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Halsted B. Vander Poel Campanian collection, circa 1570-1997

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Series I. Matteo Della Corte papers, 1890-1997, undated, bulk 1902-1961
Series I.A. Correspondence, 1901-1997, undated, bulk 1920-1962
Series I.B. Publications and other writing, 1890-1997, undated, bulk 1911-1960
Series I.C. Research materials, 1903-1997, undated, bulk 1903-1961
Series I.D. Miscellaneous professional papers, 1901-1997, bulk 1901-1960
Series I.E. Personal papers, 1899-1997, bulk 1901-1961
Series I.F. Memorials, 1962-1997
Series II. Tatiana Warscher papers, 1912-1997, bulk 1924-1960
Series II.A. Letters, 1924-1997, bulk 1924-1947
Series II.B. Writings, 1935-1997
Series II.C. Photographic documentation of Pompeii, 1912-1960
Series II.D. Research materials and miscellaneous professional papers, 1939-1997, undated
Series II.E. Personal papers, 1958-1959, undated
Series II.F. Memorials, 1960-1997
Series III. Vander Poel excavations at Pompeii, 1958-1982, undated, bulk, 1960-1965
Series III.A. Pompeii excavation notes, 1960-1964
Series III.B. Visual documentation of the Casa di Meleagro, 1959-1982
Series III.C. Casa di Meleagro research materials, 1958-1966, undated
Series III.D. Analysis and publication of the excavations, 1958-1965
Series IV. Corpus Topographicum Pompeianum production materials, 1776-1996, undated, bulk, 1960-1992
Series IV.A. Corpus Topographicum Pompeianum. Pars I: Register, 1972-1984, undated
Series IV.B. Corpus Topographicum Pompeianum. Pars II: Toponymy, 1980-1983, undated
Series IV.C. Corpus Topographicum Pompeianum. Pars III: The RICA Maps of Pompeii, 1967-1984
Series IV.D. Corpus Topographicum Pompeianum. Pars IIIA: The Insulae of Regions I-V, 1980-1986, undated
Series IV.E. Corpus Topographicum Pompeianum. Pars IIIB: The Insulae of Regions VI-VII, 1982-1996, undated
Series IV.F. Corpus Topographicum Pompeianum. Pars IIIC: The Insulae of Regions VIII-IX, 1982-1993, undated
Series IV.G. Corpus Topographicum Pompeianum. Pars IIID: Extra Portam, 1967-1992, undated
Series IV.H. Corpus Topographicum Pompeianum. Pars IV: Bibliography, 1968-1990, undated, bulk, 1968-1976
Series IV.I. Corpus Topographicum Pompeianum. Pars IVA: Index to the Bibliography, 1988-1993, undated
Series IV.J. Corpus Topographicum Pompeianum. Pars V: Cartography, 1776-1981, undated
Series IV.K. Alphabetical and numerical indices, 1967-1973, undated
Series IV.L. General material, 1885-1996, undated
Series V. New editions of early archaeological publications on Pompeii, 1796-1989
Series V.A. Translation of the early excavation records of R. de Alcubierre, undated
Series V.B. Early documentation of Pompeii by Edward Falkener, 1846-1851, undated
Series V.C. Material related to the work of Giuseppe Fiorelli, 1854-1979, undated
Series V.D. Research on the work of Wolfgang Helbig, undated
Series V.E. Early drawings of Pompeii by William Light, circa 1824-1828
Series V.F. Early measured drawings of Pompeii by Charles François Mazois, 1809-1981, undated
Series V.G. Research on Niccolini, Le case ed i monumenti di Pompei disegnati e descritti, 1854-1896, 1964-1966, undated
Series V.H. Piranesi prints of Pompeii, 1804-1989, undated
Series V.I. Research on Salomon Reinach, Répertoire de peintures grecques et romains, 1969-1980, undated
Series V.J. Photographic documentation related to G.E. Rizzo, La pittura ellenistico-romana, undated
Series V.K. Research on the plates of Henri Roux and Louis Barré, Herculanum et Pompéi, undated
Series V.L. Research on the work of Antonio Sogliano, 1912, undated
