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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