Home Page

Search "164 and More"
 
The Book "164 and More"
 
About Recovery Press

From the books  ...  Alcoholics Anonymous (Big Book) and Twelve Steps and Twelve Traditions (12 & 12)


Click a book cover icon    to view the Big Book or 12&12 chapter, or Grapevine text


1.
View THE DOCTOR'S OPINION   ... York.  BB The Doctor's Opinion, p.xxxi  
When I need a mental uplift, I often think of another case brought in by a physician prominent in New York.


2.
View APPENDIX I, The A.A. Tradition   ... York.  BB Appendix I, The A.A. Tradition, p.565  
They are the custodians of our A.A. Tradition and the receivers of voluntary A.A. contributions by which we maintain our A.A. General Service Office at New York.


3.
View TRADITION TWO essay   ... York.  12&12 Tradition Two, p.136  
"One day I was doing a Twelfth Step job at a hospital in New York.


4.
View TRADITION SEVEN essay   ... York.  12&12 Tradition Seven, p.162  
He explains that when Jack Alexander's Saturday Evening Post piece broke in 1941, thousands of frantic letters from distraught alcoholics and their families hit the Foundation(*) letterbox in New York.


5.
View TRADITIONS LONG FORM   ... York.  12&12 Tradition Nine (Long), p.191  
They are the custodians of our A.A. Tradition and the receivers of voluntary A.A. contributions by which we maintain our A.A. General Service Office at New York.


6.
View TRADITION SIX essay   ... York's A.A. headquarters, asking, "Is there anything ...  12&12 Tradition Six, p.158  
Straightway he appeared at New York's A.A. headquarters, asking, "Is there anything in our tradition that suggests I shouldn't take a job like this one?


7.
View MORE ABOUT ALCOHOLISM chapter   ... York, and of finding a friendly taxicab ...  BB More About Alcoholism, p.41  
I have a shadowy recollection of being in an airplane bound for New York, and of finding a friendly taxicab driver at the landing field instead of my wife.


8.
View FOREWORD   ... York, and the third at Cleveland.  12&12 Foreword, p.16  
After three years of trial and error in selecting the most workable tenets upon which the Society could be based, and after a large amount of failure in getting alcoholics to recover, three successful groups emerged -- the first at Akron, the second at New York, and the third at Cleveland.


9.
View FOREWORD   ... York broker.  12&12 Foreword, p.16  
Alcoholics Anonymous began in 1935 at Akron, Ohio, as the outcome of a meeting between a well-known surgeon and a New York broker.


10.
View DOCTOR BOB'S NIGHTMARE story   ... York by express were looked upon with ...  BB Doctor Bob's Nightmare, p.171  
Men who had liquor shipped in from Boston or New York by express were looked upon with great distrust and disfavor by most of the good townspeople.


11.
View BILL'S STORY chapter   ... York in that condition.  BB Bill's Story, p.9  
It was years since I could remember his coming to New York in that condition.


12.
View FOREWORD TO SECOND EDITION   ... York in the fall of 1935, the ...  BB Foreword to Second Edition, p.xvii  
When the broker returned to New York in the fall of 1935, the first A.A. group had actually been formed, though no one realized it at the time.


13.
View A VISION FOR YOU chapter   ... York, NY 10163.  BB A Vision For You (Note), p.164  
(*) Alcoholics Anonymous will be glad to hear from you. Address P.O. Box 459, Grand Central Station, New York, NY 10163.


14.
View APPENDIX III, The Medical View on A.A.   ... York, NY 10163, under the title "Three ...  BB Appendix III, The Medical View on A.A., p.570  
(This address is now available in pamphlet form at nominal cost through most A.A. groups or from Box 459, Grand Central Station, New York, NY 10163, under the title "Three Talks to Medical Societies by Bill W." -- formerly called "Bill on Alcoholism" and earlier "Alcoholism the Illness.")


