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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 121 Collections and/or Records:

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

James Stewart files on Call Northside 777, 1948-1958

 Sub-Series — Box: 15
Identifier: MSS 2157 Series 3 Sub-Series 2 Sub-Series 5
Scope and Contents Contains contracts associated with the film Call Northside 777.
Dates: 1948-1958

James Stewart files on Come Live with Me, undated

 Sub-Series — Box: 15
Identifier: MSS 2157 Series 3 Sub-Series 2 Sub-Series 7
Scope and Contents Contains a photocopy of a publicity photograph from the film Come Live with Me.
Dates: undated