Helen Spencer Schlie Gallery
- Usage: 2011 - 2014
The Helen Spencer Schlie Art Gallery was part of the “Old and Rare Books and Art” store in Mesa, Arizona, owned by Helen Spencer Schlie from 2011-2014.
Originally located in Apache Junction, Arizona, the Helen Spencer Schlie Gallery moved to Mesa, Arizona, in 2011 when Helen Spencer Schlie opened her new bookstore; the gallery and bookstore were housed together in Helen's "Old and Rare Books and Art" store. The gallery and bookstore closed in 2014 when rent could no longer be paid due to a lack of foot traffic. The gallery often featured artwork created by members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
Citation:AZCentral.com, via WWW, March 30, 2017 (Helen Spencer Schlie; Mesa bookstore closing)
Boyce Thompson Arboretum, via WWW, April 6, 2017 (Helen Spencer Schlie; Margie Porter Watercolor Exhibit)
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
Series contains records relating to the art galleries owned by Helen Schlie in Apache Junction and Mesa, Arizona. Items such as business correspondence, information about artwork that was featured in the gallery and the artists who created the work, advertisements, and newspaper articles regarding the gallery. Dated approximately 2000-2014.
Contains materials related to the work of Helen Spencer Schlie in Arizona. The collection includes documentation of her business endeavors, catalogs, correspondence. Also included are documents related to a first edition Book of Mormon she owned, LDS cultural, doctrinal, and historical items. There are many speeches by LDS leaders and poetry written by Schlie and other Mormon authors included as well. Dated approximately 1965-2014.