Significant September dates in A.A. History
Sept 1930       - Bill wrote 4th (last) promise in family Bible to quit drinking. (RL 79)
Sept 1939       - Group started by Earl T in Chicago. (AABB 266, 274)
Sept 1940       - AA group started in Toledo by Duke P & others. (GSO - AC)
Sept 1941       - Harper's Magazine,
"Laymen and Alcoholics".  (www)
Sept 1946       -
Muncie & Inter-County Group begins meeting at the Muncie Mission.
                       (GSO - AC, A Brief History of AA in Delaware County, Indiana)
Sept 1946       - Bill & Dr. Bob both publicly endorsed National Committee on
                       Education Alcoholism founded by Marty M. (GTBT 29, NG 119, MMM 185)
Sept 1946       - 1st A.A. group in Mexico. (GSO - AC)
Sept 1948       - Bob writes article for Grapevine on AA
"Fundamentals - In Retrospect". (GV)
Sept 1949       - 1st issue of Grapevine published in "pocketbook" size. (GV)
Sept 1965       - Real Magazine,
"The Thirteenth Step". (www)
Sept 1, 1939   - 1st AA group founded in Chicago. (GSO - AC)
Sept 9, 1991   - New York,
"Recovery Fever". (www)
Sept 10, 1955 - New York Times report on
The Indiana Rehabilitation Center of New Castle
                        (GSO - AC)
Sept 11, 2001 - 30 Vesey St, New York. Location of AA's first office is destroyed during
                        the World Trade Center attack. (www)
Sept 12, 1942 - U.S. Assist. Surgeon General Kolb speaks at dinner for Bill and Dr Bob.
                        (www, GSO - AC)
Sept 13, 1937 - Florence R, 1st female in AA in NY. (AACOA 19, AABB 16, BW-RT 237-239,  
                          LR 107)
Sept 13, 1941 - WHJP in Jacksonville, FL airs Spotlight on AA. (GSO - AC)
Sept 17, 1954 -
Bill D. AA #3 dies. (www)
Sept 18, 1947 - Dallas Central Office opens its doors. (www)
Sept 19, 1975 - Jack Alexander, author of original Saturday Evening Post article, dies. (www)
Sept 21, 1938 - Bill W & Hank P form Works Publishing Co. (LR 197, BW-FH 116-119,
                       SM S6, PIO 193-195, AACOA 157, 188, HIW 99-104)
Sept 30, 1939 - Article in Liberty magazine,
"Alcoholics and God" by Morris Markey. (www)
September      - September
Grapevine Articles by Hoosiers.
Source References

Information has been gleaned from the library noted below:
12&12            Twelve Steps and Twelve Traditions, AAWS
AABB              Alcoholics Anonymous, the "Big Book" AAWS
AACOA           AA Comes of Age, AAWS
ABSI               As Bill Sees It, AAWS
AGAA             The Akron Genesis of Alcoholics Anonymous, by Dick B (soft cover)
BW-RT           Bill W by Robert Thomsen (soft cover)
BW-FH           Bill W by Francis Hartigan (hard cover)
BW-40            Bill W My First 40 Years, autobiography (hard cover)
CH                  Children of the Healer, Bob Smith and Sue Smith Windows by Christine Brewer (soft cover)
DBGO            Dr Bob and the Good Old-timers, AAWS
EBBY              Ebby the Man Who Sponsored Bill W by Mel B (soft cover)
GB                 Getting Better Inside Alcoholics Anonymous by Nan Robertson (soft cover)
GTBT             Grateful to Have Been There by Nell Wing (soft cover)
GSC-FR         General Service Conference - Final Report (identified by year), AAWS
GSO               General Service Office - Presentations and Literature, service pieces, AAWS/GSO US/Canada
GSO-AC         General Service Office Archives Collection
Gv                  Grapevine - identified by month and year
HIW                How It Worked by Mitchell K (illustrated PDF file version)
HT                  Harry Tiebout - the Collected Writings, Hazelden Pittman Press (soft cover)
LOH               The Language of the Heart, AA Grapevine Inc
LR                  Lois Remembers, by Lois Wilson
MMM              Mrs Marty Mann, by Sally and David R Brown (hard cover)
MSBW            My Search for Bill W, by Mel B. (soft cover)
NG                  Not God, by Ernest Kurtz (expanded edition, soft cover)
NW                 New Wine, by Mel B (soft cover)
PIO                 Pass It On, AAWS
RAA               The Roots of Alcoholics Anonymous, by Bill Pittman, nee AA the Way It Began (soft cover)
SI                    Sister Ignatia, by Mary C Darrah (soft cover)
SD                  Slaying the Dragon, by William L White (soft cover)
SM                  AA Service Manual and Twelve Concepts for World Service, AAWS
SW                 Silkworth - the Little Doctor Who Loved Drunks, by Dale Mitchell (hard cover)
WPR               Women Pioneers in 12 Step Recovery, by Charlotte Hunter, Billye Jones and Joan Ziegler (soft cover)
www                Internet Sources (e.g. Google, Microsoft Encarta, US National Archives & Records Admin. NARA, etc.)

Page numbers follow the source reference: e.g.:        PIO 111, 113 = Pass It On pages 111 and 113.

    Abbreviations:        
AA           Alcoholics Anonymous         GSB        General Service Board
AAWS     AA World Services Inc.         GSC        General Service Conference
AFG        Al-Anon Family Groups        MRA        Moral Re-Armament
BBS        Big Book Story                       OG        Oxford Group