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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 213 Collections and/or Records:

JCRS Patient #1830 Herman Kerkis, 1909 July 20 - 1911 June 04

 File
Identifier: B002.01.0104.0063
Overview JCRS patient #1830. Patient application, correspondence, handwritten letters, receipts, bills.

JCRS Patient #1831 See #2108, undated

 File
Identifier: B002.01.0104.0064
Overview JCRS patient #1831. This file is undated and contains one note, no additional documents.

JCRS Patient #1832 See #2301, undated

 File
Identifier: B002.01.0104.0065
Overview JCRS patient #1832. This file is undated and contains one note, no additional documents.

JCRS Patient #1833 Felix Hertig, 1911 May 15 - 1911 October 09

 File
Identifier: B002.01.0104.0066
Overview JCRS patient #1833. Patient application, correspondence, handwritten letters, receipts, bills.

JCRS Patient #1834 Louis Goldberg, 1911 May 22 - 1911 June 24

 File
Identifier: B002.01.0104.0067
Overview JCRS patient #1834. Patient application, correspondence, handwritten letters, receipts, bills.

JCRS Patient #1835 Marcus Raucher, 1911 May 20 - 1911 August 21

 File
Identifier: B002.01.0104.0068
Overview JCRS patient #1835. Patient application, correspondence, handwritten letters, receipts, bills.

JCRS Patient #1836 Sam Garlick, 1911 May 20 - 1912 March 01

 File
Identifier: B002.01.0104.0069
Overview JCRS patient #1836. Patient application, correspondence, handwritten letters, receipts, bills.

JCRS Patient #1837 See #2745, undated

 File
Identifier: B002.01.0104.0070
Overview JCRS Patient #1837. This file is undated and contains one note, no additional documents.

JCRS Patient #1838 See #2142, undated

 File
Identifier: B002.01.0104.0071
Overview JCRS patient #1838. This file is undated and contains one note, no additional documents.

JCRS Patient #1839 See #2231, undated

 File
Identifier: B002.01.0104.0072
Overview JCRS patient #1839. This file is undated and contains one note, no additional documents.