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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 29 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 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 Right of Way, 1982-1982

 Sub-Series — Box: 18
Identifier: MSS 2157 Series 4 Sub-Series 2 Sub-Series 11
Scope and Contents Contains scripts, interview questions, photographs, brochure, and correspondence related to the television program Right of Way.
Dates: 1982-1982

James Stewart files on The Flight of the Phoenix, undated

 Sub-Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 2157 Series 3 Sub-Series 2 Sub-Series 11
Scope and Contents Contains the script, a photograph, and a print of the film The Flight of the Phoenix. A reference DVD is also included.
Dates: undated

James Stewart files on The Jimmy Stewart Show, 1970

 Sub-Series — Box: 18
Identifier: MSS 2157 Series 4 Sub-Series 2 Sub-Series 8
Scope and Contents Contains correspondence, cast lists, and agency authorizations related to the television program The Jimmy Stewart Show.
Dates: 1970

James Stewart files on The Six Shooter, 1953-1954

 Sub-Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 2157 Series 5 Sub-Series 9
Scope and Contents Contains a contract, correspondence, transcription disks, and audiotapes from the radio program The Six Shooter.
Dates: 1953-1954

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