Danielle Grundel, Archivist
In her role as the Arts and History Archivist, Danielle Grundel collects, preserves, and provides access to historic municipal records and donated collections of enduring value from private citizens, organizations, and businesses of Boise's past. Boise’s vibrant history is captured in the City Archives, ensuring current and future genealogists, scholars, students, documentarians, legal researchers, and the like, have access to primary source documentation to expand on and enrich Boise's story.
Danielle combines her love for the archival profession and her commitment to the community through trainings and workshops on how to care for collections, how to organize and store materials, handle fragile materials, and digitization projects. Through these trainings, Danielle has built lasting relationships in the community and looks forward to building more.
She has been in the archives and library profession for 8 years holding a master’s degree in Library and Information Science from San Jose State University and a bachelor’s degree in History from the University of Idaho.