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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


    From: Butler Community College

For                                                       Title

Ellis Ades, Grandfather of Misti Crom - How to Make a Spaceship.

Linda Billingsley, Mother of David Billingsley - My Life, My Love, My Legacy.

Fredrick Brewster, Father-in-law of Tim Logue - John Adams: Writings from the New Nation 1784 - 1826.

Cynthia Brown, Mother-in-law of Ruth Harries - Gems and Crystals from One of the World's Great Collections.

Ferne Comp, Mother-in-law of JoAnn Craven - Making Pottery You Can Use.

Bill Cooper Sr., Father-in-law of Roger Morrow - American Generosity : Who Gives and Why.

Marcia Anne Crouch, Sister of Susan Gilliland - Hamilton : the Revolution.

Randy Culbertson, Husband of Mary Ann Culbertson - The Mystery of Sleep: Why a Good Night's Rest in Vital to a Better, Healthier Life. 

Addai George Dexter, Son of Christy Streeter - Bit by Bit: How Video Games Transformed Our World.

Marvin Dodson, Husband of Brenda Dodson - Leonardo Da Vinci.

Carol Dulaney, Mother-in-law of Nancy Daw - Martha Stewart's Vegetables.

Marsha Ebaugh, Sister of Camille Kluge - Making Sense of Science.

Mildred Jean Freeman, Grandmother of Sherri Conard - The Stars : the Definitive Visual Guide to the Cosmos.

Virginia Garrison, Mother-in-law of Jana Garrison - The Wisdom of Frugality. 

Patricia Hayes, Wife of Lance Hayes - Visual Intelligence.

Wanda Lee Heinitz, Mother of  Lora Jarvis - Two by Two.

Kenneth C. Hoyt, Grandfather of Ethan Hoyt - Sea Power : the History and Geopolitics of the World's Oceans.

Mercedes Hulse, Mother-in-law of Karen Hulse - In the Shadow of the Moon.

Dotty Joyce, Mother of Dr. Greg Joyce - America Dancing: from the Cake-walk to the Moon-walk.

Mary Beth Lawless, Mother of Dona Larimer - This is Where You Belong.

J. B. Mayginnes, Grandfather-in-law of Teresa Mayginnes, Soonish: Ten Emerging Technologies That'll Improve and/or Ruin Everything.

Patrick Monaghan, Father of Duana Barker & Brenden Monaghan - Ashbery: Collection Poems 1991-2000.

Charlie Patton, Father-in-law of Willow Dean - The Word Detective.

Wanda Rogers, Mother of Kathryn Lundrigan & Karen Lanman - Born for This: How to find the Work You Were Meant to Do.

Sylvia Semel, Mother of Alice Mannette - Farm to Table : the Essential Guide to Sustainable Food Systems for students, Professional's, and Consumers.

Leon "Arch" Sherwood, the Father of Jami Calvert - Reinventing America's Schools.

Wanda Turner, Mother of Rhonda Morrison - Designing Your Life : How to Build a Well-lived, Joyful Life.

Lolita Zerbe, Mother of Brenda Rodda - Learn Better.

From : Rani Ahmad
For:                                                  Title:
Tahera Begum                                 The Rainbow Bridge

From Dr. Sue Cecil
For:                                                 Title
Patrick Michael Monaghan             Steve McQueen William Claxton Photographs.

From: Aiman Seeman Neeman
For:                                                Title:
Hamida N. Ahmad, Mother            Piazz Bangladesh.




Dr. Sue Cecil - Alive. (DVD)
     Andrew's Brain.
     The Birth of the Pill.
     Cleopatra. (DVD)
     Dangerous Liaisons. (DVD)
     Dog Day Afternoon. (DVD)
     Endangered Civilizations. (DVD)
     Grand Canyon. (DVD)
     Nature's Wrath. (DVD)
     Sketches of Frank Gehry. (DVD)
     Total Eclipse. (DVD)
     Trail of Tears. (DVD)
     Uncommon Youth.


Scott Garrison - Fallout 4 (Game)
     The Rise of Isis.
     Sword Art Online. (Game)     


Mike Maloney - Indivisible: the Story of Our Flag.


Jon Simpson - Artscience: Creativity in the Post-Google Generation.
     Catching Up or Leading the Way.
     Design First for 3D Artists.
     How to Cheat in Adobe Flash CS6.
     The Third Teacher.
     Universal Principles of Design.