The collection is mainly comprised of ephemera relating to Women Live- such as posters, leaflets, programmes, badges, newspaper cuttings regarding each of the festivals and other events. There is also various correspondence relating to sponsorship, membership etc, several drafts and copies of the constitution, minutes of meetings, agendas and newsletters, photographs of events and performers as well as biographies of certain performers, information from similar groups or movements.
The collection consists of documents relating to Rosemary Manning including manuscripts, personal and professional correspondence, invoices, magazine and newspaper articles, newspaper clippings and photocopies, flyers and posters, diaries, photographs and brochures. The documents relate to the fictional writing of Rosemary Manning, both in the project research and in the writing process. LGBTQ+ material is also present in the collection, and writing referring to the writer’s coming out is present in autobiographical and interview form.