Nebraska Authors

Anne deBonneville Young

AKA: Bonnie

Born ≈ 1919 Omaha, NE (USA)

Died 1981-10-19
Omaha, NE (USA)

Omaha, NE
Forest Lawn Cemetery

One of the Nation's leading medieval art authorities, Young worked as senior staff for the Cloisters at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. She worked at the Cloisters until World War II, then spent 21 months as a Red Cross hostess in North Africa and Italy. She worked briefly for the Joslyn after the War before returning to the Cloisters.

Places Lived

Omaha, NE
New York, NY

Author Of

  • Poetry
  • Nonfiction


Poetry; Medieval History; Medieval Art


Omaha Central High School, Omaha, NE
Bryn Mawr College, Bryn Mawr, PA


Associate Curator of the Cloisters, Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY

Places Worked

Joslyn Art Museum, Omaha
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY


A Walk Through the Cloisters. 1979.

Also published many articles about medieval tapestries and textiles

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