Manuscript Collection

“Francis Peyre Porcher, M.D., 1824-1895” - Accession 1318 - M655 (709)

Title

“Francis Peyre Porcher, M.D., 1824-1895” - Accession 1318 - M655 (709)

Files

Download Francis Peyre Porcher, M.D., 1824-1895 by Dr. John Ferrars Townsend - 1939 (2.8 MB)

Identifier

Accession 1318 - M655 (709)

Inclusive Dates

1939

Restrictions

Open under the rules and regulations of the Louise Pettus Archives and Special Collections

Collection Size

3 pieces

Language

English

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.

Provenance

Transferred from Special Collections, but was originally a gift of the author to the Winthrop Library.

Copyright

For information concerning copyright please contact the Louise Pettus Archives and Special Collections at Winthrop University.

“Francis Peyre Porcher, M.D., 1824-1895” - Accession 1318 - M655 (709)

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