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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 #1781 Abraham Kovalsky, 1911 April 06 - 1911 June 09

 File
Identifier: B002.01.0104.0026
Abstract JCRS patient #1781. Patient application, correspondence, handwritten letters, receipts, bills.
Dates: 1911 April 06 - 1911 June 09

JCRS Patient #1785 Joseph Bernstein, 1911 April 08 - 1911 October 19

 File
Identifier: B002.01.0104.0029
Abstract JCRS Patient #1785. Patient application, correspondence, handwritten letters, receipts, bills.
Dates: 1911 April 08 - 1911 October 19

JCRS Patient #1786 Louis Twersky, 1911 April 10 - 1911 December 04

 File
Identifier: B002.01.0104.0030
Abstract JCRS Patient #1786. Patient application, correspondence, handwritten letters, receipts, bills.
Dates: 1911 April 10 - 1911 December 04

JCRS Patient #1787 Morris Feldman, 1911 April 11 - 1911 June 10

 File
Identifier: B002.01.0104.0031
Abstract JCRS patient #1787. Patient application, correspondence, handwritten letters, receipts, bills.
Dates: 1911 April 11 - 1911 June 10

JCRS Patient #1788 Israel B. Weitzman, 1911 March 03 - 1911 April 11

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Identifier: B002.01.0104.0032
Abstract JCRS patient #1788. Patient application, correspondence, handwritten letters, receipts, bills.
Dates: 1911 March 03 - 1911 April 11

JCRS Patient #1789 See #2212, undated

 File
Identifier: B002.01.0104.0040
Abstract JCRS patient #1798. This file is undated and contains one note, no additional documents.
Dates: undated

JCRS Patient #1790 Abert Heck, 1910 March 18 - 1911 May 30

 File
Identifier: B002.01.0104.0034
Abstract JCRS Patient #1790. Patient application, correspondence, handwritten letters, receipts, bills.
Dates: 1910 March 18 - 1911 May 30

JCRS Patient #1791 Sam Berger, 1911 April 15 - 1911 September 04

 File
Identifier: B002.01.0104.0035
Abstract JCRS patient #1791. Patient application, correspondence, handwritten letters, receipts, bills.
Dates: 1911 April 15 - 1911 September 04

JCRS Patient #1794 Samuel Goldfine, 1911 April 21 - 1912 January 08

 File
Identifier: B002.01.0104.0036
Abstract JCRS Patient #1794. Patient application, correspondence, handwritten letters, receipts, bills.
Dates: 1911 April 21 - 1912 January 08

JCRS Patient #1795 Harry Aaronson, 1911 April 21 - 1912 July 03

 File
Identifier: B002.01.0104.0037
Abstract JCRS Patient #1795. Patient application, correspondence, handwritten letters, receipts, bills.
Dates: 1911 April 21 - 1912 July 03