Early Alcoholics Anonymous Resource Contacts 


Mel B., Toledo, Ohio
Bill B., Wyoming, Delaware
Dick B., Kihei, Hawaii
Steve F., Altamonte Springs, Florida
Ray G., Newton Falls, Ohio
Mitch K., Washingtonville, New York
Karen P., Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Bill P., Minnesota
Veronica R., Woodland, California

Writers and Some Key Titles

Alcoholics Anonymous Comes of Age A.A. Conference Approved


Mel B. New Wine; My Search for Bill W.; Ebby; Three Recovery Classics-James Allen, Henry Drummond, St. Francis Prayer; Walk in Dry Places, and others


Dick B. The Good Book and The Big Book, The Oxford Group and Alcoholics Anonymous, New Light on Alcoholism, Anne Smith's Journal, Dr. Bob and His Library, Why Early A.A. Succeeded, Good Morning, The James Club, The Akron Genesis of A.A., Turning Point, Twelve Steps for You, and others


Charles Bufe Alcoholics Anonymous: Cult or Cure?, and others

Cheever, Susan, Bill W.

Glenn Chesnut The Higher Power

Mary Darrah Sister Ignatia, Angel of Alcoholics Anonymous

DR. BOB and the Good Oldtimers A.A. Conference Approved

Robert Fitzgerald, S. J. The Soul of Sponsorship

Steve F., Dale R., Jack R. Our Faith Community Legacy (Clarence Snyder)


Francis Hartigan Bill W.

Ketchum, Katherine et. al. - Beyond The Influence

Mitch K. How It Worked (Clarence Snyder and Cleveland)

Charlotte Hunter, et. al., Women Pioneers in Twelve Step Recovery

Richard K. So You Think Drunks Can t Be Cured?, The First Forty,
Separating Fact From Fiction

Ernest Kurtz Not-God, The Collected Ernie Kurtz, The Spirituality of
Imperfection (with Kartherine Ketchum)

Garth Lean Frank Buchman: A Life

Pass It On A.A. Conference Approved

Wally Paton Back to Basics, But for the Grace of God, How to Listen to God

Bill Pittman AA The Way It Began, Courage to Change (with Dick B.),


Nan Robertson Getting Well Inside Alcoholics Anonymous

Ken Ragge The Real AA

Matthew J. Raphael Bill W. and Mr. Wilson

Samuel Moor Shoemaker, Jr. See the extensive and complete bibliography of Shoemaker's titles, articles, pamphlets, sermons, and papers in Dick B., Making Known the Biblical History of A.A.; New Light on Alcoholism

Bob Smith and Sue Smith Windows Children of the Healer

The Language of the Heart A.A. Conference Approved

Robert Thomsen Bill W.

Tom White Bill W.

William White Slaying the Dragon

Bill W. Bill W. -- My First 40 Years (autobiography)

Lois Wilson Lois Remembers

Nell Wing Grateful to Have Been There

Major Historical Collections

Ray G., archivist at Dr. Bob s Home traveling to conferences with his collection with summer sites in Ohio and winter sites in Florida

Dr. Bob s Home, Akron

The Griffith House Library, Wilson House, East Dorset, Vermont

Dick B., Dr. Bob s Library Collection, Kihei, Hawaii

St. Paul s Episcopal Church, Akron (Dr. Bob s church)

Stepping Stones, Bedford Hills, New York (Home of Bill and Lois Wilson)

Hazelden-Pittman Archives, Center City, Minnesota

Akron Intergroup Archives

Brown University Chester Kirk Collection

Val and Veronica R. Woodland, California

History Websites

(Dick B., List of A.A. History Sites;




ęDick B.

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