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 http://www.nationaljewish.org/about/
Found in 21 Collections and/or Records:
Overview Dr. Emanuel Friedman came to Colorado in the late 19th century when he was diagnosed with tuberculosis. He graduated from Denver's Gross Medical College in 1904. After recovering his health, he opened his office on West Colfax Avenue in the immigrant Jewish community and became one of Denver's first pediatricians. He also served on the medical staff at National Jewish Hospital (NJH) and the Jewish Consumptives' Relief Society (JCRS). The collection consists of copies of photographs of...
Scope and Contents From the Collection: The collection includes annual reports, correspondence, limited patient records, meeting minutes, financial statements, reports, scrapbooks, photographs, sound discs, and objects from 1899 to 2007. The items reveal patient demographics and characteristics as well as detailed information regarding the early treatment of tuberculosis.
Overview Isidor D. Bronfin was born in 1886 in Russia and migrated to the United States in 1902. He earned a medical degree from the University of the State of New York in 1911--the same year that he became a U.S. citizen. Bronfin was a noted authority on tuberculosis treatment and authored several publications on the topic. Within the Colorado medical community and at the national level, he served in a number of leadership roles including medical director of the Jewish Consumptives' Relief Society...
Overview Typed letter with National Jewish Hospital letterhead from B. Brager to Barney Eisenberg, JCRS, Edgewater, Colo., in which he asks him to call Saturday between 9 and 10 AM, on Dr. G.R. Feil, 308 Mack Block, because his turn for examination has come. Letter is signed by B. Brager. In pencil, it reads "He was admitted to our sanatorium Jan 15 with the knowledge of his having made application at N.J.H. Write and tell them he will come to the examination after he is well enough to go out."
Overview Typed letter from Dr. Charles Spivak to Harry Goldberg, Sanatorium JCRS, Edgewater, Colo., in which he states he found out from other sources he has been an inmate of the National Jweish Hospital for about six months, and applied for the JCRS while yet an inmate there. He asks Goldberg an statement that he was an inmate of the National and the date of his entrance and discharge. He also asks why he did not present the true facts when he applied to the JCRS. Letter is unsigned but "Secretary" is...
Overview Typed letter form Dr. Charles Spivak to Harry Goldberg, JCRS Sanatorium, Edgewater, Colo., in which he thanks him for his frank answer, and he says everyone should know they have no prejudice against anyone who have been in any other institution before the JCRS. He also states that Goldberg propably found out now there are many other patients who were in the National before. Letter is unsigned but "Secretary" is typed at bottom.
Overview Typed letter from Dr. Charles Spivak to the National Jewish Hospital, 521-527 Ernest & Cramner Bldg, City, in which he informs them Barney Eisenberg was admitted to the sanatorium on January 15 as an emergency case, and he tells he cannot leave the sanatorium for examination at the moment, but he will comply with their request as soon as he feel strong enough to leave the santorium. Letter is unsigned but "Secretary" is typed at bottom.
Overview Typed letter from Dr. Charles Spivak to S.S. Garson, 1471 Knox Court, City, in which he states that the only Harry Goldberg he knows is still in sanatorium "alive and kicking", and has never been to the National Jewish Hospital. He then proceeds to ask what is he talking about. Letter is unsigned but "Secretary" is typed at bottom.
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.
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.