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Old and Rare Books and Art



Old and Rare Books and Art was a bookstore in Mesa, Arizona, owned by Helen Spencer Schlie from 2011-2014.

Originally known as “Mesa Temple and Book Supply,” the Old and Rare Books and Art store in Mesa, Arizona, was owned by Helen Spencer Schlie. The store opened in 2011 in a location near the Mesa, Arizona Temple. The store closed in 2014 when Helen Spencer Schlie could no longer pay rent due to a lack of foot traffic. The store was home to a first edition copy of the Book of Mormon. The art gallery within the store was also called "The Helen Spencer Schlie Gallery."

Citation:, via WWW, March 30, 2017 (Helen Spencer Schlie; Mesa bookstore closing)

The Beehive, via WWW, March 30, 2017 (Helen Spencer Schlie; bookstore closing)

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Helen Schlie papers

Identifier: MSS 8964
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: approximately 1965-2014

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