This collection is open to use in accordance with the policies and procedures of the Library. Photocopying is not permitted. Exceptions must be approved by the Curator, Western and Mormon Americana. Many photocopies of significant items in the collection have been provided and these are to be used before the originals are consulted (e. g., there are photocopies of all 168 photographs in the collection and photocopies of Elizabeth Kane--s two-volume manuscript history of the settlement of Kane, Pennsylvania). ; It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances.Permission to publish material from Thomas L. and Elizabeth W. Kane Family Collection, 1835-1931 must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the Special Collections Board of Curators.