Finding Aid for the Alan B. Moody Papers, ca. 1930

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Finding Aid for the Alan B. Moody Papers, ca. 1930

Collection number: 420

UCLA Library Special Collections

UCLA Library Special Collections staff



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Processed by:
Charlotte Payne, February 1976
Encoded by:
Caroline Cubé
Online finding aid edited by:
Josh Fiala, October 2003
© 2003 The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.

Descriptive Summary

Title: Alan B. Moody Papers,
Date (inclusive): ca. 1930
Collection number: 420
Creator: Moody, Alan, 1900-1944
Extent: 1 box (0.5 linear ft.)
Repository: University of California, Los Angeles. Library Special Collections.
Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
Abstract: Alan Moody (1900-1944)was an architect, playwright and novelist who made his home in Southern California. The collection consists of manuscripts, a book, press clippings and reviews relating to Alan Moody.
Physical location: Stored off-site at SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact the UCLA Library Special Collections Reference Desk for paging information.
Language: English.

Administrative Information

Restrictions on Use and Reproduction

Property rights to the physical object belong to the UCLA Library Special Collections. Literary rights, including copyright, are retained by the creators and their heirs. It is the responsibility of the researcher to determine who holds the copyright and pursue the copyright owner or his or her heir for permission to publish where The UC Regents do not hold the copyright.

Restrictions on Access

COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF: Advance notice required for access.

Provenance/Source of Acquisition

Gift of Mrs. John Odin and the Santa Monica Public Library, 1975.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Alan B. Moody Papers (Collection 420). UCLA Library Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library.

UCLA Catalog Record ID

UCLA Catalog Record ID: 4233449 

Biography

Moody was born in 1900; he became an architect, playwright, and novelist who made his home in Southern California; works include The questionable Elaine, a three-act play produced in 1930, and Sleep in the sun, a novel published in 1945; he died in 1944.

Scope and Content

Collection consists of manuscripts, a book, press clippings and reviews relating to Alan Moody. Includes a copy of his Sleep in the sun. Manuscripts include All but the bride, The high street, Myra, The restless flame, and To the son!

Indexing Terms

The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
Moody, Alan B., 1900-1944--Archives.
Authors, American--California, Southern--Archival resources.
Architects--California, Southern--Archival resources.
Manuscripts for publication.


Container List

 

Manuscripts

Box 1, Folder 1

All but the bride; a comedy in three acts. n.p. n.d.

Physical Description: 2 p.l., 80 leaves. Typescript (carbon). Stageplay.
Box 1, Folder 2

The high street. Santa Monica, California. n.d.

Physical Description: l p.l., 189 leaves. Typescript. Novel.
Box 1, Folder 3

Myra. Santa Monica, California. n.d.

Physical Description: l p.l., 10 leaves. Typescript. Story.
Box 1, Folder 4

The restless flame. Santa Monica, California. n.d.

Physical Description: l p.l., 173 leaves. Typescript. Novel. In two parts.
Box 1, Folder 5

The restless flame. Santa Monica, California. n.d.

Physical Description: l p.l., 84 leaves. Typescript (carbon). Novel. Part 1 only.
Box 1, Folder 6

To the son! Santa Monica, California. c. 1931.

Physical Description: 2 p.l., 70 leaves. Typescript (carbon). Stageplay. Another version of “All but the bride.”
Box 1, Folder 7

[ To the son!] n.p. n.d.

Physical Description: 61 leaves. Typescript (carbon). Stage play. Incomplete.
 

Press Clippings

Box 1, Folder 8

The questionable Elaine. Press clippings and reviews of the play by Alan Moody. v.p. ca. 1930.

Physical Description: 16 leaves in scrapbook.
Box 1, Folder 9

Sleep in the sun. Press clippings and reviews of the novel by Alan Moody. v.p. ca. 1945.

Physical Description: 11 leaves in scrapbook.
Box 1, Folder 9

Novel published as Sleep in the sun by Alan Moody. Illustrated by Edwin Earle. Boston: Houghton-Mifflin Company. 1945.