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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 170 Collections and/or Records:

Letter from C.D. Spivak to Goldie Bloomfield, 1910 August 8

 Item
Identifier: B002.01.0103.0013.00004
Overview Typed letter from C.D. Spivak in Denver, Colorado to Mrs. Goldie Bloomfield in Brooklyn, New York informs that JCRS has invited Goldie Bloomfield's son, Louis Bloomfield, to enter the sanatorium to regain his health. Letter is unsigned but "Secretary" is typed at the bottom.
Dates: 1910 August 8

Letter from C.D. Spivak to H. Diamond, 1910 April 23

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Identifier: B002.01.0102.0121.00004
Overview Typed letter from C.D. Spivak to Herman Diamond informing him that his wife, Sarah Diamond was invited for admission to the Jewish Consumptives' Relief Society as an emergency case. Spivak trusts that Diamonds's stay at JCRS will be beneficial for her health. He signs the letter "Secretary" at the bottom.
Dates: 1910 April 23

Letter from C.D. Spivak to H. Greenfield, 1910 January 5

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Identifier: B002.01.0101.0137.00003
Overview Typed letter from C.D. Spivak in Denver, Colorado, to Herman Greenfield in Brooklyn, New York, that once had a bill enclosed of Joseph Greenfield's funeral expenses who passed away on December 28, 1909. Left over he had nickle watch and $.15 in his possession. Letter is unsigned but "Secretary" is typed at the bottom.
Dates: 1910 January 5

Letter from C.D. Spivak to H. Levin, 1909 April 28

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Identifier: B002.01.0101.0045.00004
Overview Typed letter from C.D. Spivak in Denver, Colorado to Mr. H. Levin in Brooklyn, New York informs that H. Levin's son, Max Levin, has been invited to enter the JCRS Sanatorium to regain his health. Letter is unsigned but "Secretary" is typed at the bottom.
Dates: 1909 April 28

Letter from C.D. Spivak to H. Siesholtz, 1908 October 9

 Item
Identifier: B002.01.0100.0056.00011
Overview Typed letter from C.D. Spivak in Denver, Colorado, to H. Siesholtz in Brooklyn, New York, stating that her son, Benjamin Mandel, has been accepted into the JCRS. Letter is unsigned but "Secretary" is typed at the bottom.
Dates: 1908 October 9

Letter from C.D. Spivak to Herman Greenfield, 1909 December 24

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Identifier: B002.01.0101.0137.00009
Overview Typed letter from C.D. Spivak in Denver, Colorado, to Herman Greenfield in Brooklyn, New York, stating that his son, Joseph Greenfield, is not doing very well and that he has been bedridden since he has been admitted into the Sanatorium. Spivak states that soon he may die. Letter is unsigned but "Secretary" is typed at the bottom.
Dates: 1909 December 24

Letter from C.D. Spivak to Herman Greenfield, 1909 October 21

 Item
Identifier: B002.01.0101.0137.00017
Overview Typed letter from C.D. Spivak in Denver, Colorado, to Herman Greenfield in Brooklyn, New York, stating that his son, Joseph Greenfield, has been accepted to admit into the JCRS Sanatorium. Letter is unsigned but "Secretary" is typed at the bottom.
Dates: 1909 October 21

Letter from C.D. Spivak to Ida Perlman, 1909 March 18

 Item
Identifier: B002.01.0101.0022.00008
Overview Typed letter from C.D. Spivak in Denver, Colorado to Mrs. Ida Perlman in Brooklyn, New York informs that Mrs. Ida Perlman's husband, Sam Perlman to enter the Sanatorium of JCRS to regain his health. Letter is unsigned but "Secretary" is typed at the bottom.
Dates: 1909 March 18

Letter from C.D. Spivak to J. Goldstein, 1910 May 14

 Item
Identifier: B002.01.0102.0035.00007
Overview Typed letter from Charles Spivak to Joseph Goldstein, 118 Siegel Str, Brooklyn, N.Y., in which he informs his son, Abraham Goldstein, was invited to the sanatorium. Letter is dated May 24/10, but corrected to May 14/10, and it is not signed but "Secretary" is typed at bottom.
Dates: 1910 May 14

Letter from C.D. Spivak to J. Goldstein, 1910 August 04

 Item
Identifier: B002.01.0102.0035.00025
Overview Typed letter from Charles Spivak to Joseph Goldstein, 118 Siegel St. (crossed out, 89 Moore St. handwritten in pen), Brooklyn, N.Y., in which he states enclosed is the bill of costs of the burial of Abraham Goldstein, totaling $31.50. He asks for the amount due to be remitted, and that they found a watch, 85 cents, and a money order in Abraham Goldstein's body. Letter is not signed but "Secretary" is typed at bottom.
Dates: 1910 August 04