Papers, 1883-1995

Wise, Anthony, 1921-1995

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  • Papers, 1883-1995, of Anthony Wise, entrepreneur and developer of the Telemark Ski Area near Cable, Wisconsin and of the annual American Birkebeiner cross-country ski race. The papers document the development of Telemark and related businesses and events, and Wise's strong interest in history. Included are files on the Lumberjack World Championship, Historyland, the Sawyer County Historical Society, and Hayward, Wisconsin. Audio and visual materials, including extensive photographs, document Wise and other family members, tourism and development, and the American Birkebeiner and Lumberjack World Championships.


  • This collection has been assigned Mss 1154.