Available online are a selection of items which reflect key periods in Ronald Moody's life and career. These include sketches, a project file relating to Moody's sculpture 'Savacou', letters from his close friend, Marie Seton relating to her life in India, and documents relating to Moody's escape from France in 1940 and subsequent return to England. In addition, there is material relating to Moody's literary work, including typescripts for BBC broadcasts on art and samples of his poetry.
Details of the remainder of the collection can be found on the Archive catalogue.
- Collection Owner
- Ronald Moody 1900–1984
- Tate Archive
- Presented to Tate Archive by Cynthia Moody, the sculptor's niece, 1995.
- TGA 956
248 objects in this collection
Papers of Ronald Moody
Writings and broadcasts
- Letters from Leonore Hakansson
- 28 April 1943–5 December 1964
- Nine letters and one telegram from Leonore Hakansson to Ronald Moody relating to various matters including her relief that Ronald and Hélène Moody are safe in London, her experiences escaping France, personal news, suggesting Ronald hold an exhibition in Sweden or Denmark and suggesting appropriate people to contact about this.
Includes a brief chronology of her life.
- TGA 956/1/2/27