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  • Map
    Map of the city of Washington : for use in Evans' visitors companion at our National Capitol. Shows block numbers and major buildings. Includes directory of "Width of streets and avenues." LC copy 1 mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. 2 copies DCP
    • Contributor: Evans, G. G. (George G.) - Evans, G. G.
    • Date: 1892
  • Map
    Territory of Columbia. Relief shown by hachures. Facsim. of the 1793 topographic map of the District of Columbia by Andrew Ellicott. Original version: [Philadelphia? : s.n., 1793?]. Oriented with north toward the upper left. LC copies fold-lined and mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. 2 copies DCP
    • Contributor: Ellicott, Andrew
    • Date: 1793
  • Map
    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
  • Map
    Lane from Road Street, Georgetown, to Barnards house and lands binding thereon : [Washington D.C.]. Cadastral survey map showing landowners' names. Relief shown by hachures. Title from verso. Alternate title at upper right: Barnard & others. Pen-and-ink and lead pencil. Soiled and mounted on cloth backing. Includes statistical tables and computations in lead pencil. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Phillips. Washington 494 Vault DCP
    • Date: 1800
  • 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
    [Survey of the original landholdings in Washington D.C. in the area bounded by The Mall, North Capitol St., Tiber Creek, N St. N.W., and Seventh St. N.W.] Cadastral map showing tracts dated 1751 thru 1794 of which 2 are named "Youngsborough" and "Gleanings." "The annexed plat ... made by order of the Honb. the Judges of the Circuit Court ... in the suit Doe, devisee of West vs. Alfred Heitmiller ..." "5 plats of lots ... were deposited in Court on this [day not specified] day of [month not specified] 1855." ...
    • Contributor: Carbery, Lewis - United States. Court of Appeals (District of Columbia Circuit)
    • Date: 1855
  • Map
    Plat of land lying between road to Benning's Bridge & Cool Spring Road. Survey map of area bounded by the present Benning Rd., Oklahoma Av., and 21st St. N.E., Washington D.C. Title handwritten in pencil on cloth backing. Manuscript--ink and lead pencil. Fold-lined. Includes 3 insets and numerical computations. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault DCP
    • Date: 1800
  • Map
    A correct map of the city of Washington : capital of the United States of America : lat. 38.53 n., long. 0.0 Shows block numbers. Also covers Georgetown. "Entered according to Act of Congress on the 31th [sic] day of January 1820 by Peter Force of the District of Columbia." From Peter Force's A national calendar, 1820. Includes ill. and index to points of interest. Mounted on cloth backing, edged in imitation leather, and annotated in lead pencil: 1820. Available also through the Library of Congress ...
    • Contributor: Stone, William James - Force, Peter - Davis & Force
    • Date: 1820
  • Map
    Plan von Washington. Shows wards, built-up areas, and major buildings. Also covers Georgetown. Title, scale heading, and note in German. Place-names in English. In left upper margin: Meyer's Handatlas. In lower margin: Aus der Geographischen Graviranstalt des Bibliographischen Instituts zu Hildburghausen-Amsterdam, Paris, u. Philadelphia. Includes note, Capitol floorplan, and index to points of interest. "No. 61." LC copy soiled, fold-lined, and mounted on cloth backing. Available also ...
    • Contributor: Geographisches Institut Leipzig
    • Date: 1845
  • Map
    Catalogue of points of historic interest : [Washington D.C. and metropolitan area] Shows Civil War hospitals and fortifications. Panel title. Includes text, directory of committee members, and ill. Descriptive index to points of interest and directories on verso. "35." LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.) 679 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy laminated with tissue paper. Phillips. Washington 542 DCP
    • Contributor: Grand Army of the Republic. Committee on Marking Points of Historic Interest - Grand Army of the Republic. National Encampment
    • Date: 1865
  • Map
    [Cadastral survey map of Charles Carroll Jr.'s land in central Washington D.C. in 1793]. Cadastral survey of land tracts named Duddington Pasture, Duddington Manor, New Troy, and Houps Addition, with owners' names. "The out lines of the Resurvey as made for Charles Carroll Jun'r the 16th day of May 1759 is shadowed with yellow. Facsim. of ms. map. Title devised by cataloger. Original version: 1793. Laid down by a scale of eighty equal parts in an inch by ...
    • Contributor: Priggs, John F. A. - Carroll, Charles
    • Date: 1793
  • Map
    [A map of Fairfax County, and parts of Loudoun and Prince William Counties, Va., and the District of Columbia] LC Land ownership maps, 1251 Relief shown by hachures. Shows western Washington D.C. region, including fortifications and names of some residents. Title derived from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Pen-and-ink on tracing linen mounted on cloth. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H30 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
    • Contributor: Hoffmann, J. Paul - Brown, Samuel Howell
    • Date: 1864
  • Map
    Profile of Washington & Fayette streets, Georgetown, D.C. Washington Street profile covers 30th Street between Q and R streets N.W. Fayette Street profile covers 35th Street between Volta Place and Wisconsin Avenue N.W. Alternate title: Profile of Washington & Fayette streets. From the Taggart Estate papers. Oriented with north to the left. Black, brown, blue inks, and lead pencil. Soiled and cracked at edges. Includes notes, statistical tables, computations, and outline maps ...
