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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.

NAAAW Newsletter


  • Archives flyerPanel Discussion: A.A. Then & A.A. Now
    “How to Preserve Elder Statespersons’ Stories” February 24, 2024 Zoom room opens at Noon CST Lunch at 12:15 pm; bring a dessert to share! Presentations from 1:00 – 3:00 pm Presented by Illinois District 18/19 and [more…]
  • Regional Archivists Zoom Forum
    After the 2021 Pacific Region AA Service Assembly some of the archivists attending decided to continue meeting on a regular basis and share what was going on in our vicinities. Using the PRAASA Archives Roundtables contact list, we emailed [more…]
  • iconTIAA-Forum for Archivists
    Our friends over at the Technology in A.A. Forum ( have added a section to their discussion board that is for A.A. Archivists. If you are not already a member of the TIAA Forum you can join for free at [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: