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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 #1809 Mandel Sherman, 1911 April 29 - 1912 April 25

 File
Identifier: B002.01.0104.0048
Overview JCRS Patient #1809. Patient application, correspondence, handwritten letters, receipts, bills.

JCRS Patient #1812 Israel Green, 1911 May 04 - 1911 July 07

 File
Identifier: B002.01.0104.0050
Overview JCRS Patient #1812. Patient application, correspondence, handwritten letters, receipts, bills.

JCRS Patient #1815 Louis Daen, 1908 January 15 - 1913 January 29

 File
Identifier: B002.01.0104.0052
Overview JCRS Patient #1815. Patient application, correspondence, handwritten letters, receipts, bills.

JCRS Patient #1818 Sam Kemper, 1910 August 10 -1911 May 12

 File
Identifier: B002.01.0104.0055
Overview JCRS patient #1818. Patient application, correspondence, handwritten letters, receipts, bills.

JCRS Patient #1820 Toba Buckspan, 1910 November 11 - 1911 May 12

 File
Identifier: B002.01.0104.0056
Overview JCRS patient #1820. Patient application, correspondence, handwritten letters, receipts, bills.

JCRS Patient #1821 Oscar Kaplan, 1911 May 12 - 1911 October 17

 File
Identifier: B002.01.0104.0057
Overview JCRS patient #1821. Patient application, correspondence, handwritten letters, receipts, bills.

JCRS Patient #1822 Solomon Wasserman, 1911 May 13 - 1911 October 23

 File
Identifier: B002.01.0104.0058
Overview JCRS patient #1822. Patient application, correspondence, handwritten letters, receipts, bills.

JCRS Patient #1824 Nathan Zveil, 1911 May 16 - 1912 April 01

 File
Identifier: B002.01.0104.0059
Overview JCRS patient #1824. Patient application, correspondence, handwritten letters, receipts, bills.

JCRS Patient #1825 See #1888, undated

 File
Identifier: B002.01.0104.0060
Overview JCRS patient #1825. This file is undated and contains one note, no additional documents.

JCRS Patient #1826 Morris Nathanson, 1911 May 11 - 1911 July 10

 File
Identifier: B002.01.0104.0061
Overview JCRS patient #1826. Patient applications, correspondence, handwritten letters, receipts, bills.