The Halsted B. Vander Poel Campanian
collection is an archive devoted to the historiography of archaeological
investigations conducted around the Bay of Naples, with particular emphasis on
Pompeii. Comprised of manuscripts, photographs, maps, plans, drawings and the
papers of Matteo Della Corte and Tatiana Warscher, it is a comprehensive
resource for researching the excavations at Pompeii and the surrounding
Halsted Billings Vander Poel (variant form VanderPoel) was born in
1911 at the family estate in New York City. He graduated from Yale University
with a Bachelor of Science degree in 1935 and then served in the Navy in World
War II. After the war, he married, moved to Washington, D.C. and worked in the
Truman and Eisenhower administrations.
circa 643 linear ft.
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