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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 693 Collections and/or Records:

Letter from C.D. Spivak to B.M. Brodie, 1909 March 2

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Identifier: B002.01.0104.0010.00014
Overview Typed letter from C.D. Spivak to N.M. Brodie of the Kadisha Lodge #216 O.B.A informing him that Hyman Weiner was invited for admission to the Jewish Consumptives' Relief Society. Spivak hopes that Weiner’s stay at JCRS will be beneficial for his health. He signs the letter "Secretary" at the bottom.
Dates: 1909 March 2

Letter from C.D. Spivak to C. Brandwine, 1910 September 23

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Identifier: B002.01.0102.0105.00003
Overview Typed letter from C.D. Spivak to Clara Brandwine regarding her admission to the Jewish Consumptives' Relief Society. Spivak is pleased to inform Brandwine that the Admission and Dismission Committee of the JCRS extends an invitation to come to the sanatorium. Spivak also provides instructions when accepting the offer. Brandwine must present the letter to the superintendent of JCRS within two days and between the hours of 9 A.M. to 4 P.M., except on Saturdays and Sundays. He also writes a...
Dates: 1910 September 23

Letter from C.D. Spivak to C. Corenson, 1910 May 6

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Identifier: B002.01.0102.0127.00008
Overview Typed letter from C.D. Spivak to Cecelia Corenson informing her that her husband, Sam Corenson was invited for admission to the Jewish Consumptives' Relief Society. Spivak trusts that Corenson's stay at JCRS will be beneficial for his health. He signs the letter "Secretary" at the bottom.
Dates: 1910 May 6

Letter from C.D. Spivak to C. Diaguardi, 1910 April 7

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Identifier: B002.01.0102.0107.00007
Overview Typed letter from C.D. Spivak to Mr. Chas. Diaguardi, informing him Emil Jusskowitz was invited for admission to the Jewish Consumptives' Relief Society as an emergency case. Spivak trusts that Jusskowitz's stay at JCRS will be beneficial for his health. He signs the letter "Secretary" at the bottom.
Dates: 1910 April 7

Letter from C.D. Spivak to C. Horwitz, 1910 August 24

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Identifier: B002.01.0102.0156.00015
Overview Typed letter from C.D. Spivak to Clara Horwitz informing her that her husband, Isaac Horwitz was invited for admission to the Jewish Consumptives' Relief Society. Spivak informs her that her original letter was returned to him as "'no such number.'" Spivak trusts that Horwitz’s stay at JCRS will be beneficial for his health. He signs the letter "Secretary" at the bottom.
Dates: 1910 August 24

Letter from C.D. Spivak to C. I. Cooper, 1911 February 4

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Identifier: B002.01.0103.0112.00016
Overview Typed letter from C.D. Spivak to Chas. I. Cooper informing him that Jacob Mallinger was invited for admission to the Jewish Consumptives' Relief Society. Spivak trusts that Mallinger’s stay at JCRS will be beneficial for his health. He signs the letter "Secretary" at the bottom.
Dates: 1911 February 4

Letter from C.D. Spivak to C. Lipschutz, 1911 May 17

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Identifier: B002.01.0103.0150.00020
Overview Typed letter from C.D. Spivak to Chas Lipshutz informing him that Jacob Dayner was invited for admission to the Jewish Consumptives' Relief Society. Spivak assures Lipschutz that Dayner’s stay at JCRS will be beneficial for his health. He signs the letter "Secretary" at the bottom.
Dates: 1911 May 17

Letter from C.D. Spivak to C. Lipshutz, 1909 December 6

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Identifier: B002.01.0103.0121.00004
Overview Typed letter from C.D. Spivak to C. Lipshutz informing him that I. Perlman was invited for admission to the Jewish Consumptives' Relief Society. Spivak trusts that Perlman’s stay at JCRS will be beneficial for his health. He signs the letter "Secretary" at the bottom.
Dates: 1909 December 6

Letter from C.D. Spivak to C. Perlman, 1909 December 6

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Identifier: B002.01.0103.0121.00006
Overview Typed letter from C.D. Spivak to Celia Perlman informing her that her husband, I. Perlman was invited for admission to the Jewish Consumptives' Relief Society. Spivak trusts that Perlman’s stay at JCRS will be beneficial for his health. He signs the letter "Secretary" at the bottom.
Dates: 1909 December 6

Letter from C.D. Spivak to C. Queen, 1911 February 15

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Identifier: B002.01.0103.0161.00006
Overview Typed letter from C.D. Spivak to C. Queen informing her that she will be admitted to the sanatorium once she gives Dr. H. Schwatt an enclosed letter provided to her. The letter is signed, “Secretary” at the bottom.
Dates: 1911 February 15