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  • Map
    Map of the vicinity of Washington, July, 1861 Relief shown by hachures. Alternate title at lower right: Washington. LC copy mounted on cardboard. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP
    • Contributor: Wells, J.
    • Date: 1861
  • Map
    Head of navigation of the Potomac River Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by contours and soundings. Photocopy of ms. map. Oriented with north toward the upper left. Includes notes. LC copy originally printed on separate sheets, assembled to 1 sheet, thirded, mounted on cloth backing, accompanied by negative photocopy, and annotated in pencil: From negative transferred from War Department. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a ...
    • Contributor: Abert, S. T. (Silvanus Thayer) - Graham, Campbell - United States. Army. Corps of Topographical Engineers
    • Date: 1849
  • Map
    City of Washington. Shows wards, built-up areas, and major buildings. Also covers Georgetown. "Entered according to act of Congress ... 1850, by Thomas, Cowperthwait & Co. ... Eastern District of Pennsylvania." Includes note, index to points of interest, and Capitol floorplan. "16." LC copy annotated in pencil and accompanied by typewritten information card: [From] New universal atlas, Thomas, Cowperthwait & Co., Philadelphia, 1852. Available also through the ...
    • Contributor: Thomas, Cowperthwait & Co.
    • Date: 1852
  • Map
    Plat of survey of Wm. M. Rapley's property fronting square west of sq. 471 : showing the docks and wharves described in lease and also the part occupied by Stephenson & Bro. ... Cadastral survey map covering waterfront area between 7th and 8th streets S.W. "Dec. 29, 1887." LC copy fold-lined and mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP
    • Contributor: District of Columbia. Office of the Surveyor - Forsyth, William - Rapley, Wm. M. (William M.) - Stephenson & Bro
    • Date: 1887
  • Map
    [Survey map of Friendship tract, Washington D.C.]. Cadastral map. Relief shown by shading. Pen-and-ink and gray wash. In lead pencil at lower left on cloth backing: From the files of the Society of Oldest Inhabitants. Deposited by Henry C. Gauss in 1920's (?). One of 12 maps. In lead pencil in different hand on cloth backing: 10th Friendship. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. ...
    • Contributor: Gauss, Henry C. - Association of the Oldest Inhabitants of the District of Columbia
    • Date: 1800
  • Map
    Map of Brightwood Park in the District of Columbia : 1890 Cadastral map. LC copy annotated in pencil, extensively rubber-stamped in red to show house locations, halved, and mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP
    • Contributor: Looker, Henry - Benton, Wm. H. (William H.)
    • Date: 1890
  • Map
    Map of Georgetown D.C. Shows old and new street names. Does not show cadastral information. Redrawn on the basis of the Faehtz & Pratt map of 1874. "Published by Faehtz Pratt 1874." Blueprint. LC copy mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP
    • Contributor: Faehtz & Pratt
    • Date: 1874
  • Map
    Topographical map of the original District of Columbia and environs showing the fortifications around the city of Washington Also shows school districts and householders' names in rural areas. Relief shown by hachures. "Entered according to Act of Congress in the Year 1862 by E.G. Arnold ..." Includes text and population tables. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.) 674, 674.1 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy annotated in ink on verso, mounted on cloth ...
    • Contributor: Arnold, E. G. - Colton, G. Woolworth (George Woolworth)
    • Date: 1862
  • Map
    Map of the city of Washington Shows block numbers, wards, and government buildings. Indexed for points of interest. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy fold-lined, trimmed, annotated in ink and pencil on recto and in ink on verso, and mounted on cloth backing. DCP
    • Contributor: De Krafft, F. C. - Morrison, William M.
    • Date: 1846
  • Map
    Chart of the Potomac River from Georgetown to Alexandria Depths shown by contours and soundings. Does not cover Georgetown vicinity. Negative photocopy of ms. map. Oriented with north to the right. "Drawer 55, sheet 4." "55-4." LC copy fold-lined and originally printed on 4 sheets. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP
    • Contributor: Berrien, John Macpherson - Kearney, James - Hughes, George W. (George Wurtz) - United States. Army. Corps of Topographical Engineers
    • Date: 1833
  • Map
    Map to accompany the report of the Commissioners D.C. on the extension of streets and avenues of the city of Washington between Rock Creek and Lincoln Avenue : within limits designated by ... Scale ca. 1:7,200. Relief shown by contours. From the Breckinridge family papers. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP AACR2: 110; 650/1; 650/2; 700/1; 710/3
    • Contributor: District of Columbia. Board of Commissioners - Ludlow, William - Breckinridge Family - Office of the Engineer Commissioner D.C.
