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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 11 Collections and/or Records:

James Stewart files on Hollywood Star Playhouse, 1952 April 13

 Sub-Series — Box: 69
Identifier: MSS 2157 Series 5 Sub-Series 3
Scope and Contents Contains transcription disks for the radio program Hollywood Star Playhouse.
Dates: 1952 April 13

James Stewart files on I Love a Mystery, 1963-1964

 Sub-Series — Box: 18
Identifier: MSS 2157 Series 5 Sub-Series 4
Scope and Contents Contains a transcription disk for the radio program I Love a Mystery.
Dates: 1963-1964

James Stewart files on Silver Theater, 1939 January 22

 Sub-Series — Box: 69
Identifier: MSS 2157 Series 5 Sub-Series 8
Scope and Contents Contains transcription disks from the radio program Silver Theater.
Dates: 1939 January 22

James Stewart files on Suspense, 1949 December 1

 Sub-Series — Box: 70
Identifier: MSS 2157 Series 5 Sub-Series 10
Scope and Contents Contains transcription disks for the radio program Suspense.
Dates: 1949 December 1

James Stewart files on The Bing Crosby Show, 1947-1953

 Sub-Series — Box: 69
Identifier: MSS 2157 Series 5 Sub-Series 2
Scope and Contents Contains transcription disks for the radio program The Bing Crosby Show.
Dates: 1947-1953

James Stewart files on The Jack Benny Show, 1949 January

 Sub-Series — Box: 69
Identifier: MSS 2157 Series 5 Sub-Series 5
Scope and Contents Contains transcription disks of the radio program The Jack Benny Show. Audiocassette reference copy also available.
Dates: 1949 January

James Stewart files on The Jimmy Stewart Show, undated

 Sub-Series — Box: 69
Identifier: MSS 2157 Series 5 Sub-Series 6
Scope and Contents Contains transcription disks of the radio program The Jimmy Stewart Show.
Dates: undated

James Stewart files on The Motion Picture Relief Fund/Screen Guild Show, 1939-1948

 Sub-Series — Box: 72
Identifier: MSS 2157 Series 5 Sub-Series 7
Scope and Contents Contains transcription disks for the radio program The Motion Picture Relief Fund/Screen Guild Show.
Dates: 1939-1948

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 papers on radio, 1939-1954

 Series
Identifier: MSS 2157 Series 5
Scope and Contents Contains scripts, phonograph transcription disks, reference audiotapes, and ten 1/2-inch open reel audio tapes from radio programs with which Stewart participated. Dated 1939 to 1954.
Dates: 1939-1954