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Stewart, James, 1908-1997

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1908-1997

Biographical History

James Stewart (1908-1997) was an American actor.

James Maitland "Jimmy" Stewart (May 20, 1908–July 2, 1997) was an American film and stage actor, best known for his self-effacing persona. Over the course of his career, he starred in many films widely considered classics and was nominated for five Academy Awards, winning one in competition and receiving one Lifetime Achievement award. He was a major MGM contract star. He also had a noted military career, a World War II and Vietnam War veteran, who rose to the rank of Brigadier General in the United States Air Force Reserve.

Citation

Eyles, A. James Stewart, 1984: CIP t.p. (James Stewart [in title]) pub. info. (Jimmy Stewart)

LC data base, 6/4/84 (hdg.: Stewart, James, 1908-)

NUCMC data from Univ. of Virginia Lib. for Angell, R. Papers, 1896-1981 (Stewart, James Maitland, 1908-)

Motion Picture Almanac, 1988: p. 247 (Stewart, James; actor)

Washington Post, July 3, 1997: p. A1 (Jimmy Stewart; d. July 2, 1997, Los Angeles)

IMDb, Sept. 16, 2010 (b. May 20, 1908 in Indiana, Pa.; d. July, 1997 in Los Angeles, Calif.; actor)

Found in 16 Collections and/or Records:

James Stewart correspondence, 1955-1997

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 2157 Series 9
Scope and Contents Contains correspondence by Stewart, as well as event invitations. Includes information on Stewart's business, political, and service activities. Materials date from between 1955 and 1997.
Dates: 1955-1997

James Stewart correspondence on Claremont University Center, 1968-1969

 Sub-Series — Box: 57
Identifier: MSS 2157 Series 13 Sub-Series 2
Scope and Contents Contains correspondence related to Stewart's involvement with Claremont College.
Dates: 1968-1969

James Stewart death records, 1997 July-August

 Sub-Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 2157 Series 1 Sub-Series 8
Scope and Contents note Contains a certificate of Requiem Mass and correspondence regarding James Stewart's death. Dated July to August of 1997.
Dates: 1997 July-August

James Stewart education papers, 1927-1995

 Sub-Series
Identifier: MSS 2157 Series 1 Sub-Series 3
Scope and Contents note Contains correspondence, bound school papers, yearbook pages, videotapes, photocopies of photographs, newsletters, and other printed epherema. Dated 1927 to 1995.
Dates: 1927-1995

James Stewart genealogy, 1906-1969

 Sub-Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 2157 Series 1 Sub-Series 1
Scope and Contents note Contains Civil War pension records and recollections, correspondence on genealogies, memorials, will of Alexander M. Stewart, and other files relating to genealogy. Dated 1906 to 1969.
Dates: 1906-1969

James Stewart marriage records, 1994 February-March

 Sub-Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 2157 Series 1 Sub-Series 7
Scope and Contents note Contains correspondence and condolences on the death of Gloria Stewart. Dated February to March of 1994.
Dates: 1994 February-March

James Stewart military correspondence, 1941-1978

 Sub-Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 2157 Series 2 Sub-Series 1
Scope and Contents note Contains correspondence by Stewart related to his military service. Dated 1941 to 1978.
Dates: 1941-1978

James Stewart military papers, approximately 1896-1992

 Series
Identifier: MSS 2157 Series 2
Scope and Contents note Contains files and records of Stewart's military career from serving in the United States Air Force. Dated circa 1896 to 1992.
Dates: approximately 1896-1992

James Stewart papers on civic involvement, 1968-1995

 Series
Identifier: MSS 2157 Series 13
Scope and Contents Contains awards, correspondence, photographs, publicity material, award plates, and VHS videotapes associated with Stewart's participation in various non-profit organizations. Dated 1968 to 1995.
Dates: 1968-1995

James Stewart papers on Los Angeles Zoo, 1980-1983

 Sub-Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 2157 Series 13 Sub-Series 3
Scope and Contents Contains correspondence, certificates, and a photograph album related to the Los Angeles Zoo.
Dates: 1980-1983