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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 33 Collections and/or Records:

Letter from C.D. Spivak to I. Lewis, 1909 March 18

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Identifier: B002.01.0103.0052.00011
Overview Typed letter from Dr. Spivak to Ida Lewis, in which he informs her brother, Herman Goldstein, was invited to the sanatorium. Letter is unsigned but "Secretary" is typed at bottom.
Dates: 1909 March 18

Letter from C.D. Spivak to I. Lewis, 1910 February 18

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Identifier: B002.01.0103.0052.00024
Overview Typed letter from Dr. Spivak to Ida Lewish, to inform her brother, Herman Goldstein, was invited to the sanatorium. Letter is unsigned but "Secretary" is typed at bottom.
Dates: 1910 February 18

Letter from C.D Spivak to Miss Annie Strube, 1909 January 23

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Identifier: B002.01.0100.0001.00025
Overview Typed letter from C.D Spivak in Denver, Colorado to Miss Annie Strube in Atlanta, Georgia. Letter states that Annie's father, Conrad Strube, was admitted to the sanitorium of JCRS on September 15th and passed away on October 17th. C.D Spivak states that an attempt was made to contact Miss Annie Strube at the address given by her father but the telegram was returned. Letter states that in the possession of JCRS are two bank books, one of whice has a credit of about $190.00 and requests Miss...
Dates: 1909 January 23

Letter from C.D Spivak to Miss Annie Strube, 1909 January 2

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Identifier: B002.01.0100.0001.00028
Overview Typed letter from C.D Spivak in Denver, Colorado to Miss Annie Strube in Atlanta, Georgia. Letter requests communication from her as it is of importance to her. Letter is unsigned but "Secretary" is typed at the bottom.
Dates: 1909 January 2

Letter from C.D Spivak to Mr. Henry Cohen, 1916 January 19

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Identifier: B002.01.0100.0001.00014
Overview Typed letter from C.D Spivak in Denver, Colorado to Mr. Henry Cohen in Atlanta, Georgia, on The Jewish Consumptives Relief Society letterhead. Letter states that Mr. Fred W. Strube called inquiring about his father, Conrad Strube. Spivak states that JCRS has reference to a bank account in the Interstate Saving Bank amounting to $190.00 and that correspondence states that the matter has been turned over to Mr. Henry Cohen as per their reply from Mr. R.S Key. Spivak asks Cohen whether he has the...
Dates: 1916 January 19

Letter from C.D Spivak to Mr. William H. Withers, 1909 March 18

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Identifier: B002.01.0100.0001.00018
Overview Typed letter from C.D Spivak in Denver, Colorado, to Mr. William H. Withers in Atlanta, Georgia. C.D Spivak states that he has not received a response from Mr. William H. Withers in regards to his letter sent to him on February 9th and that the matter has been referred to attorney Henry Cohen. Letter is unsigned but "Secretary" is typed at the bottom.
Dates: 1909 March 18

Letter from C.D Spivak to Mr. Wm. H. Withers, 1909 February 9

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Identifier: B002.01.0100.0001.00020
Overview Typed letter from C.D Spivak in Denver, Colorado, to Mr. Wm. H. Withers in Atlanta, Georgia, stating that the letter in reference to Miss Annie Strube was duly received and explains why JCRS deems itself justified in claiming compensation for the treatment of Mr. Strube. C.D Spivak states that he believes that Mr. Strube was admitted under false pretenses, as he had claimed to have no source of income prior to admission to JCRS. The result of this, was that Mr. Strube deprived someone who was...
Dates: 1909 February 9

Letter from C.D Spivak to Mr. Wm. Strauss, 1908 September 10

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Identifier: B002.01.0100.0001.00041
Overview Typed letter from C.D Spivak in Denver, Colorado, to Mr. Wm. Strauss in Atlanta, Georgia, stating that a member of his union, Mr. C. Strube, has been invited to the Sanitorium of the Jewish Consumptives' Relief Society. Letter is unsigned but "Secretary" is typed at the bottom.
Dates: 1908 September 10

Letter from C.D Spivak to Mrs. Charles Strube, 1909 January 2

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Identifier: B002.01.0100.0001.00027
Overview Typed letter from C.D Spivak in Denver, Colorado, to Mrs. Charles Strube in Atlanta, Georgia, requesting communication as it is of importance to her. Letter is unsigned but "Secretary" is typed at the bottom.
Dates: 1909 January 2

Letter from C.D. Spivak to Mrs. I. David, 1910 September 16

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Identifier: B002.01.0103.0034.00003
Overview Letter from C.D. Spivak in Denver, Colorado to Mrs. I. David in Savannah, Georgia informs that on this day, JCRS have invited Mr. Louis Bama, of Mrs. David's city, to enter the Sanatorium in Denver. Letter is unsigned but "Secretary" is typed at the bottom.
Dates: 1910 September 16