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

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

JCRS Patient #1796 Sam Barsky, 1911 April 21 - 1911 June 10

 File
Identifier: B002.01.0104.0038
Overview JCRS Patient #1796. Patient application, correspondence, handwritten letters, receipts, bills.
Dates: 1911 April 21 - 1911 June 10

JCRS Patient #1797 See #2477, undated

 File
Identifier: B002.01.0104.0039
Overview JCRS patient #1799. This file is undated and contains one note, no additional documents.
Dates: undated

JCRS Patient #1799 See #2363, undated

 File
Identifier: B002.01.0104.0041
Overview JCRS patient #1799. This file is undated and contains one note, no additional documents.
Dates: undated

JCRS Patient #1800 Harry Hesselson, 1911 April 24 - 1911 July 28

 File
Identifier: B002.01.0104.0042
Overview JCRS Patient #1800. Patient application, correspondence, handwritten letters, receipts, bills.
Dates: 1911 April 24 - 1911 July 28

JCRS Patient #1801 Abe Hirschberg, 1911 April 26 - 1911 August 12

 File
Identifier: B002.01.0104.0043
Overview JCRS Patient #1801. Patient application, correspondence, handwritten letters, receipts, bills.
Dates: 1911 April 26 - 1911 August 12

JCRS Patient #1802 Jacob Aaron, 1911 April 25 - 1911 July 18

 File
Identifier: B002.01.0104.0044
Overview JCRS Patient # 1802. Patient application, correspondence, handwritten letters, receipts, bills.
Dates: 1911 April 25 - 1911 July 18

JCRS Patient #1804 Hyman Wilkenfeld, 1911 April 27 - 1911 October 04

 File
Identifier: B002.01.0104.0045
Overview JCRS Patient #1804. Patient application, correspondence, handwritten letters, receipts, bills.
Dates: 1911 April 27 - 1911 October 04

JCRS Patient #1806 Louis Goldstein, 1911 April 28 - 1911 October 18

 File
Identifier: B002.01.0104.0046
Overview JCRS Patient #1806. Patient application, correspondence, handwritten letters, receipts, bills.
Dates: 1911 April 28 - 1911 October 18

JCRS Patient #1808 Solomon Lucashevsky, 1911 April 29 - 1912 March 01

 File
Identifier: B002.01.0104.0047
Overview JCRS Patient #1808. Patient application, correspondence, handwritten letters, receipts, bills.
Dates: 1911 April 29 - 1912 March 01