Papers of Ronald Moody


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
Tate Archive
Presented to Tate Archive by Cynthia Moody, the sculptor's niece, 1995.
TGA 956

248 objects in this collection

Talks: Ronald Moody’s typescripts and manuscripts
c.July 1946–c.September 1953
This file contains typescript for broadcasts written by Moody for the BBC. Most of the typescripts are from his series on the history of art which was broadcast on the programme 'Calling the West Indies'. For the BBC's own transcripts of these broadcasts, see TGA 956/3/6/1-15.
TGA 956/3/7