The General Service Office Archives is dedicated to exploring A.A. history. Since formally opening in 1975, it has served both members of the A.A. Fellowship and the general public. The GSO Archives helps individuals with an interest in discovering A.A.’s roots and its growth around the world.
Individuals and interested professionals can visit the GSO Archives in New York City. We also offer online exhibits and a timeline of A.A. history here on our website.
At the Archives, you can explore items including:
- published materials such as books, newsletters, reports and more
- unpublished materials such as correspondence, meeting minutes, manuscripts and more
- images marking our long history
- sound and video recordings of our founders and others
Online Archives Exhibits
We have online historical exhibits for you to explore.
They emphasize some of the events, individuals and works that shaped our beginnings. We hope this material will inspire interest and spread further understanding of A.A.