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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 4 Collections and/or Records:

James Stewart papers on television, 1957-1987

 Series
Identifier: MSS 2157 Series 4
Scope and Contents Contains television contracts, 16 mm films, film cans, reviews, articles, photographs, press clippings, correspondence, and other files related to programs with which Stewart was involved. Materials date from between 1957 and 1987.
Dates: 1957-1987

James Stewart papers on television shows, 1957-1987

 Sub-Series
Identifier: MSS 2157 Series 4 Sub-Series 2
Scope and Contents note Contains 16 mm films, film cans, reviews, articles, photographs, press clippings, correspondence, contracts, and other files related to television programs with which Stewart was involved.
Dates: Other: 1957-1987

John Strauss chronological papers concerning James Stewart, circa 1983-1997

 Series
Identifier: MSS 2152 Series 2
Scope and Contents note From the Collection: Publicist's records for Jimmy Stewart, covering the period 1981-1998. Includes correspondence of both Stewart and Strauss, newspaper and magazine articles, event programs, videocassettes, photographs, and a movie-poster jigsaw puzzle.
Dates: Other: circa 1983-1997

John Strauss files on publicity for James Stewart

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 2152
Abstract Publicist's records for Jimmy Stewart, covering the period 1981-1998. Includes correspondence of both Stewart and Strauss, newspaper and magazine articles, event programs, videocassettes, photographs, and a movie-poster jigsaw puzzle.
Dates: 1981-1998