Group History Form
“Whenever a society or
civilization perishes there is always one
condition present; they forgot where they came from.”-Carl Sandberg
Area 59 Group History
Current Group name
1. When was the Group
2. Who were the early
members? Who started this group?
3. Why was the group
started? (Did it begin because of a split from the
Because of some unresolved dispute among members?
was a need for a different type of meeting in your area?....and
4. Where were the first
meetings held? How often did the group meet?
Where does the
group meet now?
5. What kind of meetings
were held? Have there been changes in the type of
6. Have any groups split
off from your group? Details?
7. Has the group changed
its name over the years? If so, why?
8. Has membership
grown/changed over the years? Has the group added
9. Did the group encounter
any special challenges or growing pains? (These
can be anything
from changes in meeting place, meeting format, personal
conflicts too many or too few in attendance, those with problems
10. Are there any amusing
stories or anecdotes about your group’s
subsequent growth? (Sometimes these incidents give the
unique flavor, and set it apart special for us.)
These questions are
guidelines for a Group History. Please compile your
information on a separate sheet of white paper suitable for
permanent archive records. This electronic copy of your group
history is being
sent to the Area Archivist for the Area
Archives. You should make and retain
copies for your Group’s and
Date of submission: