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List of Famous Archivists

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List of famous archivists, with photos, bios, and other information when available. Who are the top archivists in the world? This includes the most prominent archivists, living and dead, both in America and abroad. This list of notable archivists is ordered by their level of prominence, and can be sorted for various bits of information, such as where these historic archivists were born and what their nationality is. The people on this list are from different countries, but what they all have in common is that they're all renowned archivists.

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From reputable, prominent, and well known archivists to the lesser known archivists of today, these are some of the best professionals in the archivist field. If you want to answer the questions, "Who are the most famous archivists ever?" and "What are the names of famous archivists?" then you're in the right place. (68 items)
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    Laozi is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list List of Famous Archivists
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    Laozi was a philosopher and poet of ancient China. He is best known as the reputed author of the Tao Te Ching and the founder of philosophical Taoism, but he is also revered as a deity in religious Taoism and traditional Chinese religions. Although a legendary figure, he is usually dated to around the ...more

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    • Age: Died at 73 (603 BC-530 BC)
    • Birthplace: Henan, China
    • Profession: Archivist, Philosopher
    • Credits: Seers and Clowns
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    Tiny Tim is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list List of Famous Archivists
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    • Birthplace: New York
    • Profession: Archivist, Musical theatre, Musician, Singer
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    C-drík is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list List of Famous Archivists
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    C-drík is a vegan artist, academically trained musician, dj, singer, composer and drummer. He is a former student of electro-acoustic composer Annette Vande Gorne. more

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    • Age: 43
    • Profession: Record producer, Archivist, Musician, Lecturer, Disc jockey, + more
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    Francis J. Weber

    Francis J. Weber is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list List of Famous Archivists
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    Monsignor Francis J. Weber is an American Roman Catholic priest, author and archivist. He is a noted Catholic scholar, an Honorary Chaplain to His Holiness, and archivist for the Archdiocese of Los Angeles. Monsignor Weber's many literary works include Life and Times of Fray Junipero Serra and A Select ...more

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    • Age: 82
    • Birthplace: Indianapolis, Indiana, United States of America
    • Profession: Archivist, Author, Priesthood
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    Joseph Stevenson

    Joseph Stevenson was an English Catholic archivist and editor of historical texts. more

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    • Age: Died at 89 (1806-1895)
    • Birthplace: Berwick-upon-Tweed, United Kingdom
    • Profession: Editor, Archivist
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    Tiny Tim was an American singer, ukulele player, and musical archivist. He was most famous for his rendition of "Tiptoe Through the Tulips" sung in a distinctive high falsetto/vibrato voice. more

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    • Age: Died at 64 (1932-1996)
    • Birthplace: New York City, Manhattan, USA, New York
    • Profession: Archivist, Musician, Actor, Singer
    • Credits: Private Parts, Blood Harvest
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    Allen Weinstein is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list List of Famous Archivists
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    Allen Weinstein is an American historian, educator, and federal official who has served in several different offices. He served as the Archivist of the United States from February 16, 2005 until his resignation on December 19, 2008. After his resignation, he returned to the International Foundation for ...more

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    • Age: 78
    • Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States of America
    • Profession: Educator, Archivist, Historian, Professor, Author
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    Hilary Jenkinson

    Sir Charles Hilary Jenkinson was a British archivist and archival theorist. Writing in 1980, Roger Ellis and Peter Walne commented that "[n]o one man had more influence on the establishment of the profession of archivist in Great Britain than Sir Hilary Jenkinson". Terry Eastwood in 2003 called ...more

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    • Age: Died at 79 (1882-1961)
    • Birthplace: Streatham, London, United Kingdom
    • Profession: Archivist
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