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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 32 Collections and/or Records:

Letter from C.D. Spivak to Mr. S. Model, 1910 August 8

 Item
Identifier: B002.01.0103.0020.00014
Overview Typed letter from C.D. Spivak in Denver, Colorado to Mr. S. Model in Boston, Massachusetts informs that Mr. Sam Cohen, a resident of Boston, has been invited to come to the JCRS Sanatorium. Letter is unsigned but "Secretary" is typed at the bottom.
Dates: 1910 August 8

Letter from C.D. Spivak to Mr. S. Simons, 1910 August 8

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Identifier: B002.01.0103.0020.00011
Overview Typed letter from C.D. Spivak in Denver, Colorado to Mr. S. Simons in Boston, Massachusetts informs that Mr. Sam Cohen, a resident of Boston, has been invited to come to the JCRS Sanatorium. Letter is unsigned but "Secretary" is typed at the bottom.
Dates: 1910 August 8

Letter from C.D. Spivak to Mr. S.B. Friedson, 1910 August 8

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Identifier: B002.01.0103.0020.00015
Overview Typed letter from C.D. Spivak in Denver, Colorado to Mr. S.B. Friedson in Boston, Massachusetts informs that Mr. Sam Cohen, a resident of Boston, has been invited to come to the JCRS Sanatorium. Letter is unsigned but "Secretary" is typed at the bottom.
Dates: 1910 August 8

Letter from C.D. Spivak to Mrs. Bromberg, 1909 July 7

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Identifier: B002.01.0101.0056.00003
Overview Typed letter on JCRS letterhead from C.D. Spivak in Denver, Colorado to Mrs. Bromberg in Boston, Massachusetts informs that JCRS has invited Sam Bromberg, Mrs. Bromberg's son, to enter the Sanatorium to regain his health. Letter is signed in black ink by C.D. Spivak.
Dates: 1909 July 7

Letter from C.D. Spivak to Mrs. Bromberg, 1909 July 7

 Item
Identifier: B002.01.0101.0056.00014
Overview Typed letter from C.D. Spivak in Denver, Colorado to Mrs. Bromberg in Boston, Massachusetts informs that Sam Bromberg has been invited to enter the JCRS Sanatorium to regain his health. Letter is unsigned but "Secretary" is typed at the bottom.
Dates: 1909 July 7

Letter from C.D. Spivak to Rabbi P. Israeli, 1910 August 8

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Identifier: B002.01.0103.0020.00016
Overview Typed letter from C.D. Spivak in Denver, Colorado to Rabbi P. Israeli in Boston, Massachusetts informs that Mr. Sam Cohen, a resident of Boston, has been invited to come to the JCRS Sanatorium. Letter is unsigned but "Secretary" is typed at the bottom.
Dates: 1910 August 8

Letter from C.D. Spivak to S. W. Meyers, 1909 October 9

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Identifier: B002.01.0101.0129.00010
Overview Typed letter from C.D. Spivak in Denver, Colorado, to S. W. Meyers in Boston, Massachussets, stating that her step brother, Samuel Ebb, has been invited to admit into the JCRS Sanatorium. Letter is unsigned but "Secretary" is typed at the bottom.
Dates: 1909 October 9

Letter from C.D. Spivak to S. Zoorer, 1910 February 8

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Identifier: B002.01.0102.0022.00004
Overview Typed letter from C.D. Spivak addressed Mrs. S. Zoorer, 223 So. 2nd Str., Bozton, Mass., informing Mrs. Zoorer that JCRS has invited Mrs. Sarah Solomovitz, Mrs Zorrer's daughter, to stay at the sanatorium. Letter is unsigned but "Secretary" is typed at the bottom.
Dates: 1910 February 8

Letter from C.D. Spivak to S.B. Freidson, 1911 May 2

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Identifier: B002.01.0103.0145.00022
Overview Typed letter from C.D. Spivak to National Director, S.B. Freidson informing him that Max Perlman was invited for admission to the Jewish Consumptives' Relief Society. Spivak trusts that Perlman’s stay at JCRS will be beneficial for his health. He signs the letter "Secretary" at the bottom.
Dates: 1911 May 2

Letter from L. Golden to C.D. Spivak, 1909 June 2

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Identifier: B002.01.0101.0056.00018
Overview Handwritten letter in black ink from Dr. L. Golden in Boston, Massachusetts to C.D. Spivak in Denver, Colorado informs that the bearer of this letter, Sam Bromberg, is suffering from a lesion of his lung from tuberculosis, and is referred to the JCRS Sanatorium for admission. Informs that Bromberg is a worthy subject of charity. Letter is signed in black in by L. Golden, M.D.
Dates: 1909 June 2