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Timothy Young
Curator of Modern Books and Manuscripts
Yale University's Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Timothy Young is Curator of Modern Books and Manuscripts at the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library of Yale University. While focusing on literary topics in general, he works with a number of specific collections, including Children's Literature, Playing Cards, and Artists' Books. The children's catalog that accompanied his 2005 exhibition: My Heart in Company : The Work of J.M. Barrie and the Birth of Peter Pan was chosen for a Leab Catalog Award by the Association of College and Research Libraries. He is the translator of the 2008 facsimile edition of La Prose du Transsiberien et dela petite Jehanne de France by Blaise Cendrars.