Paxman, Shirley Brockbank, 1919-

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

Monroe Paxman was born in 1919. In 1942, he married Shirley Brockbank. They have seven children. Paxman served as a judge on the 4th District Juvenile Court for many years and then taught at Brigham Young University, 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 saving Academy Square.

Shirley Brockbank Paxman (born 1919) was a professor in Provo, Utah. She taught at Brigham Young University and Utah Valley State College.

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. She and her husband still visit the campus of BYU weekly.

From the guide to the Monroe J. and Shirley Brockbank Paxman collection, 1900-2013, (L. Tom Perry Special Collections)

Archival Resources
Role Title Holding Repository
creatorOf Brigham Young Academy Foundation. Brigham Young Academy Foundation records, circa 1975-2003. Harold B. Lee Library
creatorOf Paxman, Monroe J.,. Monroe J. and Shirley Brockbank Paxman collection, 1932-1995. Harold B. Lee Library
creatorOf Paxman, Monroe J.,. Monroe J. and Shirley Brockbank Paxman collection. Harold B. Lee Library
creatorOf Monroe J. and Shirley Brockbank Paxman collection, 1900-2013 L. Tom Perry Special Collections20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts
creatorOf Paxman, Shirley. Interview, 7 November 1977. Utah Division of State History, Utah Historical Society
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Relation Name
associatedWith Allen, Samuel H. person
associatedWith Booth family family
associatedWith Brigham Young Academy Foundation. corporateBody
associatedWith Brockbank family family
associatedWith Eggertsen family family
associatedWith Jackson, Karin Brumby person
associatedWith Jex family family
associatedWith MacKay, Kathryn, person
associatedWith Opie, Iona Archibald person
associatedWith Opie, Peter person
associatedWith Paxman, Monroe J., person
associatedWith Peterson, Esther, 1906-1997 person
associatedWith Sorensen, Virginia, 1912-1991 person
associatedWith Stark, Helen Candland, 1901-1994 person
associatedWith Tudor, Tasha person
associatedWith Wildwood Resort corporateBody
associatedWith Winters family family
Place Name Admin Code Country
Utah--Provo
Subject
Literature
Historic buildings
City and Town Life
Social Life and Customs
Architecture, Domestic
Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences
Occupation
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Birth 1919

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