The only original manuscripts in the collection are some of the letters and these are restricted from general use. They are arranged alphabetically by correspondent in two categories, viz. Finis Ewing and Finis Y. Ewing and are located in fd. 11 and 12. (See Container List). These originals may only be used by those scholars who demonstrate absolute need to have access to them rather than to the photocopies. Permission to use the originals may be obtained from the Curator of Manuscripts.Related Bibliographic Note:Trennert, Robert A.,Indian Traders on the Middle Border: The House of Ewing, 1827-54. (Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 1981); Literary rights are undetermined. Before any item is published in its entirety, permission must be obtained from the Harold B. Lee Library. Persons wishing to quote from those letters acquired from the Missouri Historical Society, must first obtain consent from that institution.Permission to publish material from the Finis Ewing Collection must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.