Series V.M. Research on Wilhelm Ternite, Wandgemälde aus Pompeji und Herculanum, 1839-1858, 1964, undated
Series V.N. Research on Wilhelm Zahn, Die schönsten Ornamente und merkwürdigsten Gemälde aus Pompeji, Herculanum und Stabiae, 1828-1859, 1963-1969, undated
Series V.O. Research on the plates in Real Museo Borbonico, undated
Series V.P. Research on Gli ornati delle pareti ed i pavimenti delle stanze dell'antica Pompei incisi in rame, 1796-1838, 1964-1972, undated
Series V.Q. Research on the plates in Le antichità di Ercolano esposte [Pd'E], undated
Series VI. Documentation of objects in the Museo archeologico nazionale di Napoli, 1960-1971, undated
Series VI.A. Catalog of the Museo archeologico nazionale di Napoli, 1960-1971, undated
Series VI.B. Photographic inventory of 1008 frescoes, undated
Series VI.C. Miscellaneous material, 1964, undated
Series VII. Research in Campanian Archaeology (RICA) research materials, 1724-1996, bulk, 1910-1992
Series VII.A. General textual sources for the study of Pompeii, 1724-1996
Series VII.B. Visual documentation of Pompeii, 1767-1975, undated
Series VII.C. Scholars' papers, 1837-1914, 1950-1967, undated
Series VII.D. Bibliographic projects, 1902-1985, undated
Series VII.E. Miscellaneous research, 1853-1923, 1958-1993, undated
Series VIII. Objects in the Campanian collection, 1960-1977, undated
Series IX. Administrative materials, 1980-1992, undated
Series X. Non-Campanian materials, circa 1570-1996, bulk, 1932-1992
Series X.A. Friedrich-Wilhelm von Hase papers, 1963-1995, undated
Series X.B. Margaret Murray papers, 1905-1954, undated
Series X.C. Material related to the art, archaeology and history of Italy, 1570-1996
Series X.D. Material related to the art, archaeology and history of various areas, 1937-1969, undated
Series X.E. Art and antique collection, 1905, 1932-1983, undated
Series X.F. Book collection, 1896-1992, undated
Series X.G. Miscellaneous topics, 1936-1994, undated
Vander Poel (Halsted) Campanian collection
Series I. Matteo Della Corte papers, 1890-1997, undated, bulk 1902-1961 101.7 linear feet, 22 flat file folders
Series I.D. Miscellaneous professional papers, 1901-1997, bulk 1901-1960 10 Linear Feet
This subseries contains a wide range of Della Corte's miscellaneous professional papers (circa 600 items). Of particular interest are the documents relating to the excavations at Pompeii and Della Corte's notes and complaints about colleagues. Also included here are materials relating to the sales of Della Corte's books, congress materials, and institutional notices. Vander Poel added a brief summary of the contents to most items in this subseries, as well as typescript copies of selected items.
75-76 Material relating directly to the excavations at Pompeii, 1902-1935
box folder
76 1 Scavi di Pompei, miscellaneous documents, 1902-1929 35 items
75 List of objects sent from Pompeii to the Museo archeologico nazionale di Napoli, 2 Oct 1910 2 leaves
box folder
76 2 Permissions to visit excavations at Pompeii, 1913-1935 10 leaves, 1 photograph
76 3 Account book, 1918-1919 1 notebook
Accounts for excavations at Pompeii.
76 4 Lists of members of foreign archaeological schools who visited the excavations at Pompeii, circa 1923-1927 6 leaves
76 5-6 Professional conflicts, 1903-1937
76 5 Notes on colleagues, 1903-1937 69 leaves
Notes and reports documenting Della Corte's side of various conflicts with colleagues, especially Ettore Pais, Vittorio Spinazzola and Amedeo Maiuri; also reports of colleagues' "anti-Fascist" activities.
76 6 Notes of complaints, 1924-1929 85 leaves, 1 envelope
Mostly against Amedeo Maiuri.
