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  • Map
    City of Washington. Shows block numbers and dimensions, street names, and land tracts and buildings belonging to Notley Young. Covers area bounded by Walter, F, 6th, and K streets S.W., Washington D.C. Facsim. of ms. cadastral map probably drawn by Nicholas King in 1796. Original version: [1796?]. Includes indexed table of "References to the map". LC copy fold-lined. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site ...
    • Contributor: King, N. (Nicholas) - King, N.
    • Date: 188?
  • Map
    Washington city postal guide : map showing the number of carrier deliveries by sections Relief shown by hachures. Alternate title at lower left: Map of Washington City, District of Columbia. Includes text, indexes, and directories. LC copy fold-lined and mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP
    • Contributor: Washington D.C. City Post Office
    • Date: 1886
  • Map
    Comprehensive plan for the National Capital, general land use objectives, 1970-1985. Scale ca. 1:29,000. "NCPC Map File No. 40.00/100.00-28417." "September 30, 1978." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP AACR2
    • Contributor: United States. National Capital Planning Commission
    • Date: 1978
  • Map
    Map of the permanent system of highways, District of Columbia Scale ca. 1:12,000. Oriented with north toward the upper left. Shows block numbers. Printed by "The Norris Peters Co., Washington, D.C." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP AACR2
    • Contributor: Office of the Engineer Commissioner D.C.
    • Date: 1911
  • 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
    View of the city of Washington in 1792 : superimposed on a map of 1914. Cadastral map showing land tracts, owners' names, block numbers, and radial distances from the Patent Office. Selected buildings and trees shown pictorially. Planimetric map--not bird's-eye view. Text signed by W.O. Owen and subtitle both annotated in ink. Accompanied by handwritten letter / W.O. Owen. 1 sheet : ink ; 25 x 12 cm. -- Negative photocopy of map of central Washington. 1 sheet ; ...
    • Contributor: Owen, W. O.
    • Date: 1792
  • 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
    Map of that part of the city of Washington on which is situated the house and grave-yard belonging to the heirs of John Davidson. Covers part of central Washington D.C. bounded by 11th, K, 13th streets, and Massachusetts Avenue N.W. Shows block numbers and outlines, buildings, and building dimensions. Pen-and-ink, purple wash, and lead pencil on tracing linen. Traced by Dr. Joseph M. Toner from the original map possibly drawn by Nicholas King in 1794. From the Joseph Meredith Toner Collection in LC Manuscript Division. Has circular cameo ...
    • Contributor: Toner, Joseph M. (Joseph Meredith) - King, N. (Nicholas)
    • Date: 1794
  • Map
    [Tax survey map of squares 671 and 672, N.E. Washington D.C.]. Shows dimensions for the blocks bounded by New York Av., 1st, M, and North Capitol streets N.E. "Dec--13--1884." "Square 671 valued $2,125.00. Square 672 valued $17,440.00." Title devised by cataloger. India ink. Fold-lined. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Phillips. Washington 907 Vault DCP
    • Date: 1884
  • 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 the National Zoological Park, Washington, D.C. Relief shown by contours and hachures. Indexed. 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.)
    • Date: 1914
  • Map
    Benjamin F. Leighton and Richard E. Pairo, trustees, subdivision of a plat of land formerly known as part of "Enclosure or Inclosure," hereafter to be known as "Brookland" : situated in the ... Cadastral map. "Sept. 5th 1887." LC copy halved 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 - Leighton, Benjamin F. (Benjamin Farnsworth) - Pairo, Richard E.
    • Date: 1887
  • Map
    Plan for enlarging the grounds around the U.S. Capitol Oriented with north to the left. LC copy faded, fold-lined, and annotated on recto in lead pencil to identify points of interest. LC copy annotated on verso in ink: Capitol Grounds. In lead pencil: From Thomas U[E?]wing Colleciton, transferred from M.S. Div. L.C. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP
    • Contributor: United States. Architect of Extension of Capitol
    • Date: 1866
  • Map
    Map of the city of Washington showing the public reservations under control of Office of Public Buildings and Grounds "To accompany the annual report upon the improvement and care of public buildings and grounds in the District of Columbia for the fiscal year ending June 30th 1894, John M. Wilson, Colonel U.S. Army." Includes statistical table and key to reservation numbers. LC copy mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP
    • Contributor: Stewart, John - Wilson, John M. (John Moulder) - United States. Office of Public Buildings and Grounds
    • Date: 1894
  • Map
    Fernwood Heights : [Washington D.C.] Cadastral map. Includes notes. LC copy mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP
    • Contributor: Thos. J. Fisher and Co.
    • Date: 1900
  • Map
    [Photomap of northwestern Washington D.C. and adjacent suburban areas] "Photography--Nov. 1960." Title devised by cataloger. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP
    • Contributor: United States. Army. Corps of Engineers. Engineer Company (Topographic), 955th.
    • Date: 1960
  • Map
    The City of Washington and environs : 1908. Title in upper margin: Map showing location of the Bureau of Standards and the car lines by which it may be reached. Includes text and index to points of interest. LC copy mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP
    • Contributor: Eckert Lithographing Company - United States. National Bureau of Standards
    • Date: 1908
  • 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
    [National capital region : Washington D.C.]. Street map of metropolitan area. 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
    Bird's eye view of the city of Washington, Franklin County, Missouri 1869. Perspective map not drawn to scale. LC Panoramic maps (2nd ed.), 451 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes ill. and index to points of interest. Vault AACR2: 100; 651/1
    • Contributor: Ruger, A.
    • Date: 1869
  • Map
    Map of Rock Creek Park showing roads & bridle paths : [Washington D.C.] "November 1906." LC copy rubber-stamped, annotated in pencil, and mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP
    • Contributor: Rock Creek Park Commission - Biddle, John - Hacker, Morris
    • Date: 1906
  • Map
    [Map of Washington D.C. showing wood, concrete, and stone street pavements]. Also shows block and ward numbers. Hand col. to show street paving types for 1872 and 1873. At head of legend: Nov. 1st 18[missing] pavements. Base map title: 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 / W.J. Stone sc. Wash'n. Available also through the Library ...
    • Contributor: Stone, William James
    • Date: 1873
  • Map
    Showing new bridge proposed by S.R. Seibert 1865 : [Washington D.C.]. Covers western part of central business district, West End, and Foggy Bottom. Shows proposed bridge from junction of 25th and E streets N.W. across Potomac River to Virginia. Relief shown by hachures. Title handwritten in ink at lower left. Extensively annotated in ink to show spot heights. LC copy soiled, fold-lined, missing sections at corners, and mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the ...
    • Contributor: Seibert, S. R.
    • Date: 1865
  • Map
    Comprehensive plan for the National Capital, general land use objectives: 1970/1985. Scale ca. 1:32,000. "12/11/68." "Map file no. 04.00/100.00-25415." LC copy laminated and mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP AACR2
    • Contributor: United States. National Capital Planning Commission
    • Date: 1969
  • Map
    Map of the city of Washington showing the system of water supply & distribution : to accompany the annual report of Cep't J.L. Lusk, Corps of Eng'rs U.S.A. Shows water mains, fountains, public pumps, hydrants, stop valves, and block numbers. Includes table of "Width of streets and avenues." LC copy annotated in blue pencil, lacking corner section, soiled, fold-lined, and halved. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP
    • Contributor: Lusk, J. L. (James Loring) - United States. Army. Corps of Engineers
    • Date: 1890