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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 409 Collections and/or Records:

Leonid Heifets Papers

Identifier: B363
Overview Leonid B. Heifets was born 1926 in what is now Belarus. Dr. Heifets began his medical training at age 16, obtaining an MD, PhD and ScD. He participated with the World Health Organization as a member of Russian medical expeditions to the Congo in 1960 and 1962. He immigrated to the United States in 1979 and was employed by the National Jewish Hospital as head of the Mycobacteriology laboratory for 32 years. In 1994 and 1994 he went to Botswana and South Africa as an American expert on...
Dates: 2009-2014

Letter from B. Brager to B. Eisenberg, 1910 February 11

Identifier: B002.01.0102.0062.00004
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."
Dates: 1910 February 11

Letter from C.D. Spivak to H. Goldberg, 1910 April 26

Identifier: B002.01.0102.0053.00009
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...
Dates: 1910 April 26

Letter from C.D. Spivak to H. Goldberg, 1910 May 06

Identifier: B002.01.0102.0053.00011
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.
Dates: 1910 May 06

Letter from C.D. Spivak to National Jewish Hospital, 1910 February 18

Identifier: B002.01.0102.0062.00005
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.
Dates: 1910 February 18

Letter from C.D. Spivak to S.S. Garson, 1910 April 22

Identifier: B002.01.0102.0053.00007
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.
Dates: 1910 April 22

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.
Dates: 1910 September 22

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.
Dates: 1910 August 9

Letter from Ethel Feinberg to National Jewish Hospital, 1936 July 23

Identifier: B002.01.0103.0137.00017
Overview Handwritten letter by Mrs. J. Axelrod (maiden name Ethel Feinberg) to the National Jewish Hospital, in which she asks about her brother who were in a tuberculosis hospital and died on September 14, 1914. She asks for the address of the place that buried him, and wants to locate his daughter, Rose Feinberg, as well. She also sends a picture of David Fainberg with the letter (not included). Letter is signed by Mrs. J. Axelrod.
Dates: 1936 July 23

Letter from H. Goldberg to C.D. Spivak, 1910 April 28

Identifier: B002.01.0102.0053.00010
Overview Handwritten letter in ink with Isidore Hurwitz Library, Sanatorium JCRS letterhead from Harry Goldberg to Dr. Charles Spivak, in which he states he did not mention his stay in the National Jewish Hospital because he heard the JCRS did not take patients right after leaving the National, and he was without any meaning to support himself. He states later he found out he was mistaken, but it was too late. He excuses himself, and states he entered the National on August 2nd, 1909, and left on...
Dates: 1910 April 28