Valerie Vanden Bossche
Archivist and Records Manager
Archivist Valerie Vanden Bossche is currently leading a team processing and describing a Senatorial collection. She recently led a team performing re-housing and preservation services on a collection for a corporate client prior to the collection being digitized. She has continued work on various projects for the National Park Services as part of a team, alone, or as project manager, performing surveying, archival processing, arrangement, and descriptive services. She has also worked on a project at the Smithsonian Archives of American Art, performing minimum level processing and writing finding aids in Archivists Toolkit for 356 linear feet of archival materials.
Prior to joining History Associates, Ms. Vanden Bossche worked as an archivist for the Friends School of Baltimore, and she also processed curatorial collections at The Phillips Collection. In addition to processing collections, she also has experience in writing finding aids, digitizing documents, researching and executing an exhibit, and performing research and reference assistance as a graduate assistant, and later as a coordinator in the Historical Manuscripts unit of Special Collections at the University of Maryland, College Park.
Ms. Vanden Bossche earned her master’s degree in library science with a concentration in archives from the University of Maryland, College Park, in 2008. She holds a BA in French from Humboldt State University in Arcata, California, and a Library Technology Certificate from Pasadena City College. Ms. Vanden Bossche is a member of the Society of American Archivists, the Mid-Atlantic Regional Archives Conference, the Midwest Archives Conference, and the Art Libraries Society of North America.