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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 files on The Man from Laramie, 1954-1958

 Sub-Series — Box: 16
Identifier: MSS 2157 Series 3 Sub-Series 2 Sub-Series 18
Scope and Contents Contains contracts related to the film The Man from Laramie.
Dates: 1954-1958

James Stewart files on The Man Who Knew Too Much, undated

 Sub-Series — Box: 16
Identifier: MSS 2157 Series 3 Sub-Series 2 Sub-Series 19
Scope and Contents Contains an award and a photocopy of a publicity photograph from the film The Man Who Knew Too Much.
Dates: undated

James Stewart files on The Man Who Shot Liberty Valence, 1961 July 25

 Sub-Series — Box: 16
Identifier: MSS 2157 Series 3 Sub-Series 2 Sub-Series 20
Scope and Contents Contains the script from the film The Man Who Shot Liberty Valence.
Dates: 1961 July 25

James Stewart files on The Mortal Storm, undated

 Sub-Series — Box: 16
Identifier: MSS 2157 Series 3 Sub-Series 2 Sub-Series 23
Scope and Contents Contains a photocopy of a publicity photograph for the film The Mortal Storm.
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 Philadelphia Story, 1940-1991

 Sub-Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 2157 Series 3 Sub-Series 2 Sub-Series 28
Scope and Contents Contains a certificate, award, photographs, videocassette, and film print from The Philadelphia Story.
Dates: 1940-1991

James Stewart files on The Rare Breed, undated

 Sub-Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 2157 Series 3 Sub-Series 2 Sub-Series 29
Scope and Contents Contains a print of the film The Rare Breed. A reference DVD is also included.
Dates: undated

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

James Stewart files on The Stratton Story, undated

 Sub-Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 2157 Series 3 Sub-Series 2 Sub-Series 35
Scope and Contents Contains an award and film print of the motion picture The Stratton Story. A reference DVD is also included.
Dates: undated