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vertical file

noun
1.
a collection of pamphlets, pictures, clippings, or other materials stored upright, as in a filing cabinet or cabinets.
2.
a cabinet for such storage.
Origin
1905-1910
1905-10
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  • Top drawer arrangement is cleverly designed to allow box drawers to be placed left or right of vertical file drawer.
  • The vertical file is organized by subject with a finding aid in the drawer.

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