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Memorial, Gift, Honor & Marianne Koke Folk Arts Collection


Annually the L. W. Nixon Library collection is further enriched by the new books that are donated. These are memorial books, honoring a loved one who has passed away, or gift books, commemorating a special event in the life of a family member or friend.

To arrange to place a memorial or gift book with the L. W. Nixon Library, please contact the library by e-mail at or phone El Dorado (316)322-3234, Wichita/metro area(316)733-3234.

 Memorial  |   Gift  |  Marianne Koke Folk Arts 


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From : Butler Community College

Kenneth Athy, Spouse of Chris Miller - Strategy Rules : Five Timeless Lessons from Bill Gates, Andy Grove & Steve Jobs.

Nancy James Ayers, Mother-in-law of Micaela Ayers - Purple Citrus & Sweet Perfume.

Don Billingsley, Husband of Linda Billingsley A Nation of Nations.

Bob Bomgardner,Husband of Judy Bomgardner -Travels in Vermeer.

Zora Obeda Bowman, Mother-in-law of Teri VanDever - And the Good News Is: Lesson and Advice from the Bright Side.

Tim Breault, Brother of Sue Breault - Ties that Bind: Sorries of Love & Gratitude from the First ten Years of Story Corps.

Bob Burch, Father of Angela Quinlan - Defining Moments: World War II (1939-1946) Vol. 2.

Patricia Burch, Wife of Robert Burch - Defining Moments: World War I (1939-1946) Vol. 1.

Lois Chance, Grandmother of Ali Kiser - Victorian Fairy Tales.

Joanne Decaire, Mother-in-law of James Welch - The American Revolution: a History in Documents.

Angela Deramus, Mother of Greg Franklin - Year-round Indoor Salad Gardening.

LaVonda "Bonnie" Encapera, Mother-in-law of Cheree Anthony-Encapera - Emma.

John "Mack" Enlow-Birnbaum, Son of Matha Enlow - Prime Curios! the Dictionary of Prime Number Trivia.

Linda Fetters, Mother-in-law of Ann Fetters - Atmosphere of Hope.

Leonard Finger, Father-in-law of Connie Finger - Photograph.

Wanda Fowler, Mother-in-law of Liane Fowler - What Stands in a Storm.

Allen K. Fretz, Father of Pam Hendrix - Beautiful Evidence.

Madeline Mary Carroll Galbraith, Mother of Matthew Galbraith - The New Bread Basket.

Linda Hamm, Mother of Shawn Hamm, Stacey Hamm, & Jordan Hamm - The Egyptian Myths.

Albert Hogoboom, Husband of Patty Hogoboomt - Microshelters: 59 Creative Cabins, Tiny Houses, Tree Houses, and Other Small Structures.

Ardis Hanson, Wife of Dennis Hanson - This Changes Everything: Capitalism vs, the Climate.

Gene Kaup, Father-in-law of Aaron May Washington's - Revolution: the Making of America's First Leader.

Gail Kohls, Wife of Ev Kohls - Between the World and Me.

Truett Kuenstler, Father of Leann Ellis - Mourning Lincoln.

Randy Lawrence, Brother of Roger Lawrence - Legend.

Virginia Loehr, Mother of Ralph Loehr - The Ingenious Mr. Pyke.

Brian McNeely, Husband of Elaine McNeely - Better than Before: Mastering the Habits of our Everyday Lives.

Tom Murry, Husband of Kim Murry - Sapiens: a Brief History of Mankind.

Dorothy Nace, Mother of Debbie Williams and Grandmother of Tiffany Williams and Josh Williams - Lady Almina and the Real Downton Abbey.

Pat Place, Mother of Steve Place & Cindy Knoeppel - The Eureka Factor.

Genevieve "Genny" Pletcher, Mother of Perry & Julie Pletcher - A Lucky Life Interrupted: a Memoir of Hope.

William 'Bill" Rogers, Husband of Wanda Rogers - The Price: Who's in Charge of Today's Schools?

Myra Satterfield, Mother of Dr. Kim Krull - Shattered Consensus.

Marvin Smith, Former Adjunct Instructor - What if?

Brad Alan Sommers, Brother of Sonja Milbourn - The Brilliant History of Color in Art.

Ed Stevens, Father of Sarah & Darryl Runyun - Alphabetical: How every Letter Tells a Story.

Tanya Tandoc, Daughter of Dr. Valentin & Dr. Bonnie Tandoc - The End of Plenty: the Race to Feed a Crowded World.

Alda Allene Thomason, Mother of Kaye Meyer - The Food Lab.

Jerry Wilson Thomason, Father of Kaye Meyer - Voices in the Ocean.

Ray Vietti, Husband of Jackie Vietti - Waterloo: the History of Four days, Three Armies, and Three Battles.

Jeannine Williams, Mother of Reaann Montgomery - Presidents and the American Environment.

From: L. W. Nixon Library Staff

Nancy James Ayers, Mother-in-Law of Micaela Ayers  - The Big Purple Book of Beginner Books.
     Lilly's Purple Plastic Purse.

Beverly Beaman, Mother of Erika Beaman - Enabling Acts.


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Rachel Ayers  - DieWelt der Marcher.(DVD)

Susan Forrest - Microbiology: Principles and Explorations. 5th Edition.
      Brock Biology of Microorganisms. 10th edition.

 Dr. Kim Krull - Angela's Ashes.
     The Boys in the Boat. (audiobook)
     The Council of Dads. 
     The Goldfinch. (audiobook)
     Gone Girl. (audiobook)
 Orphan Trains.
Teacher Man.

Teresa Mayginnes - Mom, Can we Still Keep Roger?

Ruth Meyer - Calculus. 9th Edition

Dr. Kevin Rabas - Eliot's Violin. and Green Bike.

Regina Turner -The New Testament. and Experiencing the World's Religions.

Marianne Koke Folk Arts Collection

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From: Iris Lawrence

Marianne Koke -  American Mountain People.
     American Scrimshaw.
     The Art of Framing.
     A Catalogue of the South.
     How Can I Keep From Singing?
     I Breathe a New Song.
     Long Steel Rail.
     The Music of Bill Monroe.
     One for a Man, Two for a Horse
     Our Boots and Young American.