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    Comprehensive plan for the National Capital, general land use objectives: 1970/1985. Scale ca. 1:29,000. "June 30, 1974." "NCPC map file no. 04.00/100.00-27702." 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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    Plan of the city of Washington. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. Also covers Georgetown. "Published by J. Stockdale Piccadilly 16th Sep'r 1798." From the author's Travels through the states of North America ..., 1799. Soiled and mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault DCP
    • Contributor: Weld, Isaac - Stockdale, John
    • Date: 1798
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    Topography of the federal city, 1791 : [Washington D.C.] Ms. map with original streets, roads, buildings, Washington city boundary (old), and hydrography in col. pencil on photocopy (ozalid) base. Relief shown by contours and shading. Shows "Site of President's House" and "Site of Capitol." Does not show Washington D.C. street system. Made available through courtesy of Don A. Hawkins, copyright owner. Title and statement of attribution from typewritten adhesive label affixed to verso. ...
    • Contributor: Hawkins, Don
    • Date: 1791
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    Washington and vicinity, Maryland, District of Columbia, Virginia Relief shown by contours and spot heights. "Surveyed in 1913-1915." Red road overprint rev. from previous ed. Includes notes. LC copy 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: 1926
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    [Map of part of S.E. Washington D.C. now occupied by the Navy Yard and adjacent squares]. Covers area bounded by Anacostia River waterfront, 10th, L, and 5th streets S.E. Shows block numbers and dimensions. Probably drawn by Nicholas King. Black and brown inks, watercolor, and lead pencil. Watermarked: Meads & Pine, GR, (fleur-de-lis under crown). Torn and mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Phillips. Washington 885 Vault DCP
    • Contributor: King, N. (Nicholas)
    • Date: 1790
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    Triangulation diagram, vicinity of Washington, D.C. : August 1966. Relief shown by contours and spot heights. Alternate title in upper margin: Washington and vicinity. Alternate title in lower right margin: Vicinity of Washington, D.C. "Base map by United States, Department of the Interior, Geological Survey." State grids. Includes note. "A-2871-2+." LC copy laminated, halved, and mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP
    • Contributor: U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey - Geological Survey (U.S.)
    • Date: 1966
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    Map of Washington City, District of Columbia : 26th National Encampment, G.A.R., Sept. 20, 21, 22, 23, 1892 Relief shown by hachures. Includes index to points of interest. Text titled "Street car directory" and ill. on verso. LC copy fold-lined and mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP
    • Contributor: Milo Stevens & Co.
    • Date: 1892
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    Washington, D.C. Title below bar scale: Rand, McNally & Co.'s business atlas map of Washington, D.C. From: Rand, McNally & Company's indexed atlas of the world. Text, region map, and indexes on verso. "82." LC copy discolored, lacks corner section, and has label affixed on verso. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP
    • Contributor: Rand McNally and Company
    • Date: 1902
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    Map of district north of Washington D.C. : made in 1859-60 by H.L. Abbot and F.W. Vaughan. Shows "Courses and triangulation by pocket compass. Distances by counting steps." Does not show survey points. Covers area in N.W. quadrant bounded by Rock Creek, Rock Creek Ford Rd., Rock Creek Church Rd., 7th St. Pike (Georgia Av.), and Boundary St. (Florida Av.). Relief shown by hachures. Hachures shown as if from 1860 map, but names made by typewriter. Includes note: Red lines indicate ...
    • Contributor: Abbot, Henry L. - Vaughan, F. W.
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    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
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    Washington and vicinity, Maryland, Virginia, District of Columbia. Relief shown by contours and spot heights. "Road classification 1947" shown in red. Alternate title in right lower margin: Washington and vicinity, Md.-Va.-D.C. Topography "Revised in 1941-1942." U.S. and state grids. Includes notes. "N3845-W7654/20X21." 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: 1947
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    Comprehensive plan for the National Capital, mass transportation plan. Scale ca. 1:135,000. "January 31, 1974." "NCPC map file no. 40.00/100.00-27336." 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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    Visitor guide, United States Botanic Garden. "3/02." Panel title. Includes text, directories, location map, and col. ill. Text and ill. on verso. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP
    • Contributor: United States Botanic Garden
    • Date: 2002
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    Palisades of the Potomac, scenery unsurpassed : embracing the additions to Washington of Drovers Rest, White Haven, Toronto Heights, and River View, adjoining Washington and extending along the Potomac River on both ... Cadastral map. "June 23rd 1890." Alternate title at upper right: Palisades of the Potomac Land and Improvement Co.'s subdivision no. 1, being part of "White Haven." "Entered according to act of Congress in the year 1890 by Jacob P. Clark and E.B. Cottrell, trustees ..." Includes text, notes, location map, and views of buildings and landscapes. LC copy torn and fold-lined. Available also through ...
    • Contributor: Brewer, H. W. (Henry W.) - Clark, Jacob P. - Cottrell, Edward - Palisades of the Potomac Land Improvement Company
    • Date: 1890
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    Trees and shrubs of Lafayette Park : [Washington D.C.]. Text and ill. on verso. "124785." 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: 1946
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    Reservation no. 1 : [White House grounds, Washington D.C.]. Shows buildings, plantings, and the Ellipse. "Office of the Chief of Engineers, Washington, D.C., September 29, 1844. Approved, AAHumphreys, Brig. Genl.[?] Chri[...?]." "Office Public Buildings & Grounds, Washington DC Sept. 29, 1877. Approved, Thos. Lincoln Casey, [word unclear] Corps of Engrs." Oriented with north to the bottom. In lower right margin: B-1. LC copy accompanied by negative photocopy. Available also through the Library of ...
    • Contributor: United States. Office of Public Buildings and Grounds - Humphreys, A. A. (Andrew Atkinson) - Casey, Thos. L. (Thomas Lincoln) - United States. Army. Corps of Engineers
    • Date: 1877
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    Plat of Columbia Heights : Hon. John Sherman, trustee Cadastral map. "Nov'r 1st 1881--Recorded in liber, A.R. Shepherd, folio 137." At head of text: Washington, D.C., Nov. 1, 1881. "Lots for sale by A.L. Barber and Co. ... Washington D.C." Includes text at upper left. LC copy 1 torn, missing large sections at bottom, and mounted on cloth backing. LC copy 2 torn, missing large section at lower right, fold-lined, annotated in purple ...
    • Contributor: District of Columbia. Office of the Surveyor - Sherman, John - Forsyth, William - A.L. Barber and Co.
    • Date: 1881
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    City of Washington From: New York Recorder's atlas, 1893. Includes index to points of interest and inset of "District of Columbia." Text titled "Florida," county population table, directory of Florida governors, and ill. on verso. LC copy has adhesive label and information card affixed to verso. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP
    • Contributor: Hunt & Eaton - New York Recorder Co.
    • Date: 1893
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    Rock Creek Park, Washington, D.C. : 100 years, 1890-1990 "*GPO: 1990--262-100/00175. Reprint 1990." Also covers Upper Northwest Washington D.C. Panel title. Title at top: Rock Creek Park. Includes directory of trails. Text, phone directory, and col. ill. on verso. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP
    • Contributor: United States. National Park Service
    • Date: 1990
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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 ... "Entered according to Act of Congress the 3rd day of April 1827, by P. Hawkes of the State of Pennsylvania." Includes text, compass rose, and ill. of Capitol. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Phillips. Washington 149 Vault DCP
    • Contributor: Hawkes, P. - Warr, John - Calvert, T. H.
    • Date: 1827
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    Topographical sketch of the environs of Washington, D.C. : (survey of locality for public park & site for a presidential mansion) Covers territory of present-day Rock Creek Park and adjacent areas. Cadastral map showing householders' names. Relief shown by shading. "Made in compliance with Senate Resolution of 18th July 1866." "Approved by Committee of Public Buildings & Grounds of the Senate, 20th Feb'y 1867." Watercolor on photocopy base. Label inscribed "2" affixed in upper right corner. Accompanied by letter from Chief of Engineers, U.S. Army, ...
    • Contributor: Michler, N. (Nathaniel) - United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Public Buildings and Grounds - Michler, N.
    • Date: 1867
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    Map of the District of Columbia and adjacent portions of Maryland and Virginia Shows major buildings and radial distances from White House. Also shows block numbers in central city and land tracts with owners' names in D.C. beyond old city limits. Printed on 4 sheets assembled with additional margin sheets to form 1 sheet. Includes advertisements in margins. LC copy brittle, shellacked, mounted on cloth backing, hemmed, and sectioned to 6 sheets. Available also through the Library ...
    • Contributor: Schoepf, W. Kesley - Berry, E. H. - Schmidt, Fred. A. - Thos. J. Fisher and Co.
    • Date: 1891
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    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. Black, brown, and red inks, watercolor, and lead pencil. Faced with gauze, torn, missing section at corner, halved, rubber-stamped, and mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Phillips. Washington 801 Vault DCP
    • Contributor: District of Columbia. Office of the Surveyor - Forsyth, William - Rapley, Wm. M. (William M.) - Stephenson & Bro
    • Date: 1887
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    City of Washington, statistical maps Covers city within the old limits (Florida Av. etc.) and Georgetown. Relief shown by contours and gradient tints on map 2. Title from accompanying title sheet. Common title on map sheets at upper right: City of Washington. Titles of contents from accompanying title sheet. Individual titles on the map sheets differ from those on the title sheet (are longer). Some maps include statistical table. ...
    • Contributor: Greene, F. V. (Francis Vinton) - Bruff, William T. O. - District of Columbia. Board of Commissioners - Greene, F. V.
    • Date: 1880

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    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