What does archivist mean?

Definitions for archivist
ˈɑr kə vɪst, -kaɪ-ar·chiv·ist

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. archivistnoun

    a person in charge of collecting and cataloguing archives

Wiktionary

  1. archivistnoun

    One who is in charge of, or performs the task of creating, collecting, cataloguing, and organising, archives.

    The billionaire's will established a trust to create a staff of archivists that would chronicle and preserve his rise to prominence.

  2. Etymology: From archive + -ist.

Wikipedia

  1. Archivist

    An archivist is an information professional who assesses, collects, organizes, preserves, maintains control over, and provides access to records and archives determined to have long-term value. The records maintained by an archivist can consist of a variety of forms, including letters, diaries, logs, other personal documents, government documents, sound and/or picture recordings, digital files, or other physical objects.

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  1. archivist

    An archivist is a professional who collects, manages, preserves, and provides access to information and records that have historical or cultural significance. They organize and categorize archival materials such as documents, photographs, videos, and other artifacts, making them accessible for current reference and future research. Archivists adhere to principles and practices of archival science to ensure the long-term preservation of these records.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Archivistnoun

    a keeper of archives or records

  2. Etymology: [F. archiviste.]

Wikidata

  1. Archivist

    An archivist is a professional who assesses, collects, organizes, preserves, maintains control over, and provides access to information determined to have long-term value. The information maintained by an archivist can be any form of media. As Richard Pearce-Moses wrote: Determining what records have enduring value can be challenging. Archivists must also select records valuable enough to justify the costs of storage and preservation, plus the labor intensive expenses of arrangement, description, and reference service. The theory and scholarly work underpinning archives practices is called archival science.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of archivist in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of archivist in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of archivist in a Sentence

  1. Donald Trump:

    I agree with the Archivist's recommendation that the continued withholdings are necessary to protect against identifiable harm to national security, law enforcement, or foreign affairs that is of such gravity that it outweighs the public interest in immediate disclosure.

  2. Linda Coberly:

    Whether the archivist certifies or not that doesn't prevent us from arguing and asserting in court... that the ERA is valid and in the Constitution today.

  3. Tertius Myburgh:

    Johannes was something of a Renaissance man. First of all, artist. Then author, historian, archivist and even sort-of farmer. Above all, he was a thoughtful, loving and loveable human being who thought very deeply about the human condition

  4. Ry Cooder:

    I can't help what people write or think. If somebody thinks I'm a serious archivist, they're wrong. That's been a problem. It's a shame people take that attitude, because it affects how they listen to the music. It's a big mistake to treat any pop music that way.

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