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 K Secondary Disort descending Author 1 Title Publication Date Issue
23 Nordic Biathlon Souza, Ken Biathlon:Training And Racing Techniques Chicago, IL:Contemporary Books, 1989 x, 197 p. illus.
24 Nordic Biathlon Burrill, Kenneth C. The Effect Of Heart Rate Biofeedback Training On Heart Rate Boston, MA:Author, 1990 v, 126 lvs. illus.
25 Nordic Biathlon Ledbetter, John C. Event Order In The Biathlon Does Not Have An Effect On Meta Dallas, TX:Author, 1990 v, 60 lvs. illus.
26 Nordic Biathlon Cook, Todd Planning, Organizing And Conducting A Biathlon Race San Luis Obispo, CA:Author, 1995 v, 67 lvs. map
27 Nordic Biathlon Niinimaa, Veli M.J. Biathlon Alberta: The First Hits Calgary, Alberta, Canada: Biathlon Alberta, 1995 2 v. illus.
28 Nordic Biathlon Union Internationale de Pentathlon et Biathlon Two Great Sports Under One Umbrella:Modern Pentathlon & Europe:UIPMB, 1996 66 lvs. illus.
29 Nordic Biathlon International Biathlon Union Handbook Wals-Himmelreich, Austria:International Biathlon U 1998 1 v. (various pagings)
30 Nordic Biathlon Niinimaa, Veli M.J. Double Contest Wals-Himmelreich, Austria:International Biathlon U 1998 vi, 138 p. illus.
31 Nordic Biathlon Hill, Mark Randolph The Physical And Visual Characteristics Of Junior North Amer Salt Lake City, UT:Author, 2002 x, 186 lvs. illus.
4702 Combined Bibliographies Sauter, Hans Jorg Bibliographie zur Skiakrobatik Koln: 1993 108 p.
4683 Combined Bibliographies Vance, Mary A. Ski Facilities:A Bibliography Monticello, IL:Vance Bibliographies, 1981 6 p. illus.
4703 Combined Bibliographies Schipike, Martin Bibliographie zum Tourengehen und Skibergsteigen (Wander Koln: 1993 141 p.
4684 Combined Bibliographies Goeldner, Charles R. Bibliography Of Skiing Studies Boulder, CO: Business Research Division, Univ. of C 1982 96 leaves
4653 Combined Bibliographies Foster, Fred W. Bibliography of Skating London:W.W. Warburst, 1898 136 p.
4704 Combined Bibliographies Arave, Joe The Utah Ski Archives Guide Salt Lake City, UT: Manuscripts Division, Univ. of Uta 1994 65 p.
4685 Combined Bibliographies Holz, Peter Auswahlbibliographie zu verschiedenen Bereichen des Skila Stuttgart: 1982
4654 Combined Bibliographies Holt-Needham, Phyllis Index To S.C.G.B. Publications, 1905 - 1935. Including Other London: Ski Club of Great Britain, 1935 160 p.
4705 Combined Bibliographies Bauman, Sascha Bibliographie zum Weltkampfwesen im Alpinen Skisport Koln: 1994 200 p.
4686 Combined Bibliographies White, Anthony G. Skiing Facilities: A Selected Bibliography Monticello, IL: Vance Bibliographies, 1983 A bibliography of
4655 Combined Bibliographies Brown, Karl. editor Modern Olympics:A List Of Reference Material In The New Y New York:New York Public Library, 1939 29 p.