St. Louis Post-Dispatch. "Max Beckmann to Quit Art Post at Washington U.: Gets Permanent Appointment in East—Philip Guston to Return." January 21, 1949.
Lansing State Journal. "Two New York Exhibits Open on MSC Campus." February 6, 1949, section two, p. 11.
Iowa City Press-Citizen. "Iowa City Goes All Out for Art." February 11, 1949.
Lansing State Journal. "26 Oil Paintings On Display at MSC," February 13, 1949.
Lansing State Journal. "Art Exhibition Will End Sunday." April 8, 1949, p. 8.
Lansing State Journal. "American Artists' Exhibition at MSC Music Building." April 17, 1949.
[Publication unknown]. "El pintor yanqui Philips Couston, en Toledo." May 13, 1949.
Shane, George. "Paintings Show Various Styles." Des Moines Register, September 18, 1949.