This is a list of female archivists.

Name Description Birth Death Image
Adelaide Fries American historian 1871 1949
Adrienne Thomas American archivist
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Alice Prochaska Curator, archivist, librarian, and university administrator 1947-07-12
Barbara Frale Italian historian 1970-02-24
Beryl Oliver British humanitarian 1882-08-20 1972-07-13
Brenda Banks 1950 2016-07-25
Camille Billops African American sculptor, filmmaker, printmaker 1933-08-12
Christina Kenworthy-Browne Roman Catholic Religious Sister and historian
Dorothy Owen British archivist and historian 1920-04-11 2002-02-13
Edith Ditmas Archivist, historian, and writer 1896 1986-02-28
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Édith Thomas French novelist, archivist, historian and journalist 1909-01-23 1970-12-07
Elaine Didier Director of Ford library and museum 1948-01-01
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Elisabeth Förster-Nietzsche Sister of Friedrich Nietzsche 1846-07-10 1935-11-08
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Elizabeth Heaps British librarian
Gabrielle Enthoven English playwright, amateur actress, theatre archivist, and prolific collector of theatrical ephemera relating to the London stage 1868-01-12 1950-08-18
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Gladys Esther Tormes González Puerto Rican historian 1933-09-19
Helen Willa Samuels American archivist 1943
Isabella Henriette van Eeghen Dutch art historian 1913-02-03 1996-11-26
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Jehanne Wake British biographer and historian
Joan Sinar 1925-06-01 2015-01-18
Julie Buck American film producer, photographer and filmmaker 1974-12-09
Lilli Gjerløw Norwegian archivist 1910-06-19 1998-12-04
Lucie Favier French archivist 1932-08-04 2003-05-01
Margaret Cross Norton First Illinois State Archivist 1891-07-07 1984-05-21
Margaret Gowing English historian 1921-04-26 1998-11-07
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Margaret Hedstrom American archivist 1953-07-28
Margaret M. H. Finch American archivist and genealogist 1878-01-06 1958-08-03
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Margaret Storrs Grierson Founder and first director, Sophia Smith Collection, Smith College 1900-06-27 1997-12-12
Maria Verger 1892 1983
Marie Under Estonian poet 1883-03-27 1980-09-25
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Marie-Anne Chabin French archivist 1959
Marion Stokes Television producer, Archivist 1929-11-25 2012-12-14
Martha Levisman Argentine architect 1933
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Marthe Gosteli Swiss archivist 1917-12-22 2017-04-07
Mary Ritter Beard Historian, writer, activist 1876-08-05 1958-08-14
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Megan Prelinger American historian 1967-09-25
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Michelle Caswell American archivist and academic
Norah Story Canadian archivist 1902 1978-03-05
Pauline Schultz American historian 1915-06-07 2011-10-30
Phyllis Blakeley Canadian archivist 1922-08-02 1986-10-25
R. J. Mitchell British writer and archivist 1902
Renate Drucker German historian and archivist 1917-07-11 2009-10-23
Sara Dunlap Jackson 1919-05-28 1991-04-19
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Sarah Tyacke British historian and archivist 1945-09-29
Shelley Sweeney Canadian archivist 1959
Stella Rimington Director General of MI5; spy fiction writer 1935-05-13
Phyllis Mander-Jones Australian archivist
Trudy Huskamp Peterson American archivist 1945-01-25
Virginia C. Purdy American archivist and historian 1922 2015
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Gladys Hansen American archivist, expert on the 1906 San Francisco earthquake 1925 2017-03-05
Meredith Evans American archivist, Jimmy Carter Presidential Library and Museum director 1926
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Simone Berbain French historian and archivist 1915-01-31 1949-11-21
Marie-Louise Marchand-Thébault French archivist 2007
Judith Hornabrook Chief Archivist of New Zealand, 1972-1982 1928 2011
Portrait of Judith Hornabrook and Owen Davie
Barbara L. Craig Canadian archivist and educator 1943
Shelley Sweeney Canadian archivist 1959
Louise Gagnon-Arguin Canadian archivist 1941

See also