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Paxman, Monroe J.

 Person

Biographical History

Monroe Paxman (1919-) was a judge and professor in Provo, Utah.

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 received his JD from the University of Utah and served as a judge on the 4th District Juvenile Court from 1953 to 1969. He taught at Brigham Young University beginning in 1984, where he was awarded the Abraham O. Smoot Award. Paxman helped to run the McCurdy Historical Doll Museum with his wife for twenty-five years. He was also instrumental in saving Provo's Academy Square.

Citation:
Ancestry, June 19, 2017 (b. Apr. 7, 1919 to Achsa and William Monroe Paxman)

UPB Files, June 19, 2017 (Mother’s full name was Achsa Eggerson Paxman; helped in saving Academy Square)

LinkedIn, June 19, 2017 (Judge for the 4th District Juvenile Court between 1953-1969; Professor at BYU starting in 1984)

BYHigh.com, via WWW, December 15, 2015 (Was awarded the Abraham O. Smoot Award; helped run the McCurdy Historical Doll Museum)

Berg Mortuary, via WWW, March 25, 2022 (Died September 25, 2017; Paxman received his JD from the University of Utah)

Found in 15 Collections and/or Records:

Monroe J. and Shirley Brockbank Paxman collection on Academy Square, 1989-2004

 Series — Box: 25, Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 7011 Series 13
Scope and Contents

Contains clippings, correspondence, notes, minutes, and other documents related to the Paxman's involvement in the Brigham Young Academy Foundation and the process of turning Academy Square buildings into the Provo Library site. Dated 1989 to 2004.

Dates: 1989-2004

Monroe J. and Shirley Brockbank Paxman collection on Christmas, approximately 1960-2000

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 7011 Series 9
Scope and Contents

Contains Monroe and Shirley Paxman's collection of material about Christmas, including clippings from newspapers, magazines, and other items. Materials date from between approximately 1960 and 2000.

Dates: approximately 1960-2000

Monroe J. and Shirley Brockbank Paxman collection on Eggertsen family, approximately 1913-2003

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 7011 Series 12
Scope and Contents

Contains materials related to the family history of the Eggertsen family. Includes photographs, stories, and other pieces of family history. Also contains records dealing with the Centro Hispano Foundation located in Provo, Utah. Bank records as well as materials related to donors are included in the collection. Materials date approximately 1913-2003.

Dates: approximately 1913-2003

Monroe J. and Shirley Brockbank Paxman collection on Esther Peterson, 1986-1991

 Series — Carton: 2, Folder: 1-4
Identifier: MSS 7011 Series 2
Scope and Contents

Contains articles, tributes, and photographs of Esther Eggertsen Peterson. There is also a tribute to Peterson's sister, Algie. Materials date from between 1986 and 1991.

Dates: 1986-1991

Monroe J. and Shirley Brockbank Paxman collection on Helen Candland Stark, 1958-1995

 Series — Carton: 3
Identifier: MSS 7011 Series 4
Scope and Contents

Contains photographs, correspondence, manuscripts, published works, a personal report, poetry, and ephemera created or collected by Helen Candland Stark, as well as ephemera from her memorial service. It also contains her mother's patriarchal blessing and papers regarding the Alice Louise Reynolds endowment fund. Materials date from between 1958 and 1995.

Dates: 1958-1995

Monroe J. and Shirley Brockbank Paxman collection on Iona Archibald and Peter Opie, 1988-1992

 Series — Box: 4
Identifier: MSS 7011 Series 5
Scope and Contents

Includes correspondence, newsclippings, newsletters, and related ephemera collected and created by the Opies. Materials dated 1988 to 1992.

Dates: 1988-1992

Monroe J. and Shirley Brockbank Paxman collection on Karin Jackson, 1920-2003

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 7011 Series 10
Scope and Contents

Contains Monroe and Shirley Paxman's collection on Karin Jackson, including photographs, journals, correspondence, and other material. Materials date from between 1920 and 2003.

Dates: 1920-2003

Monroe J. and Shirley Brockbank Paxman collection on Tasha Tudor, 1983-1994

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 7011 Series 3
Scope and Contents

Contains illustrations, newsletters, photographs of Tasha Tudor's visit to Provo, newspaper clippings, and correspondence of Tasha Tudor. Included in the correspondence are some letters between Tasha Tudor and the Paxmans. Also contains two videocassette recordings of Tasha Tudor's presentation at the Provo Tabernacle in 1988. Materials date from between 1983 to 1994.

Dates: 1983-1994

Monroe J. and Shirley Brockbank Paxman collection on Virginia Sorensen, 1932-1993

 Series — Carton: 1
Identifier: MSS 7011 Series 1
Scope and Contents

Contains books, letters, poetry, news clippings, recordings, and photographs of Virginia Eggertsen Sorensen Waugh. There are also some tributes and recordings about her. Materials date from between 1932 and 1993.

Dates: 1932-1993

Monroe J. and Shirley Brockbank Paxman collection on Wildwood Resort, 1980-2000

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 7011 Series 8
Scope and Contents

Contains Monroe and Shirley Paxman's collection on the Wildwood Resort in Provo Canyon, Utah. Includes photographs, brochures, and other material that document the history of the resort. Materials date from between 1980 and 2000.

Dates: 1980-2000

Additional filters:

Type
Archival Record 14
Collection 1
 
Subject
Illustrators -- United States 11
Judges -- Utah 11
Library buildings -- Utah -- Provo 11
Letters 8
Photographs 8