archivist

[ ahr-kuh-vist, -kahy- ]
/ ˈɑr kə vɪst, -kaɪ- /

noun

a person responsible for preserving, organizing, or servicing archival material.

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Origin of archivist

From the French word archiviste, dating back to 1745–55. See archive, -ist
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British Dictionary definitions for archivist

archivist
/ (ˈɑːkɪvɪst) /

noun

a person in charge of archives, their collection, and cataloguing
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