Todd Pattison is the Conservator for the New England Historic Genealogical Society. Previously, he worked as a book conservator at the Northeast Document Conservation Center for more than 25 years and was the Collections Conservator at Harvard College Library, supervising a lab treating Harvard’s general collections. He is an active member of the New England chapter of the Guild of Book Workers and a Fellow in the American Institute for Conservation of Historic and Artistic Works (AIC). He first became fascinated with the binding of books in the Boy Scouts while completing his Bookbinding Merit Badge. He has an undergraduate degree in Art History from Nazareth College and an M.L.S. from the University of Alabama.