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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 122 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 101, 1958 March

 Sub-Series — Box: 18
Identifier: MSS 2157 Series 5 Sub-Series 1
Scope and Contents

Contains a script from the radio program 101.

Dates: 1958 March

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 Born to Dance, undated

 Sub-Series — Box: 15
Identifier: MSS 2157 Series 3 Sub-Series 2 Sub-Series 3
Scope and Contents

Contains sheet music associated with the film Born to Dance.

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