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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Warren Lewis, Oxford, and Bulford

September 4, 2014
This version is about 9,000 words longer than the previous one, largely because of additional material in 1930 through about half of the month of May. But don't confuse size (more words) with quality. We have more information, but most of it is relatively unhelpful. It's mostly about Warren, but for the latter part of this time he is in Oxford, having completed a term in Shanghai and taken a ship home, the Tai Yin. That ship traveled through the Panama Canal to New York, where it docked. Warren got another ship from Boston to Liverpool. Then he spent some time in Oxford with Jack and Mrs. Moore at the Hillsboro house. They are in the house-hunting stage that will result in the purchase of The Kilns. At that point there is a lot of activity that both brothers engage in, including the frequent afternoon walks, the opera, and stops at local pubs for a beer. Some of Jack's tutorials and meetings are reported in Warren's diary at this time. Church attendance is clearly not in view here for either brother, which is exactly what we would expect. I have also corrected the date of the last BBC talk in the first series. It has been reported in some places as September 6, 1941, but it was definitely on Wednesday, September 3, 1941, as consultation with the BBC's Paul McCusker by William O'Flaherty has confirmed.
 

Colin Duriez

August 26, 2014
This update includes a few insights from the biography of Lewis by Colin Duriez, C. S. Lewis: A Biography of Friendship, released in 2013. I have also included the underlining of the names of Jack and Warren in each date where either one or both occur, so the reader can quickly tell if there is something about Jack in that date, or if the entry is just about Warren. Since Warren kept extensive diaries through the years, this chronology has a good deal about him. Given the interest of most peo...
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Warren Lewis

August 13, 2014
This update includes a lot more information about Warren Lewis and very little information about Jack Lewis, apart from the mention of a postcard or two that Warren sent to his brother. The departure from Shanghai and the ensuing travel by ship through the Pacific Ocean by way of San Francisco (even past Alcatraz to Pier 41) and through the Panama Canal are included in this edition, mostly confined to the first few months of 1930. Part of its importance is in placing Warren some distance from...
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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 compre...
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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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This is the latest chronology:

Chronologically Lewis September 4 2014.pdf Chronologically Lewis September 4 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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