Stewart, James, 1908-1997
- Existence: 1908 - 1997
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 40 Collections and/or Records:
Contains awards, correspondence, photographs, publicity material, award plates, and VHS videotapes associated with Stewart's participation in various non-profit organizations. Dated 1968 to 1995.
Contains correspondence, clippings from school publications, and a videocassette associated with Stewart's studies at Mercersburg Academy. Materials date from between 1927 and 1980.
Contains correspondence, photographs, clippings, videocassettes, and other material associated with Stewart's studies at Princeton. Materials date from between 1932 and 1995.
Contains contracts, records of royalties, phonograph transcription disks, and record sets of radio broadcasts with which Stewart participated. Dated 1964 to 1988. 13 digital audio tape transfers of radio show appearances added in 2016.