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
2800 Alpine Mountaineering Bein, Vic Mountain Skiing Seattle, WA: The Mountaineers, 1987 192 p. illus.
2920 Alpine Psychology Gallwey, W. Timothy Inner Skiing New York: Random House, 1977 142 p. illus
3047 Alpine Teaching Guid Canadian Ski Instructors' Alliance Reference Handbook Montreal, Quebec, Canada: 1967
3174 Alpine Technique Lang, Otto Downhill Skiing New York: Henry Holt and Company, 1936 76. p. illus.
3300 Alpine Technique Mohn, Arwed 13 Tips On Modern Skiing Munich, Germany: R. Rotter, 1960 31 p. illus.
3427 Alpine Technique Stiegler, Pepi Stiegler: The Style Of A Champion, Supplementary Coaching Jackson Hole, WY: PepsiCo, 1975 39 p. illus.
3553 Alpine Technique Ford, Larry The College Manual For Downhill Skiing 1991 73 p.
3678 Alpine Video National Ski Areas Association Ski For The Fun Of It Ski Industries Of America 1980 VHS22 min
3804 Alpine Video Jalbert Productions The Pirmin Zurbriggen Story New York:Jalbert Productions, 1987 VHS22 - 28 min.
3931 Alpine Video Killy, Jean Claude Skiing With Jean-Claude Killy Hicksville, NY:Best Film & Video Corp., 1990 VHS31 min
4057 Alpine Video Tejada-Flores, Lito Breakthrough On Skis: How To Get Out Of The Intermediate R Telluride, CO:Western Eye, 1993 VHS118 min.
4183 Alpine Video Ode To Avalanche Telluride, CO:Ken Baily & Mike Friedman, 1998 VHS6:40 min.
4306 Alpine Wit & Humor Delano, John Ski Daddle Boston:Hale Cushman & Flint, 1941
1257 Alpine Biography Wallace, Peggy Ann An Historical Study Of The Career Of Leni Riefenstahl From 1 Los Angeles, CA:Author, 1975 ix, 525 lvs. maps
1383 Alpine Children Chapman, Garry Snow South Yarra,Australia:Macmillan Educational, 2001
1507 Alpine Film Lang, Otto Snow Flight 1935 22 min
1634 Alpine Film Miller, Warren California Skis Los Angeles, CA: Warren Miller Productions, 1951
1760 Alpine Film Miller, Warren The Sound Of Skiing Warren Miller Productions, 1963
1887 Alpine Film My Weekly Reader Communicators Children Learn To Ski Released by American Education Publications, 1970? 35 mm.22 frFil
2013 Alpine Film International Harvester Company Scouting Old Sandy Sheridan, IL: International Photographic Center, 1979 16 mm 22 min.