A place where something is deposited for safekeeping
The film archive ensures that old movies are preserved for future generations.
I want to make sure we properly archive all of our legal documents.
Barbara planned to do her research on the city's earliest buildings in the archive at the town hall.
Bob was glad he had put his old emails in an archive when he needed proof of his online purchase several years later.
The historical society keeps an archive of documents and photos dating from the early 1800s.