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Box Specifications
For Records Storage and Archival Use

Records Center File Storage Boxes:

Boxes sent to the State Records Center for non-permanent records storage must be letter/legal size, heavy duty, minimum of 200 lb test corrugated double wall construction, three ply ends, with removable top and die cut handholds cut into each end. Boxes must be interlocking with no staples or tape required for set up. Boxes must be able to hold 50 lbs. File storage box size should be 1 cubic foot, 15" x 12" x 10" internal dimensions.

To purchase boxes for storing non-permanent records, visit eVA state contracts, enter "lva" in the "Search For:" field, and then click "Search".

 

Archival Use - Acid Free Boxes:

Boxes sent to the Archives at the Library of Virginia must be of acid-free material suitable for permanent archival storage, letter/legal size, heavy duty, minimum of 200 lb test corrugated double wall construction, three-ply ends, with removable top, and with die cut handhold cut into each end. Boxes must be interlocking with no staples or tape required for set up. Boxes must able to hold 50 lbs. "Acid Free" or a ph level above 8 should be printed on the outside of the box. File storage box size should be 1 cubic foot, 15" x 12" x 10" internal dimensions.

Sources for acid free boxes (list not all inclusive):

Paige Archival Box #1110 (1-800-223-1901)
www.paigecompany.com

*Hollinger Metal Edge #10775 (1-800-634-0491)
www.hollingermetaledge.com

PCA Supply Services Box #3414-0010 (1-540-662-5680)
www.packagingcorp.com

* Boxes not printed with "acid free" statement