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
Subject file relating to sculpture, Savacou
Date
19 May 1963–20 September 1965
Description
This file contains correspondence mainly with Professor Cochrane of the Epidemiological Research Unit (Wales) and Dr Miall of the Epidemiological Research Unit (Jamaica) regarding the commissioning of a piece, Moody's thoughts on the Carib mythology of Savacou, the design process (including issues about a stand for the sculpture and the length and shape of the legs), payment for the work, publicity, arrangements for casting the piece, arrangements for exhibiting Savacou at the Commonwealth Institute, design of plaque and plinth for Savacou, arrangements and cost for shipment of the sculpture, damage to the sculpture in transit.
Reference
TGA 956/2/2/13

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Professor Archibald Cochrane, Epidemiological Research Unit (South Wales, UK), recipient: Ronald Moody Letter from Professor A L Cochrane of the Epidemiological Research Unit (South Wales) to Ronald Moody

19 March 1963

Ronald Moody, recipients: Professor Archibald Cochrane, Epidemiological Research Unit (South Wales, UK) Letter from Ronald Moody to Professor A L Cochrane of the Epidemiological Research Unit (South Wales)

22 March 1963

Professor Archibald Cochrane, Epidemiological Research Unit (South Wales, UK), recipient: Ronald Moody Letter from Professor A L Cochrane of the Epidemiological Research Unit (South Wales) to Ronald Moody

25 March 1963

Ronald Moody, recipients: Professor Archibald Cochrane, Epidemiological Research Unit (South Wales, UK) Letter from Ronald Moody to Professor A L Cochrane of the Epidemiological Research Unit (South Wales)

27 March 1963

Ronald Moody, recipients: Professor Archibald Cochrane, Epidemiological Research Unit (South Wales, UK) Letter from Ronald Moody to Professor A L Cochrane of the Epidemiological Research Unit (South Wales)

18 April 1963

Professor Archibald Cochrane, Epidemiological Research Unit (South Wales, UK), recipient: Ronald Moody Letter from Professor A L Cochrane of the Epidemiological Research Unit (South Wales) to Ronald Moody

22 April 1963

Ronald Moody, recipients: Professor Archibald Cochrane, Epidemiological Research Unit (South Wales, UK) Letter from Ronald Moody to Professor A L Cochrane of the Epidemiological Research Unit (South Wales)

22 April 1963

Professor Archibald Cochrane, Epidemiological Research Unit (South Wales, UK), recipient: Ronald Moody Letter from Professor A L Cochrane of the Epidemiological Research Unit (South Wales) to Ronald Moody

26 April 1963

Ronald Moody, recipients: Professor Archibald Cochrane, Epidemiological Research Unit (South Wales, UK) Letter from Ronald Moody to Professor A L Cochrane of the Epidemiological Research Unit (South Wales)

28 April 1963

Professor Archibald Cochrane, Epidemiological Research Unit (South Wales, UK), recipient: Ronald Moody Letter from Professor A L Cochrane of the Epidemiological Research Unit (South Wales) to Ronald Moody

16 May 1963

Ronald Moody, recipients: Dr. William Miall, Epidemiological Research Unit (Jamaica) Letter from Ronald Moody to Dr Miall of the Epidemiological Research Unit (Jamaica)

18 May 1963

Ronald Moody, recipients: Professor Archibald Cochrane, Epidemiological Research Unit (South Wales, UK) Letter from Ronald Moody to Professor A L Cochrane of the Epidemiological Research Unit (South Wales)

18 May 1963

Dr. William Miall, Epidemiological Research Unit (Jamaica), recipient: Ronald Moody Letter from Dr Miall of the Epidemiological Research Unit (Jamaica) to Ronald Moody

23 May 1963

Ronald Moody, recipients: Dr. William Miall, Epidemiological Research Unit (Jamaica) Letter from Ronald Moody to Dr Miall of the Epidemiological Research Unit (Jamaica)

14 June 1963

Dr. William Miall, Epidemiological Research Unit (Jamaica), recipient: Ronald Moody Letter from Dr Miall of the Epidemiological Research Unit (Jamaica) to Ronald Moody

19 June 1963

Ronald Moody, recipients: Dr. William Miall, Epidemiological Research Unit (Jamaica) Letter from Ronald Moody to Professor A L Cochrane of the Epidemiological Research Unit (South Wales)

9 July 1963

Dr. William Miall, Epidemiological Research Unit (Jamaica), recipient: Ronald Moody Letter from Dr Miall of the Epidemiological Research Unit (Jamaica) to Ronald Moody

18 July 1963

Ronald Moody, recipients: Dr. William Miall, Epidemiological Research Unit (Jamaica) Letter from Ronald Moody to Dr Miall of the Epidemiological Research Unit (Jamaica)

1 August 1963

Dr. William Miall, Epidemiological Research Unit (Jamaica), recipient: Ronald Moody Letter from Dr Miall of the Epidemiological Research Unit (Jamaica) to Ronald Moody

23 September 1963

Ronald Moody, recipients: Professor Archibald Cochrane, Epidemiological Research Unit (South Wales, UK) Letter from Ronald Moody to Professor A L Cochrane of the Epidemiological Research Unit (South Wales)

24 October 1963