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National Jewish Hospital (U.S.)


Est. 1899, National Jewish Hospital for Consumptives changed its name several times, subsequently being known as National Jewish Hospital (1925) becoming National Jewish Hospital and Research Center (1965), National Jewish Hospital/National Asthma Center (after merging with the National Asthma Center in 1978), National Jewish Center for Immunology and Respiratory Medicine (1985), and then renamed as National Jewish Medical and Research Center (1997). Name changed to National Jewish Health (2008). See

Found in 11 Collections and/or Records:

Dignitaries of National Jewish Hospital, between 1920-1930

Identifier: B063.03.0019.00058
Overview Dignitaries of National Jewish Hospital in Denver, Colorado. National Jewish Hospital is located on the corner of Colfax Avenue and Colorado Boulevard. Pictured are Mayor Stapleton, Governor Sweet, Seraphine Pisko, Rabbi William Friedman and Judge Ben Lindsey.

Exterior of the First National Jewish Hospital Building, between 1899-1902

Identifier: B063.03.0036.00057
Overview Exterior of the first building on the campus of National Jewish Hospital. This building was known as the Frances Jacobs Hospital and was founded in 1899. In 1907, the name of the hospital changed to the National Asthma Center. It later became the Children's Asthma Research Institute and Hospital, National Jewish Hospital/National Asthma Center (1978), and National Jewish Center for Immunology and Respiratory Medicine (1985).

Letter from C.D. Spivak to the Jewish Hospital, 1910 September 22

Identifier: B002.01.0102.0125.00007
Overview Typed letter from C.D. Spivak to the Jewish Hospital informing them that Abe Lieberman was invited for admission to the Jewish Consumptives' Relief Society. He signs the letter "Secretary" at the bottom.

Letter from Dr. M. Collins to C.D. Spivak, 1910 August 9

Identifier: B002.01.0104.0025.00008
Overview Typed letter from Dr. M. Collins of The National Jewish Hospital in Denver to C.D. Spivak. Collins acknowledges that Rabbi Wolsey and the Cleveland Council of Jewish Women of Cleveland put in a request to transfer Gutnick to JCRS. Collins tells Spivak that Gutnick has been at the hospital for one year, which is well over the limit the hospital keeps any patient. Collins asks Spivak if he can admit Gutnick to JCRS as fast as possible.

Letter from L.H. Schultz to C.D. Spivak, 1911 April 17

Identifier: B002.01.0104.0035.00002
Overview Handwritten letter from Dr. L. H. Schultz of the National Jewish Hospital to C.D. Spivak. Schultz introduces Sam Berger to Spivak and tells him that he is making an application at JCRS. Schultz tells Spivak the Berger is a gentleman and thoroughly deserving patient; therefore, any assistance in his admission would be appreciated by Schultz and Berger.

Letter from the Jewish Hospital to JCRS, 1910 March 24

Identifier: B002.01.0102.0125.00002
Overview Handwritten letter from a doctor at the Jewish Hospital to JCRS. The letter is regarding patient, Abe Lieberman and informs JCRS that he has been getting care for his tuberculosis from the Jewish Hospital, but needs extra help. The letter also mentions that Lieberman would suffer if he were sent back to Russia. The letter is signed H.M., M.D. at the bottom.

National Jewish Hospital, between 1900-1930

Identifier: B063.03.0019.00083
Overview Three buildings of National Jewish Hospital can be seen across a road. The largest building has a banner which says "National Jewish Hospital for Consumptives."

National Jewish Hospital's Board of Trustees, between 1920-1940

Identifier: B063.03.0003.00007
Overview Portrait of National Jewish Hospital's Board of Trustees stands on steps of an unidentified building, which was probably located on the hospital's campus. First row left to right: M. D. Barnett, Rabbi William Friedman, two unidentified men, and Dr. Robert Levy. Second row left to right: Sam Cohen, Ernest Morris, Sam Grimes, Sam Fleisher, and Arthur Friedman. Row 3 left to right: Michael Baum, three unidentified men, and Morris Cohen. Row 4 left to right: Dr. Adelman, an unidentified man,...

Note, 1910 April 21

Identifier: B002.01.0102.0109.00002
Overview Note regarding Louis Klatzkin's application for admission to JCRS. The note describes Louis' history at various hospitals in San Francisco and the treatment he has received so far. The note has undetermined initials at the bottom.

Patients Completing Needlework at National Jewish Hospital, circa 1915

Identifier: B063.03.0019.00014
Overview Copy photograph of unidentified female patients completing needlework and crafts as part of a rehabilitation program at National Jewish Hospital in Denver Colorado. Photo is printed in reverse.