The vast majority of the photographs are posed portraits that document the personal and professional aspects of Wilfrid Sellars's life. The images of Wilfrid Sellars are arranged chronologically from his infancy through 1987. Additional files contain the images of other philosophers such as Gilbert Ryle, Antony Flew, and Spinoza. The family photographs feature Sellars's immediate family, such as his first wife, parents, and siblings, as well as his extended family. The miscellaneous images include photographs and negatives of unidentified individuals. In addition there are some items documenting Sellars's late interest in koi fish and lily pads.