archivist

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n archivist a person in charge of collecting and cataloguing archives
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: The godfather of actress Winona Ryder was the late Dr. Timothy Leary, LSD guru of the 1960s. Winona’s father, Michael Horowitz, served at one time as Leary’s archivist and ran a bookstore called Flashback Books. Additionally, her parents were politically active intellectuals, and Beat poet Allen Ginsberg was a good family friend.
    • n Archivist A keeper of archives or records.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n archivist A keeper of archives or records.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Archivist a keeper of archives or records
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
F. archiviste,
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Fr.—Gr. archeion, magisterial residence—archē, government.

Usage

In literature:

On the morrow, about noontide, Camus the Archivist is busy 'verifying their powers;' several hundreds of them already here.
"The French Revolution" by Thomas Carlyle
I am the archivist of the abbey.
"The False Chevalier" by William Douw Lighthall
Archivists and librarians have assisted the editor with their customary and never-failing kindness.
"Privateering and Piracy in the Colonial Period" by Various
Honorary Archivist at the Archives Nationales.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 3, Part 1, Slice 1" by Various
When the leaden coffin was soldered, six seals were placed upon it, five by cardinals, and one by the archivist.
"Ave Roma Immortalis, Vol. 2" by Francis Marion Crawford
Dr. Brymner died in 1902, and Arthur G. Doughty was appointed Dominion Archivist in 1904.
"The Makers of Canada: Index and Dictionary of Canadian History" by Various
Saint Pius V. had caused the Benedictines of Florence to collate 12 codices, and the archivist of Monte Cassino to examine 24 others.
"The Irish Ecclesiastical Record, Volume 1, December 1864" by Various
He was also archivist and then librarian of the city of Frankfort.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 4, Slice 2" by Various
In 1851 he left the Ecole des Chartes with the degree of palaeographic archivist.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 2, Slice 4" by Various
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In news:

Archivists at the University of Georgia believe they have found the earliest movie footage shot in the state, part of a collection of home movie s and other films that belonged to the wealthy owners of a Thomasville plantation.
This is a brief history of the University of Oregon's beginnings, from Jennifer O'Neal, the university's recently named Corrigan Solari University Historian and Archivist.
According to Cynthia Wilson, archivist at Tuskegee University, 4,742 people were lynched in the US between 1882 and 1964--3,445 of them black.
Everything You Could Hope for in a Necropolis Archivist.
It lay before me in a buff folder on the office table of a senior Foreign Office archivist.
Archbishop Gregory Aymond will hold a news conference at 12:30 pm Tuesday with archdiocesean archivist Emilie Leumas to demonstrate how to search the records.
Most parents use photos and videos to document their babies' progress, but Massachusetts Institute of Technology professor Deb Roy is a hyper-archivist.
Robert W Prichard, the Arthur Lee Kinsolving Professor of Christianity in America and Instructor in Liturgics, and Julia E Randle, the seminary's former archivist.
The next National Archivist could fix decades of problems in digital management.
The Man of Steel meets S&M when comics archivist Craig Yoe hits Hollyweird on Wednesday with several Suicide Girls in tow.
Radio Tanzania archivist Bruno Nanguka stands with just a few of the 15,000 reel-to-reel tapes stored in the station's archives.
Holy Hill is by historian Robert W Prichard and Julia Randle, the seminary's former archivist.
In looking for a historical perspective on the Big Game -- which will be played between Stanford and Cal for the 114th time on Saturday -- who better to ask than Jim Rutter -- archivist for Stanford athletics.
JOSEPH GALLAGHER, formerly an archivist of the Archdiocese of Baltimore, frequently writes a column for The Evening Sun.
ARCHIVIST LISA DARMS has devoted considerable time and effort to documenting a cultural and musical movement that once took great pains to avoid mainstream documentation via a self-imposed media blackout.
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