Scott Memorial Library's Special Collections house over 5,000 rare medical texts for use by researchers.

Contact the Special Collections Department at 215-503-8097 or to inquire about access.


Browse the Rare Medical Books Collections:

A manual of military surgery, by S.D. Gross, MD, 1861

A manual of military surgery, [Confederate States Army], 1863

Gemrig’s illustrated catalogue of surgical instruments, ca. 1868

Modern Surgery, 4th edition, by John Chalmers Da Costa

Obstetrics: The Science and The Art, by Charles D. Meigs, M.D.

On the anatomy of the breast, by Sir Astley Paston Cooper, 1840

The Throat and the Voice, by J. Solis Cohen, M.D. 1879