Spivak, C. D. (Charles D.), 1861-1927
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.
CitationLeḳsiḳon 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 81 Collections and/or Records:
Overview Handwritten telegram from C. D. Spivak to Mrs. Hanna Levine (Hannah Levine), on July 22. The telegram informs Mrs. Levine to not deposit the check for $50.00. The telegram is signed C. D. Spivak.
Overview Typed telegram from C. D. Spivak to Mrs. Hannah Levine, on July 22nd 1907. The telegram informs Mrs. Levine to not deposit check of $50.00. The telegram is signed C. D. Spivak.
Dates: 1907 July 22
Overview Typed telegram from C. D. Spivak to Mrs. Shera Kibrick (Mrs. Sarah Kibrik), on Oct. 29th, 1907. The telegram informs Mrs. Kibrik her husband died. The telegram is signed C. D. Spivak.
Dates: 1907 October 29
Overview Typed telegram from Esther Sparber to C. D. Spivak, on Aug 20-09. The telegram informs Dr. Spivak to bury Isadore Sparber immediately. The telegram is signed Esther.
Dates: 1909 August 20
Overview Typed telegram from Jacob Schoen to Dr. C. D. Spivak, undated. The telegram informs Dr. Spivak to have Mr. Kibrik buried and to send bill. The telegram is signed Jacob Schoen.
Overview Typed telegram from JCRS to Charles Ravitz, on June 25, 1907. The telegram informs Mr. Ravitz that his wife died this afternoon. The telegram is signed The Jewish Consumptives' Relief Society.
Dates: 1907 June 25
Overview Typed telegram from JCRS to Mrs. S. Mane (Mrs. S. Manne), on Sept 11th, 07. The telegram informs Mrs. Mane (Mrs. S. Manne) that Samuel Dresner died in the Sanatorium on Sept. 2nd. The telegram is signed Jewish Consumptives' Relief Society.
Dates: 1907 September 11
Overview Typed telegram from Miller to JCRS, on Feb 6, 1908. The telegram inquires information about Isadore Miller. The telegram is signed Miller.
Dates: 1908 February 6
Overview Typed telegram from Mrs. Greenberg to Dr. Spivak, on Aug 12, 1907. The telegram informs Dr. Spivak to hold Mr. Newman's body until short notice and to send his belongings to this oldest daughter. The telegram is signed Mrs. Greenberg.
Dates: 1907 August 12
Overview Typed telegram from Mrs. S. Mane (Mrs. S. Manne) to Mr. S. Dresner, undated. The telegram inquires information about Mr. Dresner. The telegram is signed Mrs. S. Mane (Mrs. S. Manne).