76 7-9 Material related to Della Corte's publications, 1924-1951
76 7 Offprint mailing lists, circa 1924-1937 11 leaves
76 8 Business cards of travel agents who sold Della Corte's guidebooks, after 1926 14 cards,1 envelope
76 9 Publicity material and invitations for Della Corte publications and speaking engagements, 1930-1951 3 cards, 5 pamphlets, 2 leaves
76-77 Conference materials, 1924-1958
box folder
76 10 Festa pompeiana, 1924 31 items
All materials relating to the festival: correspondence, guest list, tickets.
box folder
77 1-3 Congresso nazionale di studi romani, 1930-1935
77 1 2nd, 1930 14 leaves, 8 booklets, 13 cards
All materials relating to the Congress: programs, booklets, invitations, tickets, receipts and correspondence.
77 2 3rd, 1933 13 leaves, 6 booklets, 17 cards
All materials relating to the Congress: programs, booklets, invitations, tickets, receipts and correspondence.
77 3 4th, 1935 1 leaf, 4 booklets, 2 cards
Materials relating to the Congress: programs, invitations.
77 4 Associazione archeologica romana, trip to Sicily and Tripolitania, 1931 16 leaves, 4 booklets, 2 cards
All materials relating to the trip for Della Corte and his wife: program, souvenir booklets, tickets, receipts, list of participants and correspondence.
77 5 Miscellaneous conference materials 1931-1958 5 booklets
77-78 Professional notices, 1913-1960
box folder
77 6 Jahresbericht des Deutschen Archäologischen Instituts, 1913-1960 12 items
Names and addresses of members, some annotated.
box folder
78 1-2 Institutional notices, 1923-1961 47 items
General institutional notices and newsletters from various societies, including Touring club italiano, Associazione archeologica romana, Accademia nazionale dei Lincei, Società nazionale di scienze lettere ed arti in Napoli, Rotary Club, Istituto di studi romani.
78 3-6 Announcements and invitations, 1933-1963
78 3 Publication announcements, 1933-1961 8 items
78 4 Invitations to lectures and other professional events, 1934-1961 18 cards, 1 pamphlet
78 5 Death announcements of colleagues, 1962 3 cards
78 6 Miscellaneous cards, 1954-1963 17 cards
Announcements, reply cards, order cards.
481*-482* Clippings pertaining to the excavations at Pompeii, Della Corte and his colleagues, 1908-1961
box folder
481* 1-3 1908-1926 85 clippings, 5 photocopies of clippings and 1 partial index
box folder
482* 1-3 1931-1961 74 clippings
483* Honoraria and certificates of membership, 1901-1957, undated 21 items
From Victor Emmanuel III of Italy, Boris III of Bulgaria, Ferdinand I of Romania, Ministère de l'Instruction Publique et des Beaux-Arts de France and various professional societies including Accademia pontaniana, Accademia nazionale dei Lincei, Deutsches Archäologisches Institut, Deutsche Akademie der Wissenschaften zu Berlin, Pontificia Accademia romana di archeologia.
79 Medals, 1921-1948 7 medals in 4 leather cases [and 27 photographs added by Vander Poel]
Medals of chivalric orders: Order of the Crown of Romania, Type I, Officer; Order of the Corona d'Italia, various grades. Also medal commemorating Francesco Galdi. Photographs include images of medals not included in the collection.
box folder
78 7-15 Miscellaneous material, 1911-1959, undated
78 7 Print material, 1911-1958, undated 6 items
Loose sections of journals and fascicles sent to Della Corte.
78 8 Summary of presentation of Della Corte's work at the Reale accademia nazionale dei Lincei, 1923 1 offprint
78 9 Processo verbale di prestazione di giuramento, 2 Oct 1926 1 leaf
78 10 Curriculum vitae material, circa 1927 45 leaves, 5 photographs
78 11 Articles with mentions of Della Corte's work, 1931-1937 4 items
78 12 Portraits of colleagues, after 1935 35 portraits, 1 envelope
Cut from conference proceedings.
78 13 Brief guidebooks to Pompeii, 1944 4 items
Some heavily annotated.
78 14 Diorama, 1959 11 leaves
Reproduced typescript copy of section from volume XIV, number 30, including profile of Della Corte.
78 15 Corrected proofs of publication on Marco Galdi, undated 4 leaves
Pages 4-7, used as wrapping material.

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