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Collection 594 Papers of Joseph D. Blinco

 Collection
Identifier: CN 594

Scope and Contents

Audio tapes of crusade, conference, and radio messages by Joseph D. Blinco. Crusade locations include Australia, England, and the United States. Some of the conference messages were given at Forest Home Christian Conference Center. The radio messages were broadcasted on the Faith For Today radio program.

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Series: Audio Tapes

Arrangement: The archivist arranged the tapes in chronological order within three lists: miscellaneous, Faith for Today radio programs, and Forest Home Family Conference.

Date Range: 1959-1967

Volume: 50 audio tape reels (1.0 Cubic Feet)

Geographic Coverage: Australia, England, United States

Type of Documents: Recording of crusade, conference, and radio messages

Subjects: Communism, conversion, parables of Jesus Christ, salvation, sin.

Notes: Audio tapes of crusade, conference, and radio messages by Joseph D. Blinco. Crusade locations include Australia, England, and the United States. Some of the conference messages were given at Forest Home Christian Conference Center. The radio messages were broadcasted on the Faith For Today radio program.

Dates

  • Created: 1959-1967

Conditions Governing Access

Tape 15 may not be copied without written permission from the appropriate BGEA staff member. Any researcher who wishes to request permission must get the required form from the Archives staff. It is the responsibility of the researcher to fill out the form and send it to the BGEA.

Biographical Information

Full Name: Joseph D. Blinco

Birth: May 6, 1912, Whitehaven, Cumberland, England

Death: June 9, 1968, San Bernardino, California

Family:

Parents: Thomas Arthur and Mary Jane (Dryden) Blinco

Marital Status: Married Ethelwynn B. Crawford

Children: Ethelwynn Mary, Pauline Margaret, Stephen Thomas Crawford

Conversion: In 1928, when he was 16

Ordination: In the Methodist Church of Great Britain, 1944

Education:

Unknown dates:  St. James School, Whitehaven

circa 1933 - Cliff College, England

Career:

1940 - Entered British Methodist ministry

1944-1951 - Staff evangelist at Cliff College

1951-1955 - Pastorates in West England, Manchester, Southampton and London

1955 - Joined Billy Graham Evangelistic Association (BGEA) as an Associate Evangelist

1966 - Resigned as Associate Evangelist

1966-1968 - Director of Forest Home Conference Center in California

Extent

50 Audio Tapes

Language of Materials

English

Accruals and Additions

The materials in this collection were given to the Billy Graham Center Archives by Ethelwynne B. Smith in April 1994.

Accession 94-38

May 2, 2005

Wayne D. Weber

SELECTED LIST OF CRUSADES AND MEETING OF JOSEPH BLINCO

1956, July 1-15 - Muskee Crusade, Muskee, Michigan

1958, Jan. 12-31 - Trinidad Crusade, Trinidad

1959, May 13-26 - Adelaide Crusade, Adelaide, Australia

1960, Jan. 24 - Feb. 3 - Ibadan, Nigeria

1960, Feb. 14-23 - Salisbury Crusade, Salisbury, Southern Rhodesia

1960, Feb. 26- March 1 - Kisumu Crusade, Kisumu, Kenya

1960, Aug. 26-31 - Basel Crusade, Basel, Switzerland

1960, Dec. 4-11 - First Methodist Church, Henyetta, Oklahoma

1961, Jan. 8-15 - Grand Island, Nebraska

1960, Dec. 11-14 - Centenary Methodist Church, Tulsa, Oklahoma

1961, Jan. 21 - Feb. 1 - Fort Lauderdale, Florida

1961, Feb. 22 - March 1 - Stuart, Florida

1961, March 1-4 - Miami, Florida

1961, March 27-31 - Tampa, Florida

1961, April 16-23 - Tyler, Texas

1961, May 20-22 - Cliff College, England

1961, May 23 - June 24 - Manchester, England

1961, June 30 - July 8 - La Cross, Wisconsin

1963, Feb. 28 - March 17 - Philippines Tour, Davao, Iloilo City, Manila, Cebu

1963, March 17-28 - Formosa Tour, Taipei, Kaohsiung, Taichung, Tainan

1963, March 20-22 - Hong Kong Crusade

1963, Nov. 8-15 - First Methodist Church, Orlando, Florida

1964, Jan. 3-10 - Nassau, Bahamas

1964, Jan. 19-26 - Northside Baptist Church, St. Petersburg, Florida

1964, Jan. 29 - Feb. 2 - Houston, Texas

1964, Feb. 2-9 - First Methodist Church, Naples, Florida

1964, Feb. 16-23 - United Gospel Crusade, Belize, British Honduras

1964, March 8-15 - Blinco Crusade, North Chili, New York

1964, March 18 - University of Miami, Miami, Florida

1964, March 24-29 - Bibletown Bible Conference, Boca Raton, Florida

1964, May 31 - June 7 - Chicagoland Northwest Area Crusade, Chicago, Illinois

1964, June 7 - Northwest University rally, Chicago, Illinois

1964, Sept. 25-27 - Men of Methodism, Oxford, Georgia

1964, Oct. 12 - Forest Home Conference, Forest Home, California

1964, Oct. 15-25 - Greater East Bay Crusade for Christ, Oakland, California

1965, Jan. 3-10 - North Gold Coast Crusade for Christ, Jupiter, Florida

1965, Jan. 17-24 - First Covenant Church, Minneapolis, Minnesota

1965, Jan. 26-30 - Layman’s Leadership Institute, Colorado Springs, Colorado

1965, Jan. 31 - Feb. 7 - Trinity Presbyterian United Church, Santa Ana, California

1965, March 21-26 - First Presbyterian Church, Bradenton, Florida

1965, April 23 - May 2 - Bermuda Crusade, Hamilton, Bermuda

1965, May 22-30 - Methodist Church in Ireland, Enniskillen, Northern Ireland

1965, June 27 - July 2 - Forest Home Christian Conference Center, Forest Falls, California

1965, July 25-29 - Cedar Falls Bible Conference, Cedar Falls, Iowa

1965, Sept. 18-25 - Finley Christian Holiday Crusade, Finley, England

1965, Oct. 24-31 - Houghton Wesleyan Methodist Church, Houghton, New York

1965, Nov. 2-14 - Crusade for Christ in Greater Rochester, Rochester, New York

1966, Jan. 16-23 - Grace Chapel, Lexington, Mississippi

1966, Aug. 12-21 - Greater Mesquite Crusade, Mesquite, Texas

1966, Sept. 28 - Oct. 9 - Greater St. Joseph Crusade for Christ, St. Joseph, Missouri
Title
Collection 594 Papers of Joseph D. Blinco
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Roman Script

Repository Details

Part of the Billy Graham Center Archives Repository

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