MS.Add.6345: Original manuscript of The princess, 1847, 130 folios.
The text is on the recto, with corrections and additions on the verso. Pasted to fly-leaves at the back are a notice of the condition of the gift, signed by Hallam Tennyson, and a letter from Hallam's wife May to the Cambridge University Librarian, A.F. Scholfield, 11 January 1929.
MS.Add.6346: Original manuscript of songs from The princess, c. 1847, 158 folios.
All the leaves between fos 20 and 112 have been roughly torn away. Beginning from the opposite end of the book are prose notes on 'Dun-Dagell Vicarage', the 'History of King Arthur', and further songs. On a fly-leaf at the end: 'Presented to Cambridge University Library. To be exhibited but not to be copied. Such was my Father's wish. Tennyson [i.e. Hallam, 2nd Lord Tennyson], Sep. 10 1921'; 'not to be copied'.