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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 138 Collections and/or Records:

JCRS Patient #1853 Jennie Murphy, 1911 June 13 - 1912 August 06

 File
Identifier: B002.01.0104.0082
Abstract JCRS patient #1853. Patient application, correspondence, handwritten letters, receipts, bills.
Dates: 1911 June 13 - 1912 August 06

JCRS Patient #1854 Raymond S. Wasserman, 1911 June 13 - 1912 June 19

 File
Identifier: B002.01.0104.0083
Abstract JCRS patient #1854. Patient application, correspondence, handwritten letters, receipts, bills.
Dates: 1911 June 13 - 1912 June 19

JCRS Patient #1855 See #2515, undated

 File
Identifier: B002.01.0104.0084
Abstract JCRS patient #1855. This file is undated and contains one note, no additional documents.
Dates: undated

JCRS Patient #1856 Alexander Stein, 1911 June 16 - 1911 June 17

 File
Identifier: B002.01.0104.0085
Abstract JCRS patient #1856. Patient application, correspondence, handwritten letters, receipts, bills.
Dates: 1911 June 16 - 1911 June 17

JCRS Patient #1857 Jennie Zeslofsky, 1911 June 16 - 1913 January 14

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Identifier: B002.01.0104.0086
Abstract JCRS patient #1857. Patient application, correspondence, handwritten letters, receipts, bills.
Dates: 1911 June 16 - 1913 January 14

JCRS Patient #1861 See #2279, undated

 File
Identifier: B002.01.0104.0087
Abstract JCRS patient #1861. This file is undated and contains on note, no additional documents.
Dates: undated

JCRS Patient #1864 Thomas J. Cannon, 1911 June 19 - 1911 October 01

 File
Identifier: B002.01.0104.0088
Abstract JCRS patient #1864. Patient application, correspondence, handwritten letters, receipts, bills.
Dates: 1911 June 19 - 1911 October 01

JCRS Patient #1865 and #1132 Mendel Zaby, 1909 June 11 - 1911 November 27

 File
Identifier: B002.01.0104.0089
Abstract JCRS patient #1865 and #1132. Patient application, correspondence, handwritten letters, receipts, bills.
Dates: 1909 June 11 - 1911 November 27

JCRS Patient #1866 See #1979, undated

 File
Identifier: B002.01.0104.0090
Abstract JCRS patient #1866. This file is undated and contains one note, no additional documents.
Dates: undated

JCRS Patient #1867 Hirsh Solomon, 1911 June 22 - 1911 October 01

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Identifier: B002.01.0104.0091
Abstract JCRS patient #1867. Patient application, correspondence, handwritten letters, receipts, bills.
Dates: 1911 June 22 - 1911 October 01