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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:

Letter from C.D. Spivak to E. Bland, 1911 May 12

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Identifier: B002.01.0103.0114.00017
Overview Typed letter from C.D. Spivak to Mrs. E. Bland. Spivak tells Bland that he is unable to pay for the boarding bill that Bland gave him because she did not provide the name of the applicant. Spivak said that he would be happy to write a check once he obtained that information.
Dates: 1911 May 12

Letter from C.D. Spivak to G. Levenson, 1911 January 10

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Identifier: B002.01.0103.0122.00003
Overview Typed letter from C.D. Spivak to G. Levenson. Spivak asks Levenson to provide board and lodging to Mr. Smarodin. Spivak also asks Levenson to charge the bill to JCRS beginning January 12th, 1911.
Dates: 1911 January 10

Letter from C.D. Spivak to G. Levenson, 1911 January 18

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Identifier: B002.01.0103.0122.00005
Overview Letter from C.D. Spivak to G. Levenson. Spivak tells Levenson to charge all bills from boarding to D. Smarodin and J. Mallinger after January 19th, 2011. JCRS does not want to acquire any debts from the men’s lodging.
Dates: 1911 January 18

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

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Identifier: B002.01.0103.0122.00013
Overview Letter from C.D. Spivak to G. Levenson. Spivak enclosed a voucher and check #4830 for a total of $39.31 to cover board and lodging bills of Nettie Kahn, David Smarodin, and Jacob Mallinger.
Dates: 1911 March 10

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

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Identifier: B002.01.0103.0159.00021
Overview Typed letter from C.D. Spivak to G. Levenson with an enclosed check for $22.00 to pay for Nathan Marcou’s board and lodging.
Dates: 1911 June 15

Letter from C.D. Spivak to G. Levenson, 1911 May 4

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Identifier: B002.01.0104.0037.00003
Overview Letter from C.D. Spivak to Mrs. G. Levenson. Spivak tells Levenson that Harry Aaronson expects to get money for boarding from his community on the East Coast, but if Aaronson does not, Spivak tells Levenson to give the boarding bill to JCRS.
Dates: 1911 May 4

Letter from C.D. Spivak to G. Levenson, 1911 January 11

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Identifier: B002.01.0103.0112.00006
Overview Typed letter from C.D. Spivak to Mrs. G. Levenson. Spivak asks Levenson to give board and lodging to Mr. Mallinger and to send the bill to JCRS. There is a postscript that states that Levenson should start charging the bill to them on January 10th, 1911.
Dates: 1911 January 11

Letter from C.D. Spivak to G. Levenson, 1911 January 18

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Identifier: B002.01.0103.0112.00008
Overview Letter from C.D. Spivak to G. Levenson. Spivak tells Levenson to charge all bills regarding boarding to D. Smarodin and J. Mallinger after January 19th, 2011. JCRS does not want to acquire any debts from the men’s lodging.
Dates: 1911 January 18

Letter from C.D. Spivak to G. Levenson, 1911 January 30

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Identifier: B002.01.0103.0098.00030
Overview Letter from C.D. Spivak to G. Levenson. Spivak enclosed two checks to pay for the boarding of two patients at the sanatorium. One check covers Mr. Quint's boarding for $33.00. The other check covers Mr. Stone’s boarding for a total of $8.65. Spivak assures the other bill for $15.00 will be paid shortly.
Dates: 1911 January 30

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

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Identifier: B002.01.0103.0098.00032
Overview Letter from C.D. Spivak to G. Levenson. Spivak enclosed a check to pay for Mr. Quint’s boarding. The total amount of the check is $15.00.
Dates: 1911 February 18