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    • n archive A place where public records or other historical documents are kept: now only in the plural.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
Similar cases, genuine and well documented, fill the archives of religious psychology.
"Human Traits and their Social Significance" by Irwin Edman
Preserved among the Archives of the City of London.
"Shakespearean Playhouses" by Joseph Quincy Adams
Over it was formerly the muniment room, but in 1870 the archives were removed to the Chapter House for greater safety.
"Exeter" by Sidney Heath
My archives have been moved to a place of safety.
"The Blonde Lady" by Maurice Leblanc
The Historical Manuscripts Commission's calendar of those archives, IV.
"Privateering and Piracy in the Colonial Period" by Various
Facing page 42 From an engraving in the Dominion Archives.
"The Tribune of Nova Scotia" by W. L. (William Lawson) Grant
The usually dull archives of the Home Office yield proof of the terror that reigned in the Midland capital.
"William Pitt and the Great War" by John Holland Rose
Honorary Archivist at the Archives Nationales.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 3, Part 1, Slice 1" by Various
Its stained glass windows are among the finest in Spain, and it possesses archives of great value.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 3, Part 1, Slice 3" by Various
XIV of the Archives of Pennsylvania.
"The True Story of the American Flag" by John H. Fow
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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
With various DPs providing metadata of different qualities and formats, cross-archive linking is necessary to integrate them into one unique linking environment.
A Scalable Architecture for Harvest-Based Digital Libraries - The ODU/Southampton Experiments
Cross-Archive Linking With various DPs providing metadata of different qualities and formats, cross-archive linking is necessary to integrate them into one linking environment.
A Scalable Architecture for Harvest-Based Digital Libraries - The ODU/Southampton Experiments
Other archives (e.g., Biomed Central), whose core document format is XML, will be able to provide fully marked-up references, so that only minimal processing will be required by linking services.
A Scalable Architecture for Harvest-Based Digital Libraries - The ODU/Southampton Experiments
Google, Inktomi) to index OAI-compliant archives.
A Scalable Architecture for Harvest-Based Digital Libraries - The ODU/Southampton Experiments
Both Archon and CiteBase implement a cross-archive search interface; Archon focuses more on harvesting heterogeneous collections and builds an interactive search interface based on harvested metadata, and CiteBase concentrates on automatic reference extraction.
A Scalable Architecture for Harvest-Based Digital Libraries - The ODU/Southampton Experiments
By this method Archon harvests citation data from CiteBase, APS, CERN and other sources, it then builds a cross archive linking service such as a citation in APS may lead to document in CiteBase and vice-versa.
A Scalable Architecture for Harvest-Based Digital Libraries - The ODU/Southampton Experiments
Developing services for open eprint archives: globalisation, integration and the impact of links.
A Scalable Architecture for Harvest-Based Digital Libraries - The ODU/Southampton Experiments
Also Tom Rosenblum at the Rockefeller Archives for bringing Fermi’s correspondence to our attention and Bonnie Sherwood for typing the original manuscript.
On the Theory of Collisions between Atoms and Electrically Charged Particles
Zeitouni, Random polynomials having few or no real zeros, e-print archive, math.
Equilibrium distribution of zeros of random polynomials
Zelditch, Random polynomials with prescribed Newton polytope, I, e-print archive, math.
Equilibrium distribution of zeros of random polynomials
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