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Guide to the Hansen Glove Corporation records, 1927-1954 and undated

Summary

Hansen Glove Corporation was a manufacturer of gloves and mittens based in Milwaukee, Wis. Collection includes black-and-white photographs, print advertisements, transcripts of meetings, published booklets, sales literature, catalogs and color sample guides. Advertising materials may be the work of the Klau-Van Pietersom-Dunlap agency (later part of Hoffman York). Acquired as part of the John W. Hartman Center for Sales, Advertising & Marketing History.

Collection Details

Collection Number
RL.11733
Title
Hansen Glove Corporation records
Date
1927-1954 and undated
Creator
Hansen Glove Corporation
Extent
2.0 Linear Feet
Repository
David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library
Language
Materials in English

Collection Overview

Collection includes black-and-white photographs, print advertisements, transcripts of meetings, published booklets, sales literature, catalogs and color sample guides. Advertising materials may be the work of the Klau-Van Pietersom-Dunlap agency (later part of Hoffman York). Acquired as part of the John W. Hartman Center for Sales, Advertising & Marketing History.

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Arrangement

Arranged alphabetically.

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How to Cite

[Identification of item], Hansen Glove Corporation records, David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University.

Contents of the Collection

Advertising Merchandising Program, 1939
Box 1
Animated Gesture, 1954
Box 1
Appointment cards, 1954
Box 1
Challenge of a Glove, 1943
Box 1
Charm Magazine cover highlight, 1949
Box 1
Coach and Four model, undated
Box 1
Color guide, 1941
Box 1
Color guides, 1940-1941
Box 3
Color Key to Costume Loveliness, 1946
Box 1
Color Portrait of a Gentlewoman, 1948
Box 1
Fall color guide, 1953
Box 1
Fall and winter color guide, 1949-1950
Box 1
Full-Dress Fall, 1948-1949
Box 1
Glove shampoo mailer, undated
Box 1
Guide to Smart Spring Color Harmony, 1940
Box 1
Hansen Glove News, 1939
Box 1
Hushed Hues, 1947
Box 1
In Color Cahoots, 1945
Box 1
Jubilee Colors (Hansen 75th anniversary), 1946-1947
Box 1
Keepsake Colors, 1945-1946
Box 1
Know and Sell These Hansen Fashion Points, 1952
Box 1
Le Gant de France (Gant Guignie, illustrated by Maurice Brenier; in English), undated
Box 1
Newspaper mat service, 1954
Box 1
Not Apart but a Part of the Clothes of Today, 1944
Box 1
Occasion Designed, 1949
Box 1
Personality Gloves, 1950-1951
(4 folders)
Box 1
Personality Gloves Give You a Plus, 1950
Box 1
Photographs, undated
Box 1
Point of purchase display, Hansen/Lux tie-in, undated
Box 1
Postcard, approximately 1944-1945
Box 1
Print advertisements (not Hansen), 1952 and undated

Includes: Harms of California; Hendan Mannish Shirts

Box 3
Rich Harvest, 1947-1948
Box 2
Sales meeting notes, 1938
Box 2
Sell Gloves of Fashion by Hansen--Glove department bulletin board information chart, 1953
Box 3
Spot merchandiser display brochure, undated
Box 2
Spring color guide, 1953-1954
(2 folders)
Box 2
Spring and fall color guide, 1952
Box 2
Spring and summer color guide, 1950
Box 2
Success Story, undated
Box 2
Suppressed Excitement, 1943
Box 2
The Art of Glove Making (National Association of Leather Glove Manufacturers), 1927
Box 2
The Biography of a Glove (National Association of Leather Glove Manufacturers), undated
Box 3
Triumphant Colors Keyed to Wartime Costumes, approximately 1942
Box 2
Vogue color and fabric sample chart, 1953
Box 3
Zephyr vendor catalog description, undated
Box 2
 

Historical Note

Hansen Glove Corporation was a manufacturer of gloves and mittens based in Milwaukee, Wis. Founded by brothers J.E. and Oscar C. Hansen, hat and fur merchants, as Cream City Hat Co. 1871; moved to Milwaukee 1880; ended partnership 1890 with Oscar Hansen taking over the hat and glove operations; renamed O.C. Hansen Mfg. Co. 1901; Hansen Glove Corporation 1930.

Klau-Van Pietersom-Dunlap agency founded Anthony Van Pietersom and Gustav Klau 1906; Walter Dunlap joined 1908; acquired by Hoffman York 1973.

Related Material

Related material may be found in the following Hartman Center collections:

American Catalin Corporation salesman's sample book;

Gene Federico papers;

Pioneer Tailoring Co. salesman's sample case


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Provenance

The Hansen Glove Corporation records were received by the David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library as a purchase in 2019.

Processing Information

Processed by Richard Collier, May 2019;

Accessions described in this collection guide: 2019-0066