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Francis Peyre Porcher Papers

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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.
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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: 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Remedies and Notes on Menstruation
Remedies and Notes on Menstruation 4.25 x 5 in. Ecbolic - causes expulsion, To determine blood to uterus: use (illegible) baths, mustard baths, hot foot baths - which partially dilate arteries of leg, close (illegible) connection between the vascular supply of uterus & feet for cold & wet feet check menstruation. Preferred citation: Francis Peyre Porcher Papers, MSS 299, Waring Historical Library, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston.