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  • Map
    Map of the Potomac & Anacostia rivers between Washington D.C. & Alexandria Va. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. "Copied from the tracining [sic] of original and sent to Com'd'r J.A. Dahlgren U.S.N., M.S. Smith, Cap't of Top'l Eng'rs Asst. C.S. in charge of Office, Coast Survey Office, Washington, February 17th 1857." Blue-line print of ms. map. Includes note. "P.W. 1832. Antique." LC copy accompanied by typewritten text of note by "RS 5/9/77." Available also ...
    • Contributor: Young, William S. - Upshur, A. P. (Abel Parker) - Whiting, William - Smith, M. S. - United States Coast Survey
    • Date: 1842
  • 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
    The Potomac River from Great Falls to Point Lookout Shows radial distances from Washington D.C. Cover title. At head of title: Price 15 cents. On cover: Entered according to act of Congress in the year 1878, by J.B. Philp and Jno. P. Anderson ... Washington, D.C. Accompanying text includes list of "Distances on the Potomac ... from Sixth Street Wharf to ..." Advertisements on cover. LC copies mounted on cloth backing. Available also ...
    • Contributor: Philp, J. (James ) - Graham, C. (Curtis ) - Anderson, Jno. P.
    • Date: 1878
  • Map
    Port facilities at Washington D.C. & Alexandria, Va. Depths shown by soundings and contours. "Transmitted with letter dated: October 19, 1923." Includes indexed "List of piers and wharves at Washington, D.C., and Alexandria, Va.," notes, 2 "General vicinity sketch" insets, and indexed "List of steamship lines." Ancillary map ca. 1:112,000: Transportation lines of Chesapeake Bay serving the port of Baltimore Md. / Board of Engineers for Rivers and Harbors. "B-12-32. B-12-33." LC ...
    • Contributor: United States. Army. Corps of Engineers. Washington District - Schmitt, Edwin A. - United States. Board of Engineers for Rivers and Harbors
    • Date: 1923
  • Map
    Chart of the head of navigation of the Potomac River : surveyed by order of the Sec. of War for the Corporation of Georgetown D.C. with a view to the improvement of ... Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by contours and soundings. Oriented with north toward the upper left. Includes note. LC copy fold-lined, laminated, halved, and mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP
    • Contributor: Burgess, R. W. - Woodruff, I. C. - Callahan, Denis - United States. Army. Corps of Topographical Engineers - United States. Congress Senate
    • Date: 1857
  • Map
    Junction of Potomac and Anacostia rivers Depths shown by contours and soundings. Title handwritten on original map. On original map in handwriting: Reduced by F. Fairfax 1854. Includes notes. LC copy accompanied by negative photocopy and annotated in pencil: Coast Survey. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP
    • Contributor: Fairfax, F.
    • Date: 1854
  • 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
    [Manuscript sketch of the Potomac River and Eastern Branch bounding the city of Washington]. Shows waterfront, wharves, and bridges. Depths shown by soundings. Title from Phillips's Descriptive list of maps and views of Washington. On verso in ink: Handed to the Surveyor by Mr. J.P. Ingle for safe keeping, Nov. 29, 1830. Ink and wash. Fold-lined and mounted on cloth backing. Text in ink on verso. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster ...
    • Contributor: Ingle, John P.
    • Date: 1830
  • Map
    Map of part of the Potomac River, from the head of tide water to Alexandria : with its lateral canals, soundings, and topography Relief shown by hachures. Photocopy of ms. map. Oriented with north toward the lower right. Includes "Profile of the Alexandria Canal" and distance list. LC copy annotated in pencil: From a manuscript in the Office of the Chief of Engineers. LC copy originally printed on 6 sheets, mounted on cloth backing, and accompanied by negative photocopy. Available also through the Library of Congress Web ...
    • Contributor: Fairfax, Wilson M. C. - Alexandria Canal Company
    • Date: 1835
  • Map
    Plan placing the current channel of the Potomac permanently along the wharves of Washington D.C. Signed ms. sketch map. Watercolor (blue, brown, and black) and lead pencil. LC copy soiled, brittle, and missing edge sections including cartographic content. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP Vault
    • Contributor: Clinton, Thos. G.
    • Date: 1850
  • Map
    [Map showing reclamation of Potomac River estuary at Washington D.C. to form harbor and the Potomac parks]. Depths shown by soundings and contours. Oriented with north toward the upper left. LC copy fold-lined and mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP
    • Date: 1880
  • Map
    Chart of the Potomac River and Eastern Branch from the Sister Islands to Geesboro Point and thence to the Navy Yard Bridge : with the topography of the adjacent country : made ... Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by contours and soundings. Also shows block numbers and major buildings. "Approved--T.C. Mendenhall, Superintendent, U.S.C. & G.S." Includes text. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy fold-lined, taped, and annotated in pencil: Original is in Coast Survey. DCP
    • Contributor: Ewing, Maskell C. - U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey
    • Date: 1837
  • Map
    Potomac River at Washington, D.C., map showing progress of work : June 30, 1890 Shows dredged and reclaimed Potomac park areas. Depths shown by soundings and contours. Oriented with north toward the upper left. LC copy mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP
    • Contributor: Hains, Peter C. (Peter Conover)
    • Date: 1890
  • Map
    Potomac River (in four sheets): Sheet no. 4, from Indian Head to Georgetown Scale 1:40,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 53.4 "No. 391" in upper left corner of map. "Electrotype copy no. 1, by G. Mathiot, U.S.C.S." is printed in the upper margin. Information concerning lighthouses, tides, soundings, and the geographic coordinates of the Capitol dome is given in the lower right corner. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web ...
