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
Professional
Date
c.October 1937–9 October 1989
Description
This sub-series contains subject files relating to Ronald Moody's professional life, including his involvement in Festac '77 and his work on his 'Savacou' sculpture. There are also files relating to Moody's broadcasts for the BBC and his other writing activities (including 'Amadu's Bundle'), as well as a file relating to his work as a dentist prior to pursuing an artistic career full-time.
Reference
TGA 956/2/2

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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]