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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)
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 6th century BC and reckoned a contemporary of Confucius, but some historians contend that he actually lived during the Warring States period of the 5th or 4th century BC. A central figure in Chinese culture, Laozi is claimed by both the emperors of the Tang dynasty and modern people of the Li surname as a founder of their lineage. Throughout history, Laozi's work has been embraced by various ...more

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Tiny Tim is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list List of Famous Archivists
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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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Francis J. Weber


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 Bibliography to California Catholic Literature, 1856-1974, which enumerates some 500 writings. ...more