archive

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • v archive put into an archive
    • n archive a depository containing historical records and documents
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: The photo most often requested from the U.S. National Archives is that of the meeting between Elvis Presley and President Nixon in 1970. Presley had requested that Nixon make him an honorary drug enforcement agent and Nixon accommodated him.
    • Archive Public records or documents preserved as evidence of facts; as, the archives of a country or family. "Some rotten archive , rummaged out of some seldom explored press."
    • Archive The place in which public records or historic documents are kept. "Our words . . . . become records in God's court, and are laid up in his archives as witnesses."
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n archive A place where public records or other historical documents are kept: now only in the plural.
    • n archive A record or document preserved in evidence of something; in the plural, documents or records relating to the rights, privileges, claims, treaties, constitutions, etc., of a family, corporation, community, or nation.
    • n archive Synonyms Record-office, registry.
    • n archive Registers, chronicles, annals, muniments.
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Quotations

  • Ralph Waldo Emerson
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    “Language is the archives of history.”

Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
F. archives, pl., L. archivum, archium, fr. Gr. government house, archives, fr. the first place, government. See Archi- pref,

Usage

In literature:

Published by Reumont in Archiv.
"Lucretia Borgia" by Ferdinand Gregorovius
It still exists in the archives of the colonial office.
"The Life of William Ewart Gladstone, Vol. 1 (of 3)" by John Morley
Had he access to the secret archives of the convent?
"Mexico and its Religion" by Robert A. Wilson
But I'll meet you in the Archive Room at the Stadhuis, where you can admire the paneling till I come.
"The Chauffeur and the Chaperon" by C. N. Williamson
Occultists further assure us that they are recorded in the eternal archives.
"Spirit and Music" by H. Ernest Hunt
He inquired for the archives, if there had been any.
"Curiosities of Literature, Vol. 1 (of 3)" by Isaac D'Israeli
Los Angeles will always be written in golden letters in the archives of my memory.
"The Trail of '98" by Robert W. Service
Dr. Bose's Paper had been placed in the archives of the Royal Society, so that technically there was no publication.
"Sir Jagadis Chunder Bose" by Sir Jagadis Chunder Bose
I noted that they belonged to some military court or the archives of a Spanish Audiencia having jurisdiction in New Spain.
"The Journal of Negro History, Volume 6, 1921" by Various
An inscription found by Deville at Thebes, in one of the royal crypts, and published in the "Archives des missions scientifiques," 1866, vol.
"Pagan and Christian Rome" by Rodolfo Lanciani
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In poetry:

The articles recorded stand
Against this peerless peer;
Search but the archives of the land
You'll find them written there.
"The Viceroy. A Ballad." by Matthew Prior
Unshared she deems the kindred skies;
But runic gulf and star proclaim
(Archival gloom, prophetic flame)
The immutable infinities:
"The Testimony of the Suns" by George Sterling

In news:

Boogeyman News Archive from Elimination Chamber.
Hulton Archive/Getty ImagesHere's a look at some interesting events that took place on this day in history.
This archive only contains Carolyn Hax columns through March 2011.
BALTIMORE — A man who made and sold unauthorized copies of DVD movies and CD music in his office at the National Archives has been sentenced to 10 weekends in prison.
The sound on the disks will be taken directly from the original bootlegs , not from Mr Zappa's own archive tapes.
A man who made and sold unauthorized copies of DVD movies and CD music in his office at the National Archives has been sentenced to 10 weekends in prison.
'I ride with confidence' (GARRY JONES / THE ASSOCIATED PRESS ARCHIVES).
In the archives of Turnbull & Asser, the UK shirt maker and tailor known for dressing everyone from the Prince of Wales to a slew of James Bond actors, is a burgundy-colored bow tie .
This entry was posted on Tuesday, May 29th, 2012 at 7:12 pm and is filed under Archives.
This entry was posted on Tuesday, May 29th, 2012 at 7:13 pm and is filed under Archives.
Mike Terry, Deseret News archives.
Buddy Rogers News Archive from WWE Superstars.
Archive for Thursday, January 15, 2009.
The Ulster Covenant - exclusive archive images.
Alex Riley News Archive from Raw.
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In science:

A global research archive can start with e-print archives, perhaps sub ject, institution-, or publisher- based.
A Scalable Architecture for Harvest-Based Digital Libraries - The ODU/Southampton Experiments
The software e-Prints.org has been developed to support author self-archiving .
A Scalable Architecture for Harvest-Based Digital Libraries - The ODU/Southampton Experiments
This and other e-print archives can be harvested to form federated services, potentially a Global Research Archive, e.g., Scirus , Arc , CiteBase , and My.
A Scalable Architecture for Harvest-Based Digital Libraries - The ODU/Southampton Experiments
This structured model for federated archives contrasts with CiteSeer , which is a web crawler that retrieves research articles from personal and institutional web sites, and automatically builds the bibliographic and reference data from the articles.
A Scalable Architecture for Harvest-Based Digital Libraries - The ODU/Southampton Experiments
With the wide acceptance of OAI-PMH, new challenges are raised about cross-archive (i.e. cross collection) linking and cross-service linking.
A Scalable Architecture for Harvest-Based Digital Libraries - The ODU/Southampton Experiments
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