Porcher, Frederick A. (Frederick Adolphus), 1809-1888
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
Identifier: Mss 0202
Collection Overview The Archives of the College of Charleston is divided into two parts: (1) a historical series of records covering the period from 1785-June 1970 and (2) current records from July 1970 to the present. This historical series includes records of the creation of the College primarily as an academy in 1785, of its reorganization and of the adoption of a comprehensive college curriculum in 1824 and 1825, of its existence as a municipal college from 1837 to 1949; and of its separate existence as a...
Identifier: Mss 0038
Abstract Papers consist of memoirs, lectures, essays, correspondence, and other assorted writings of Frederick A. Porcher, Professor of Belles Lettres and History at the College of Charleston from 1848 to 1886. Memoirs concern Porcher's life and career, including his childhood on Cedar Springs Plantation, his education at Yale, his life in politics, his travels abroad, and teaching at the College of Charleston. There are also personal reminiscences on South Carolina history and politics and the...