A.A. History - General

The Next Frontier : Emotional Sobriety

The Next Frontier : Emotional Sobriety by Bill Wilson Copyright © AA Grapevine, Inc, January 1958   I think that many oldsters who have put our...

Bill W.’s Letter To Dr. Carl Gustav Jung

Bill W.’s letter to Dr. Carl Gustav Jung Swiss psychologist & psychiatrist -Jan 23, 1961   My dear Dr. Jung:       This letter of great appreciation...

A Letter From Bill W. On Depression

A Letter From Bill W. on Depression The following excerpts from a letter of Bill W.’s was quoted in the memoirs of Tom P., and...

In AA’s First Five Years

In AA’s First Five Years Lois W., wife of AA’s co-founder, Bill W., recalls the time in AA when there were few members and no...

Dr. Carl Jung’s Letter To Bill W., Jan 30, 1961

Dr. Carl Jung’s Letter To Bill W., Jan 30, 1961 In reply to Bill W.’s letter dated -Jan 23, 1961 July 26, 1875 to June 6, 1961...

Sybil C.

Sybil C. The First Woman in A.A. West of the Mississippi by Nancy O. Sybil C. Sybil C. was the first woman to enter A.A....

Dr. Paul O. – Laguna Niguel, California, “Doctor, Alcoholic, Addict” – Third Big Book Edition.

Biography: “Doctor, Alcoholic, Addict” Paul O., MD, Laguna Niguel, California. (p. 439 in 3rd edition, p 407 in the 4th editiion. In the 3rd edition...

Dr. Harry Tiebout Papers

Dr. Harry Tiebout Papers Reprinted from: 1953 QUARTERLY JOURNAL OF STUDIES ON ALCOHOL Silkworth.net has neither been approved or endorsed by and is not affiliated...

The Man On The Bed “Stain Glass Window”

The Man On The Bed “Stain Glass Window” New at the Akron Intergroup Office     Some people involved with Akron Intergroup and the Akron A.A. Archives...

Congressman Seiberling’s remarks About Bill Wilson’s Visit To The Seiberling Estate

Congressman Seiberling’s remarks about Bill Wilson’s Visit to the Seiberling Estate Cong. John Sieberling wrote: In the spring of 1971, the newspapers reported the passing...

The Impact Of Alcoholism

THE IMPACT OF ALCOHOLISM HEARINGS BEFORE THE SPECIAL SUBCOMMITTEE ON ALCOHOLISM AND NARCOTICS OF THE COMMITTEE ON LABOR AND PUBLIC WELFARE UNITED STATES SENATE NINETY-FIRST...

The Wilson – Burwell Letters

                  For quite a few years, Bill Wilson, one of the co-founders of Alcoholics Anonymous, and Jim Burwell, author...

Flowchart Of Events

Flowchart of Events of Interest to Members Of The Fellowship of Alcoholics Anonymous By Miles M. William Griffith Wilson born Nov. 26, 1895, in a...

The Story Of Irma Livoni

The Story Of Irma Livoni As related by Matt M., a sponsee of Sybil C. (I heard a shorter version from Sybil about December 1976) Here...

1940 AA Preamble

1940 AA Preamble AA Old Preamble – 1940 We are gathered here because we are faced with the fact that we are powerless over alcohol...

Chuck C.’s Testimony

Chuck C.’s Testimony Before a U.S. Senate Subcommittee Chuck C., a well-known early AA member in California, testified before the Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Subcommittee...

103 “MUSTS” In Book Titled, “Alcoholics Anonymous”

103 “MUSTS” In Book Titled, “Alcoholics Anonymous” Compiled by Dave F. If you go to enough meetings, you’ll hear it said that in AA, “there...

A Talk By Bob E., A.A. #11

A Talk By Bob E., A.A. #11 Shortly, before his death, Bob E. shared with some members of the Upstate Group of All Addicts Anonymous, the...

Matthew J. R., My Hero

Matthew J. R., My Hero      Matt R. is one of my heroes, one who, following his recovery from alcoholism, made a significant contribution to the...

Ruth Hocks Recollections

In Bill W.’s handwriting across top of the page, he writes: Ruth Hocks Recollections [The following is typewritten, transcribed from an original document] November 10, 1955 Dear...

Ruth Hocks Recollections

A copy of Ruth’s typewritten letter to Bill W. in .pdf format.

“For Drunks Only – One Man’s Reactions To Alcoholics Anonymous”

The following is from: “For Drunks Only – One Man’s Reactions To Alcoholics Anonymous” By Richmond W. – author of Twenty-four Hours a Day For...

The Story Behind The Books Signed By Chuck C. And Clancy I

The Story Behind The Books Signed By Chuck C. And Clancy I.* by Ken R.        A.A. felt like home from my very...

A Summary: Ask It Bask It – General Service Conference Of Alcoholics Anonymous – 1979-1985

A Summary: Ask It Bask It – General Service Conference of Alcoholics Anonymous – 1979-1985

The History Of Alcoholics Anonymous

The History Of Alcoholics Anonymous Historical writings, documents, letters, events, people, places, and references through-out the history of A.A. Silkworth.net has neither been approved or...