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Francis Peyre Porcher Papers

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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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A Sketch of the Medical Botany of South Carolina; Being a Report Made to the American Medical Association,
A Sketch of the Medical Botany of South Carolina; Being a Report Made to the American Medical Association, at Its Sessions Held in Baltimore and Boston p. 677-862, 23cm. From the transactions of the American Medical Association, vol. 2. Printed in Philadelphia by T.K. and P.G. Collins. Based on Dr. Porcher's graduate medical thesis, A Medico-Botanical Catalogue of the Plants and Ferns of St. John's Berkeley.
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Prize Essay by Dr. Porcher: Title Page and Excerpt
Prize Essay by Dr. Porcher: Title Page and Excerpt Title page and excerpt of Dr. Porcher's one hundred dollar prize winning essay, 'Illustrations of Disease With the Microscope'. The prize was offered by the South Carolina Medical Association. 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: 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.
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Notes: Emetics, No. 1
Notes: Emetics, No. 1 Dr. Porcher's handwritten notebook on emetics. Preferred citation: Francis Peyre Porcher Papers, MSS 299, Waring Historical Library, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston.
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Notes: Emetics
Notes: Emetics Dr. Porcher's handwritten notes and clippings on emetics, including sanguinaria and lobelia. Preferred citation: Francis Peyre Porcher Papers, MSS 299, Waring Historical Library, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston.
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Notes: Neurotics
Notes: Neurotics Dr. Porcher's handwritten notes on 'neurotics', including opium, valerian, arnica montana, and others. Preferred citation: Francis Peyre Porcher Papers, MSS 299, Waring Historical Library, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston.
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Letters: Leigh Family
Letters: Leigh Family Personal letters written to, and by, members of the Leigh, Porcher, and Wickham families. Also includes an extract from the will of Julia P. Wickham Preferred citation: Francis Peyre Porcher Papers, MSS 299, Waring Historical Library, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston.
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Notes: Fever
Notes: Fever Dr. Porcher's reprints, handwritten notes on fever and different methods of treatment. 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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Notes: Emetic (Tartar)- Nausea/Vomiting
Notes: Emetic (Tartar)- Nausea/Vomiting Dr. Porcher's reprints, handwritten notes, and news clippings on emetics, including tartar. 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: 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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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 Isabella Sarah Peyre Porcher, August 18, 1853
Letter: Francis Peyre Porcher to Isabella Sarah Peyre Porcher, August 18, 1853 Letter, Francis Peyre Porcher to his mother, Isabella Sarah Peyre Porcher, dated August 18, 1855. 'Pans August 18 Pass of the Simpton'; 20.3 x 12.8 cm. 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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Letters: Miscellaneous, To and From Francis Peyre Porcher, 1878-1888, n.d.
Letters: Miscellaneous, To and From Francis Peyre Porcher, 1878-1888, n.d. Miscellaneous personal and professional correspondence of Francis Peyre Porcher, dating 1878-1888, and undated. Includes 9 letters. Preferred citation: Francis Peyre Porcher Papers, MSS 299, Waring Historical Library, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston.
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Autobiography of Francis Peyre Porcher, 1893
Autobiography of Francis Peyre Porcher, 1893 'Francis Peyre Porcher, M.D., sketch prepared 1893 by request Jas. J. White & Co., Publishers, 587 East 16th St., New York'. Preferred citation: Francis Peyre Porcher Papers, MSS 299, Waring Historical Library, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston.