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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 10 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 American Sportsman, 1973

 Sub-Series
Identifier: MSS 2157 Series 4 Sub-Series 1 Sub-Series 1
Scope and Contents

Contains film prints from the television program American Sportsman. A reference DVD is also included.

Dates: 1973

James Stewart files on General Electric Theater, 1955-1957

 Sub-Series
Identifier: MSS 2157 Series 4 Sub-Series 1 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: 1955-1957

James Stewart files on Password, 1963-1964

 Sub-Series
Identifier: MSS 2157 Series 4 Sub-Series 1 Sub-Series 10
Scope and Contents

Contains film prints from the television program Password. A reference DVD is also included.

Dates: 1963-1964

James Stewart files on Showtime, 1959

 Sub-Series
Identifier: MSS 2157 Series 4 Sub-Series 1 Sub-Series 12
Scope and Contents

Contains a film print and decorated film can from the television program Showtime. A reference DVD is also included.

Dates: 1959

James Stewart files on The George Gobel Show, 1955

 Sub-Series
Identifier: MSS 2157 Series 4 Sub-Series 1 Sub-Series 3
Scope and Contents

Contains film prints from the television program The George Gobel Show. A reference DVD is also included.

Dates: 1955

James Stewart files on The Jack Benny Show, 1963-1964

 Sub-Series
Identifier: MSS 2157 Series 4 Sub-Series 1 Sub-Series 7
Scope and Contents

Contains film prints from the television program The Jack Benny Show. A reference DVD is also included.

Dates: 1963-1964

James Stewart papers on stage, 1930s-1970

 Series
Identifier: MSS 2157 Series 7
Scope and Contents

Contains books, photographs, and theater programs associated with Stewart. Dated in the 1930s to 1970.

Dates: 1930s-1970

John Strauss paper programs and videotapes regarding James Stewart, circa 1983-1995

 Series
Identifier: MSS 2152 Series 1
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 1983-1995

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