archivist[är′kə vist, är′kī′vist]
a person having charge of archives
Origin of archivistMedieval Latin archivista
One who is in charge of archives.
- 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.
From archive + -ist.