The bulk of this collection is made up of Buchsbaum's files on individual architectural and design projects, documenting the development of many of the projects that Buchsbaum and the Design Coalition worked on during his lifetime as well as those that were completed shortly after he died. General business files and a small amount of material related to Buchsbaum's memorial service are also included.
The Alan Buchsbaum Visual Materials contain materials produced or used by Buchsbaum and his Design Coalition associates for design projects. The majority of materials in this collection are drawings or images for architectural projects undertaken by Alan Buchsbaum or his firm. Other materials relate to graphic design work or textile patterns designed by Buchsbaum.