historiographer

[hi-stawr-ee-og-ruh-fer, -stohr-]
noun
1.
a historian, especially one appointed to write an official history of a group, period, or institution.
2.
an official historian, as of a court, institution, or cultural or learned society.

Origin:
1485–95; < Latin historiograph(us) < Greek historiográphos (see history, -o-, -graph) + -er1

historiographership, noun
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historiographer (hɪˌstɔːrɪˈɒɡrəfə)
 
n
1.  a historian, esp one concerned with historical method and the writings of other historians
2.  a historian employed to write the history of a group or public institution

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