Richard Koszarski. Hollywood on the Hudson: Film and Television in New York from Griffith to Sarnoff, Rutgers University Press, 2008. Several passages of this thorough history discuss Yip's little-known lyric writing stint at Paramount's Long Island Astoria Studios from 1929 through the early 1930's.
Stephen Nelson. "Only a Paper Moon": The Theatre of Billy Rose. Ann Arbor: UMI Research Press, 1985, 1987. This examination of the impresario's stage career includes a discussion of some of the musical revues to which Yip contributed songs.
Bernard Rosenberg and Ernest Goldstein, eds., Creators and Disturbers: Reminiscences by Jewish Intellectuals of New York, NY: Columbia University Press, 1982. Chapter 8: "From the Lower East Side to 'Over the Rainbow'," p. 137.
Deena Rosenberg. Fascinating Rhythm: The Collaboration of George and Ira Gershwin. 2nd ed. University of Michigan Press, 1997. Contains numerous quotes by Yip on his friendship with the Gershwins, his collaborations with Ira and the atmosphere of life in the world of musical theatre and film during the Golden Age of American popular songwriting.