Collection 2017-31 - Records of local Alcoholics Anonymous area, districts and groups

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CA ON00156 2017-31

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Records of local Alcoholics Anonymous area, districts and groups

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  • 1974-2015 (Creation)

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1m of textual records
3 tablecloths

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Name of creator

(1935-)

Administrative history

Alcoholics Anonymous is an international mutual aid fellowship whose stated purpose is to enable its members to "stay sober and help other alcoholics achieve sobriety." It was founded in 1935 by Bill Wilson and Bob Smith in Akron, Ohio
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alcoholics_Anonymous

Archival history

Collected by various Alcoholics Anonymous members.

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Donated in March, June, July and October 2017.

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Records including:
Photocopied minutes of Deseronto Skyway group, 1970-1972
Press clippings of stories relating to alcoholism, 1972-1998
Eastern Area Assembly minutes, 1974-1980
Quinte Area General Service Meeting minutes and general information, 1974-1981
New Hope Group (Pine Street, Belleville) minutes, accounts and member lists, 1975-1980
Quinte East District General Service Meeting minutes, 1977-1988, 1990
Tri-County Roundup programs, 1978-2001
Cannifton Group minutes, 1984-2001
Notes regarding District 34 project regarding back issues of 'Grapevine' magazine, 1988
Notes on local AA groups' histories, 1983-2013
File relating to Quinte District East events, 1992
Tablecloth from Moira Group, established 1977
Tablecloth banner made for Cloyne AA group, 1993
Notes on the histories of local AA groups, 2002-2013
Minutes, budgets and reports from Quinte East District 34, 2005-2011
Digital recordings of 'AA Oldtimers' meetings, 2009-2016
Quinte East District operating procedures, 2014
Quinte East District 34 agendas and minutes, 2015
Book: 'Alcoholic Anonymous' published 1955
Publication: 'Twelve Concepts for World Service' by Bill W. 1962
Publication: '30th Anniversary Year and International Convention, Toronto, Ontario, Canada July 2-4, 1965'
Publication: 'Fifty Years with Gratitude: a Family Album and Souvenir of the International A.A. Convention, Montreal, Quebec, Canada July 4-7, 1985'
File of AA District 34 and 36 Annual Conference programs, 1981-2013
File of AA District 34 Gratitude Day programs, 2001-2013
'Alcoholics Anonymous' printed book, 1955
Districts 34 and 36 annual conference flyers and minutes, 1989-2016
Group 41 (Cloyne) minutes, annual Gratitude Night materials and tablecloth, 1995-2010
Mohawk Unity group tablecloth, 1979
History of the Happy Destiny group, Belleville (formed 1998), by Marvin Yantha, 2018

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