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 Festac ‘77
Date
January 1974–April 1977
Description
This file contains correspondence relating to arrangements for Festac '77 (the 2nd World Black & African Festival of Arts and Culture held in Lagos). The correspondence relates to administrative matters, the aims of the Festival, correspondence with participating artists regarding their involvement and arrangements for the exhibition of their work, proposed small exhibition in London to display work by the selected artists, proposed booklet advertising the festival, and possible press coverage.

The file also includes: an invitation to Moody to join the sub-committee on art for the United Kingdom African Festival Committee, Jan 1974, a list of Festac entries from the UK zone, lists of works chosen, lists of committee members, and minutes of meetings of the exhibition sub-committee, 15 Apr-3 Dec 1976
Reference
TGA 956/2/2/8

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Ronald Moody, recipient: George Henry Hubert Lascelles, 7th Earl of Harewood Letter from Ronald Moody to Lord Harwood, patron of the United Kingdom African Festival Committee

[c.November 1974]

Ronald Moody, recipients: Magnus Linklater, Sunday Times (London, UK) Letter from Ronald Moody to Mr Linklater, editor of the Sunday Times Magazine

5 February 1975

Ronald Moody, recipients: Philip Oakes, Sunday Times (London, UK) Letter from Ronald Moody to Philip Oakes, features editor for the Sunday Times

23 April 1975

Ronald Moody, recipient: Errol Lloyd Letter from Ronald Moody to Errol Lloyd

21 March 1975

Errol Lloyd, recipient: Ronald Moody Letter from Errol Lloyd to Ronald Moody

26 April 1975

Ronald Moody, recipient: Errol Lloyd Letter from Ronald Moody to Errol Lloyd

10 June 1975

Errol Lloyd, recipient: Ronald Moody Letter from Errol Lloyd to Ronald Moody

23 April 1976

Ronald Moody, recipient: Errol Lloyd Letter from Ronald Moody to Errol Lloyd

18 May 1976

Errol Lloyd, recipient: Ronald Moody Letter from Errol Lloyd to Ronald Moody

15 June 1976

Afrakuma Bannerman, recipient: Ronald Moody Letter from Afrakuma Bannerman to Ronald Moody

10 May 1975

Donald Locke, recipient: Ronald Moody Letter from Donald Locke to Ronald Moody

11 May 1975

Donald Locke, recipient: Ronald Moody Letter from Donald Locke to Ronald Moody

4 May 1976

Winston Branch, recipient: Ronald Moody Letter from Winston Branch to Ronald Moody

26 May 1976

Winston Branch, recipient: Ronald Moody Letter from Winston Branch to Ronald Moody

26 November 1976

Winston Branch, recipient: Ronald Moody Letter from Winston Branch to Ronald Moody

[1975–6]

Aubrey Williams, recipient: Ronald Moody Letter from Aubrey [Williams] to Ronald Moody

[1975–6]

Albert C. D. Wilson, recipient: Ronald Moody Letter from Albert C D Wilson to Ronald Moody

[1975–6]