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Originally appearing in Volume V02, Page 444 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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ARCHIVE (Lat. archivum, a transliteration of Gr. apxeiov, an official building), a term (generally used in the plural " archives "), properly denoting the building in which are kept the records, charters and other papers belonging to any state, community or family, but now generally applied to the documents themselves (see RECORD).
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