documentalist

noun
doc·​u·​men·​tal·​ist | \ ˌdä-kyə-ˈmen-tᵊl-ist How to pronounce documentalist (audio) , -kyü- \

Definition of documentalist

: a specialist in documentation

First Known Use of documentalist

1939, in the meaning defined above

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“Documentalist.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/documentalist. Accessed 4 Jun. 2020.

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