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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 28 Collections and/or Records:

Copy of letter from I. Saltpeter to C.D. Spivak, 1910 August 22

 Item
Identifier: B002.01.0103.0036.00025
Overview Typed copy of letter from Isaac Saltpeter to Dr. Charles Spivak, in which he thanks him for admitting David Saltpeter in the sanatorium and hopes to hear he's improving. It reads the letter enclosed check for $200.
Dates: 1910 August 22

Letter from C.D. Spivak to Dr. J.B. Fish, 1908 June 23

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Identifier: B002.01.0100.0013.00030
Overview Typed letter from C.D. Spivak in Denver, Colorado, to Dr. J.B. Fish in Edgewater, Colorado, requesting that he please admit Mr. Max Goldstein as an emergency case, and discharge him as soon as the emergency symptoms are over. He states that filling out an emergency application is unnecessary, as they already have one in office. Spivak states that he wishes to tell Dr. Fish how Mr. Goldstein came to Denver, for future reference and that at the present writing he is in an invalid chair at the...
Dates: 1908 June 23

Letter from C.D. Spivak to I. Saltpeter, 1910 August 12

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Identifier: B002.01.0103.0036.00020
Overview Typed letter from Dr. Charles Spivak to Isaac Saltpeter, in which he informs his son, David Saltpeter, was invited to the sanatorium. Letter is unsigned but "Secretary" is typed at bottom.
Dates: 1910 August 12

Letter from C.D. Spivak to I. Saltpeter, 1910 September 01

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Identifier: B002.01.0103.0036.00027
Overview Typed letter from Dr. Charles Spivak to Isaac Saltpeter, Minnesota, concerning the $200 donation. He states Isaac and his wife have a life membership, and that David Saltpeter is getting along with the superintendent. Letter is unsigned but "Secretary" is typed at bottom.
Dates: 1910 September 01

Letter from C.D. Spivak to I. Saltpeter, 1911 June 20

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Identifier: B002.01.0103.0036.00031
Overview Typed letter from Dr. Charles Spivak to Isaac Saltpeter, in which he sends the bill for funeral expenses of David Saltpeter. Letter is unsigned but "Secretary" is typed at bottom.
Dates: 1911 June 20

Letter from C.D. Spivak to I. Saltpeter, 1913 April 8

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Identifier: B002.01.0103.0036.00032
Overview Typed letter from Dr. Charles Spivak to Isaac Saltpeter, concerning the bill of funeral expenses he sent in 1911, and that Isaac hasn't paid yet. Letter is unsigned but "Secretary" is typed at bottom.
Dates: 1913 April 8

Letter from C.D. Spivak to J. Coddon, 1910 August 29

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Identifier: B002.01.0103.0036.00026
Overview Typed letter from Dr. Charles Spivak to J. Coddon, St. Paul, Minnesota, in which he states he sent a letter to Rabbi J.B. Hurwitz but his letter was returned. He asks to let everyone that signed Rabbi Hurwitz's letter know that David Saltpeter was invited to the sanatorium. Letter is unsigned but "Secretary" is typed at bottom.
Dates: 1910 August 29

Letter from C.D. Spivak to J.B. Hurwitz, 1910 August 09

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Identifier: B002.01.0103.0036.00009
Overview Typed letter from Dr. Charles Spivak to Rabbi J.B. Hurwitz, in which he says he's doing what is possible to invite David Saltpeter to the sanatorium. Letter is unsigned but "Secretary" is typed at bottom.
Dates: 1910 August 09

Letter from C.D. Spivak to J.B. Hurwitz, 1910 August 12

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Identifier: B002.01.0103.0036.00018
Overview Typed letter from Dr. Charles Spivak to Rabbi J.B. Hurwitz, in which he informs David Saltpeter was invited to the sanatorium. Letter is unsigned but "Secretary" is typed at bottom.
Dates: 1910 August 12

Letter from C.D. Spivak to L. Abrahamson, 1910 August 12

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Identifier: B002.01.0103.0036.00016
Overview Typed letter from Dr. Charles Spivak to L. Abrahamson, JCRS Minnesota, in which he informs David Saltpeter was invited to the sanatorium. Letter is unsigned but "Secretary" is typed at bottom.
Dates: 1910 August 12