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    Map of the District of Columbia showing areas recommended to be taken as necessary for new parks and park connections Shows planned parks, parkways, government lands, 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--288." 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
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    Plan for sewering the city of Washington, D.C. : and at the same time purify B-Street Sewer and James Creek Canal, and prevent floods, which are so frequent, by means of "an ... "Originated 1873. Suggested 1874." Title, authorship, date, and copyright information printed. Maps and text manuscripted--pen-and-ink. Includes text and ill. LC copy fold-lined. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Phillips. Washington 859 Vault DCP
    • Contributor: Bantz, E. (Edward) - Bantz, E.
    • Date: 1874
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    City of Washington and suburbs. A263049 U.S. Copyright Office Shows radial distances and block numbers. "Copyright, 1910, by Bert S. Elliott." Oriented with north toward the upper left. Accompanied by text: Washington handy book directory and map : streets ... postal information, etc. 48 p. ; 17 cm. LC copy mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP
    • Contributor: Elliott, Bert S. - Elliott & Stidham
    • Date: 1910
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    Topography, Maryland--District of Columbia--Virginia, Washington and vicinity Relief shown by contours and spot heights. "Surveyed in 1913-1915." "Advance sheet. Subject to correction." LC copy sectioned and mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP
    • Contributor: Geological Survey (U.S.) - Marshall, R. (Robert Bradford) - Sutton, Frank
    • Date: 1915
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    Map of the city of Washington and surrounding showing recent subdivisions Partial cadastral map showing block numbers and landowners' names in rural areas. LC copy fold-lined, darkened, and mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP
    • Contributor: Gedney, A. G. - Marr, Jas. H. (James H.)
    • Date: 1887
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    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
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    Landmarks of historic or aesthetic merit : [Washington D.C. central business district]. Cadastral map showing categories of buildings worthy of preservation. "Dec. 1966." Includes text and directory of Joint Committee on Landmarks members. "N.C.P.C. file No. 21.00 (05.20)-24719." LC copy halved. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP
    • Contributor: United States. National Capital Planning Commission
    • Date: 1966
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    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
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    Plan of the city of Washington : the capitol [sic] of the United States of America Shows wards, major buildings, and streetcar lines. "Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1867 by S. Augustus Mitchell Jr. ... Eastern District of Pennsylvania." "29." LC copy accompanied by typewritten information card: [From] Mitchell's new general atlas, S. Augustus Mitchell, Philadelphia, 1867. 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)
    • Date: 1867
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    Map of the District of Columbia including the cities of Washington, Georgetown, and Alexandria, Virginia. Shows wards and districts. Oriented with north toward the upper left. Includes ancillary map of Alexandria. LC copy 1 quartered, trimmed, has center section cut out, and mounted on cloth backing. Copy 2 fold-lined. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP 2 copies
    • Date: 1873
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    Map of the National Zoological Park, Washington, D.C., U.S.A. Relief shown by contours. Indexed. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP
    • Date: 1899
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    Map of the city of Washington in the District of Columbia : established as the permanent seat of the government of the United States of America Shows block numbers, wards, and government buildings. Includes indexed table of "References." LC copies soiled, halved, and mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Phillips. Washington 1348 2 copies Vault DCP
    • Contributor: Stone, William James
    • Date: 1839
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    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
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    Plan of the Rebel attack on Washington, D.C., July 11th and 12th, 1864. As a diversionary measure to take some of the pressure off of besieged Petersburg, Confederate forces under Jubal Early launched a northern offensive beginning in late June 1864. After stops near Harper's Ferry and Shepherdstown, W. Va., and Frederick and Baltimore, Md., they reached the outskirts of Washington, D.C., by July 11. Reconnaissance showed the Union had begun some intensive reinforcement, so an attack ...
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1864-07-11
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    A map of the state of Virginia : reduced from the nine sheet map of the state in conformity to law
    Map of Virginia
    Covers also Washington, D.C., West Virginia, Maryland, Delaware, and southern Pennsylvania. Relief shown by hachures. "Entered according to Act of Congress, the 31st day of October 1827 by W.B. Giles, Governor of the State of Virginia." Prime meridian: Washington. Issued in blue slipcase designed for this map. Annotations of place names on map area in ink (red and black) and pencil. Handwritten annotations on ...
