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
America in Photographs (1965-69) finding aid.
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.