Monroe J. and Shirley Brockbank Paxman papers
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- Paxman, Monroe J. (Person)
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Monroe Paxman was born on April 7, 1919, to Achsa Eggerston Paxman and William Monroe Paxman. In 1942, he married Shirley Brockbank. They have seven children. Paxman served as a judge on the 4th District Juvenile Court from 1953-1969 and then taught at Brigham Young University beginning in 1984, where he was awarded the Abraham O. Smoot Award. He helped to run the McCurdy Historical Doll Museum with his wife for twenty-five years. He was also instrumental in protecting Academy Square.
Shirley Brockbank Paxman was born in 1919. In 1942, she married Monroe Paxman. Paxman got her B.S. and M.S. from Brigham Young University in Child Development and Family Relations. She later received her R.N. from Holy Cross Hospital in Salt Lake City. She taught Child Development at Brigham Young University for many years and Nursing at Utah Valley State College. She opened the McCurdy Historical Doll Museum and ran it for many years. Paxman was instrumental in protecting Academy Square.
20 cartons (20 linear ft.)
1 oversize box (0.75 linear ft.)
4 boxes (2 linear ft.)
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Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated; Monroe Paxman; 2009.
Donated; Shirley Brockbank Paxman; 2014.
Donated; Monroe and Shirley Brockbank Paxman; 2013.
Addition processed; Peter Hoyt, student processor, and John Murphy, curator; 2012.
Addition processed; Peter Hoyt, student processor, and John Murphy, curator; 2013.
- Register of Monroe J. and Shirley Brockbank Paxman papers
- Elizabeth Ballif and Peter Hoyt, student processors, and John Murphy, curator
- 2009 June
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- Finding aid written in English in Latin script.