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Guide to the AIDS Healing Alliance Records
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Series 1. Administration 1986-1989

Physical Description: 8 folders

Series Description

This series documents the structure, organization, and activities of the AHA, including meeting minutes, grant proposals, correspondence, phone logs, and newsletter materials.
Box: Folder 1: 1

Steering Committee Minutes 1986-1987

Box: Folder 1: 2

Grant Proposal 1986

Box: Folder 1: 3

Correspondence 1987-1989

Box: Folder 1: 4

Correspondence, First AIDS Info Packet Requests 1987-1988

Box: Folder 1: 5

Volunteers n.d.

Box: Folder 1: 6

Phone Log n.d.

Box: Folder 1: 7

Newsletter 1986


Series 2. Activities 1986-1988

Physical Description: 10 folders

Series Description

This series consists of materials documenting the main activities of the AHA. Included is the "First AIDS Info Packet," a collection of sources and articles regarding alternative therapies for HIV as well as alternative theories for the causes of AIDS. There are also materials produced for workshops and forums put on by the organization, two versions of the "Long Term Survivor Survey," and materials relating to meetings with San Francisco City Supervisor Larry Britt regarding developing alternative approaches to healing in the AIDS/ARC epidemic.
Box: Folder 1: 8-9

First AIDS Info Packet 1987

Box: Folder 1: 10

Health Practitioners Questionnaires n.d.

Box: Folder 1: 11

Workshops 1987

Box: Folder 1: 12

Workshops 1988

Box: Folder 1: 13

Workshops 1987

Box: Folder 1: 14

Workshops 1988

Box: Folder 1: 15

Survivors Forums 1986-1987

Box: Folder 1: 16

Long Time Survivor Survey, Feedback on First Drafts n.d.

Box: Folder 1: 17

Long Time Survivor Survey, Final 1988

Box: Folder 2: 1

Meetings with Supervisor Harry Britt 1986


Series 3. Alternative Therapies 1984-1989

Physical Description: 9 folders

Series Description

This series consists of materials relating to alternative therapies for treating AIDS. Included in this series are resources for people seeking such treatments and a petition urging the city of San Francisco to support the dissemination of information about alternative therapies being used by long-term survivors of AIDS. The "AIDS Etiology Controversy" folder contains articles expressing skepticism or rejection of the HIV theory of AIDS.
Box: Folder 2: 2

Commercial Offers n.d.

Box: Folder 2: 3

Petition n.d.

Box: Folder 2: 4

Resources 1987

Box: Folder 2: 5

Treatments 1987

Box: Folder 2: 6

Metaphysical 1986

Box: Folder 2: 7

Organizations 1987

Box: Folder 2: 8

AIDS Etiology Controversy 1984-1989


Series 4. Related Organizations 1987-1988

Physical Description: 2 folders

Series Description

This series consists of materials produced by related organizations, correspondence between AHA and these other organizations, and other materials which highlight the networks and circles in which the AHA operated.
Box: Folder 2: 9

Networking with other AIDS Groups 1987-1988

Box: Folder 2: 10

Coalition of AIDS Healing Groups n.d.