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Mark L. Moody papers

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This collection contains photographs, 16mm films, personal documents, and news clippings that record Mark L. Moody's residence in East Asia. Moody first went to Asia in 1919 as part of a YMCA team in Vladivostok. He married Alla Mae Simpson, a YMCA colleague, and they moved to Shanghai, where Moody owned a Chrysler dealership during the 1920s and 1930s, and travelled widely. The collection reflects his business, family, and recreational activities and interests.


3.0 Linear feet
3 bankers boxes


Koreans - Russia
Locomotives - Russia
Railroad stations - Russia
Railroads - Cars - Russia
Soviet Union - History - Allied intervention, 1918-1920
Soviet Union - History - Revolution, 1917-1922
Young Men's Christian Association - Russia

Personal Name(s):
Byram, Roy Mack, 1893-1974
Campbell, Archibald, 1890-1977
Doolittle, Jame Harold "Jimmy", 1896-1993
Kalmykov, Ivan P.
Lurton, Nelson E., 1883-1956
Moody, Mark Lewis, 1892-1955
Semanov, Grigorii M., 1890-1945
Simpson, Alla Mae, 1889-1961
Unterberger, Petr Pavlovich, 1888-1960

Conditions governing access:
Advance notice recommended for access.

Preferred citation:
[Box/folder# or item name], Mark L. Moody papers, Collection no. 3036, Pacific Rim Archive, East Asian Library, USC Libraries, University of Southern California

Record date:
February 2013

Contact Information:
USC Libraries East Asian Library
Doheny Memorial Library
3550 Trousdale Parkway
Los Angeles, California, 90089-1825