Henry Yaple's Ski Bibliography

Henry M. Yaple, the chief librarian at Whitman College in Walla Walla, Wash., spent 11 years assembling a massive bibliography of skiing. The goal was to list every book, dissertation, film video and piece of software published on skiing, in English, between 1890 and 2002.

The resulting two-volume work, comprising 732 pages, was published by ISHA in 2004. It lists more than 7,000 items.

How to Use Ski Bibliography

Information in Ski Bibliography can be found through multiple access points.

SUBJECT INDEX: There are three subject indices: NORDIC, ALPINE and COMBINED. These indices are located in Volume I, xxiv-xxvi and Volume II, xxxi respectively. Citations in the NORDIC Index are concerned with skis and skiing where the skier's heel is not fixed or attached to the ski. Citations in the ALPINE Index are concerned with skis and skiing where the skier's heel is fixed or attached to the ski. Citations in the COMBINED Index concentrate primarily upon the business or industry of skiing, and may apply either to nordic skiing, alpine skiing or both.

The various sub-categories of the NORDIC, ALPINE and COMBINED indices are derived from the subject matter of the actual works listed. For example, there are works listed under NORDIC/Trails, ALPINE/Lifts, and COMBINED/Market Research.

The entries or citations in Ski Bibliography are numbered consecutively so that each entry has its own discrete or unique number. The numerical range of items are listed for each sub-category in the respective subject indices. For example, NORDIC/Autobiographies covers items 2 through 15. ALPINE/Film covers items 1487 through 2123, and COMBINED/Fiction covers items 4937 through 5166.

NORDIC Bibliography section contains all entries on nordic skiing from item 1 to 1137 in Volume I.

ALPINE Bibliography section contains all entries on alpine skiing from items 1138 to 4372 in Volume I.

COMBINED Bibliography section contains all entries from items 4373 to 7183 in Volume II.

Within the NORDIC, ALPINE, and COMBINED bibliography sections respectively, the subject sub-categories are arranged alphabetically, and the within each sub-category the entries are arranged chronologically by publishing or release date. Within each year, the entries are arranged alphabetically by author or by title if an author is lacking.

SERIALS Bibliography section is arranged alphabetically by title. This section of the bibliography contains entries from items 7,184 to 7,617 in Volume II.

AUTHOR Index contains a list of all authors, editors, illustrators, photographers, producers, directors, writers included in the bibliography. It is arranged alphabetically, and each name carries the number(s) of the citation(s) in the bibliography to which it refers.

TITLE Index contains a list of all titles included in the bibliography. It is arranged alpha-betically, and each title carries the number(s) of the citation(s) to which it refers in the bibliography.

e Primary Ksort descending Secondary Di Author 1 Title Publication Date Issue
2727 Alpine Mono-ski Hurn, Martyn Mono-skiing Marlborough, England: Crowood, 1988 96 p. illus
2809 Alpine Mountaineering Williams, Chuck Mt. St. Helens National Volcanic Mounument:A Pocket Guid Seattle, WA:The Mountaineers, 1988 112 p.
2887 Alpine Physiology Heimann, Justin The Effects Of Skiing And Snowboarding On Heart Rate San Luis Obispo, CA:Author, 1997 iii, 30 lvs. illus
1632 Alpine Film Howard, Dr. Frank Ski Technics--Alpine Events San Rafael, CA:Frank Howard Films, 1951? 16 mm.11 min.
1715 Alpine Film Union Pacific Railroad Western Wonderland Series, No. 11 Omaha, NE: Union Pacific Railroad Motion Picture B 1957 16 mm. 12 min.
1271 Alpine Biography Schuller, Carol In The Shadow Of His Wings Nashville, TN: Thomas Nelson Publishers, 1986 224 p. illus.
1353 Alpine Children Fabris, Andrew D. Learning To Ski Correctly And Its Impact On Safety And Enjoy Ashland, OH: Author, 1990 87 lvs.
2047 Alpine Film Club Med 1983
2127 Alpine Freestyle Hiltner,Walt PNSIA Examination Guide For Freestyle Certification Seattle, WA.: PNW Ski Instructors Assoc. 1974
2210 Alpine Guide Scottish Ski Club Ski-ing In Scotland Scottish Ski Club, 1952 43 p. illus.
1734 Alpine Film Hoffman, York, Baker & Johnson Ski Tips North Central Airlines, 1960? 16 mm.11min.
1817 Alpine Film Jay, John Head For The Hills! Rancho Santa Fe, CA: John Jay Productions, 1967 16 mm
1900 Alpine Film National Broadcasting Company How Do They Make Skis? New York: NBC Educational Enterprises, 1971 16 mm. 4 min
1600 Alpine Film New York. State. Dept. of Commerce Winter In New York State Stat of New York. Department of Commerce, 1948 16 mm.28 min.
1683 Alpine Film Miller, Warren Invitation To Skiing Warren Miller Productions, 1955 16 mm.23 min
1466 Alpine Equipment Ski Industries America The 1982 Ski Industries America Show Directory And Retailer McLean, VA:SIA, 1982 96 p. illus
1549 Alpine Film Humberstone, H. Bruce. director Sun Valley Serenade Hollywood, CA: Twentieth Century Fox, 1941 86 min
4276 Alpine Video Getting There Burbank, CA:Dualstar Video, 2002 DVD85 min.
4356 Alpine Wit & Humor Stone, Harry Slippery Slopes:A Practical Guide To Happier Skiing Berwick upon Tweed:Bridge Studios, 1991 90 p. illus.
3033 Alpine Teaching Guid Rowe, Patricia A Study Of The Modified Arlberg Versus The French Method Eugene, OR:Author, 1951 91 lvs.