Guide to the J. Walter Thompson Company. Jack Stevens papers, 1971-1990
Founded in 1864, the J. Walter Thompson Company (JWT) is one of the oldest and largest enduring advertising agencies in the United States. Jack Stevens was Chairman and CEO of Deltakos, a JWT subsidiary focused on the science and medical industries. Deltakos, later known as the JWT Healthcare Group, was absorbed in a merger with Ferguson Communications in 1993.
- Collection Number
- J. Walter Thompson Company. Jack Stevens papers
- J. Walter Thompson Company
- 6.0 Linear Feet
- David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library
- Materials in English
Collection spans 1970-1990 and includes correspondence, memoranda, press releases, client contact reports and other printed materials relating to the management of JWT Healthcare/Deltakos and relations with its clients including Eli Lilly. Acquired as part of the John W. Hartman Center for Sales, Advertising & Marketing History.
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How to Cite
[Identification of item], J. Walter Thompson Company. Jack Stevens papers, David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University.
John (Jack) Stevens. BA 1956, Fairfield University; JD 1966 Chase College. Sales and marketing, Pfizer, c. 1960-1967. Joined JWT 1967 as account representative for Eli Lilly; Account Supervisor for Oral-B c. 1969; President, Deltakos 1975. Retained position when Deltakos merged with Ferguson Communications 1993.
Related materials may be found in the following Hartman Center collections:
J. Walter Thompson Company Frankfurt Office George Black papers; J. Walter Thompson Company Frankfurt Office Herbert Brungs papers; J. Walter Thompson Company Frankfurt Office Burkhard Schwarz papers; J. Walter Thompson Company Hugh Connell papers; J. Walter Thompson Company Don Johnston papers; J. Walter Thompson Company Information Center records; J. Walter Thompson Company Review Board records; J. Walter Thompson Company Account Files; J. Walter Thompson Company Domestic Advertisements; J. Walter Thompson Company International Advertisements; J. Walter Thompson Company Brouillard Communications Vertical Files; Arthur Einstein papers.
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The J. Walter Thompson Company. Jack Stevens papers were received by the David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library as a gift in 1993.
Processed by Richard Collier, March 2016
Accessions described in this collection guide: 1993-084