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 ascending Secondary Di Author 1 Title Publication Date Issue
2643 Alpine Handbook Krause, Paul Snow Skiing: The Handbook For Beginners And Holiday Skier Ryde, N.S.W., Australia, P. Krause, 1987 50 p. illus. maps
2769 Alpine Mountaineering Mueller, Ted Northwest Ski Trails Seattle, WA: The Mountaineers, 1968 224 p. illus.
2890 Alpine Powder, Heli & Engen, Sverre Ski With Sverre: Deep Snow And Packed Slope Ski Techniqu Norfolk, CT.: New Directions, 1947 vii. 143 p. illus.
3197 Alpine Technique Daoust Lalonde Ski Book Company Daoust Handbook Of Concentrated Ski Technique Montreal, Canada:Daoust, LaLonde & Co., Ltd., 1938 48 p. illus.
3323 Alpine Technique Eleven Steps To Skiing Milwaukee, WI:Milwaukee Journal, 1963 20 p.
3016 Alpine Racing Taylor, Jim The Mental Edge For Alpine Ski Racing Avon:Alpine Taylor Consulting, 1993 187 p.
3450 Alpine Technique Willman, Allen C. A Skier's Primer:What Every Beginning Skier Needs To Know 1977 151 p. illus
3576 Alpine Technique Boy Scouts of America Skiing Irving, TX: Boy Scouts of America, 1994 51 p. illus.
3701 Alpine Video PBS Video Alpine Ski School:The Mountain Awakens Alexandria, VA:PBS Video, 1982 VHS30 min.
3827 Alpine Video Second NSAA Award Of Excellence Competition: Finalist Entr Springfield, MA:National Ski Areas Association, 1987 VHS115 min
3954 Alpine Video Winter Park 50th Anniversary Video Collection, 1940-1990 1990 VHS56 min.
4080 Alpine Video Peake, Christopher The Best Of Aspen & Snowmass Miami, FL:World Video Projects, 1994 VHS52 min
4206 Alpine Video Viehman, John Skiing In Quebec And California Environmental Recreation Group; distributed by PBS 1998? VHS53 min.
4329 Alpine Wit & Humor Fahrner, Rudiger Hooked On Sking Ipswich, MA:Ipswich Press, 1972
1211 Alpine Autobiography Gabl, Franz Franzl: The Story Of Franz Gabl New York:Carolton Press, 1995 251 p. illus
1334 Alpine Children Flemmen, Asbjorn Teaching Children To Ski. Champaign, IL: Human Kinetics Publishing, 1983 176 p. illus.
1459 Alpine Equipment Keinonen, J. An Experimental Device For Measuring Friction Between Ski Helsinki, Finland:Finnish Academy Of Technical Sc 1978 11 p. illus.
1603 Alpine Film Vermont Development Commission Ski Vermont Bay State Film Company, 1948 16 mm 18 min.
1730 Alpine Film Ski Crazy 196? 90 min
1856 Alpine Film Moreland Latchford Productions Skiing In Ontario Ottawa, Ont. Canada: National Film Board of Canada 1969 16 mm. 9 min.