Timoty Leonardi

Consultant, The Lazarus Project
Curator of manuscripts and rare books at the Capitulary Library of Vercelli
Head of the collection of the Museum of the Treasure of the Cathedral of Vercelli


Timoty is a co-founder of AMALIA, an Association for the safeguard and promotion of archive and library collections. He is also a teacher at the Arts and Media Academy of Novara of Comunicazione e valorizzazione delle collezioni museali and Museologia e gestione dei sistemi espositivi.

In 2012 Timoty obtained a fellowship at the Newberry Library in Chicago to carry out research on the bookbindings of the incunabula of the library. From 2010 to 2017 he was Project Manager and Executive Editor of the project "Legature antiche e di pregio in Piemonte", promoted by the Soprintendenza Beni Librari of the Piedmont Region. He has participated in several conferences and has published several articles on the history of books, paper trade and the study of bookbindings.

Timoty is a consultant of the Lazarus Project for the multispectral imaging project of the library. He is a member of the System Council of the System of Ecclesiastical Libraries of Piedmont, of the Board of Directors of the Vercelli Historical Society and of the Council of the "Bernstein Project. The Memory of Paper". He is part of several scientific-museum research projects with other cultural and university realities in Piedmont and abroad.          [ more contributors -> ]