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 ascending Secondary Di Author 1 Title Publication Date Issue
3933 Alpine Video McCrillis, John. photographer Dartmouth Outing Club Down-Mountain Ski Race, 1931 Hanover, NH: Dartmouth University, 1990 VHS8 min.
4059 Alpine Video Vic Braden Communications, Inc. Skiing for The Future Coto de Caza, CA: Vic Braden Communications, Inc. 1993 VHS 60 mins.
4185 Alpine Video Bond, Carey Skiing Enhance Performance, Increase Strength And Overall Thousand Oaks, CA:TS2 Video, 1998 VHS90 min
4308 Alpine Wit & Humor Osborn, Robert Chesley How To Ski New York: Coward-McCann, 1942 32 p. illus.
1259 Alpine Biography Jacobs, Linda Cindy Nelson, North Country Skier St. Paul, MN: EMC Corporation, 1976 40 p. illus.
1385 Alpine Children Chapman, Garry Snow Broomall, PA:Chelsea House, 2002 32 p. illus.
1509 Alpine Film Young, Christopher. producer, director, & st Dr. Schlitz Sharon, CT: 1936 16 mm.20 min
1636 Alpine Film Benafield, Jay. producer Winter Holiday RKO Pathe, 1952 35 mm. 8 min
1762 Alpine Film Sinclair, Douglas Ski School Released by Brandon Films, 1963
1889 Alpine Film Ryan, Paul. director "Karli:" The World of Karl Schranz Denver, CO: Summit Films, 1970
2015 Alpine Film Miller, Warren Winter Fever Warren Miller Productions, 1979
2139 Alpine Freestyle Wieman, Randy Freestyle Skiing: A Complete Guide To The Fundamentals Of Sydney, Australia: Angus & Robertson, 1979 156 p. illus
2265 Alpine Guide De Linde, C.A. Your Guide To The Great Ski-ing Resorts Of The World New York: Funk & Wagnells, 1968 258 p. illus. maps
2518 Alpine Guide Leocha, Charles Ski Europe Hampstead, NH:World Leisure Corp., 1996 380 p. illus
2644 Alpine Handbook Carter, Suzy Ski Tips Los Angeles, CA: Price Stern Sloan, 1988 64 p. illus.
2770 Alpine Mountaineering Brower, David, editor The Sierra Club Manual of Ski Mountaineering Berkeley, CA: Sierra Club, 1969 236 p, illus.
2891 Alpine Powder, Heli & Engen, Sverre Ski With Sverre: Deep Snow And Packed Slope Ski Techniqu P. Owen, 1951 144 p. illus.
3017 Alpine Racing Witherell, Warren The Athletic Skier Salt Lake City, UT: The Athletic Skier, 1993 244 p. illus
3144 Alpine Technique Lunn, Sir Arnold The Complete Ski-Runner New York: Scribner, 1930 213 p. illus.
3271 Alpine Technique Schaeffler, Willy Sports Illustrated Book Of Skiing Philadelphia, PA: J.B. Lippincott, 1957 83 p. illus.