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Spivak, C. D. (Charles D.), 1861-1927

 Person

A Jewish Immigrant from Tsarist Russia, Spivak pursued medicine out of a desire to be of service to humanity. In 1896, when his wife Jennie showed signs of incipient tuberculosis, Spivak moved their young family to Denver to take advantage of Colorado’s reputation as the World’s Sanatorium. Spivak's concern for the indignant consumptives he saw flooding into the state led to his founding the Jewish Consumptives’ Relief Society (JCRS), a sanatorium dedicated to the care of all, even those in the advanced stages of TB. Spivak also ensured that the primarily Eastern European Jewish patients were cared for in an environment that respected their culture- unlike many such institutions, the JCRS featured a kosher kitchen and observed the Jewish Sabbath and holidays. Dr. Spivak was also an associate professor of medicine at the University of Denver from 1896-1901.

Citation

Leḳsiḳon fun der nayer Yidisher liṭeraṭur, 1965 (Spiṿaḳ, Ḥayim; d. 10-16-1927; b. as Ḥayim-Ḥayḳl Spiṿaḳoṿsḳi; d. in Denver, Colorado) Yehoash. Idish ṿerṭerbukh, 1926: t.p. (Dr. Ḥayim Spiṿaḳ) t.p. verso (Dr. C. D. Spivak [in rom.]) Who's who in American Jewry, 1926 (Spivak, Charles; physician, author; b. 12-25-1861, Krementschug, Russia).

Found in 25 Collections and/or Records:

Letter from Anna Ziskind to C.D. Spivak, 1909 September 29

 Item
Identifier: B002.01.0101.0068.00007
Overview Handwritten letter in black ink from Mrs. Anna Ziskind in Tampa, Florida to C.D. Spivak in Denver, Colorado informs that she is very grateful that JCRS took care of her late husband, Morris Ziskind. Anna Ziskind informs that she has enclosed a check for $1.50 for the death certificate. Letter is signed in black ink by Mrs. Anna Ziskind.
Dates: 1909 September 29

Letter from Anna Ziskind to C.D. Spivak, 1909 July 6

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Identifier: B002.01.0101.0068.00022
Overview Handwritten letter from "Mrs. M. Zeskind" [Anna Ziskind] in Tampa, Florida to C.D. Spivak in Denver, Colorado expresses her thanks for inviting her husband, Morris Ziskind, to enter the JCRS Sanatorium. Ziskind also requests Spivak inform her if any critical situation arises with her husband. Letter is signed in black ink by Mrs. M. Ziskind.
Dates: 1909 July 6

Letter from C.D. Spivak to Anna Ziskind, 1909 September 18

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Identifier: B002.01.0101.0068.00008
Overview Typed letter from C.D. Spivak in Denver, Colorado to Mrs. Annie Ziskind [Anna Ziskind] in Tampa, Florida informs that Spivak has sent a certified copy of death certificate for Anna Ziskind's late husband, Morris Ziskind. Informs that it was sent to Morris Falk as directed. Letter is unsigned but "Secretary" is typed at the bottom.
Dates: 1909 September 18

Letter from C.D. Spivak to Anna Ziskind, 1909 July 13

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Identifier: B002.01.0101.0068.00020
Overview Typed letter from C.D. Spivak in Denver, Colorado to "Mrs. M. Zedskind" [Anna Ziskind] in Tampa, Florida informs that regarding her previous inquiry of her husband's condition, Morris Ziskind's disease is far advanced but that he is not bedridden. Informs that JCRS will notify Anna Ziskind as soon as any critical condition arises. Letter is unsigned but "Secretary" is typed at the bottom.
Dates: 1909 July 13

Letter from C.D. Spivak to Anna Ziskind, 1909 June 15

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Identifier: B002.01.0101.0068.00025
Overview Letter from C.D. Spivak in Denver, Colorado to Anna Ziskind in Tampa, Florida informs that Mrs. Ziskind that her husband, Moe Ziskind, has been invited to enter the JCRS Sanatorium. Letter is unsigned but "Secretary" is typed at the bottom.
Dates: 1909 June 15

Letter from C.D. Spivak to H.S. Stollnitz, 1909 November 26

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Identifier: B002.01.0101.0068.00002
Overview Typed letter from C.D. Spivak in Denver, Colorado to Rabbi H.S. Stollnitz in Tampa, Florida informs that a trunk belonging to the late Mr. M. Ziskind is still at the JCRS Sanatorium. Spivak informs that the trunk will be shipped to Ziskind's wife after JCRS received $5.00 for the express charges. Letter is unsigned but "Secretary" is typed at the bottom.
Dates: 1909 November 26

Letter from C.D. Spivak to H.S. Stollnitz, 1909 June 15

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Identifier: B002.01.0101.0068.00028
Overview Letter from C.D. Spivak in Denver, Colorado to Rabbi H.S. Stollnitz in Tampa, Florida informs that Mr. Moe Ziskind, on whose behalf Stollnitz had written, has been invited to enter the JCRS Sanatorium. Letter is unsigned but "Secretary" is typed at the bottom.
Dates: 1909 June 15

Letter from C.D. Spivak to Morris Falk, 1909 September 14

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Identifier: B002.01.0101.0068.00013
Overview Typed letter from C.D. Spivak in Denver, Colorado to Morris Falk in Tampa, Florida informs that Spivak has included the death certificate for "Mr. M. Zeskind" [Morris Zeskind] as Falk requested. Informs that Morris Ziskind was a patient at the JCRS Sanatorium from June 16th, 1909 to August 22nd, 1909 and informs that the certificate will cost $1.50. Letter is unsigned but "Secretary" is typed at the bottom.
Dates: 1909 September 14

Letter from C.D. Spivak to Mr. O. Falk, 1909 June 15

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Identifier: B002.01.0101.0068.00029
Overview Letter from C.D. Spivak in Denver, Colorado to Mr. O. Falk in Tampa, Florida informs that Mr. Moe Ziskind, on whose behalf Falk had written, has been invited to enter the JCRS Sanatorium. Letter is unsigned but "Secretary" is typed at the bottom.
Dates: 1909 June 15

Letter from C.D. Spivak to Mrs. A. Ziskind, 1909 October 6

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Identifier: B002.01.0101.0068.00006
Overview Typed letter from C.D. Spivak in Denver, Colorado to Mrs. A. Zedkins [Anna Ziskind] in Tampa, Florida thanks Mrs. Ziskind for her kind words and for the check that totals $1.50. Letter is unsigned but "Secretary" is typed at the bottom.
Dates: 1909 October 6