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 area.
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.
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