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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 51 Collections and/or Records:

Letter from C.D. Spivak to Mr. Brody, 1909 August 31

 Item
Identifier: B002.01.0101.0104.00024
Overview Typed letter from C.D. Spivak in Denver, Colorado, to Mr. Brody in Atlanta, Georgia, stating that a member of the Kadisha Lodge, #216, Morris Nerenbaum, has been invited to admit into the JCRS Sanatorium. Letter is unsigned but "Secretary" is typed at the bottom.
Dates: 1909 August 31

Letter from C.D Spivak to Mr. Henry Cohen, 1916 January 19

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Identifier: B002.01.0100.0001.00014
Overview Typed letter from C.D Spivak in Denver, Colorado to Mr. Henry Cohen in Atlanta, Georgia, on The Jewish Consumptives Relief Society letterhead. Letter states that Mr. Fred W. Strube called inquiring about his father, Conrad Strube. Spivak states that JCRS has reference to a bank account in the Interstate Saving Bank amounting to $190.00 and that correspondence states that the matter has been turned over to Mr. Henry Cohen as per their reply from Mr. R.S Key. Spivak asks Cohen whether he has the...
Dates: 1916 January 19

Letter from C.D Spivak to Mr. William H. Withers, 1909 March 18

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Identifier: B002.01.0100.0001.00018
Overview Typed letter from C.D Spivak in Denver, Colorado, to Mr. William H. Withers in Atlanta, Georgia. C.D Spivak states that he has not received a response from Mr. William H. Withers in regards to his letter sent to him on February 9th and that the matter has been referred to attorney Henry Cohen. Letter is unsigned but "Secretary" is typed at the bottom.
Dates: 1909 March 18

Letter from C.D Spivak to Mr. Wm. H. Withers, 1909 February 9

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Identifier: B002.01.0100.0001.00020
Overview Typed letter from C.D Spivak in Denver, Colorado, to Mr. Wm. H. Withers in Atlanta, Georgia, stating that the letter in reference to Miss Annie Strube was duly received and explains why JCRS deems itself justified in claiming compensation for the treatment of Mr. Strube. C.D Spivak states that he believes that Mr. Strube was admitted under false pretenses, as he had claimed to have no source of income prior to admission to JCRS. The result of this, was that Mr. Strube deprived someone who was...
Dates: 1909 February 9

Letter from C.D Spivak to Mr. Wm. Strauss, 1908 September 10

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Identifier: B002.01.0100.0001.00041
Overview Typed letter from C.D Spivak in Denver, Colorado, to Mr. Wm. Strauss in Atlanta, Georgia, stating that a member of his union, Mr. C. Strube, has been invited to the Sanitorium of the Jewish Consumptives' Relief Society. Letter is unsigned but "Secretary" is typed at the bottom.
Dates: 1908 September 10

Letter from C.D. Spivak to Mr. Yarros, 1910 November 7

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Identifier: B002.01.0102.0118.00032
Overview Typed copy of a letter from C.D. Spivak to Mr. Yarros. Spivak asks Yarros to return Ike Clein's body to his brother, B. Clein. He also states that the sum of $100.00 was sent and that $25.00 of the sum should be entered into the Golden Book of Life as a donation from B. Clein.
Dates: 1910 November 7

Letter from C.D Spivak to Mrs. Charles Strube, 1909 January 2

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Identifier: B002.01.0100.0001.00027
Overview Typed letter from C.D Spivak in Denver, Colorado, to Mrs. Charles Strube in Atlanta, Georgia, requesting communication as it is of importance to her. Letter is unsigned but "Secretary" is typed at the bottom.
Dates: 1909 January 2

Letter from C.D. Spivak to R. Weiner, 1911 May 19

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Identifier: B002.01.0104.0010.00029
Overview Typed letter from Dr. Spivak to Rachel Weiner, informing her husband, Hyman Weiner, was invited to the sanatorium. Letter is unsigned but "Secretary" is typed at bottom.
Dates: 1911 May 19

Letter from C.D. Spivak to R. Weiner, 1909 March 02

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Identifier: B002.01.0104.0010.00012
Overview Typed letter from Dr. Charles Spivak to Mrs. Rachael Weiner, informing her that her husband, Hyman Weiner, has been admitted to the Sanatorium of the JCRS. Letter is dated but unsigned; "Secretary" is printed at the bottom.
Dates: 1909 March 02

Letter from C.D Spivak to R.S Key, 1909 March 29

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Identifier: B002.01.0100.0001.00016
Overview Typed letter from C.D Spivak in Denver, Colorado, to Mr. R.S. Key in Atlanta, Georgia. Letter states that the estate of Conrad Strube has been referred to attorney Mr. Henry Cohen. Letter is unsigned but "Secretary" is typed at the bottom.
Dates: 1909 March 29