    • Date: 1887
  • 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 with extensive annotations in col. and lead pencils to show proposed railroad routes connecting central Washington and Alexandria (Va.). Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by contours and soundings. Oriented with north toward the lower right. Originally printed on 2 sheets. Includes note. LC copy soiled, stained, missing edge sections, and mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress ...
    • Contributor: Stone, William James - Kearney, James - Turnbull, Wm. (William) - Fairfax, Wilson M. C. - Ewing, Maskell C. - Alexandria Canal Company
    • Date: 1838
  • Map
    Map of the Washington Territory : west of the Cascade Mountains
    Washington Territory
    Relief shown by hachures and spot heights. Depth shown by soundings. Shows roads, government reserves, Indian reservations and prairies. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Copy imperfect: Stained and torn along fold lines. LC copy stamped in purple ink in lower right corner of each sheet: G&M Division, Library of Congress. Vendor: Moeb, Thomas. Acquisitions control no. ...
    • Contributor: White, Charles A. (Charles Abiathar) - G.W. & C. Colton & Co.
    • Date: 1870
  • Map
    Map of the city of Washington, District of Columbia Shows block numbers and major buildings. Includes sector diagram and advertisement with ill. Text and advertisements on verso. LC copy trimmed and mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP
    • Contributor: Warner, H. (Brainard Henry)
    • Date: 1886
  • Map
    [Survey map of part of the Capitol grounds, Washington D.C.]. Covers the area bounded by 1st St. east, A St. south, A St. north, and the Capitol. Relief shown by spot heights. Pen-and-ink. Oriented with north to the left. Cloth backing. Includes notes. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Phillips. Washington 82 Vault DCP
    • Date: 1800
  • Map
    Map of the city of Washington Shows block numbers, wards, and government buildings. Mounted on cloth backing and edged in imitation leather. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Phillips. Washington, 1320 Vault DCP
    • Contributor: De Krafft, F. C. - Stone, W. I. - Brannan, John
    • Date: 1828
  • Map
    Plan of a tract of land called Port Royal, covered by part of the city of Washington Cadastral map showing boundaries of Port Royal and its subsections in relation to the city street system. Covers area bounded by Q, 1st, F, and 18th streets N.W. Shows block numbers and dimensions. In lower margin: I certify that this plat is a true copy of the original in this office, Wm. Forsyth, Surveyor of the City of Washington. Pen-and-ink and watercolor. Torn, missing ...
    • Contributor: District of Columbia. Office of the Surveyor - Forsyth, William
    • Date: 1858
  • 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
    Map of the District of Columbia and vicinity showing the principal points of interest including the present condition of the defenses of Washington Relief shown by hachures and spot heights. Shows radial distances from White House. "Copyright 1892, by F.L. Averill." LC copy 1 edged with cloth and mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. 2 copies DCP
    • Contributor: Averill, F. L. (Frank L.) - District of Columbia National Guard. Engineering Platoon
    • Date: 1892
  • Map
    [Map of part of central Washington D.C. to the east of the White House]. Covers area bounded by K St., 3rd St., Constitution Av., 15th St., New York Av., and Vermont Av. N.W. Shows unidentified districts, block numbers, and some block dimensions. Title devised by cataloger. Pen-and-ink and lead pencil. Soiled, torn, and mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault DCP
    • Date: 1800
  • Map
    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
  • Map
    Map of the city of Washington, 1883 Shows block numbers and major buildings. Includes directory of association officers and advertisement. LC copies brittle, torn, and mounted on cloth backing. LC copy 2 annotated in red ink to show land tracts ca. 1792 with owners' names. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. 2 copies DCP
    • Contributor: Washington Beneficial Endowment Association of the District of Columbia
    • Date: 1883
  • Map
    Anderson's new map of the county of King state of Washington, 1894 Shows names of some residents. Relief shown by hachures and spot heights. "Entered according to the act of Congress in the year 1894 by O.P. Anderson & Co. in the Office of the Librarian of Congress at Washington, D.C." "Photo-Lith. Britton & Rey, San Francisco, Cal." LC Land ownership maps, 1375 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: O.P. Anderson & Co.
    • Date: 1894
  • Map
    City of Washington. Shows block numbers and radial distances from Patent Office. Issued in conjunction with "Inaugural Ceremonies, March 4th, 1893." Includes ill. of president and vice-president, directory of "Width of streets and avenues," and 3 directories of committee members' names. LC copy mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP
    • Contributor: Norris Peters Co.
    • Date: 1893