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National Jewish Hospital for Consumptives (U.S.)



Found information from National Jewish Medical and Research Center, Nov. 15, 2001 (name changed 1997 to National Jewish Medical and Research Center; History of name changes: National Jewish Hospital (1899-1924--National Jewish Hospital for Consumptives; 1925-1964--National Jewish Hospital at Denver; 1965-1977--National Jewish Hospital and Research Center; after National Asthma Center merged with National Jewish, 1978-1985--National Jewish Hospital/National Asthma Center; 1986-1996--National Jewish Center for Immunology and Respiratory Medicine; 1997-2008 -- National Jewish Medical and Research Center; July 2008- National Jewish Health).

Found in 15 Collections and/or Records:

Letter to A. Tarashinsky from R. Appel, 1908 October 28

Identifier: B002.01.0100.0093.00020
Overview Handwritten letter in ink to A. Tarashinsky in New York from R. Appel on letterhead that states, "The National Jewish Hospital For Consumptives at Denver" dated "Oct. 28/1908" [sic]. The letter regrettably informs A. Tarashinsky that the Denver air and altitude may not benefit his health, and that he should consider not traveling to Denver for medical reasons. R. Appel also enclosed a check for fifty dollars with the letter, as to return a guarantee Appel offered to Tarashinsky. The letter is...
Dates: 1908 October 28

Letter to A. [Tarashinsky] from R. Appel, 1908 October 23

Identifier: B002.01.0100.0093.00021
Overview Handwritten letter in ink to "Mr. Abr. Tarashynski [Tarashinsky]" in New York from R. Appel on typed letterhead that reads, "The National Jewish Hospital For Consumptives at Denver" dated "Oct. 23/1908" [sic]. The letter informs Tarashinsky that he has been accepted to join the JCRS Sanatorium, but only when a bed becomes vacant. R. Appel predicts that a bed will become available in 1-2 weeks. The letter is signed Rachel Appel.
Dates: 1908 October 23

Letter to Dr. Spivak from M. Samfield, 1908 November 26

Identifier: B002.01.0100.0107.00026
Overview Handwritten letter to "Dr. C.D. Spivak...Jewish Consumptives['] Relief Society Denver, Col" from M. Samfield on typed letterhead that states, "United Hebrew Relief Association OF MEMPHIS, TENN" dated "Nov 26/ 1908" [sic]. The letter introduces the case of A. Kushneroff to Dr. Spivak. M. Samfield notes that Kushneroff was sent to the "National Jewish Hospital for Consumptives (Denver)" six months ago, and that Kushneroff was displeased because of the hospitals' lack of Kosher food. So the...
Dates: 1908 November 26

Letter to M. Collins from Dr. Spivak, 1909 January 09

Identifier: B002.01.0100.0107.00021
Overview Typed letter to "Dr. M. Collins, Supt., National [Jewish] Hospital for Consumptives, cor Jackson & Colfax Ave., City" from Dr. Spivak dated "Jan. 9. 1909" [sic]. Dr. Spivak happily informs M. Collins that "a vacant bed" has been prepared for A. "Kushneroff of Memphis," and that he may now enter the Edgewater JCRS Sanatorium "between the hours of 9 and 4 P. M. any day of the week except Saturday and Sunday" [sic]. The letter is not signed but Secretary is typed at the bottom.
Dates: 1909 January 09

Letter to Mr. Kushneroff from Dr. Spivak, 1908 November 28

Identifier: B002.01.0100.0107.00024
Overview Typed letter to "Mr. [Abe] Kushneroff, c/o Nat'l. Jewish Hospital for Consumptives" in Denver, CO from Dr. Spivak dated "Nov. 28, 1908" [sic]. The letter states, "[a]t the request of Dr. M. Samfield...of the" JCRS "of Memphis Tenn.," I have enclosed a black application for the JCRS Sanatorium [sic]. Dr. Spivak instructs A. Kushneroff to "ask permission of Dr. Collins" to come meet in his office for an examination and help in filling out the JCRS application [sic]. The letter is not signed but...
Dates: 1908 November 28