Denver General Hospital (1860-1997)
Denver General Hospital was established in 1860 as a city hospital. It is known as a trauma hospital and is also a teaching hospital. In 1997, it became the Denver Health and Hospital authority.
Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:
Overview Dr. Abe Kauvar, Manager of the Denver Department of Health and Hospitals and a graduate of the University of Denver, recalls growing up in the Jewish community of Denver. Kauvar recalls family trips to a cabin in the Colorado Rocky Mountains, his school days at East High School, and his work at Denver General Hospital as well as the hospital's growth.
Dates: Date Not Yet Determined
File — Box: B007.03.0005
Overview Rabbi Manuel Laderman was the first full-time spiritual leader at the Hebrew Educational Alliance, serving as Rabbi for 42 years and then as Rabbi Emeritus until his death in 1989. He was also the head of the City of Denver’s department of health and hospitals. Collection contains materials related to Rabbi Manuel Laderman including Ordinance No. 435 to name the new East wing of Denver General after Rabbi Laderman, dedication materials, news clippings, tributes, and posthumous memorials related...
Scope and Contents From the Collection: The collection highlights the career of Dr. Abraham J. Kauvar. The collection includes correspondence, newspaper clippings, awards, legal papers from the case of Trimble v. City and County of Denver, audiocassettes, scrapbooks, publications, memorabilia, and photographs. The papers document the professional and personal life of a major figure in Denver's medical community. The collection also contains correspondence with Rabbi Charles E. H. Kauvar (Dr. Kauvar's father), who was a noted...