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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 214 Collections and/or Records:

JCRS Patient #1882 and #1042 Morris Smulovitz, 1909 March 01 - 1911 October 19

 File
Identifier: B002.01.0104.0103
Abstract JCRS patient #1882 and #1042. Patient application, correspondence, handwritten letters, receipts, bills.
Dates: 1909 March 01 - 1911 October 19

JCRS Patient #1884 Simon Davidson, 1911 July 10 - 1912 May 10

 File
Identifier: B002.01.0104.0104
Abstract JCRS patient #1884. Patient application, correspondence, handwritten letters, receipts, bills.
Dates: 1911 July 10 - 1912 May 10

JCRS Patient #1885 Frank Molnar, 1911 July 11 - 1912 May 16

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Identifier: B002.01.0104.0105
Abstract JCRS patient #1885. Patient application, correspondence, handwritten letters, receipts, bills.
Dates: 1911 July 11 - 1912 May 16

JCRS Patient #1887 Mary Shaeffer, 1911 July 11 - 1911 November 15

 File
Identifier: B002.01.0104.0106
Abstract JCRS patient #1887. Patient application, correspondence, handwritten letters, receipts, bills.
Dates: 1911 July 11 - 1911 November 15

JCRS Patient #1889 Bertha Stein, 1911 July 11 - 1912 February 11

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Identifier: B002.01.0104.0107
Abstract JCRS patient #1889. Patient application, correspondence, handwritten letters, receipts, bills.
Dates: 1911 July 11 - 1912 February 11

JCRS Patient #1891 John W. Haley, 1911 July 11 - 1912 March 18

 File
Identifier: B002.01.0104.0108
Abstract JCRS patient #1891. Patient application, correspondence, handwritten letters, receipts, bills.
Dates: 1911 July 11 - 1912 March 18

JCRS Patient #1892 See #2432, undated

 File
Identifier: B002.01.0104.0109
Abstract JCRS patient #1892. This file is undated and contains one note, no additional documents.
Dates: undated

JCRS Patient #1893 David Kinsler, 1911 July 13 - 1911 August 23

 File
Identifier: B002.01.0104.0110
Abstract JCRS patient #1893. Patient application, correspondence, handwritten letters, receipts, bills.
Dates: 1911 July 13 - 1911 August 23

JCRS Patient #1895 and #1508 Harry Moskowitz, 1910 July 11 - 1911 December 08

 File
Identifier: B002.01.0104.0111
Abstract JCRS patient #1895 and #1508. Patient application, correspondence, handwritten letters, receipts, bills.
Dates: 1910 July 11 - 1911 December 08

JCRS Patient #1898 Max Milstein, 1911 July 18 - 1912 October 22

 File
Identifier: B002.01.0104.0112
Abstract JCRS patient #1898. Patient application, correspondence, handwritten letters, receipts, bills.
Dates: 1911 July 18 - 1912 October 22