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 files
Date
20 February 1932–9 October 1989
Description
This series contains subject files relating to Moody's personal and domestic life and his professional life. They include files relating to his time in France and subsequent repatriation as well as his work as a sculptor, writer and dentist.
Reference
TGA 956/2

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Ronald Moody, recipients: Taiwo Ajai, United Kingdom African Festival Committee Letter from Ronald Moody to Miss Taiwo Ajai, secretary to the United Kingdom African Festival Committee

14 January 1974

Earl Cameron CBE, United Kingdom African Festival Committee, recipient: Ronald Moody Letter from Earl Cameron, chair of the United Kingdom African Festival Committee, to Ronald Moody

16 January 1974

Uzo Egonu, recipient: Ronald Moody Memorandum from Uzo Egonu to members of the art sub-committee

27 January 1975

Ronald Moody, recipients: Earl Cameron CBE, United Kingdom African Festival Committee Memorandum from Ronald Moody to Earl Cameron, chair of the United Kingdom African Festival Committee

[c.11 March 1975]

Ronald Moody, recipients: Earl Cameron CBE, United Kingdom African Festival Committee Memorandum from Ronald Moody to Earl Cameron, chair of the United Kingdom African Festival Committee

[c.2 April 1975]

Uzo Egonu, recipient: Ronald Moody Letter from Uzo Egonu to Ronald Moody

12 May 1975

Secretary of the United Kingdom African Festival Committee Visual Arts sub-committee, recipient: Institute of Contemporary Arts (London, UK) Letter from M O Carrena, assistant secretary of the Visual Arts sub-committee, to J Aveline of the ICA

21 February 1974

Secretary of the United Kingdom African Festival Committee Visual Arts sub-committee Agenda for a meeting of the Visual Arts sub-committee

16 April 1974

Ronald Moody, recipient: M Compton Draft letter from Ronald Moody to M Compton

[c.23 April 1974]

Secretary of the United Kingdom African Festival Committee Visual Arts sub-committee Agenda for a meeting of the Visual Arts sub-committee

23 April 1974

Ronald Moody, recipients: Robin Campbell, Arts Council of Great Britain Letter from Ronald Moody to Robin Campbell, Director of Fine Arts at the Arts Council of Great Britain

12 July 1974

Ronald Moody, recipients: Norbert Lynton, Arts Council of Great Britain Letter from Norbert Lynton, Director of Exhibitions at the Arts Council of Great Britain, to Ronald Moody

29 July 1974

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]