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
4112 Alpine Video Miller, Warren Vertical Reality Warren Miller Productions, 1995 VHS102 min.
4214 Alpine Video Emery, Shawn F. The Greatest Snow On Earth:The Utah Skiing Story Salt Lake City, UT:Working Title Productions, 1999 VHS60 min.
4338 Alpine Wit & Humor Peterson, Craig The Wacky World Of Skiing Christchurch, N.Z.: Whitcoulls, 1981 48 p. illus.
1253 Alpine Biography Morse, Charles Jean-Claude Killy Mankato, MN:Amecus Street; distributed by Childre 1974 31 p. illus.
1379 Alpine Children Sanger, Rick Do Teddy Bears Ski? Bishop:Mountain Path Press, 1998 32 p. illlus
1503 Alpine Film Coty, Victor Olympics, 1932 Stowe, VT:Victor Coty, 1933
1630 Alpine Film Foeger, Luggi Skiing Is Fun 1951
1756 Alpine Film Athletic Institute Skiing Made by Dallas Jones Productions, 1963 35 mm
1883 Alpine Film Hart Ski Manufacturing Company The Great Ski Chase Boulder, CO: Summit Films, 1970 16 mm. 28 min
2009 Alpine Film Bob Perry Productions Dance To The Wind: Mount Snow Ski Resort New York: Bob Perry Productions, 1979 16 mm. 14 min.
2133 Alpine Freestyle Athans, Greg Ski Free Toronto, Ontario, Canada: Clarke, Irwin, 1978 126 p. illus.
2318 Alpine Guide Editors of Ski Magazine Skier's Guide To The East New York: Times Mirror Magazines, 1975 144 p. illus.
2445 Alpine Guide Walter, Claire The Berlitz Handbook To Skiing The Alps Lausanne, Switzerland:Berlitz Guides, 1990 320 p. illus. maps
2571 Alpine Handbook Binns, Ken Skiing For Fun California:Shell Oil Company, 1939 unpaged. illus. maps
2698 Alpine Lifts Vail Associates, Inc. Lift Department Operations Manual The Printery, 1975 73 p. illus
2822 Alpine Mountaineering Smoot, Jeff Adventure Guide To Mount Rainier: Hiking, Climbing, AndSk Evergreen, CO: Chockstone Press, 1991 172 p. illus.
2944 Alpine Psychology Taylor, Jim The Mental Edge For Skiing Aspen, CO:Alpine Taylor Consulting, 1996 169 p.
3070 Alpine Teaching Guid Hutchinson, John Skiing,A Manual For Teachers Melbourne, Australia:Materials Production, Educati 1984 97 p. illus
3198 Alpine Technique Durr, William Ski-ing In Switzerland: Handbook Of Instruction London: A. Baron Ltd, 1938 147 p. illus.
3324 Alpine Technique Athletic Institute How To Improve Your Skiing Chicago, IL: The Athletic Institute, 1964 72 p. illus.