Search Maps

  • 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. 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
  • Map
    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
  • 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
    Map of the city of Washington and environs. Partial cadastral map showing block numbers in city and landowners' names in rural areas. "The circles indicate one-fourth miles from the White House." "Copyright 1884 by A.G. Gedney." LC copy darkened and mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP
    • Contributor: Gedney, A. G. - Morrison, W. H.
    • Date: 1884
  • Map
    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 ... At upper right: Office, Commissioner of Public Buildings, D.C. Facsim. of ms. L'Enfant plan. Original version: [1791]. Includes texts containing letters dated "Washington ... 1887," text printed below "N.I.," notes, descriptive index of "References," and U.S.C. & G.S. insigne. At lower right: N.I. In right upper margin: No. 3035a price 75 cents. LC copies halved and mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the ...
    • Contributor: L'enfant, Pierre Charles - United States. Commissioner of Public Buildings
    • Date: 1791
  • Map
    City of Washington, deaths from diarrhœal diseases in residences within the city limits from 1888 to 1892 inclusive. Also shows block numbers. At head of title: No. 3. Includes directory of "Width of streets and avenues." LC copy halved and mounted on cloth backing. LC lacks other sheets in set. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP
    • Date: 1888
  • Map
    Maryland--District of Columbia--Virginia, Washington sheet Topographic map. Relief shown by contours. "Surveyed in 1885-6". LC copy torn, fold-lined. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP
    • Contributor: Geological Survey (U.S.) - Gannett, Henry - Thompson, G. (Gilbert) - Hoffman, J. D. - Howell, D. J. - U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey
    • Date: 1886
  • Map
    The national capital, Washington, D.C. Sketched from nature by Adolph Sachse, 1883-1884. Perspective map not drawn to scale. Bird's-eye view. LC Panoramic maps (2nd ed.), 110 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes illus., text, and advertisements. Vault DCP AACR2
    • Contributor: Sachse, Adolph - A. Sachse & Co.
    • Date: 1884
  • 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
    Map of Washington, D.C. Shows radial distances from the Capitol. Includes text and advertisement. Text, ill., and advertisements on verso. LC copy laminated. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP
    • Contributor: Boughton, J. W. (John W.)
    • Date: 1885
  • Map
    Plan for enlarging the grounds around the U.S. Capitol In lower margin: From "Documentary history of the construction and development of the United States Capitol Building and Grounds," 58th Cong. 2d Sess., House rept. no. 646, serial no. 4585, Washington, 1904, facing p. 1072. Oriented with north to the right. LC copy accompanied by negative photocopy. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP
    • Contributor: United States. Architect of Extension of Capitol - Walter, Thomas Ustick - United States. Congress House
    • Date: 188?
  • Map
    Guide map of Washington. Shows radial distances from Capitol. Text, table of hotel rates, and advertisement 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: Lewis Eng. Co.
    • Date: 1884
  • Map
    Map of the city of Washington. Shows types of street pavings. "H. Ex. 1 pt. VI, 2, 47." LC copy fold-lined, lacking small sections along edges, annotated in ink to give additional names and directions, and has correction slips affixed over parts of title and legend. LC copy annotated in ink on correction slip over legend: Presented by the Capital Bicycle Club ... May 1884. Available also through the Library ...
    • Contributor: Capital Bicycle Clu
    • Date: 1884
  • Map
    Boyd's map of the city of Washington and suburbs, District of Columbia. 22348N U.S. Copyright Office Shows block numbers, public lands, major buildings, and streetcar lines. "Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1882, by Wm. H. Boyd ... at Washington D.C." Includes note. LC copy 1 mounted on cloth backing. Copy 2 fold-lined. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. 2 copies DCP
    • Contributor: Boyd, Wm. H. (William H.) - Boyd, Wm. H.
    • Date: 1882
  • Map
    Plan of the city of Washington in the territory of Columbia : ceded by the states of Virginia and Maryland to the United States of America, and by them established as the ... Shows block numbers and proposed government buildings. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. Also covers Georgetown. Facsimile. Original version: Engrav'd by Thackara & Vallance Philad'a 1792. [Philadelphia : s.n., 1792]. Includes text, notes, and coat-of-arms. At upper left of some copies: No. 3035 price 30 cents. LC copies variously fold-lined, missing small edge sections, halved, annotated in pencil, laminated, and mounted on ...
    • Contributor: Ellicott, Andrew - U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey - Thackara & Vallance
    • Date: 1792
  • 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
    [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
    Map of the city of Washington : souvenir of March 4th, 1889 Shows block numbers, transit routes, and "Route of inaugural parade." Includes index to points of interest. LC copies laminated and mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. 2 copies DCP
    • Contributor: Evening Star Newspaper Co.
    • Date: 1889
  • Map
    City of Washington Shows asphalt and concrete paved streets. "On January 1st, 1884." LC copy trimmed (incl. portions of title and street network) and mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP
    • Contributor: Capital Bicycle Clu
    • Date: 1884
  • Map
    Map of Trinidad, Washington, D.C. : 1888 Cadastral map. Includes note. LC copy 1 fold-lined and mounted on cloth backing. Copy 2 fold-lined, torn, and taped on verso. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. 2 copies DCP
    • Contributor: Vielé, Herman K. - Fairchild, John F.
    • Date: 1888
  • Map
    [Location map of Kidwell's Meadows in the Potomac River estuary, Washington D.C.]. Covers marsh which later became part of West Potomac Park. From the Robert G. Ingersoll papers. Oriented with north toward the upper left. India ink and watercolor. Fold-lined. Accompanied by letter and explanatory note. 2 leaves ; 27 x 21 cm. and 13 x 8 cm. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault DCP
    • Contributor: Ingersoll, Robert Green
    • Date: 1880
  • Map
    Map of the city of Washington and environs Partial cadastral map showing landowners' names in rural areas. Also shows block numbers and radial distances from White House. "Copyrighted 1885, by A.G. Gedney." Includes table of "Area of parks." LC copy 1 mounted on cloth backing. Copy 2 fold-lined and torn. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. 2 copies DCP
    • Contributor: Gedney, A. G. - Holtzman, R. O.
    • Date: 1885
  • Map
    Map of the District of Columbia. Shows all streets in county area. Shows main streets and numbered wards within city limits. India ink and purple wash on tracing linen. Probably drawn by Dr. Joseph M. Toner. From the Joseph Meredith Toner Collection in LC Manuscript Division. Oriented with north toward the upper left. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP Vault
    • Contributor: Toner, Joseph M. (Joseph Meredith)
    • Date: 1880
  • 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
    Map of the city of Washington showing the system of water supply & distribution : to accompany the annual report of Cap'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 soiled, fold-lined, halved, and mounted on cloth backing. 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: 1888