    • Contributor: Carbery, Lewis - Taggart, Hugh T. (Hugh Thomas)
    • Date: 1856
  • Map
    The Matthews-Northrup up-to-date map of Washington, D.C. Cover title: The Matthews-Northrup up-to-date map, Washington City. "Also published indexed in vest-pocket style." Includes index to points of interest. Text, indexes, and blank area on verso. "6.93." LC copies torn. Copy 2 also missing sections of index. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. 2 copies DCP
    • Contributor: Matthews-Northrup Company
    • Date: 1893
  • Map
    [Cadastral survey map of Pleasant Plains, Washington D.C.] "Surveyed and laid down for John and Anthony Halmead a tract of land lying in the District of Columbia and County of Washington called Pleasant Plains ..." Title devised by cataloger. Pen-and-ink and lead pencil. Soiled and torn. Includes text and tables of survey data. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault DCP
    • Contributor: District of Columbia. Office of the Surveyor - Fenwick, George
    • Date: 1804
  • Map
    Map of survey of Whitney Close, divided into squares 1 to 11 inclusive, in the county of Washington, District of Columbia : recorded in book "County no. 6," pages 62, 63, Surveyor's ... Cadastral map. Includes notes. LC copy 1 fold-lined and missing small edge sections. Copy 2 halved and mounted on cloth backing. 2 copies DCP
    • Contributor: District of Columbia. Office of the Surveyor - Forsyth, William - H. Warner & Co.
    • Date: 1886
  • Map
    Sub-division of lots 1, 2, 3, and 4 in square 1037, containing 49,000 sqr. ft. : [southeastern Washington, D.C.]. Scale ca. 1:900. Manuscript, pen-and-ink. Annotated in pencil. Cadastral map. From the Breckinridge family papers. Covers the area bounded by Massachusetts Avenue, Fourteenth Street, B Street, and Thirteenth Street. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault DCP AACR2: 650/1; 651/2; 650/3
    • Contributor: Breckinridge Family
    • Date: 1870
  • Map
    [Cadastral map of areas designated Appropriation no. 11 and Appropriation no. 12, Washington D.C.]. Covers area bounded by Pennsylvania Avenue, 3rd, C, and 2nd streets N.W. Title devised by cataloger. Black and brown inks, tan wash, and lead pencil. Missing section at bottom and mounted on cloth backing. Includes computations. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Phillips. Washington 815 Vault DCP
    • Date: 1800
  • Map
    Paper-Mill tract : [on Rock Creek, N.W. Washington D.C.]. Partial cadastral survey map showing mill, cistern, millrace, dam, and associated features. Pen-and-ink and lead pencil. Soiled, torn, fold-lined, missing sections at edges, and mounted on cloth backing. Includes notes. On cloth backing in lead pencil: No. 160.---Paper Mill Road and contiguous lands, R-P-21. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault DCP
    • Date: 1849
  • Map
    Map of n. eastern Virginia and vicinity of Washington Accompanied by sheet: Presented to Brig. Genl. S. Williams, A.A. Genl. Hd. Qrs. Army, by order of Maj. Genl. McClellan, Comd. in Chf. U.S.A. [signed] A.W. Whipple, Maj. T.E. [1] leaf ; 21 x 13 cm. At head of title: Surveys for military defences. Includes "Data used in compilation," table of "Elevations above tide water," and "Geological profile of Loudoun County." Mounted on cloth ...
    • Contributor: United States. War Dept. Corps of Topographical Engineers - McDowell, Irvin - Schedler, J.
    • Date: 1862
  • Map
    Map of the city of Washington : established as the permanent seat of the government of the United States of America Shows block numbers, wards, and major buildings. Includes note, index to points of interest, and inset "Map of the District of Columbia." LC Ward maps 225 LC copy fold-lined, missing small edge sections, and mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP
    • Contributor: McClelland, D.
    • Date: 1855
  • Map
    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
  • Map
    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
  • Map
    Map of Virginia and Maryland, constructed from the latest authorities.
    Virginia & Maryland
    "J.H. Young Sc." Prime meridian: Washington. Cover title "Virginia & Maryland." Population data for counties in Virgina and Maryland pasted on verso of front cover. Annotated in red ink. Includes statistical tables of population according to the census of 1820 for Virginia, Maryland and the District of Columbia. LC copy imperfect: On tracing paper, missing section of left border repaired with tape, torn and ...
    • Contributor: Mitchell, S. Augustus (Samuel Augustus) - Young, J. H. (James Hamilton) - Mitchell, S. Augustus
    • Date: 1832
  • Map
    Map of the city of Washington showing street lamps : to accompany the annual report of the Engineer Department, D.C., for the year ending June 30, 1894. Shows electric, gas, and oil streetlights. Also shows block numbers. Includes table of "Number of lamps in service July 1, 1894" and directory of "Width of streets and avenues." 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. Engineer Department
    • Date: 1894