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:
1905–10

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Example sentences
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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