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Label the front of the outside of the box with:
The box’s sequential number should represent both the box’s unique place within the transfer and the total number of boxes being transferred. For example, a transfer of 5 boxes should be labeled as shown:
Labeling Example: if two boxes are transferred from the Department of Medicine, and the first box contains job files dating from 1994 to 1995 and the second box contains correspondence and photographs dating from 1983 to 1996, these boxes will be labelled:
Department of MedicinePhotographs1983-1989Box 1 of 2