These may be topical or classified arrangements. Topical filingarranges files in straight alphabetical order. Classified filing places related documents under a major sub-heading. Analphabetical arrangement also is appropriate for filing recordsthat are arranged by geographical locations, such as cities,towns or counties.
Advantages of Alphabetical Filing
•An index to records may not be needed•Can be effective, if everyone adheres to filing rules•Permits browsing through files