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Francis Peyre Porcher Papers

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Clinic of the Month: A Means of Lowering the General Temperature
Clinic of the Month: A Means of Lowering the General Temperature From the British Practitioner Aug. 1898, page 123. A means of lowering the general temperature. Handwritten annotation by Dr. Porcher: Plan I have used for years-since 1859. See articles on Yellow Fever- President's Address 1872- FPP. Preferred citation: Francis Peyre Porcher Papers, MSS 299, Waring Historical Library, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston.
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Diseases Which Affect the Heart & "Symptoms"
Diseases Which Affect the Heart & "Symptoms" Handwritten notes. Discusses: conditions external, general conditions, capillary system chlorosis, anaemia, dyspepsia, hysteria, functional disturbances. 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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Explanation Of A Simple Method For The Diagnosis Of Organic Valvular Diseases Of the Heart
Explanation Of A Simple Method For The Diagnosis Of Organic Valvular Diseases Of the Heart Extracted from the American Journal of the Medical Sciences for October, 1880. By F. Peyre Porcher, M.D., Professor of Materia Medica and Therapeutics, Medical College of The State of South Carolina; Associate Fellow of the College of Physicians of Philadelphia. Preferred citation: Francis Peyre Porcher Papers, MSS 299, Waring Historical Library, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston.
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Franz Thimm's Italian Self-Taught
Franz Thimm's Italian Self-Taught 7.25 x 4.75. Franz Thimm's Italian Self-Taught. A New System On The Most Simple Principles For Universal Self-Tuition, With Complete English Pronunciation Of Every Word, Table Of Coins, Etc. Price 'One Chilling' New Improved Edition. 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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Medical Heads and Medical Life in Paris
Medical Heads and Medical Life in Paris Reprint. Preferred citation: Francis Peyre Porcher Papers, MSS 299, Waring Historical Library, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston.
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Note: South Carolina
Note: South Carolina South Carolina was "accustomed to stand in the first rank and her attitude was always unmistakable whenever great" projects were to be undertaken, return during these better days to wise, judicious, more honest and polished representation let her not appear to recede, rather than to. Preferred citation: Francis Peyre Porcher Papers, MSS 299, Waring Historical Library, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston.
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Notes: Acids and Eczema
Notes: Acids and Eczema Dr. Porcher's notes on acids and eczema. Includes mineral acids, carbolic acids, tannin. Preferred citation: Francis Peyre Porcher Papers, MSS 299, Waring Historical Library, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston.
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Notes: Alcoholism
Notes: Alcoholism Dr. Porcher's notes on alcoholism. Alcoholism,Capsicum,Table Spoon full 3 times a day in water. Preferred citation: Francis Peyre Porcher Papers, MSS 299, Waring Historical Library, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston.
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Notes: Anesthetics
Notes: Anesthetics Notes on anesthetics and their uses in various scenarios. Discusses administration of anesthesia, the use of cocaine and alcohol, and menthol as a local anesthetic, among others. A news clipping on Dr. Porcher's use of dogwood bark as a replacement for quinine is also included. Preferred citation: Francis Peyre Porcher Papers, MSS 299, Waring Historical Library, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston.
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Notes: Antispasmotics
Notes: Antispasmotics Handwritten notebook on antispasmotics and 2 prescriptions. Discusses digitalis, camphor, valerian, nux vomica, aconite, sage tea, cannabis, opium, belladonna, poke root, and others. Covers physiological effects as well as conditions to be used for. Preferred citation: Francis Peyre Porcher Papers, MSS 299, Waring Historical Library, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston.
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Notes: Astringents
Notes: Astringents Notes on astringents with 2 prescriptions, notes from a private lecture on materia medica, and 4 handwritten notebooks. Preferred citation: Francis Peyre Porcher Papers, MSS 299, Waring Historical Library, MUSC, Charleston,SC.
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Notes: Auscultation
Notes: Auscultation Dr. Porcher's handwritten notes on various publications on heart sounds and auscultation. Preferred citation: Francis Peyre Porcher Papers, MSS 299, Waring Historical Library, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston.
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Notes: Diseases of the Heart
Notes: Diseases of the Heart Dr. Porcher's handwritten notes on various diseases of the heart. Preferred citation: Francis Peyre Porcher Papers, MSS 299, Waring Historical Library, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston.
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Notes: Heart and Chest, No. 2
Notes: Heart and Chest, No. 2 Dr. Porcher's handwritten notebook on anatomy and diseases of the heart and chest. Preferred citation: Francis Peyre Porcher Papers, MSS 299, Waring Historical Library, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston.
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Notes: Male Reproductive System
Notes: Male Reproductive System Anatomy notes on male reproductive system. Preferred citation: Francis Peyre Porcher Papers, MSS 299, Waring Historical Library, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston.
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Plate: Comparison Between Woodbine and Poison Ivy
Plate: Comparison Between Woodbine and Poison Ivy Plate stamped: [illegible]: this illustration to face page 104, signed. Numbered 108520 3F. Black and white drawing of Woodbine and Poison Ivy with common name, botanical name, habitat and range, parts used, principal U.S. Preparations, time and place of collection. Preferred citation: Francis Peyre Porcher Papers, MSS 299, Waring Historical Library, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston.
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Poem: A Consultation
Poem: A Consultation 3 x 4 in. Handwritten. A Consultation, A single doctor like a skuller plies The patient lingers and by inches dies But two physicians like a pair of oars, Waft him with swiftness to the Stygian shores, From London Med. Gazette. Copied FPP. Preferred citation: Francis Peyre Porcher Papers, MSS 299, Waring Historical Library, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston.
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Prescription for Treatment of Mucous Diarrhoea in Children.
Prescription for Treatment of Mucous Diarrhoea in Children. 3 x 4 in. Handwritten prescription. For mucous diarrhoea of children -1 year , Syrup Blk Bery, Elix. Orange. Preferred citation: Francis Peyre Porcher Papers, MSS 299, Waring Historical Library, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston.