The file that appears immediately below this posting lists all of the works of Lewis in chronological order and in the location where it was first published or delivered (if spoken) as far as I am able to determine. Corrections welcome. Added April 14, 2011.

The Complete Works of CS Lewis.pdf The Complete Works of CS Lewis.pdf
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Arthur Greeves

July 17, 2014
Having just worked through most of the diaries of Arthur Greeves, I have added a lot of information about Arthur's relationship with Jack (mostly letter-writing) in 1917, 1918, and 1922. There is not much else, except that I also added an item or two that Bruce Johnson sent me and I ran the spell-check on this 667-page document. Needless to say, there is a lot more information than last time (by more than 3,000 words), including some corrections. This database is better than ever, more comprehensive than ever, and more accurate than ever!
 

The Stella Aldwinckle Papers

July 14, 2014
This update adds another 13,000 words to this 655-page document, which has nearly 1,900 footnotes and over 415,000 words. It contains a great deal more information about the meetings of the Socratic Club, especially between 1942 and 1955. In many cases, it includes some key ideas presented in papers read to the Socratic Club as well as responses by various people, including those by C. S. Lewis, Austin Farrer, E. L. Mascall, and others. Some of those who attended, who are known to have had co...
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The Socratic Club

July 8, 2014
This posting takes us over the 400,000 word mark with 633 pages and nearly 1,700 footnotes. I have added a lot about Warren Lewis in the late 1920s, most of it rather irrelevant, but I have also added a lot of information about the Socratic Club, based on the records of the attendance book that Stella Aldwinckle kept, including the first two years after Lewis was no longer its president (1955 and 1956) because of his new position at Cambridge University. In addition, I discovered a little jew...
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More of Warren Lewis

June 18, 2014
Like the last update, this posting mostly contains more of Warren's service in Shanghai up to and shortly after the death of Albert Lewis, his father, i.e. through 1929. It also contains a bit of information from Andrew Lazo's edition of Early Prose Joy and an article by Eric Stanley in the latest Journal of Inklings Studies. See the list of resources at the end of the nearly 400,000-word and more than 600-page document. This version is about 5,000 words longer than the previous one.
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Mostly Warren Lewis

May 17, 2014
This new update is about 6,000 words longer, dealing mostly with the service of Warren Lewis in Hong Kong and Shanghai during 1928. There is little information of interest, unless the daily routine of someone serving with the Royal Army Service Corps in China is of interest. There is almost nothing about his brother Jack, and no mention of letters from Jack.
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Collected Letters, Volume 1

March 30, 2014
This update is the result of reading the first volume of Lewis's Collected Letters for accuracy, completeness, and the like. This reading resulted in a couple more dates in the chronology, a couple of minor corrections, and mostly more detail in the chronology between 1912 and 1931.
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Edwin Brown

March 9, 2014
Ordinarily I wouldn't upload a new version just four days after the previous one, but this is different. I have just finished reading Edwin Brown's In Pursuit of C. S. Lewis, after owning it for seven years and never reading it until now. I recently learned that a lot of chronological information appears in the book, so I have incorporated nearly 3,000 words of information about publication dates, especially first American editions of Lewis's books. An occasional date is a new date, and lots ...
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The Abolition of Man

March 5, 2014
This post contains some additional details about Lewis's letters (from volume 1), an extra date or two, some entries from Edwin Brown's book, In Pursuit of C. S. Lewis, but especially one major change. Based on comments and research from Brenton Dickieson, who wrote to Oxford University Press, I have moved the publication of The Abolition of Man from Jan. 6, 1943 (before Lewis gave these lectures) to Jan. 6, 1944. There are other reasons for this change, including a letter of congratulation t...
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Through 1963

January 25, 2014
All of Warren Lewis's diaries from Feb. 27, 1932 through July 29, 1966 have now been read and incorporated into this chronology. This most recent version completes the year 1934. The years 1919 through Feb. 26, 1932 remain to do. In addition, I have incorporated the publication dates of several more book reviews of C. S. Lewis, those now available in C. S. Lewis: Image and Imagination, recently published by Cambridge University Press and containing some previously unpublished reviews and arti...
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More on 1934

January 9, 2014
While 1934 was not a big year for C. S. Lewis, at least not in a literary sense, this posting contains about 28,000 more words than the previous one. This is because the footnotes (about 11,000 words) are now being counted in the total and because more material has been added from the diary of Warren Lewis, much of it about a holiday in Ireland during the month of August. Jack was on that holiday and figures in many of the events. This version contains a lot of information about family dynami...
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This is the latest chronology:

Chronologically Lewis July 16 2014.pdf Chronologically Lewis July 16 2014.pdf
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Just in case you want to look through a portion of the chronology and don't want to have to wade through a huge file, here are portions of the chronology by decade (approximately, although these files are not as up to date as the complete file): 

Chronologically Lewis to 1919.pdf Chronologically Lewis to 1919.pdf
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Chronologically Lewis 1920 to 1929.pdf Chronologically Lewis 1920 to 1929.pdf
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Chronologically Lewis 1930 to 1939.pdf Chronologically Lewis 1930 to 1939.pdf
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Chronologically Lewis 1940 to 1949.pdf Chronologically Lewis 1940 to 1949.pdf
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Chronologically Lewis 1950 to 1963.pdf Chronologically Lewis 1950 to 1963.pdf
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This file describes what is happening in Oxford, Cambridge, the UK, and Europe at the time that Lewis writes his various poems, essays, and books, dividing the life and writings of Lewis by academic topic, i.e. English, Philosophy, History, etc. 

Intellectual History of Oxford and Cambridge.pdf Intellectual History of Oxford and Cambridge.pdf
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