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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 70 Collections and/or Records:

Check from C.D. Spivak to C. Alexander, 1916 September 18

 Item
Identifier: B002.01.0104.0146.00052
Overview Check from C.D. Spivak to C. Alexander to cover Mrs. Schwartz’s boarding for two weeks. The amount comes to $14.00.
Dates: 1916 September 18

Check from C.D. Spivak to G. Levenson, 1911 February 18

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Identifier: B002.01.0103.0098.00033
Overview Check from C.D. Spivak to G. Levenson to pay for Mr. Quint's boarding. The check amounts to $15.00.
Dates: 1911 February 18

Check from C.D. Spivak to G. Levenson, 1911 March 10

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Identifier: B002.01.0103.0112.00025
Overview Check from C.D. Spivak to Mrs. G. Levenson. The check pays for Jacob Mallinger's boarding and amounts to $7.10.
Dates: 1911 March 10

Check from C.D. Spivak to G. Levenson, 1911 March 10

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Identifier: B002.01.0103.0122.00012
Overview Check from C.D. Spivak to Mrs. G. Levenson. The check pays for D. Smarodin's boarding. The check amount is $21.21.
Dates: 1911 March 10

Check from C.D. Spivak to G. Levenson, 1911 June 15

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Identifier: B002.01.0103.0159.00020
Overview Check from C.D. Spivak to G. Levenson for $22.00 to pay for Nathan Marcou's room and board.
Dates: 1911 June 15

Check from C.D. Spivak to G. Levenson, 1911 November 16

 Item
Identifier: B002.01.0103.0159.00023
Overview Check from C.D. Spivak to G. Levenson for $22.00 to pay for Nathan Marcou's room and board.
Dates: 1911 November 16

Check from C.D. Spivak to Mrs. Bland, 1911 April 15

 Item
Identifier: B002.01.0103.0140.00013
Overview Check from C.D. Spivak to Mrs. Bland to cover Rabinowitz's boarding for ten days. The amount paid on the check is $7.85.
Dates: 1911 April 15

Check from C.D. Spivak to S. Wexler, 1911 February 9

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Identifier: B002.01.0103.0112.00019
Overview Check from C.D. Spivak to S. Wexler to pay for Jacob Mallinger's boarding. The check amount comes to $13.35.
Dates: 1911 February 9

Letter from C.D. Spivak to D. Applebaum, 1908 June 10

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Identifier: B002.01.0103.0149.00009
Overview Typed copy of a letter from C.D. Spivak to Mrs. D. Applebaum. JCRS gave $10.00 to Applebaum to cover two weeks of Mr. Schwartz’s boarding.
Dates: 1908 June 10

Letter from C.D. Spivak to D. Smarodin, 1911 January 18

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Identifier: B002.01.0103.0122.00006
Overview Letter from C.D. Spivak to D. Smarodin. Spivak tells Smarodin that he found out from a reliable source that Smarodin misrepresented his case when he stated he was not able to pay for his board and lodging. Spivak understands that Smarodin can get along well without JCRS’ assistance and wrote to Mrs. Levenson to inform her to charge the bill for boarding to Smarodin beginning January 19th, 1911.
Dates: 1911 January 18