15.
View FOREWORD   ... York, NY 10163. U.S.A.)  12&12 Foreword, p.18  
(A.A.'s General Service Office may be reached by writing: Alcoholics Anonymous, P.O. Box 459, Grand Central Station, New York, NY 10163. U.S.A.)


16.
View APPENDIX VI, How to Get in Touch With A.A.   ... York, NY 10163, USA, will receive a ...  BB Appendix VI, How to Get in Touch With A.A., p.573  
If you cannot find A.A. in your locality, visit our Web site: www.aa.org; or a letter addressed to Alcoholics Anonymous, Box 459, Grand Central Station, New York, NY 10163, USA, will receive a prompt reply from this world center, referring you to the nearest A.A. group.


17.
View FOREWORD TO SECOND EDITION   ... York office which meanwhile had been established.  BB Foreword to Second Edition, p.xviii  
This brought a rush of 800 frantic inquiries into the little New York office which meanwhile had been established.


18.
View TRADITION SEVEN essay   ... York's old 24th Street Clubhouse.  12&12 Tradition Seven, p.163  
"The meeting that night was at New York's old 24th Street Clubhouse.


19.
View FOREWORD TO SECOND EDITION   ... York specialist in alcoholism who is now ...  BB Foreword to Second Edition, p.xvi  
He had also been greatly helped by the late Dr. William D. Silkworth, a New York specialist in alcoholism who is now accounted no less than a medical saint by A.A. members, and whose story of the early days of our Society appears in the next pages.


20.
View BILL'S STORY chapter   ... York stock exchange.  BB Bill's Story, p.4  
Abruptly in October 1929 hell broke loose on the New York stock exchange.


21.
View FOREWORD TO SECOND EDITION   ... York stockbroker and an Akron physician.  BB Foreword to Second Edition, p.xv  
The spark that was to flare into the first A.A. group was struck at Akron, Ohio, in June 1935, during a talk between a New York stockbroker and an Akron physician.


22.
View FOREWORD TO SECOND EDITION   ... York, to be followed in 1937 with ...  BB Foreword to Second Edition, p.xvii  
A second small group promptly took shape at New York, to be followed in 1937 with the start of a third at Cleveland.


23.
View APPENDIX VI, How to Get in Touch With A.A.   ... York, USA, Alcoholics Anonymous maintains its international ...  BB Appendix VI, How to Get in Touch With A.A., p.573  
At New York, USA, Alcoholics Anonymous maintains its international service center.


24.
View TRADITION FOUR essay   ... York, wanting to know about this sort ...  12&12 Tradition Four, p.148  
They wrote the Foundation(*), A.A.'s headquarters in New York, wanting to know about this sort of streamlining.


25.
View APPENDIX III, The Medical View on A.A.   ... York where a paper on A.A. was ...  BB Appendix III, The Medical View on A.A., p.569  
Following are excerpts from the comments of doctors present at the annual meeting(*) of the Medical Society of the State of New York where a paper on A.A. was read:


26.
View FOREWORD TO SECOND EDITION   ... York who were trying to form groups ...  BB Foreword to Second Edition, p.xvii  
Besides these, there were scattered alcoholics who had picked up the basic ideas in Akron or New York who were trying to form groups in other cities.


27.
View TRADITION NINE essay   ... York would be an exception.  12&12 Tradition Nine, p.173  
You might think A.A.'s headquarters in New York would be an exception.


The 164 and More™ Book, eBook, and Web Site are all CONCORDANCES which display passages from the Big Book Alcoholics Anonymous, the Twelve Steps and Twelve Traditions, and the A.A. Grapevine (A.A. Preamble only).  Sorting and rendering passages in the proprietary format of the 164 and More concordance does not in any way imply affiliation with or endorsement by either Alcoholics Anonymous World Services Inc., or the A.A. Grapevine, Inc.  Further A.A.W.S. Inc. and the A.A. Grapevine Inc. have no objection to the use of this material in the 164 and More concordance.

Top of Screen  Top