    • Contributor: Böÿe, Herman - Tanner, Henry Schenck - Dawson, E. - Giles, William Branch
    • Date: 1827
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    [Photomap of central Washington D.C. and adjacent part of Arlington]. Title devised by cataloger. Accompanied by bibliographic information card: 109. U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey. Map of Washington, D.C. Copyrighted 1946. Aerial photograph. 1 sheet ; 5 x 12 cm. In upper left corner: 18752. LC copy halved and mounted on cloth backing. DCP
    • Contributor: U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey
    • Date: 1946
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    United States Senate, map and directory.
    Capitol Hill
    Covers U.S. Capitol, Capitol Grounds, and surrounding government buildings. Title from panel. Includes col. ill. Indexed "United States Senate directory" and key to abbreviations on verso. Floorplans on verso: The Capitol -- Russell Senate Office Building -- Dirksen and Hart Senate office buildings. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP
    • Contributor: United States. Congress. Senate
    • Date: 2003
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    Map of Washington Co., Pennsylvania : from actual surveys General-content county map showing rural buildings with householders' names; also shows householders' names in inset street maps. Hand col. to emphasize township boundaries. "Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1861 by A. Pomeroy in the ... Eastern District of Pennsylv'a." Originally printed on 4 sheets (later conjoined, now sectioned to 6 panels to enable folding, 3 panels for each of the ...
    • Contributor: Beers, S. N. - Beers, F. W. (Frederick W.) - A. Pomeroy & S.W. Treat - G.G. Soule & E.H. Quick - Worley & Bracher
    • Date: 1861
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    Fort Driveway : [Washington D.C.]. Shows proposed Fort Drive (N.W. and N.E.) and associated fortifications. Partial cadastral map. Relief shown by contours and hachures. Title printed in lead pencil. Base map title at upper right: Permanent system of highways, second section, District of Columbia : March 1898. Alternate base map title at upper left: District of Columbia : October 1897. Pen-and-ink, col. pencil, and lead pencil on printed base ...
    • Date: 1900
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    Compendious chart exhibiting, at one view, the names of about thirteen hundred of the principal ports and places in the world, with their bearings per compass, and their distances expressed in geographical ... Includes text, compass rose, and ill. of Capitol. LC copy halved and mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Phillips. Washington 149 Vault DCP
    • Contributor: Hawkes, P. - Warr, John
    • Date: 1827
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    Map of the permanent system of highways, District of Columbia Shows block numbers. "Map Plate, courtesy of the Washington Times." Oriented with north toward the upper left. Base map printed by "The Norris Peters Co. photo-litho. Washington, D.C." Includes text, printer's note, and index to points of interest. LC mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP
    • Contributor: Office of the Engineer Commissioner D.C. - Washington Chamber of Commerce (D.C.). Special Booklet Committee - Norris Peters Co.
    • Date: 1908
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    Map of the city of Washington : showing the sub-divisions, grades, and the general configuration of the ground in equidistances from 5 to 5 feet altitude Title from leaf 1. Relief shown by contours. Phillips 11768 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP
    • Contributor: Bastert A. - Enthoffer, J. (Joseph) - Donegan, P. H.
    • Date: 1872

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    Map of Washington and Georgetown. "Combined numbers show total deaths on each square" [by race]. Also shows block numbers and radial distances from Capitol. "H. Ex. Doc. 1, Pt. VI." Includes text and sector diagram. LC copy fold-lined, laminated, 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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    Washington Includes text. LC copy mounted on cloth backing and annotated in lead pencil in left margin: Proposed bridge L'Enfant. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault DCP
    • Contributor: Luffman, J. (John) - Luffman, J.
    • Date: 1815
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    Map of the north western portion of the city of Washington Cadastral map showing lot and block numbers. Covers area bounded by Potomac River, Rock Creek, 13th St. N.W., and Constitution Av. N.W. Relief shown by contours and gradient tints. Also shows fire-alarm boxes and hydrants. In upper margin: Sheet No. I. Includes "Table showing the width of the streets [and] avenues." LC copy fold-lined, shellacked, missing small sections, halved, mounted on cloth backing, annotated ...
    • Contributor: Olmstead, J. F. - Chittenden, George
    • Date: 1870