Records Conversion Chart
(Approximate Volumes)
1 "archive" or "records center" box (10"x12"x15") 1.0 Cubic Feet
3000 letter sized sheets of paper (no folders/tabs/fasteners) 1.0 Cubic Feet
One letter-sized vertical file drawer 1.5 Cubic Feet
One legal-sized vertical file drawer 2.0 Cubic Feet
One lateral file drawer (36" wide) 2.0 Cubic Feet
One lateral file Drawer (42" wide) 2.5 Cubic Feet
15" span of letter-sized open shelf files 1.0 Cubic Foot
12" span of legal-sized open shelf files 1.0 Cubic Foot
3"x5" index cards (10 12" rows) 1.0 Cubic Foot
100 rolls of 16mm microfilm 1.0 Cubic Foot
50 rolls of 35mm microfilm 1.0 Cubic Foot