Finding Aid for the Werner F. Leopold Costa Rica Photograph Collection, ca. 1923-1926

Processed by Hilda Bohem and Kaya Siegel; machine-readable finding aid created by Caroline Cubé
© 2003
The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.

Finding Aid for the Werner F. Leopold Costa Rica Photograph Collection, ca. 1923-1926

Collection number: 1191

UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections

Manuscripts Division



Los Angeles, CA
Processed by:
Hilda Bohem and Kaya Siegel, 1977
Encoded by:
Caroline Cubé
Online finding aid edited by:
Josh Fiala, November 2003
© 2003 The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.

Descriptive Summary

Title: Werner F. Leopold Costa Rica Photograph Collection,
Date (inclusive): ca. 1923-1926
Collection number: 1191
Creator: Leopold, Werner F., 1896-
Extent: 1 box (0.5 linear ft.) 2 oversize boxes
Repository: 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.
Language: English.

Administrative 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.

Preferred Citation

[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.

UCLA Catalog Record ID

UCLA Catalog Record ID: 4233293 

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.

Indexing Terms

The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
Costa Rica.
Costa Rica--Social life and customs.
Costa Rica--Description and travel.
Picture postcards.
Photographs.
Photograph albums.


Container List

 

Costa Rica Photograph Collection, [v.p.]. [ca. 1923-1926]

Creator/Collector: Leopold, Werner F., collector
Physical Description: (1 box)

Scope and Content Note

Included are postcards and a copy of a manuscript relating to a journey from Germany to Costa Rica in 1853.
  • 1. Costa Rica--Views.
  • 2. Germans in Costa Rica.