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custodian

n. ~ The individual or organization having possession of and responsibility for the care and control of material.

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Custodians may not own the materials in their possession. The function of custodianship may be assigned to individuals with other job titles, including archivist, files custodian, records custodian, or records management clerk. In some instances, a custodian may have legal custody without physical custody.