Scope and Content
Title: Werner F. Leopold Costa Rica Photograph Collection,
Date (inclusive): ca. 1923-1926
Collection number: 1191
Leopold, Werner F., 1896-
Extent: 1 box (0.5 linear ft.)
2 oversize boxes
University of California, Los Angeles. Library.
Dept. of Special Collections.
Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
Physical location: Stored off-site at SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact the UCLA Library, Department
of Special Collections Reference Desk for paging information.
Restrictions on Use and Reproduction
Property rights to the physical object belong to the UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections. Literary rights, including
copyright, are retained by the creators and their heirs. It is the responsibility of the researcher to determine who holds
the copyright and pursue the
copyright owner or his or her heir for permission to publish where The UC Regents do not hold the copyright.
Restrictions on Access
COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF: Advance notice required for access.
Provenance/Source of Acquisition
Gift of Dr. Werner F. Leopold, 1977.
[Identification of item], Werner F. Leopold Costa Rica Photograph Collection (Collection 1191). Department of Special Collections,
Charles E. Young Research Library, University of California, Los Angeles.
Scope and Content
Collection consists of postcards, photographs, and photograph albums related to life in Costa Rica collected by Werner F.
Leopold. The bulk of the collection documents social life and customs in Costa Rica and includesurban, rural, and nature scenes.
Also includes photographs of earthquake effects, views of the Irazu volcano, images from Barbados, Panama, and Venezuela,
and a copy of a German manuscript related to a journey from Germany to Costa Rica in 1853. A folder level list of the collection
is included in the Latin America in Photographs (1965-69) finding aid.
Materials in this collection are in both Spanish and German.
The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
Costa Rica--Social life and customs.
Costa Rica--Description and travel.