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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
4616 Combined Avalanche Kramer, Stephen Avalanche Minneapolis, MN: Carolrhoda Books, Inc., 1992 50 p. illus.
4457 Combined Avalanche LaChapelle, Edward R. The ABC Of Avalanche Safety Denver, CO: Colorado Outdoor Sports, 1970 56 p, illus.
4584 Combined Avalanche Armstrong, Betsy Snow Avalanches In Colorado: The What's, Where's And Why Denver, CO:Colorado Avalanche Information Center, 1987 4 p. illus.
4426 Combined Avalanche Bentley, W.A. Snow Crystals New York: Dover Publications, Inc. 1962 227 p. illus.
4552 Combined Avalanche Colbeck, Samuel C. Growth Of Faceted Crystals In A Snow Cover Hanover, NH: U.S.Army Corps of Engineers Cold Re 1982 19 p. illus.
4521 Combined Avalanche Tufty, Barbara One Thousand & One Questions Answered About Earthquakes New York:Dover, 1978 350 p. illus.
4647 Combined Avalanche Jamieson, James Bruce Backcountry Avalanche Awareness Revelstoke, B.C.:Canadian Avalanche Association, 2000 vi, 78 p. illus.
4490 Combined Avalanche Armstrong, Richard L. editor Avalanche Release And Snow Characteristics, San Juan Mou Boulder, CO:Institute of Arctice & Alpine Research, 1976 xii, 256 p. illus. m
4617 Combined Avalanche Mears, Arthur I. Juneau Area Mass-Wasting & Snow Avalanche Hazard Analys Juneau, AK:City & Borough of Juneau, 1992 27, [10] lvs. illus. maps
4458 Combined Avalanche LaChapelle, Edward R. Instrumentation For Snow Weather & Avalanche Observations Alta, UT: Alta Avalanche Study Center, 1970 80 p. illus.
4585 Combined Avalanche Costa, J.E. editor Debris Flows--Avalanches: Process, Recognition, & Mitigation Geological Society, 1987 248 p. illus.
4427 Combined Avalanche Seligman, Gerald Snow Structure And Ski Fields:Being An Account Of Snow A London: Macmimllan and Co., Ltd., 1962 555 p. illus.
4553 Combined Avalanche Harrison, William L. Snowpack Profile Analysis Using Extracted Thin Sections Hanover, NH: U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Cold Re 1982 19 p. illus.
4522 Combined Avalanche Voight, Barry Rockslides & Avalanches Amsterdam; New York:Elsevier, 1978 2 v. illus.
4648 Combined Avalanche Jenkins, McKay The White Death:In The Path Of An Avalanche London:Fourth Estate, 2000 288 p.
4491 Combined Avalanche Burrows, C.J. Procedures For The Study Of Snow Avalanche Chronology Us Boulder, CO:Institute of Arctic & Alpine Research, 1976 vi, 54 p. illus.
4618 Combined Avalanche Mears, Arthur I. Avalanche Characteristics And Structure Response:East Rive Denver, CO; Springfield, VA: Colorado Dept of Transp 1992 1 v. illus
4459 Combined Avalanche USDA Forest Service Snow Avalanche:General Rules For Avoiding & Surviving S Denver:USDA Forest Service, Rocky Mt. Region, 1970 8 p. (folder)
4586 Combined Avalanche Epp, Martin Avalanche Awareness For Skiers And Mountaineers London: Wild Side, 1987 137 p. illus
4428 Combined Avalanche Seligman, Gerald Snow Structure And Ski Fields:Being An Account Of Snow A Brussels, Belgium: J. Adam, 1962 555 p. illus.

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