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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 14 Collections and/or Records:

James Stewart awards, tributes, festivals, and appearances, 1962-1993

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 2157 Series 11
Scope and Contents Contains photographs, negatives, scripts, programs, awards, VHS videotapes, plaques, citations, proclamations, cards, calendars, scrapbooks, brochures of festivals, poems, and other records received or associated with Stewart. Dated 1962 to 1993.
Dates: 1962-1993

James Stewart files on Harvey, 1947-1960

 Sub-Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 2157 Series 3 Sub-Series 2 Sub-Series 15
Scope and Contents Contains contracts, a certificate, award, and photograph related to the film Harvey.
Dates: 1947-1960

James Stewart files on Mr. Smith Goes to Washington, undated

 Sub-Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 2157 Series 3 Sub-Series 2 Sub-Series 22
Scope and Contents Contains a certificate and award related to the film Mr. Smith Goes to Washington.
Dates: undated

James Stewart files on Strategic Air Command, undated

 Sub-Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 2157 Series 3 Sub-Series 2 Sub-Series 34
Scope and Contents Contains an award and a film print of the motion picture Strategic Air Command. A reference DVD is also included.
Dates: undated

James Stewart files on The FBI Story, undated

 Sub-Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 2157 Series 3 Sub-Series 2 Sub-Series 9
Scope and Contents Contains an award and a publicity photograph from the film The FBI Story.
Dates: undated

James Stewart files on The Glenn Miller Story, 1953

 Sub-Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 2157 Series 3 Sub-Series 2 Sub-Series 13
Scope and Contents Contains a script, award, brochure, poster, a film print, and a VHS recording related to the film The Glenn Miller Story. A reference DVD is also included.
Dates: 1953

James Stewart files on The Greatest Show on Earth, undated

 Sub-Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 2157 Series 3 Sub-Series 2 Sub-Series 14
Scope and Contents Contains an award, a photograph, and print of the film The Greatest Show on Earth. A reference DVD is also included.
Dates: undated

James Stewart files on The Man Who Knew Too Much, undated

 Sub-Series — Box: 16
Identifier: MSS 2157 Series 3 Sub-Series 2 Sub-Series 19
Scope and Contents Contains an award and a photocopy of a publicity photograph from the film The Man Who Knew Too Much.
Dates: undated

James Stewart files on The Philadelphia Story, 1940-1991

 Sub-Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 2157 Series 3 Sub-Series 2 Sub-Series 28
Scope and Contents Contains a certificate, award, photographs, videocassette, and film print from The Philadelphia Story.
Dates: 1940-1991

James Stewart files on The Spirit of St. Louis, undated

 Sub-Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 2157 Series 3 Sub-Series 2 Sub-Series 33
Scope and Contents Contains contracts, award, correspondence, photographs, and videocassette related to the film The Spirit of St. Louis.
Dates: undated