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
- Correspondence with friends
- 14 November 1937–16 March 1984
- This sub-series contains correspondence from friends and acquaintences, mainly regarding minor personal news. There is a substantial quantity of letters from Marie Seton, a film critic and biographer, mainly relating to her life in India and her relationships with prominent Indian politicians including Indira Gandhi and Krishna Menon.
- TGA 956/1/2