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This site is provided by the National Alcoholics Anonymous Archives Workshop for archivists working within the Traditions and service structure of A.A.

If you think you have a drinking problem and are looking for help, please go to the national A.A. website for information on alcoholism and how to connect to A.A. near you.

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  • 2021 Workshop is CANCELLED
    From the San Antonio host committee: “We regret to inform you that that the 2021 National AA Archives Workshop in San Antonio, Texas has been canceled due to Covid-19. all registrants will be contacted regarding the process for [more…]
  • 2023 Workshop Location Announced
    The NAAAW has selected Area 84 as the winning bid for hosting the Workshop in 2023. The location will be Sudbury, Ontario; thanks to our friends in Area 84 for submitting an excellent bid package. For more information see our Next Workshop [more…]
  • Bidding to Host a Future Workshop
    Bids for the 2023 Workshop are now closed. If you are thinking of submitting a bid to host a future NAAAW Workshop, please send it to us by May 1, two years before the desired date. The chosen bid will then be announced at the Workshop in [more…]

Sharing our experience, strength and hope - presentations and instructional materials from past workshops

Bids & Planning

Thinking of hosting an Archives Workshop in your Area? Find out how to prepare and submit a bid and where to get help.

Next Workshop

Information about upcoming workshops

About Us

A little history about how the NAAAW came to be, our guiding principles, and how we are organized now

Past Workshops

Information helpful for planning a workshop - flyers and agendas, attendance and financial numbers, hotel contracts

Contact Us

Questions? Comments? Ideas? We'd love to hear from you, and here's how!

G.S.O. Archives invite you to tour the Archives exhibit area at the General Service Office in New York City - see the G.S.O. website for more information on times and location.

G.S.O. Archives

The mission of the Alcoholics Anonymous General Service Office Archives is to document permanently the work of Alcoholics Anonymous, to make the history of the organization accessible to A.A. members and other researchers, and to provide a context for understanding A.A.'s progression, principles and traditions.

Our friends at the G.S.O. Archives have provided a some great resources for A.A. Archivists and anyone interested in the history of our Fellowship: