The collection consists of correspondence, research materials and reports, manuscripts, and subject files which document the work of Theodor R. Sizer and his involvement with the Coalition of Essential Schools (CES).
The Librarians' files contain materials related to the administration of the Office of the University Librarian at Brown University and the relationship between the libraries and other university offices and departments. The materials include files dating from circa 1920, when Henry B. Van Hoesen was the librarian, to 1986, during the tenure of Merrily Taylor.
The Ronald A. Wolk files contain administrative records, correspondence, newsletters and reports that deal with his work as Vice President for University Relations and Development at Brown University. Areas of interest include Brown's curriculum, development, and Brown Security. The material dates from 1969 through 1976.