EXON, J. James, 1921-2005



Courtesy U.S. Senate Historical Office

Guide to Research Collections

Columbia University
Rare Book and Manuscript Library
New York, NY
Papers: Correspondence in Stein and Day Publishers records, 1963-1988. Finding aid.


J.J. Exon Library
Exon Center
Lincoln, NE
Papers: 1979-1997. CD-ROM of campaign records, VIP correspondence, legislative accomplishments, voting record, issue papers, speeches, clippings, biographical information, and matters referring to the USS Nebraska and USS Platte. Also photographs and memorabilia.


Nebraska State Historical Society
Lincoln, NE
Papers: 1971-1996 (bulk1979-1996). 42 cubic feet. & 55 oversized scrapbooks. Senatorial papers including legislative bill files, voting records, press releases, speeches, position papers, campaign materials, scrapbooks, etc. The collection also includes some personal correspondence. The collection is unprocessed, but an inventory is available online. Note: See the public records collection [RG1, SG40] for Exon’s official gubernatorial papers. See also the Exon Family collection [RG3127] for additional materials relating to the Exon family. See the NSHS Library catalog and the Nebraska History index for published materials by and about J. James Exon. Also Gubernatorial papers and 742 microfilm reels of Senate constituent correspondence.