archivist archivist  /ˈɑr kə vɪst/

Definition(s):

  • (n) a person in charge of collecting and cataloguing archives

Usage(s):

  1. The most serious charge was leveled by Arieh Yitzhaki, a former archivist with the army's history branch.
  2. Jessica Quintana, the woman who lived in the trailer, went to work as an archivist at Los Alamos at age 18, right out of high school.
  3. She met her future husband while wandering through a library where he was chief archivist, married him in 1943.

News

  1. Long lost Tony Bennett-Dave Brubeck recording discovered

    Tony Bennett never forgot the first time he performed with Dave Brubeck more than half a century ago. But the tape of that memorable collaboration between two American jazz masters lay forgotten in a record label's vaults until its discovery by an archivist just weeks after Brubeck's death in December, and it's just been released as "Bennett/Brubeck: The White House Sessions, Live 1962."
    on June 21, 2013     Source: The Oakland Press

  2. Long lost Bennett-Brubeck recording discovered

    NEW YORK (AP) — Tony Bennett never forgot the first time he performed with Dave Brubeck more than half a century ago. But the tape of that memorable collaboration between two American jazz masters lay forgotten in a record label's vaults until its discovery by an archivist just weeks after Brubeck's death in December, and it's just been released as "Bennett/Brubeck: The White House Sessions ...
    on June 19, 2013     Source: Associated Press via Yahoo! News

  3. Archivist will speak to Genealogy Society

    Shane Molander, deputy state archivist, will speak July 12 at the summer meeting of the North Dakota State Genealogical Society. The meeting will begin at 1 p.m. in the Legislative Assembly Room in the State Archives at the North Dakota Heritage Center on the Capitol grounds.
    on June 18, 2013     Source: The Bismarck Tribune

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Quotes

  1. "We have a club archivist who should be in here, should have retrieved it already," Lucchino said in the middle of the celebration in the visiting clubhouse in Coors Field. "An archivist made an effort the last time, unsuccessfully. But I'm...
    on Oct 28, 2007 By: Larry Lucchino Source: USA Today

  2. In his letter to the president, Weinstein said "During my tenure as Archivist, my team of colleagues and I have made substantial progress in achieving virtually all of our goals. Moreover, we at the National Archives have worked diligently and...
    on Dec 9, 2008 By: Allen Weinstein Source: MarketWatch

  3. The day after the melee, Wolf called himself on his videoblog an "artist, an activist, an anarchist and an archivist."
    on Feb 27, 2007 By: Josh Wolf Source: San Francisco Chronicle

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