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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
4487 Combined Avalanche USDA Forest Service National Avalanche School Manual 1975
4570 Combined Avalanche Institute For Research in Construction Avalanche Accidents in Canada. (Part) 3:A Selection Of Cas Institute for Research in Construction, 1984?
combined Avalanche Atkins, Dale White Book:Avalanche Awareness Provided By Recco RECCO 2006? 35 p. illus.
4456 Combined Avalanche International Vanni Eigenman Fondation Report of Activities January, 1963-June, l970 Milan, Italy: Fondation Vanni Eigenman, 1970
4539 Combined Avalanche USDA Forest Service Snow Avalanche:General Rules For Avoiding & SurvivingS Portland:USDA Forest Service, Pacific Northwest R 1980 8 p. (folder)
4622 Combined Avalanche Marshall, John Living (And Dying) In Avalanche Country Silverton, CO: Simpler Way Book Company, 1993 204 p. illus.
4437 Combined Avalanche Fraser, Colin The Avalanche Enigma London: John Murray Publishers, Ltd., 1966 301 p. illus.
4520 Combined Avalanche Salway, A.A. A Seismic And Transducer System For Monitoring Velocities Ottawa:National Research Council, Division of Build 1978
4603 Combined Avalanche Jamieson, James Bruce Backcountry Avalanche Awareness Calgary, Alberta:Snowline Technical Services, 1990 iv, 498 p. illus.
4488 Combined Avalanche Williams, Knox The Snowy Torrents: Avalanche Accidents in the United State Washington, D.C.: USDAForest Service, 1975 190 p. illus.
4571 Combined Avalanche International Snow Science Workshop (1984; Aspen, Colorado) International Snow Science Workshop Proceedings: A Mergin Aspen, CO: ISSW Workshop Committee, 1984 ix, 218 p. illus. maps
4457 Combined Avalanche LaChapelle, Edward R. The ABC Of Avalanche Safety Denver, CO: Colorado Outdoor Sports, 1970 56 p, illus.
4540 Combined Avalanche Wilson, Norman A. Snow, Avalanche Studies At Quartz Hill: A Summary 1978-80 Author, 1980 13 lvs.
4623 Combined Avalanche Mears, Arthur I. Snow Avalanche Hazard Analysis For Land Use Planning And Denver, CO:Colorado Geological Survey, Dept. of N 1993? 55 p.
4438 Combined Avalanche LaChapelle, Edward R. The Relation Of Crystal Riming To Avalanche Formation In N Washington,D.C: USDA Forest Service, 1966 10 leaves.
4521 Combined Avalanche Tufty, Barbara One Thousand & One Questions Answered About Earthquakes New York:Dover, 1978 350 p. illus.
4604 Combined Avalanche National Research Council (U.S.) Panel on Snow Avalanches Snow Avalanche Hazards And Mitigation In The United States Washington, DC:National Academy Press, 1990 84 p.
4406 Combined Avalanche Bentley, W.A. Snow Crystals New York: McGraw-Hill Book Company, 1931 227 p. illus.
4489 Combined Avalanche Armstrong, Betsy Century Of Struggle Against Snow:A History Of Avalanche H Boulder, CO: Univ. of Colorado Institute of Artic & Alp 1976 97 p.
4572 Combined Avalanche U.S. Congress, Senate Committee on Armed Services Authorizing The Sale Of Ammunition For Avalanche Control Washington, D.C. GPO, 1984

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