Finding Aid to the Ralph Moody Papers, circa 1949-1976, circa 1949-1976

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Finding Aid to the Ralph Moody Papers, circa 1949-1976, circa 1949-1976

Collection number: BANC MSS 76/182 c

The Bancroft Library

University of California, Berkeley
Berkeley, CA 94720-6000
Phone: (510) 642-6481
Fax: (510) 642-7589
Email: bancref@library.berkeley.edu
URL: http://bancroft.berkeley.edu/
Finding Aid Author(s):
Processed by The Bancroft Library staff
Date Completed:
1992
Finding Aid Encoded By:
GenX
© 2013 The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.

Collection Summary

Collection Title: Ralph Moody papers
Date (inclusive): circa 1949-1976
Collection Number: BANC MSS 76/182 c
Creator: Moody, Ralph, 1898-1982
Extent: Number of containers: 4 boxes, 5 cartons, 1 oversize volume Linear feet: 8
Repository: The Bancroft Library.
University of California, Berkeley
Berkeley, CA 94720-6000
Phone: (510) 642-6481
Fax: (510) 642-7589
Email: bancref@library.berkeley.edu
URL: http://bancroft.berkeley.edu/
Abstract: Correspondence with literary agents, Russell & Volkening, Inc. (Diarsuid Russell) and publishers, Houghton Mifflin Company (Sterling North, Hardwick Moseley, Waddell F. Smith and others), Macmillan Company (Glen Dines); W.W. Norton & Company, Inc. (George P. Brockway, Storer B. Lunt, H.P. Wilson, Eric P. Swenson, Tran Mawicke and others), and Random House (Bennett A. Cerf); manuscripts (including Little britches, Man of family, and The fields of home), printer's copies and/or galleys of his published writings; and scrapbook of clippings concerning his life and activities.
Languages Represented: Collection materials are in English
Physical Location: For current information on the location of these materials, please consult the Library's online catalog.

Information for Researchers

Access

Collection is open for research.

Publication Rights

Materials in this collection may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, the reproduction of some materials may be restricted by terms of University of California gift or purchase agreements, donor restrictions, privacy and publicity rights, licensing and trademarks. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owners. Works not in the public domain cannot be commercially exploited without permission of the copyright owner. Responsibility for any use rests exclusively with the user.
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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Ralph Moody Papers, BANC MSS 76/182 c, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley

Indexing Terms

The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog
Authors, American--20th century
Literary agents
Publishers and publishing
Manuscripts for publication
Scrapbooks

Administrative Information

Acquisition Information

The Ralph Moody Papers were transferred from the Littleton Area Historical Museum, Littleton, Colorado to The Bancroft Library by Mr. Moody on May 2, 1976, with additions on October 26, 1976. Further additions were made by Mr. Moody on October 9, 1981.

Container Listing

 

Series 1: Correspondence 1949-1976

box 1, folder 1-5

Thomas Y. Crowell 1961-76

box 1, folder 6-7

Houghton-Mifflin Company 1954-63

box 1, folder 8

Houghton-Mifflin Company 1955-1962

box 2, folder 1

MacMillan Company 1960-62

box 2, folder 2-3

Sterling North 1952-62

box 2, folder 4-8

W.W. Norton & Company 1949-60

box 3, folder 1-2

W.W. Norton & Company 1961-74

box 3, folder 3-4

Random House 1953-61

box 3, folder 5-7

Russell & Volkening, Inc. 1949-56

box 4, folder 1-4

Russell & Volkening, Inc. 1957-73

box 4, folder 5

Research letters re Stagecoach West undated

box 4, folder 6

Letters from children 1963-72

 

Series 2: Writings undated

carton 1, folder 1-4

American Horses

carton 1, folder 5-7

Come on Sea Biscuit

carton 1, folder 8-15

The Dry Divide

carton 1, folder 16-21

The Fields of Home

carton 2, folder 1-5

The Fields of Home

carton 2, folder 6

Geronimo, Wolf of the Warpath

carton 2, folder 7-20

The Home Ranch

carton 3, folder 1-6

Horse of a Different Color

carton 3, folder 7

Kit Carson and the Wild Frontier

carton 3, folder 8-16

Little Britches

carton 3, folder 17-20, carton 4, folder 1

Man of the Family

carton 4, folder 2-6

Mary Emma and Company

carton 4, folder 7-14

The Old Trails West

carton 4, folder 15-16

Riders of the Pony Express

carton 4, folder 17-19

Shaking the Nickel Bush

carton 5, folder 1-4

Shaking the Nickel Bush

carton 5, folder 5

Silver and Lead

carton 5, folder 6-19

Stagecoach West

carton 5, folder 20-21

Wells-Fargo

 

Series 3: Miscellaneous undated

oversize-volume 1

Scrapbook of clippings, etc.