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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 Thunder Bay, undated

 Sub-Series — Box: 17
Identifier: MSS 2157 Series 3 Sub-Series 2 Sub-Series 37
Scope and Contents Contains a contract associated with the film Thunder Bay.
Dates: undated

James Stewart files on Vertigo, 1996

 Sub-Series — Box: 60
Identifier: MSS 2157 Series 3 Sub-Series 2 Sub-Series 38
Scope and Contents Contains photographs associated with the re-release of the film Vertigo.
Dates: 1996

James Stewart files on Winchester '73, undated

 Sub-Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 2157 Series 3 Sub-Series 2 Sub-Series 39
Scope and Contents Contains a print of the film Winchester '73.
Dates: undated

James Stewart files on You Can't Take it With You, undated

 Sub-Series — oversize: 63
Identifier: MSS 2157 Series 3 Sub-Series 2 Sub-Series 40
Scope and Contents Contains a reprint of signed cast photograph.
Dates: undated

James Stewart files on You Gotta Stay Happy, undated

 Sub-Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 2157 Series 3 Sub-Series 2 Sub-Series 41
Scope and Contents Contains a contract and photograph album related to the film You Gotta Stay Happy.
Dates: undated

James Stewart financial correspondence, 1969-1997

 Sub-Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 2157 Series 1 Sub-Series 6
Scope and Contents note Contains financial documents, including tax data, records of contributions, and donations. Dated 1969 to 1997.
Dates: 1969-1997

James Stewart genealogy, 1906-1969

 Sub-Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 2157 Series 1 Sub-Series 1
Scope and Contents note Contains Civil War pension records and recollections, correspondence on genealogies, memorials, will of Alexander M. Stewart, and other files relating to genealogy. Dated 1906 to 1969.
Dates: 1906-1969

James Stewart home movies, undated

 Sub-Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 2157 Series 1 Sub-Series 10
Scope and Contents note Contains 8 mm and 16mm rolls of miscellaneous footage gathered by Stewart. Also contains reference DVDs. Undated.
Dates: undated

James Stewart marriage records, 1994 February-March

 Sub-Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 2157 Series 1 Sub-Series 7
Scope and Contents note Contains correspondence and condolences on the death of Gloria Stewart. Dated February to March of 1994.
Dates: 1994 February-March

James Stewart military correspondence, 1941-1978

 Sub-Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 2157 Series 2 Sub-Series 1
Scope and Contents note Contains correspondence by Stewart related to his military service. Dated 1941 to 1978.
Dates: 1941-1978