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Sally and David R. Brown collection on Marty Mann

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Title:Sally and David R. Brown collection on Marty Mann
Date range:1950-1999
Creator:Brown, Sally and Daivd R.
Extent:5 linear feet
Abstract:This collection focuses primarily on Marty Mann, a key figure in early alcoholism treatment and awareness in the United States and one of the first women to successfully complete AA’s recovery program. Most of the collection is made up of the research materials assembled by Reverend Sally Brown and her husband, David, in writing "A Biography of Mrs. Marty Mann: The First Lady of Alcoholics Anonymous." The materials include articles by and about Marty Mann, Sally and David Brown’s research notes, materials from collaborators on Mann’s biography, information regarding Priscilla Peck, Mann’s partner, interview transcripts, information on organizations that deal with alcoholism, photographs, audio tapes and material devoted to other important figures in the alcoholism movement and the early homosexual movement.
Language of materials:English
Repository:Brown University Library, Special Collections
Collection number:Ms. 2009.002