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History of Alcoholics Anonymous

Historical writings, documents, letters, events, people, places and references through-out the history of AA has neither been approved or endorsed by and is not affiliated with Alcoholics Anonymous World Services, Inc. or any service entity of A.A.W.S., Inc. The Circle/Triangle logo is no longer in use by A.A.W.S., Inc.

More talks given by Bill W., including those given at General Service Conferences throughout the years.

Basic Concepts Of Alcoholics Anonymous. - N.Y. State Journal Of Medicine, Vol. 44, Aug.,1944

Alcoholics Anonymous in a Postwar Emergency - Quarterly Journal of Studies on Alcohol, Vol. 6, No. 2, Sept. 1945

To The Trustees Of The Alcoholic Foundation -The Alcoholic Foundation of Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow, April 8, 1947

The Society Of Alcoholics Anonymous - American Journal of Psychiatry, Vol. 106, 1949

N.Y. State Journal Of Medicine - Vol. 50, July, 1950

We Come of Age - Cleveland, Ohio, July 28-30, 1950

Your 3rd Legacy - Dr. Bob and Bill W., Oct. 1950

History of A.A. Services - Summary of Bill’s talk at the opening session of the GSC -1951

The Need for G.S.O. -Chicago, Ill., February, 1951

General Service Conference – 1952 - "Remembering A.A.'s Early Friends"

General Service Conference – 1953 - "The Milestones Ahead"

General Service Conference – 1953 - "It’s A Question of Lives That May Be Lost If A.A. Does Not Survive."

General Service Conference – 1954 - "The Great Debate and the Future of A.A."

General Service Conference – 1956 - "Petition, Appeal, Participation and Decision"

National Committee on Alcoholism - Annual Meeting, Hotel Statler, New York City, N.Y. March 30, 1956

General Service Conference – 1957 - "The Need for Authority Equal to Responsibility"

A Suggested Plan for the Reorganization of The AA General Service Board. - December 1957

General Service Conference – 1958 - "Constructive Use of Trouble – Personal and As A Movement"

Alcoholics Anonymous in its 3rd Decade - Presented to the New York City Medical Society on Alcoholism, April 28, 1958

General Service Conference – 1959 - Trust of "Servant" Necessary

General Service Conference – 1959 - "A Question of Prudence"

General Service Conference – 1960 - "On Communication"

Proposal by Bill W.ForTwelve Concepts For World Service - 10th General Service Conference – 1960

National Clergy Conference on Alcoholism - The "Blue Book" Vol.12, 179-210, 1960

Memorendum re:New Delegates - January 1961

General Service Conference – 1961 - "Bill Calls On A.A. To "Look Out Upon Its Destiny" As A Society"

General Service Conference – 1963 - "Responsibility of Leadership"

General Service Conference – 1964 - "Individual Has Responsibilities, Bill Notes"

Closing Comments - GSC 1964

General Service Conference – 1965 - "What Happened to Those Who Left?

General Service Conference – 1965 - "Our Great Responsibility, The Guidance of A.A.’s World Affairs"

Transcript of talk given by Bill W. - Guest House, Lake Orion, Michigan., 1968

More Talks -by Bill W., of various talks throughout the History of Alcoholics Anonymous.

More talks -articles by Bill W. published in the Grapevine throughout the years.

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