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James Galbreath Hupp (1931) & Lucie Stith Moorman Hupp (1933) papers

Identifier: MSD-1933-001

Collection Statement

Collection consists of correspondence written by or relating to James and Lucie Hupp 1920's - 1990's, newspaper articles and clippings on both Jim and Lucie, Gardening Columns written by Lucie and miscellaneous articles written by Jim, genealogical records and miscellaneous materials relating to their lives.


  • 1933 - 1933


Access Restrictions

Collection is open for research.

Usage Restrictions

Copyright interests for this collection are held by DePauw University.

Biographical Sketch

James (DPU 1931) and Lucie Moorman Hupp (DPU 1933) met at DePauw University as undergraduate students. James and Lucie were engaged at DePauw on March 15, 1930, and after James had finished his graduate work at the University of Chicago, they were married October 27, 1934 and moved to California. They had 3 children: James David Hupp, Lucy Ann Williams and Laura Schell. James Hupp retired in January 1973 as Manager of a CPA firm in San Francisco, California and Lucie retired as a organic garden writer and teacher. Both James and Lucie Hupp were very active in areas of social action , i.e. World Peace, Environmental Problems and Conservation of our Natural Resources, Equal Opportunities, etc. throughout their lives. The Hupps were active members of the Orinda Community Church. They also joined the Quaker Meeting in Berkeley and the Unitarian Church in Walnut Creek in a search for social justice. They helped to found the Mt. Diablo Peace Center and the Council for Civic Unity to promote racial harmony. People called them the oldest hippies in Orinda, California. Lucie died May 6, 1997 at the age of 86. James passed away 2 years later, on April 24, 1999 at the age of 89.


0.8 Cubic Feet (2 document cases)

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Hailee Newton
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Description is in English.

Repository Details

Part of the Archives of DePauw University and Indiana United Methodism Repository

Roy O. West Library
405 S. Indiana St.
Greencastle Indiana 46135 United States