“Francis Peyre Porcher, M.D., 1824-1895” - Accession 1318 - M655 (709)
Download Francis Peyre Porcher, M.D., 1824-1895 by Dr. John Ferrars Townsend - 1939 (2.8 MB)
Accession 1318 - M655 (709)
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Scope and Content Note
This collection consists of John F. Townsend’s article “Francis Peyre Porcher, M.D. (1824-1895)” which was reprinted from Annals of Medical History, Third Series, Volume 1, March 1939, pages 177-188. Copyright, 1939, by Paul B. Hoeber, Inc. This article was donated and autographed by the author Dr. John Ferrars Townsend (1880-1962) and is a biography about Frances Peyre Porcher who was a slaveholder and supporter of Succession who volunteered as a surgeon for the Confederate Army during the American Civil War. The book covers Porcher’s personal life and his achievements.
Transferred from Special Collections, but was originally a gift of the author to the Winthrop Library.
For information concerning copyright please contact the Louise Pettus Archives and Special Collections at Winthrop University.
Finding Aid Citation
Louise Pettus Archives and Special Collections, Winthrop University, "“Francis Peyre Porcher, M.D., 1824-1895” - Accession 1318 - M655 (709)". Finding Aid 939.