His Wonderful Life: A Tribute to James Stewart

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His Wonderful Life: A Tribute to James Stewart

Dates: 1985 February 1

One CD with a 29:20 recording introducing the visiting James Stewart to BYU for the tribute concert held for him by the BYU Music Department 1 February 1985.

  • Extent: 1 sound disc (0.03 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Brigham Young University. School of Music
  • Call Number: MSS 8583
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; Arts & Communications Archives; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84602; http://sc.lib.byu.edu/
  • Access Restrictions: Open to public research.
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Preferred Citation
Initial citation: MSS 8583; His Wonderful Life: A Tribute to James Stewart; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citation: MSS 8583.
Custodial History
Performance put on by the BYU School of Music. Compact disc donated by BYU School of Music.
Acquisition Information
Donated; BYU School of Music; 2014.
Related Material
See the James Stewart Collection of papers for more information on James Stewart.
Subject Terms
Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences; Music; Stewart, James, 1908-1997; Brigham Young University. School of Music
Genre / Form
Motion picture music
Processing Information
One compact disc. No difference between original order and imposed order.
Appraisal Information
Recording of a tribute concert put on by the BYU School of Music. Donated by BYU School of Music.
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Finding Aid Title
His Wonderful Life: A Tribute to James Stewart
Finding Aid Author
Mary-Celeste Ricks
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using ArchivesSpace on 2015-08-03 16:27:21 -0600.
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Biographical Info:

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.

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