    • Contributor: United States Coast Survey - Bache, A. D. (Alexander Dallas) - Harrison, A. M. (Alexander Medina)
    • Date: 1864
  • Map
    Potomac River (in four sheets) Chart of the Potomac River from Washington, D.C. to its entrance into the Chesapeake Bay. Chart indicates soundings, tides, lighthouses, and the shoreline configuration. Description derived from published bibliography. Maps numbered 20-23 in upper left corners. Seal of U.S. Coast Survey Office printed below the map title. Similar to no. 35.2, LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.) This item is in the Map Collection ...
    • Contributor: United States Coast Survey - Bache, A. D. (Alexander Dallas)
    • Date: 1862
  • Map
    Proposed improvement of James Creek Canal Relief shown by contours and hachures. Depths shown by soundings and contours. Base map title: Washington and Georgetown harbors, District of Columbia : 1882 / issued July 1882 J.E. Hilgard, superintendent. Title and James Creek Canal information shown in red overprint. Author's name handwritten in ink. Includes notes, tide table, and USC&GS insigne. "Eng50 2." LC copy stained. Available also through the Library of ...
    • Contributor: Hains, Peter C. (Peter Conover) - Hilgard, J. E. (Julius Erasmus) - U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey
    • Date: 1887
  • Map
    Potomac River, Mattawoman Creek to Georgetown : United States--East Coast, Maryland--Virginia--District of Columbia. Nautical chart. Relief shown by contours. Depths shown by contours, gradient tints, and soundings. Note rubber-stamped in lower margin. Includes notes, inset of "Washington harbor," and coat-of-arms. Publisher's no.: 560. LC copy fold-lined and annotated in ink on verso. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP
    • Contributor: U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey
    • Date: 1968
  • 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
    Washington and Georgetown harbors, District of Columbia Nautical chart. Also covers central Washington. Relief shown by contours and hachures. Depths shown by contours and soundings. Printed note slip titled "Time ball" affixed at lower right. Includes notes, tide table, and survey insigne. In left upper margin: No. 391a price 40 cents. LC copy soiled, laminated, and mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a ...
    • Contributor: U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey - Hilgard, J. E. (Julius Erasmus) - Cutts, R. D. (Richard Dominicus) - Lindenkohl, A. - Lindenkohl, H. (Henry)
    • Date: 1882
  • Map
    Hydrographic map of the Potomac River from Aqueduct Bridge, Georgetown, to Long Bridge, Washington, D.C. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. Originally printed on 2 sheets. Includes notes. LC copy mounted on cloth backing and extensively annotated in red ink to show estuarine contours. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault DCP
    • Contributor: Craighill, Wm. P. (William Price) - Weyss, J. E. - Thompson, G. (Gilbert) - United States. Army. Corps of Engineers
    • Date: 1871
  • 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
    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
    Potomac River D.C., Washington Channel waterfront : to accompany report on preliminary examination made in compliance with the requirements of River and Harbor Act approved March 3, 1925 / Catalog Record Only Depths shown by soundings on some maps. "Transmitted with report dated November 30, 1926." In lower margin of some sheets: House Doc. No. 127, 71st Congress, 2d Sess. Coverage complete in 5 sheets. Orientation differs. Some maps include notes, location map, or street cross-section. "File B-32-22, -23, -24." LC sheets mounted on cloth backing and have typewritten note in margin: From "Potomac River, North ...
    • Contributor: United States. Army. Corps of Engineers. Washington District
    • Date: 1929
  • Map
    [Map of the Potomac River estuary from the Three Sisters to Giesboro Point D.C.]. Catalog Record Only Shows proposed new riverbanks. Also covers adjacent areas of city of Washington. Relief shown by contours in some areas. Depths shown by bottom profile lines. Black and red ink, blue watercolor, and lead pencil. Oriented with north toward the upper left. Originally drawn on 5 sheets, assembled, sectioned, missing peripheral and internal sections, and mounted on cloth backing. Vault DCP
    • Contributor: Rives, Alfred Landon
    • Date: 1857
  • Map
    Head of navigation of the Potomac River / Catalog Record Only Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by contours an soundings. Photocopy of ms. map in the National Archives and Records Administration, Cartographic and Architectural Branch, record group 77. Oriented with north toward the upper left. Includes notes. LC copy rubber-stamped and annotated in ink on verso: Copy from the National Archives, record group no. 77, Civil Works Map File, F34. DCP
    • Contributor: Abert, S. T.
    • Date: 1849