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
3075 Alpine Teaching Guid CAST (Glasgow, Scotland) Curricular Package For 80126: Outdoor Pursuits Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom:CAST, 1989 78 p. illus
3203 Alpine Technique Rybizka, Benno The Hannes Schneider Ski Technique New York: Harcourt, Brace and Company, 1938 xv, 109 p. illus
3329 Alpine Technique Gemsch, Norbert Modern Ski-ing London: Cassell, 1964 112 p. illus.
3456 Alpine Technique Killy, Jean Claude Le Ski London: Cassell, 1978 182 p. illus.
3582 Alpine Technique Foster, Ellen Post Skiing And The Art Of Carving Edwards, CO:Turning Point Ski Foundation, 1996 272 p. illus.
3707 Alpine Video Jalbert Productions Spirit Of Adventure New York:Jalbert Productions, 1983 VHS22 - 28 min.
3833 Alpine Video Ski The Best Of The West:Sun Valley Naples, FL:Van Video, 1987 VHS
3960 Alpine Video De Costa, Lou. writer On The Edge Burbank, CA: Columbia TriStar Home Video, 1991 VHS47 min
4086 Alpine Video Ski Visions Ski Visions Ski Tuning Video Ski Visions, 1994 VHS30 min
4211 Alpine Video Canadian Ski Coaches Federation Europe 99(World Cup Training) 1999 VHS
4335 Alpine Wit & Humor Fahrner, Rudiger Hooked On Skiing Ipswich, MA:Ipswich Press, 1980 102 p. illus.
1154 Alpine Autobiography D'Egville, Alan H. Adventures In Safety London:Sampson Low, Marston & Company, Ltd., 1937 x, 340 p. illus.
1278 Alpine Biography McCabe, Nora Laurie Graham Markham, Ontario, Canada: Fitzhenry & Whiteside, 1990 48 p. illus.
1401 Alpine Conditioning Robinson, Gwen Rector Skiing: Conditioning And Technique Palo Alto, CA: Mayfield Publishing Co., 1974 viii, 99 p. illus.
1528 Alpine Film Riesner, Charles. director Winter Carnival United Artists, 1939 91 min.
1654 Alpine Film Coty, Victor Winter Holiday Stowe, VT:Victor Coty, 1953? Color
1781 Alpine Film National Film Board of Canada Skiing: Selection And Care Of Equipment National Film Board of Canada, 1964 35 mm
1915 Alpine Film Province of British Columbia Sounds Of Silence Ottawa, Canada: Canadian Travel Film Library, 1972 16 mm. 26 min
2042 Alpine Film Moulton, Richard W. producer & director Legends Of American Skiing Huntington, VT: Keystone Productions, 1982 78 min
2165 Alpine Guide Buschman, Camillo Ski Guide For The Kitzbuhel District Innsbruck:E. Moser, 1930