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
- Personal and domestic
- 20 February 1932–18 May 1983
- This sub-series consists of six files relating to Ronald and Helene Moody's personal and domestic life. These files include correspondence relating to Ronald Moody's time in France and his subseqent repatriation to England. There is also a file relating to the Moodys' involvement in Coombe Springs, an organisation promoting the spiritual teachings of George Gurdjieff, whose philosophy the Moodys followed for some time.
- TGA 956/2/1