archivalism

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

archival +‎ -ism

Noun[edit]

archivalism (uncountable)

  1. The keeping of archives.
    • 2007 September 9, Charles Taylor And Stephanie Zacharek, “Eerie Lights, Disco and Saucy Jump Cuts”, New York Times:
      With its fetishistic shots of jukeboxes that still play 45s, and reverence for road movies like “Vanishing Point,” “Death Proof” is a love letter to pop archivalism as cozy as the roadhouse in which the first half takes place.