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Finding Aid for the Alan B. Moody Papers, ca. 1930
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  • Administrative Information
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  • Indexing Terms

  • 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 


    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.