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THE LORD OF THE RINGS

ADDITIONAL MANUSCRIPTS PRESENTED BY CHRISTOPHER TOLKIEN
First Installment (MSS-1)
Acquired July 23, 1987


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
1 1 1 Leaf of Original Draft of The Hobbit, including Thror's Map
Holograph
1/2
1 1 2 LEP I, "A Long-expected Party"
Holograph
5/9
1 1 3 LEP II
Holograph
4/8
1 1 4 LEP III
Holograph
8/15
1 1 5 LEP III (a)
Typescript with Corrections
3/3
1 1 6 LEP IV
Typescript with Corrections
12/12

JRR Tolkien Collection
MSS-1
Box 1

MSS Box Folder Folder Contents
1 1 7 Plot-Notes A
Holograph
1/2
1 1 8 TC I, "Three is Company"
Holograph
12/23
1 1 9 TC I (a)
Holograph
2/3
1 1 10 TC II
Typescript with Corrections / Holograph
21/22
1 1 11 TC II (Rejected Typescript)
Typescript with Corrections
5/6
1 1 12 AH I, "Ancient History"
Holograph
6/12

JRR Tolkien Collection
MSS-1
Box 1

MSS Box Folder Folder Contents
1 1 13 SCM I, "A Short Cut to Mushrooms"
Holograph
9/18
1 1 14 SCM II
Typescript with Corrections / Holograph
16/18
1 1 15 OF I, "The Old Forest"
Holograph
2/4
1 1 16 OF II
Holograph
10/20
1 1 17 HTB I, "In the House of Tom Bombadil"
Holograph
5/10 and additional photocopy
1 1 18 HTB II
Holograph
5/8

JRR Tolkien Collection
MSS-1
Box 1

MSS Box Folder Folder Contents
1 1 19 HTB III
Holograph
9/17 and additional photocopy
1 1 20 FBD I, "Fog on the Barrow-downs"
Holograph
14/27
1 1 21 SPP I, "At the Sign of the Prancing Pony"
Holograph
12/23
1 1 22 S I, "Strider"
Holograph
15/28
1 1 23 KD I, "A Knife in the Dark"
Holograph
10/20 and additional photocopy
1 1 24 FF I, "Flight to the Ford"
Holograph
8/16 and additional photocopy
1 1 25 MM I (a-d), "Many Meetings"
Holograph
13/25

JRR Tolkien Collection
MSS-1
Box 2

MSS Box Folder Folder Contents
1 2 1 Plot-Notes B
Holograph
2/4
1 2 2 Plot-Notes C
Holograph
2/4
1 2 3 LEP V, "A Long-expected Party"
Holograph
20/37
1 2 4 LEP V (i)
Holograph
2/4
1 2 5 AH II, "Ancient History"
Holograph
17/33
1 2 6 TC III, "Three is Company"
Holograph
13/26

JRR Tolkien Collection
MSS-1
Box 2

MSS Box Folder Folder Contents
1 2 7 SCM III (a), "A Short Cut to Mushrooms"
Holograph
7/14
1 2 8 SCM III (b)
Holograph
18/36
1 2 9 CU I, "A Conspiracy Unmasked"
Holograph
8/16 and additional photocopy
1 2 10 OF III, "The Old Forest"
Holograph
2/4 and additional photocopy
1 2 11 LEP V (ii)
Holograph
2/4
1 2 12 LEP V (a)
Holograph
20/36

JRR Tolkien Collection
MSS-1
Box 2

MSS Box Folder Folder Contents
1 2 13 LEP V (a) - Parallel Opening, "A Long-Expected Party"
Holograph
2/4
1 2 14 AH III and AH III (a), "Ancient History"
Holograph
20/40
1 2 15 TC IV and TC IV (a), "Three is Company"
Holograph
5/10
1 2 16 CU II, "A Conspiracy Unmasked"
Holograph
1/2
1 2 17 SPP II (a), "At the Sign of the Prancing Pony"
Holograph
8/15
1 2 18 SPP II (b)
Holograph
9/18

JRR Tolkien Collection
MSS-1
Box 2

MSS Box Folder Folder Contents
1 2 19 SPP II (c)
Holograph
31/55
1 2 20 WW (a), "Wild Ways to Weathertop"
Holograph
4/8
1 2 21 WW
Holograph
4/8
1 2 22 KD II, "A Knife in the Dark"
Holograph
2/4
1 2 23 Plot-Notes D
Holograph
9/18
1 2 24 MM II (a), "Many Meetings"
Holograph
2/4

JRR Tolkien Collection
MSS-1
Box 2

MSS Box Folder Folder Contents
1 2 25 MM II (b), "Many Meetings"
Holograph
4/8 and additional photocopy
1 2 26 CE I (a), "Council of Elrond"
Holograph
1/2
1 2 27 CE I (b)
Holograph
8/16
1 2 28 RGS I, "The Ring Goes South"
Holograph
12/24
1 2 29 MOR I (a), "The Mines of Moria"
Holograph
2/4
1 2 30 MOR I (b)
Holograph
12/24

JRR Tolkien Collection
MSS-1
Box 2

MSS Box Folder Folder Contents
1 2 31 Plot-outlines and time-schemes, (Post-3rd phase revisions, 1 of 9)
Holograph
8/15
1 2 32 First revision of end of Chapter V, (Post-3rd phase revisions, 2 of 9)
Holograph
1/2
1 2 33 Drafts of Crickhollow, (Post-3rd phase revisions, 3 of 9)
Holograph
2/4
1 2 34 Story of Hamilcar Bolger, (Post-3rd phase revisions, 4 of 9)
Holograph
3/3
1 2 35 Frodo's 'Dream of the Tower,' (Post-3rd phase revisions, 5 of 9)
Holograph
3/6
1 2 36 Draft of new ending of Chapter 8, "Fog on the Barrow-Downs,"
(Post-3rd phase revisions, 6 of 9)
Holograph
1/2

JRR Tolkien Collection
MSS-1
Box 2

MSS Box Folder Folder Contents
1 2 37 Drafts of revision of story (MU 3/1/20), "Strider,"
(Post-3rd phase revisions, 7 of 9)
Holograph
11/22
1 2 38 Draft material used in MU 3/1/23 (24), "A Knife in the Dark,"
(Post-3rd phase revisions, 8 of 9)
Holograph
13/25
1 2 39 Draft material used in MU 3/1/24, "Flight to the Ford,"
(Post-3rd phase revisions, 9 of 9)
Holograph
7/12
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