Stevens, Jewell F. | Southern Illinois University Special Collections Research Center
Name: Stevens, Jewell F.
Sources: Born in Logansport, Indiana on November 9, 1890, Jewell F. Stevens married Patricia Pugh in 1911. He would become president of the Jewell F. Stevens Advertising Agency, which he founded in 1922 in Chicago, Illinois. Stevens became a pioneer in religious, school and book advertising. Also a collector of Lincolniana materials, as well as American and British literature, Stevens would donate the later to Southern Illinois University Carbondale in 1959. He died in 1966.