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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. Guttnick, 1911 May 8

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Identifier: B002.01.0104.0025.00046
Overview Typed letter from C.D. Spivak to Mrs. B. Gutnick. Spivak tells Mrs. Gutnick that JCSR admitted her son on April 23rd, 1911 as an emergency case. Spivak assures Gutnick that every effort will be made to make sure her son is comfortable.
Dates: 1911 May 8

Letter from C.D. Spivak to B. Jusskowitz, 1910 April 7

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Identifier: B002.01.0102.0107.00011
Overview Typed letter from C.D. Spivak to Mr. Bernard Jusskowitz, informing him that his son, 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 B. Loebel, 1910 May 10

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Identifier: B002.01.0102.0104.00005
Overview Typed letter from C.D. Spivak to Mrs. Beckie Loebel, informing her that her husband, Joseph Loebel was invited for admission to the Jewish Consumptives' Relief Society. Spivak trusts that Loebel's stay at JCRS will be beneficial for his health. He signs the letter "Secretary" at the bottom.
Dates: 1910 May 10

Letter from C.D. Spivak to B. Lorenz, 1910 April 13

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Identifier: B002.01.0102.0085.00014
Overview Typed letter from C.D. Spivak to B. Lorenz regarding his acceptance into the Jewish Consumptives' Relief Society. Spivak states that the Admission and Dismission Committee extends a cordial invitation to come to the sanatorium. Spivak provides instructions upon arrival to the sanatorium saying that Lorenz must present this letter to the Superintendent of the sanatorium between the hours of 9 A.M. and 4 P.M., except on Saturdays and Sundays. He adds a postscript that says, "P.S. Kindly take all...
Dates: 1910 April 13

Letter from C.D. Spivak to B. Marcou, 1911 April 20

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Identifier: B002.01.0103.0159.00013
Overview Typed letter from C.D. Spivak to B. Marcou informing him that his brother, Nathan Marcou was invited for admission to the Jewish Consumptives' Relief Society. Spivak trusts that Marcou’s stay at JCRS will be beneficial for his health. He signs the letter "Secretary" at the bottom.
Dates: 1911 April 20

Letter from C.D. Spivak to B. Newman, 1911 February 14

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Identifier: B002.01.0103.0144.00004
Overview Typed letter from C.D. Spivak to Mrs. B. Newman informing her that her son Hyman Diamond was invited for admission to the Jewish Consumptives' Relief Society. Spivak trusts that Diamond’s stay at JCRS will be beneficial for his health. He signs the letter "Secretary" at the bottom.
Dates: 1911 February 14

Letter from C.D. Spivak to B. Rivkin, 1910 June 3

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Identifier: B002.01.0102.0135.00006
Overview Typed letter from C.D. Spivak to B. Rivkin informing him that David Slotnick was invited for admission to the Jewish Consumptives' Relief Society. Spivak trusts that Slotnick's stay at JCRS will be beneficial for his health. He signs the letter "Secretary" at the bottom.
Dates: 1910 June 3

Letter from C.D. Spivak to B. Rosenberg, 1910 November 4

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Identifier: B002.01.0103.0089.00002
Overview Typed letter from C.D. Spivak to Ben Rosenberg regarding his admission to the Jewish Consumptives' Relief Society. Spivak is pleased to inform Rosenberg 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. Rosenberg 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...
Dates: 1910 November 4

Letter from C.D. Spivak to B. Schneiderman, 1907 November 4

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Identifier: B002.01.0102.0139.00008
Overview Typed letter from C.D. Spivak to B. Schneiderman informing her that her husband, Frank Schneiderman was invited for admission to the Jewish Consumptives' Relief Society. Spivak trusts that Schneiderman's stay at JCRS will be beneficial for his health. He signs the letter "Secretary" at the bottom.
Dates: 1907 November 4

Letter from C.D. Spivak to B. Schnoor, 1911 September 5

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Identifier: B002.01.0104.0151.00010
Overview Typed letter from C.D. Spivak to Ben Schnoor informing him that his father, Henry Schnoor was invited for admission to the Jewish Consumptives' Relief Society. Spivak trusts that Schnoor’s stay at JCRS will be beneficial for his health. He signs the letter "Secretary" at the bottom.
Dates: 1911 September 5