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Francis Peyre Porcher Papers

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Notes: Materia Medica and Therapeutics, for the Charleston Preparatory Medical School
Notes: Materia Medica and Therapeutics, for the Charleston Preparatory Medical School Dr. Porcher's handwritten lecture notes and clippings on Materia Medica and therapeutics for the Charleston Preparatory Medical School, 1852, and updated and annotated through 1880. Includes drawings. Preferred citation: Francis Peyre Porcher Papers, MSS 299, Waring Historical Library, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston.
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Salutatory
Salutatory Partial copy of salutatory authored by Dr. Porcher and Dr. Kinloch with handwritten notes. Preferred citation: Francis Peyre Porcher Papers, MSS 299, Waring Historical Library, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston.
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Notes: For Resources of the Fields and Forests of South Carolina
Notes: For Resources of the Fields and Forests of South Carolina Dr. Porcher's notes on the medicinal plants of South Carolina. "Prefatory: We have prepared this section on the useful trees and plants of the state at the request of the editor of "the Handbook". For fuller & more detailed information on almost every subject, we must refer to our volume, entitled "The Resources of the Southern Fields & Forests," octavo, 732 pages, 2nd & revised edition, Walker Evans J. Cogswell Printers, Charleston, 1869. Our object is to invite the attention of the Immigrant to every substance which may prove a source of utility, comfort, or profit." Preferred citation: Francis Peyre Porcher Papers, MSS 299, Waring Historical Library, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston.
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Prescription: Bismuth and Camphor
Prescription: Bismuth and Camphor For M. B. P. Highly Astringent, Oct. 1890, Bismuth, Camphor. Preferred citation: Francis Peyre Porcher Papers, MSS 299, Waring Historical Library, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston.
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Prescription: Bichloride of Mercury
Prescription: Bichloride of Mercury Prescription with bichloride of mercury and other ingredients. Ailment/Illness not specified. Preferred citation: Francis Peyre Porcher Papers, MSS 299, Waring Historical Library, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston.
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Prescription: Saccharine
Prescription: Saccharine Otard, Saccharine. Preferred citation: Francis Peyre Porcher Papers, MSS 299, Waring Historical Library, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston.
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Prescription: Gray Powder
Prescription: Gray Powder Gray Powder, Vomiting of infants, Diarrhoea of children, Discolored skin, yellow, infantile cholera. Preferred citation: Francis Peyre Porcher Papers, MSS 299, Waring Historical Library, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston.
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Prescription: Painful Menstruation, Sumac, Rheumatism
Prescription: Painful Menstruation, Sumac, Rheumatism Painful Menstruation, Sumac. Preferred citation: Francis Peyre Porcher Papers, MSS 299, Waring Historical Library, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston.
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Prescription: Typhoid Fever
Prescription: Typhoid Fever Typhoid Fever. Preferred citation: Francis Peyre Porcher Papers, MSS 299, Waring Historical Library, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston.
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Prescription: For Influenza
Prescription: For Influenza For Influenza. Preferred citation: Francis Peyre Porcher Papers, MSS 299, Waring Historical Library, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston.
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Prescription: For Mint Julep (Latin)
Prescription: For Mint Julep (Latin) For Mint Julep, Sp. Vini Otard, 3i, Charleston, G. W. Aimar Co., Apothecaries, Cor. King and Vanderhorst Streets. Preferred citation: Francis Peyre Porcher Papers, MSS 299, Waring Historical Library, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston.
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Letter: Francis Peyre Porcher to Virginia Leigh Porcher, March, 1855
Letter: Francis Peyre Porcher to Virginia Leigh Porcher, March, 1855 Letter, Francis Peyre Porcher to his wife, Virginia Leigh Porcher, 'Charleston, Thursday night, March 1855'; 17 x 10.5 cm. Letter is followed by a typed transcript. Preferred citation: Francis Peyre Porcher Papers, MSS 299, Waring Historical Library, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston.
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Letter: Francis Peyre Porcher to Virginia Leigh Porcher, February 5, 1855
Letter: Francis Peyre Porcher to Virginia Leigh Porcher, February 5, 1855 Letter, Francis Peyre Porcher to his wife, Virginia Leigh Porcher, Charleston, February 5th 1855; 20 x 12.7 cm. Letter is followed by a typed transcript. Preferred citation: Francis Peyre Porcher Papers, MSS 299, Waring Historical Library, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston.
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Exam Papers: Materia Medica, 1891
Exam Papers: Materia Medica, 1891 Dr. Porcher's Materia Medica exam questions and notes for the year 1891. Items in this folder include a list of exam questions and notes on the therapeutic and medicinal properties of various plants and minerals. Box 1, Folder 1. Preferred citation: Francis Peyre Porcher Papers, MSS 299, Waring Historical Library, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston.
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Gaillard's Medical Journal Reprint
Gaillard's Medical Journal Reprint Partial article from Gaillard's Medical Journal. Handwritten note by Dr. Porcher: "Small doses". Preferred citation: Francis Peyre Porcher Papers, MSS 299, Waring Historical Library, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston.
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Travel Diary, 1852-1854
Travel Diary, 1852-1854 Dr. Porcher's diary documenting his travels to France, Italy, and England from 1852-1854. Preferred citation: Francis Peyre Porcher Papers, MSS 299, Waring Historical Library, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston.
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Notes: Mercurials
Notes: Mercurials Dr. Porcher's handwritten notes on mercurials. Preferred citation: Francis Peyre Porcher Papers, MSS 299, Waring Historical Library, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston.
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Notes: Cathartics- Calomel, etc.
Notes: Cathartics- Calomel, etc. Dr. Porcher's clippings, reprints, and handwritten notes on cathartics. Covers calomel, sulphur, purgatives, laxatives, saline, epsom salts and others. Preferred citation: Francis Peyre Porcher Papers, MSS 299, Waring Historical Library, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston.
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Notes: Cathartics, No. 2
Notes: Cathartics, No. 2 Dr. Porcher's handwritten notebook on cathartics. Covers calomel, magnesium citrate, podophyllum and others. Preferred citation: Francis Peyre Porcher Papers, MSS 299, Waring Historical Library, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston.
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Notes: Emetics, No. 2 & 3
Notes: Emetics, No. 2 & 3 Dr. Porcher's handwritten notebook on emetics. Preferred citation: Francis Peyre Porcher Papers, MSS 299, Waring Historical Library, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston.