The copyright of the Wells collection is owned jointly by the donor and the Harold B. Library, and, in some instances by the creator of the item or his heirs, if different than Kenneth D. Wells. The Harold B. Lee Library usually will grant permission to publish upon receipt of a written request by a qualified scholar but it is the responsibility of the user of the Wells Collection to obtain permission to publish from all copyright holders other than Kenneth D. Wells and the Lee Library. There are no general restrictions on research use of the collection. Some items within the collection were sealed or restricted by the donor. Such restrictions are designated on the container list. It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances.Permission to publish material from Kenneth D. Wells Collection must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.