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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 A. Jusskowitz, 1910 April 7

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Identifier: B002.01.0102.0107.00010
Overview Typed letter from C.D. Spivak to Mrs. Annie Jusskowitz, informing her that her husband, Emil Jusskowitz was invited for admission to the Jewish Consumptives' Relief Society. 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 A. Kaplan, 1911 February 3

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Identifier: B002.01.0103.0131.00004
Overview Typed letter from C.D. Spivak to Abraham Kaplan regarding his admission to the Jewish Consumptives' Relief Society. Spivak is pleased to inform Kaplan 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. Kaplan must present the letter to the superintendent of JCRS within two days and between the hours of 2 P.M. to 4 P.M., except on Saturdays and Sundays. He also writes a postscript...
Dates: 1911 February 3

Letter from C.D. Spivak to A. Landau, 1910 April 15

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Identifier: B002.01.0102.0108.00017
Overview Typed letter from C.D. Spivak to A. Landau, informing him that Harry Kantor was invited for admission to the Jewish Consumptives' Relief Society. Spivak trusts that Kantor's stay at JCRS will be beneficial for his health. He signs the letter "Secretary" at the bottom.
Dates: 1910 April 15

Letter from C.D. Spivak to A. Lehrfeld, 1910 June 24

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Identifier: B002.01.0102.0151.00020
Overview Typed letter from C.D. Spivak to A. Lehrfeld informing him that Fred Rosner was invited for admission to the Jewish Consumptives' Relief Society. Spivak hopes that Rosner’s stay at JCRS will be beneficial for his health. He signs the letter "Secretary" at the bottom.
Dates: 1910 June 24

Letter from C.D. Spivak to A. Leson, 1910 June 24

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Identifier: B002.01.0102.0114.00006
Overview Typed letter from C.D. Spivak to Mr. A. Leson informing him that Sam Brody was invited for admission to the Jewish Consumptives' Relief Society. Spivak trusts that Brody's stay at JCRS will be beneficial for his health. He signs the letter "Secretary" at the bottom.
Dates: 1910 June 24

Letter from C.D. Spivak to A. Lewin, 1909 July 28

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Identifier: B002.01.0102.0137.00006
Overview Typed letter from C.D. Spivak to Dr. A. Lewin informing him that Rosa Zveil was invited for admission to the Jewish Consumptives' Relief Society. He signs the letter "Secretary" at the bottom.
Dates: 1909 July 28

Letter from C.D. Spivak to A. Lieberman, 1910 September 21

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Identifier: B002.01.0102.0125.00004
Overview Typed letter from C.D. Spivak to Abe Lieberman regarding his admission to the Jewish Consumptives' Relief Society. Spivak is pleased to inform Lieberman 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. Lieberman 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 21

Letter from C.D. Spivak to A. London, 1910 May 14

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Identifier: B002.01.0102.0126.00011
Overview Typed letter from C.D. Spivak to Dr. A. London informing him that Dave Kirstein was invited for admission to the Jewish Consumptives' Relief Society. Spivak trusts that Kirstein's stay at JCRS will be beneficial for his health. He signs the letter "Secretary" at the bottom.
Dates: 1910 May 14

Letter from C.D. Spivak to A. Lowy, 1910 April 7

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Identifier: B002.01.0102.0107.00012
Overview Typed letter from C.D. Spivak to Mr. A. Lowy, informing him Emil Jusskowitz was invited for admission to the Jewish Consumptives' Relief Society. 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 A. Manshell, 1910 May 9

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Identifier: B002.01.0102.0103.00003
Overview Typed letter from C.D. Spivak to Anna Manshell regarding her admission to the Jewish Consumptives' Relief Society. Spivak is pleased to inform Manshell 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. Manshell 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 postscript...
Dates: 1910 May 9