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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 S. Edison to C.D. Spivak, 1908 December 30

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Identifier: B002.01.0104.0010.00005
Overview Typed letter of introduction from Joel Dorfan, president of the Monefiore Relief Association, written by the secretary of the organization, to introduce Hyman Weiner to the JCRS. Letter is signed and dated.
Dates: 1908 December 30

Telegram from B. Clein to C.D Spivak, 1910 October 31

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Identifier: B002.01.0102.0118.00028
Overview Telegram from B. Clein to C.D. Spivak and Ike Clein. The telegram states, "Money telegraph for you to Dr. Spivak to come home."
Dates: 1910 October 31

Telegram from C.D. Spivak to B. Clein, 1910 October 25

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Identifier: B002.01.0102.0118.00027
Overview Telegram from C.D. Spivak to B. Clein regarding the state of Ike Clein's health. Spivak informs him that his brother, Ike may be healthy enough to travel with a companion. He also sent $150.00 dollars for expenses.
Dates: 1910 October 25

Telegram from C.D. Spivak to Gertie Nerenbaum, 1910 January 19

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Identifier: B002.01.0101.0104.00014
Overview Telegram from C.D. Spivak in Denver, Colorado, to Mrs. Gertie Nerenbaum in Atlanta, Georgia, stating that the remains of her deceased husband, Morris Nerenbaum, were shipped from Denver at 1:15 and should arrive Friday night and 8:17 via the "Nashville, Chattanooga, St. Louis."
Dates: 1910 January 19

Telegram from C.D. Spivak to Gertie Nerenbaum, 1910

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Identifier: B002.01.0101.0104.00016
Overview Telegram from C.D. Spivak in Denver, Colorado, to Gertie Nerenbaum in Atlanta, Georgia, stating that the total cost of the shipment from her deceased husband, Morris Nerenbaum, is $148.00 and to wire a $100 balance.
Dates: 1910

Telegram from C.D. Spivak to Gertie Nerenbaum, 1910 January 18

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Identifier: B002.01.0101.0104.00018
Overview Telegram from C.D. Spivak in Denver, Colorado, to Mrs. Gertie Nerenbaum in Atlanta, Georgia, stating that they have received the money but there were no burial instructions for her deceased husband, Morris Nerenbaum. Spivak is requesting to wire instructions immediately.
Dates: 1910 January 18

Telegram from C.D. Spivak to Gertie Nerenbaum, 1910 January 17

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Identifier: B002.01.0101.0104.00019
Overview Telegram from C.D. Spivak in Denver, Colorado, to Mrs. Gertie Nerenbaum in Atlanta, Georgia, stating that her husband, Morris Nerenbaum, has passed away and to wire burial instructions immediately.
Dates: 1910 January 17

Telegram from C.D. Spivak to S. Elstein, 1910 November 3

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Identifier: B002.01.0102.0118.00030
Overview Telegram from C.D. Spivak to Dr. S. Elstein informing him that Ike Clein is too sick to travel. It is advised to wait a few days to travel because his prognosis is bad.
Dates: 1910 November 3

Telegram from M. Siegel to C.D. Spivak, 1910 January 18

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Identifier: B002.01.0101.0104.00017
Overview Telegram from M. Siegel in Atlanta, Georgia, to C.D. Spivak in Denver, Colorado, that reads "prepare body for first train that leaves for Atlanta." Siegel is also wanting to know what time the train will arrive.
Dates: 1910 January 18

Telegram from Mrs. Nerenbaum to C.D. Spivak, 1910 January 18

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Identifier: B002.01.0101.0104.00013
Overview Telegraph from Mrs. Gertie Nerenbaum in Atlanta, Georgia, to C.D. Spivak in Denver, Colorado, stating that she has sent $48.00 and to send her deceased husbands body home, Morris Nerenbaum. Mrs. Nerenbaum is requesting to answer when the body has left.
Dates: 1910 January 18