Lizzie Curran is the Assistant Conservator in the Conservation Lab at Dartmouth Library where she repairs books in the circulating collection as well as Special Collections. She was trained in English style hand bookbinding at the North Bennet Street School and continues to study fine binding in addition to her conservation practice.
Course Title: English Bookbindings from the 17th c. to Today (Winter Term 2023)
Lizzie's enthusiasm was contagious. It was just wonderful to be among the "sacred stacks" at Rauner Library.
Her experience, visuals and actual book samples made for informative class. We even visited her lab!