Dr. Edward M. Skovira, M.D., Collection

Collection Guide


Medical texts from the Classics of Medicine Library, collected by University of Scranton alumnus Dr. Edward M. Skovira '53.
Family of Edward M. Skovira, M.D.
Date Range
1976 - 1999
151 volumes
English, Latin, German, Chinese, Arabic

Access and Use

Digital Access

No digital access is currently available for materials in this collection.

Physical Access

Physical materials may be browsed by appointment in the Reading Room of the University Archives and McHugh Special Collections.


Items in the University of Scranton Archives and Helen Gallagher McHugh Special Collections may be made available to visiting researchers to support research, scholarship, education, and private study under an assertion of fair use (17 U.S.C. 107). The University of Scranton respects the intellectual property rights of others and does not claim any copyright interest in these materials. It is your responsibility to determine the ownership and status of copyright in any materials you may wish to use beyond fair use, and obtain the permission of the copyright owner, if needed. Individuals or organizations holding additional information about the copyright status of items in this collection are invited to contact the University Archives staff at archives@scranton.edu.

Preferred Citation

[Author(s) of Publication], [Publication Title], [Date of Publication], Dr. Edward M. Skovira, M.D., Collection, McHugh Special Collections, The University of Scranton.


Administrative/Biographical History

See biographical sketch of Dr. Edward M. Skovira, M.D.

Scope and Content Note

This collection contains over 150 volumes from the Classics of Medicine Library series, published by Gryphon Editions. The books are leather-bound facsimiles of key medical texts, often reproducing the first edition.


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Acquisition Information

Donated by the Skovira family in 2013.