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Sounds like a definite misprint, except it could be folders, too.

Dean


At 09:21 AM 1/17/01 -0800, you wrote:
>Note that in this report, printed documents include books and other
>publications. In addition, note this quote from pages 165-166: "As
>previously noted, in archives, 1 cubic foot can hold 200 pieces of paper, so
>the annual accession rate is therefore about 100,000,000 pages per year".
>(Note they are talking about accessioning in the National Archives - this
>forms a basis for their estimaten worldwide). As most records managers know,
>a 1.2 cubic foot records center carton can contain between 2,000 - 2,500
>pieces of paper, making this estimate short by at least a factor of 10.
>Perhaps this is a misprint on this particular page.
>
>Dwight Wallis, CRM
>Multnomah County Records
>2505 SE 11th Avenue
>Portland, OR 97202
>ph: (503)988-3741
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Dean DeBolt
University Librarian
Special Collections and West Florida Archives
John C. Pace Library
University of West Florida
11000 University Parkway
Pensacola, FL  32514-5750
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