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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 26 Collections and/or Records:

College of Fine Arts and Communications photographs

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 5649
Scope and Contents Contains photographs of dance classes, people looking through a telescope, and James Stewart's visit to BYU. Also contains a short video on DVD of people looking through the telescope and a compact disc with photographs of BYU broadcasting.
Dates: approximately 1933-1985

James Stewart files on American Sportsman, undated

 Sub-Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 2157 Series 4 Sub-Series 2 Sub-Series 1
Scope and Contents Contains film prints from the television program American Sportsman. A reference DVD is also included.
Dates: undated

James Stewart files on Anatomy of a Murder, 1959

 Sub-Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 2157 Series 3 Sub-Series 2 Sub-Series 1
Scope and Contents Contains the script, correspondence, a certificate, and a print of the film Anatomy of a Murder. A reference DVD is also included.
Dates: 1959

James Stewart files on Bend of the River, undated

 Sub-Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 2157 Series 3 Sub-Series 2 Sub-Series 2
Scope and Contents Contains a print of the film Bend of the River. A reference DVD is also included.
Dates: undated

James Stewart files on Broken Arrow, undated

 Sub-Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 2157 Series 3 Sub-Series 2 Sub-Series 4
Scope and Contents Contains a print of the film Broken Arrow. A reference DVD is also included.
Dates: undated

James Stewart files on Dear Brigitte, undated

 Sub-Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 2157 Series 3 Sub-Series 2 Sub-Series 8
Scope and Contents Contains a print of the film Dear Brigitte. A reference DVD is also included.
Dates: undated

James Stewart files on General Electric Theater, 1957 May 29

 Sub-Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 2157 Series 4 Sub-Series 2 Sub-Series 2
Scope and Contents Contains a script, film prints, and decorated film cans from the television program General Electric Theater. A reference DVD is also included.
Dates: 1957 May 29

James Stewart files on It's a Wonderful Life, 1946

 Sub-Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 2157 Series 3 Sub-Series 2 Sub-Series 16
Scope and Contents Contains a contract, certificate, photograph, plaque, print, and videocassettes related to the film It's a Wonderful Life. A reference DVD is also included.
Dates: 1946

James Stewart files on Mr. Hobbs Takes a Vacation, undated

 Sub-Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 2157 Series 3 Sub-Series 2 Sub-Series 21
Scope and Contents Contains a print of the film Mr. Hobbs Takes a Vacation. A reference DVD is also included.
Dates: undated

James Stewart files on No Highway in the Sky, undated

 Sub-Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 2157 Series 3 Sub-Series 2 Sub-Series 25
Scope and Contents Contains a print of the film No Highway in the Sky. A reference DVD is also included.
Dates: undated