James Stewart military papers, approximately 1896-1992
Scope and Contents note
Contains files and records of Stewart's military career from serving in the United States Air Force. Dated circa 1896 to 1992.
- approximately 1896-1992
- Stewart, James, 1908-1997 (creator, Person)
Conditions Governing Access
Open for public research.
Conditions Governing Use
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from the James Stewart papers must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the Special Collections Board of Curators.
Biographical / Historical
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.
Language of Materials
Arranged in four subseries: 1. Military correspondence. 2. Military photographs. 3. Military videotapes. 4. Military motion pictures.
Other Finding Aids
File-level inventory available online. http://net.lib.byu.edu/inventories/UPB_MSS2157.pdf
Existence and Location of Copies
DVD copies of miscellaneous film footage are located in folder 244.