The Area 12 Archives Committee receives and maintains historical information and artifacts pertaining to the Groups, Districts and the Area. Upon request, the Archivist provides a display for events within the Area and at the state convention.
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ABOUT THE G.S.O. ARCHIVES
When the General Service Office Archives formally opened its doors
in November 1975, its goal was to provide an environment dedicated to
exploring A.A.’s history, serving members of the A.A. Fellowship and
the general public. The G.S.O. Archives continues to pursue this goal
and commits itself to serving individuals with an interest in
discovering A.A.’s roots and growth around the world.
General Service Office Archives is located at 475 Riverside Drive,
between 119th and 120th Streets in Manhattan. Visitors are invited to
tour the library and exhibit space, which displays a variety of material
significant to the Fellowship’s history. The Archives are open to the
public from 9am to 4pm, Monday through Friday. Requests to conduct
research at the G.S.O. Archives may be submitted by e-mail or by
All inquiries should be addressed to:General Service Office Archives, P. O. Box 459, New York NY 10163, Phone: (212) 870-3400. For a direct link to the G.S.O.'s Archive Web-site, click on http://aa.org/en_gso_archives.cfm
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