Except for the restriction placed upon photocopies of certain letters, this collection is open to use in accordance with the policies and procedures of the Department of Special Collections and Manuscripts of the Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Appropriate copyright clearance must be obtained for all materials published in their entirety, other than fair-use excerpts.The letters that cannot be copied are those written to Silas Fish by persons who may still be living. They are located in box 4, folders 3 through 7. The family has requested the restriction to honor the privacy of the correspondents. It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances.Permission to publish material from Silas L. Fish Collection must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.