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 (är′kə-vĭst, -kī′-)
One who is in charge of archives.


(Professions) a person in charge of archives, their collection, and cataloguing


(ˈɑr kə vɪst, -kaɪ-)

a person who collects or is responsible for archives.
[1745–55; < French archiviste]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.archivist - a person in charge of collecting and cataloguing archivesarchivist - a person in charge of collecting and cataloguing archives
aggregator, collector - a person who collects things
أمين مَحْفوظات، قَيِّم أرشيف
arşiv memuru


[ˈɑːkɪvɪst] Narchivero/a m/f, archivista mf (LAm)


[ˈɑːrkɪvɪst] narchiviste mf


nArchivar(in) m(f)


[ˈɑːkɪvɪst] narchivista m/f


(ˈaːkaivz) noun plural
(a place for keeping) old documents, historical records etc.
ˈarchivist (-ki-) noun
a person who looks after archives.
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Leddy Librarys new archivist, Sarah Glassford, knows that one persons junk might also be the raw material that informs another persons doctoral thesis.
Editorial Note: Currently an archivist by day and a writer, glass artist, and fan of board games by night, Jeanne Kramer-Smyth has been writing since she first got her hands on a typewriter at age 9.
Archivist Philip Astley said he "could not believe" the number of different records found in the harbour's basement.
After A-levels she went to the University of Leeds before training first as a librarian in Aberystwyth and then as an archivist at the University of Liverpool.
Council archivist Pam McNicol, archivist Neil Dickson and trainee archivist Emma Boyd could not have been more helpful in aiding our task of telling Stirling area's WORLDWARONESTORY.
Most recently, she was the project manager and archivist at the Black Metropolis Research Consortium (BMRC) at the University of Chicago Library.
One of the most aggravating comments from people outside of the faculty--at least to me as an archivist in training--is that I am basically a librarian.
The archivist is somewhat of a "person of mystery," as archivists are not depicted in popular culture and the role of the archivist is not widely understood.
The Archivist is the unabridged audiobook rendition of a powerful debut novel.
In February 2014, state archivist Jelain Chubb got the news she'd been waiting for: Gov.
government, has been appointed to fill the position permanently, Archivist of the United States David Ferriero announced in late April.
So from an archivist's perspective, how does one go about doing their work when the protection and preservation of life takes precedence over any material object?

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