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THE LORD OF THE RINGS

ADDITIONAL MANUSCRIPTS PRESENTED BY CHRISTOPHER TOLKIEN
Fourth Installment (MSS-4)
Acquired August 13, 1997


Note: Documents are arranged in the order in which they were received.
Note: 1/2 denotes 1 sheet / 2 pages; a sheet is the physical item itself; a page is a side of a sheet bearing written, printed, or illustrative material.


MSS Box Folder Folder Contents
4 1 1 Prologue - Text P3
Typescript with Corrections
6/8
4 1 2 Prologue - Text P4
Typescript
8/11
4 1 3 Prologue - Text P5
Holograph
6/12
4 1 4 Prologue - Text P6
Holograph
13/24
4 1 5 Prologue - Loose Page and T4(i) and T4(ii)
Holograph
3/5
4 1 6 Foreword to First Edition
Holograph
1/2

JRR Tolkien Collection
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4 1 7 Appendix C - Family Trees
Holograph
13/21
4 1 8 Appendix A I - Text A
Holograph
5/5
4 1 9 Appendix A I - Text B
Holograph
8/15
4 1 10 Appendix A I - Text C
Holograph
10/20
4 1 11 Appendix A I - Text I
Typescript with Corrections
2/2
4 1 12 Appendix A I - Text II
Typescript with Corrections
3/3

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4 1 13 Appendix A I - Text III
Typescript
6/6
4 1 14 Appendix A I - Text IV
Holograph / Typescript
11/13
4 1 15 Appendix A I - Text A of Aragorn and Arwen
Holograph
6/11
4 1 16 Appendix A I - Text B of Aragorn and Arwen
Typescript with Corrections
14/19
4 1 17 Appendix A I - Earliest Writing of Words of Aragorn and Arwen
Holograph
2/3
4 1 18 Appendix A I - Text C of Aragorn and Arwen
Typescript
9/10

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4 1 19 Appendix A I - Aragorn and Arwen Text
Holograph / Typescript
5/10
4 1 20 Appendix A I - Annals of the Kings and Rulers
Typescript with Corrections
5/5
4 1 21 Appendix A II - The House of Eorl
Holograph
5/9
4 1 22 Appendix A III - Earliest Text - Durin's Folk
Holograph
2/4
4 1 23 Appendix A III - Second Text - Of Durin's Race
Holograph
3/5
4 1 24 Appendix A III - Draft Typescript
Holograph / Typescript with Corrections
17/28

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4 1 25 Appendix A III - Additional mss.
Holograph / Typescript with Corrections
9/14
4 1 26 Appendix B - Text T(a)
Holograph
4/8
4 1 27 Appendix B - Text T3
Holograph
10/19
4 1 28 Appendix B - Text T4
Holograph
16/30
4 1 29 Appendix B - Text T5
Typescript with Corrections
33/34
4 1 30 Appendix B - Carbon of Text T5
Typescript with Corrections
33/34

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4 1 31 Appendix B - Typescript - Tale of Years
Typescript
13/13
4 1 32 Appendix B - Typescript (later) - Tale of Years
Typescript with Corrections
5/5
4 1 33 Appendix B - Mss. for End of Appendix
Holograph
13/26
4 1 34 Appendix D - Text D1
Holograph
5/10
4 1 35 Appendix D - Table D2
Holograph
5/10
4 1 36 Appendix D - Calendar Tables
Holograph
25/34

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4 2 1 Appendix F (I) - Text F*
Typescript with Corrections
3/5
4 2 2 Appendix F (II) - Text F1
Holograph
13/25
4 2 3 Appendix F (III) - Text F2
Holograph
19/38
4 2 4 Appendix F (IV) - Text F3
Typescript with Corrections
11/12
4 2 5 Appendix F (V)
Typescript
3/3
4 2 6 Appendix F (VI) - Text F4
Typescript with Corrections
6/6

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4 2 7 Appendix F (VII) - Carbon of F4
Typescript with Corrections
6/6
4 2 8 Appendix F (VIII)
Typescript with Corrections
6/7
4 2 9 Appendix F (IX)
Typescript
3/3
4 2 10 Appendix F (X)
Typescript with Corrections
14/15
4 2 11 Appendix F (XII)
Holograph
2/4
4 2 12 Appendix F TI (A), "On Translation"
Typescript with Corrections
5/5

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4 2 13 Appendix F TII (B)
Typescript with Corrections
12/12
4 2 14 Appendix F TIII - Carbon of TII
Typescript
3/3
4 2 15 Appendix F - Additional Papers
Holograph
27/48
4 2 16 Early Contents Material
Holograph
5/8
4 2 17 Time Schemes
Holograph
17/22
4 2 18 Synoptic Time-Scheme and related mss.
Holograph
10/19

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4 2 19 Distances and Moons
Holograph
19/31
4 2 20 Mss. Concerning Distances
Holograph
2/4
4 2 21 Appendix E - Two Early Drafts
Holograph
9/15
4 2 22 Second Version of Epilogue - Original Draft
Holograph
3/6
4 2 23 Second Version of Epilogue - Second Draft
Holograph
3/5
4 2 24 Second Version of Epilogue - Typescript
Typescript
6/6

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4 2 25 The King's Letter - Text III
Holograph
2/2
4 2 26 The Quest of Erebor - Text A
Holograph
10/18
4 2 27 The Quest of Erebor - Text B
Typescript with Corrections
10/10
4 2 28 The Quest of Erebor - Carbon of Text B
Typescript
10/10
4 2 29 The Quest of Erebor - Incomplete Text
Typescript
4/4
4 2 30 The Quest of Erebor - Text C
Holograph
4/8
4 2 31 The Hunt for the Ring - Version A
Holograph
4/7

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4 2 32 The Hunt for the Ring - Version B
Typescript with Corrections
8/9
4 2 33 The Hunt for the Ring - Version C
Holograph
4/8
4 2 34 The Hunt for the Ring - Version D
Holograph
3/6
4 2 35 The Hunt for the Ring - Revised Story
Holograph
3/4
4 2 36 The Hunt for the Ring - Time Scheme: Black Riders
Holograph
10/18
4 2 37 The Hunt for the Ring - Concerning Gandolf, Saruman and the Shire
Holograph
15/25
4 2 38 Isolated LOTR Pages, A-H
Holograph / Typescript with Corrections
7/11
4 2 39 Letter from J.R.R. Tolkien to his aunt, Jane Neave, dated November 15, 1961.  User photocopy is  Series 7, Box 1, Folder 10.  December, 2003, Tolkien Archives Fund purchase
4 2 40 Letter from J.R.R. Tolkien to Mrs. Nancy Smith (indexer of The Lord of the Rings), dated December 25, 1963.     User photocopy and transcript in Series 7 - Box 1, Folder 10.  May, 2002,Tolkien Archives Fund purchase.
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