-337/00168. Reprint 2004." Title from panel. 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: 2004
  • Map
    Comprehensive plan for the national capital, parks and recreation facilities diagram no. 2, local recreation system 1970/1985. Scale ca. 1:31,000. "January 31, 1974." "NCPC map file no. 73.00/100.00-27335." 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
    Plat of proposed national parks and highway connecting the same near Brightwood D.C. Partial cadastral map. Negative photocopy. Includes note. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP
    • Date: 1900
  • Map
    [Survey map of land tracts in Washington D.C. named Pleasant Plains, Plain Dealing and Mount Pleasant] Manuscript--ink and pencil. On cloth backing in pencil: From Joseph M. Toner papers. Mounted on cloth backing. Includes text and statistical tables. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault DCP
    • Contributor: Fenwick, George - Toner, Joseph M. (Joseph Meredith)
    • Date: 1804
  • Map
    [D.C. & vicinity to Beltway]. Double-line street map. Title from publisher's price list. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP
    • Contributor: United States. National Capital Planning Commission
    • Date: 1981
  • 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. "Reprint 1977." "*GPO: 1976--240-951/97." Includes text. Text and col. 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: 1977
  • Map
    Exhibit chart showing streets & avenues of the cities of Washington and Georgetown, improved under the Board of Public Works, D.C. : Nov. 1st 1873 : gas mains. Depths shown by soundings. Also shows block and ward numbers. Does not show gas mains in Georgetown. Includes notes. In printer's cartouche: 466. LC copy soiled, annotated in ink, mounted on cloth backing, and impressed with ownership seal: Toner Library. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP
    • Contributor: Gedney, J. F. - District of Columbia. Board of Public Works
    • Date: 1873
  • Map
    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
    Map of Washington and Georgetown showing character and extent of street pavements : July 1st 1879. Shows radial distances from Capitol. Also shows block numbers and major buildings. "House Ex. Doc. No. 1, Part 6." Includes inset "Diagram showing the divisions of the city." LC copy darkened, brittle, fold-lined, trimmed, annotated in ink, and lacking sections along edges incl. part of annotation. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP
    • Date: 1879
  • Map
    View looking northwest from Anacostia : [Washington D.C.]
    Washington, D.C., 1901
    Bird's-eye view with Anancostia River at bottom and horizon/sky at top. Oriented with north toward the upper right. In lower margin: Copyright 1901 by John L. Trout, Washington, D.C. Painted in watercolor, gouache, and gilt on paper. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Purchase; James Madison Council from The Old Print Gallery, Georgetown D.C.; Oct. 1997. Acquisitions ...
    • Contributor: Trout, John L.
    • Date: 1901
  • 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
    Plan of the city of Washington : the capitol [sic] of the United States of America Shows wards and major buildings. "Entered according to Act of Congress, in the year 1861, by S. Augustus Mitchell, Jr. ... Eastern District of Pennsylvania." "26." LC copy accompanied by typewritten information card: [From] Mitchell's new general atlas, S. Augustus Mitchell, Jr., Philadelphia, 1865. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP
    • Contributor: Gamble, W. H. (William H.) - Mitchell, S. Augustus (Samuel Augustus) - Gamble, W. H.
    • Date: 1865
  • Map
    [Washington, D.C. Scale ca. 1:7,850. Indexed for embassies, legations, and hospitals. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP AACR2
    • Contributor: [United States. Army Topographic Command]
    • Date: 1970
  • Map
    Plan for enlarging the grounds around the U.S. Capitol In lower margin: From "Documentary history of the construction and development of the United States Capitol Building and Grounds," 58th Cong. 2d Sess., House rept. no. 646, serial no. 4585, Washington, 1904, facing p. 1072. Oriented with north to the right. LC copy accompanied by negative photocopy. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP
    • Contributor: United States. Architect of Extension of Capitol - Walter, Thomas Ustick - United States. Congress House
    • Date: 188?
  • Map
    Plan of the city intended for the permanent seat of the government of t[he] United States : projected agreeable to the direction of the President of the United States, in pursuance of ... Photocopy of a facsim. of the 1791 L'Enfant plan. Original facsim. extensively annotated in ink by Lawrence Martin, chief, Division of Maps, Library of Congress. Includes text, indexed "References," and photocopied newspaper article titled "New city of Washington," from the Gazette of the United States, Philadelphia, Jan. 4, 1792. At lower right: N.I. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a ...
    • Contributor: L'enfant, Pierre Charles - Martin, Lawrence - U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey
    • Date: 1791
  • Map
    [Map of the Capitol grounds and surrounding squares, Washington D.C.]. Shows block numbers, block dimensions, and street widths. Covers area bounded by D St. north, 2nd St. east, C St. south, and 4th St. west. Pen-and-ink and lead pencil. Mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Phillips. Washington 80 Vault DCP
    • Date: 1800
  • Map
    Plan of part of the city of Washington : on which is shewn the squares, lots, &c., divided between William Prout Esq'r and the Commissioners of the Federal Buildings, agreeably to the ... Cadastral map showing original landholdings, new block numbers, new lot lines, lot numbers, and street widths. Covers area in N.E.-S.E. Washington (now Lincoln Park district) approx. bounded by Navy Yard, 3rd St. N.E.-S.E., H St. N.E., and 13th St. N.E.-S.E. Manuscript: Pen-and-ink, red ink, and watercolors. Oriented with north to the right. Drawn in southern/northern segments. Available also through the Library of Congress Web ...
    • Contributor: King, N. (Nicholas) - King, N.
    • Date: 1800
  • Map
    National Gallery of Art, brief guide and plan. Bird's-eye views of 7 floorplans. Panel title. Title at top: Museum plan. 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: 1992
  • Map
    Map of Kalorama Heights, Washington, D.C. Scale ca. 1:1,700. LC copy annotated in red ink to show lot prices per foot and fold-lined. Oriented with north to the left. Cadastral map. From the Breckinridge family papers. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP AACR2: 100; 651/1; 650/2; 700/1; 700/2; 710/3
    • Contributor: VielĂ©, Herman K. - Looker, Henry - Fairchild, John F. - Thos. J. Fisher and Co. - Breckinridge Family
    • Date: 1890