Papers of Ronald Moody

1900–94

collection owner: Ronald Moody, ‘Papers of Ronald Moody’ 1900–94

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
Collection
Tate Archive
Acquisition
Presented to Tate Archive by Cynthia Moody, the sculptor's niece, 1995.
Reference
TGA 956

248 objects in this collection

Title
Correspondence with friends
Date
14 November 1937–16 March 1984
Description
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.
Reference
TGA 956/1/2

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Marie Seton, recipient: Helene Moody Letter from Marie Seton to Helene Moody, addressed from Chicago.

23 February 1949

Ronald Moody, recipient: Marie Seton Letter from Ronald Moody to Marie Seton, addressed from London

2 March 1949

Marie Seton, recipient: Ronald Moody Letter from Marie Seton to Ronald Moody, addressed from Chicago

7 March 1949

Marie Seton, recipients: Ronald Moody, Helene Moody Letter from Marie Seton to Ronald and Helene Moody, addressed from New York

7 April 1949

Marie Seton, recipient: Ronald Moody Letter from Marie Seton to Ronald Moody, addressed from Chicago

9 February 1950

Marie Seton, recipients: Ronald Moody, Helene Moody Letter from Marie Seton to Ronald and Helene Moody, addressed from Chicago

12 July 1950

Marie Seton, recipients: Ronald Moody, Helene Moody Letter from Marie Seton to Helene and Ronald Moody, addressed from Chicago

7–14 October 1950

Marie Seton, recipients: Ronald Moody, Helene Moody Letter from Marie Seton to Ronald and Helene Moody, addressed from the SS Batory

7 October 1955

Marie Seton, recipients: Ronald Moody, Helene Moody Letter from Marie Seton to Ronald and Helene Moody, addressed from Bombay

22 October 1955

Marie Seton, recipients: Ronald Moody, Helene Moody Letter from Marie Seton to Ronald and Helene Moody, addressed from New Delhi

5 December 1955

Marie Seton, recipients: Ronald Moody, Helene Moody Letter from Marie Seton to Ronald and Helene Moody, addressed from Bombay

7 May 1956

Marie Seton, recipient: Ronald Moody Letter from Marie Seton to Ronald Moody, addressed from Bombay

16 May 1956

Marie Seton, recipients: Ronald Moody, Helene Moody Letter from Marie Seton to Ronald and Helene Moody, addressed from near Aden, RMS Cicilia

4 July 1956

Marie Seton, recipients: Ronald Moody, Helene Moody Letter from Marie Seton to Ronald and Helene Moody, addressed from Richmond

21 September 1956

Marie Seton, recipient: Ronald Moody Letter from Marie Seton to Ronald Moody, addressed from Tokyo

21 May 1957

Marie Seton, recipients: Ronald Moody, Helene Moody Letter from Marie Seton to Ronald and Helene Moody, addressed from New Delhi

8 August 1957

Marie Seton, recipients: Ronald Moody, Helene Moody Letter from Marie Seton to Ronald and Helene Moody, addressed from New Delhi, Kotah House

16 December 1960

Marie Seton, recipients: Ronald Moody, Helene Moody Letter from Marie Seton to Ronald and Helene Moody, addressed from New Delhi, Kotah House

12 July 1961