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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 190 Collections and/or Records:

Telegram from C.D. Spivak to Louis Wolsey, undated

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Identifier: B002.01.0101.0044.00008
Overview Typed telegram from C.D. Spivak in Denver, Colorado to Rabbi Louis Wolsey in Cleveland, Ohio informs that, at Mr. Feders request, Gutnik [Abe Gutnick] will be accepted into the JCRS Sanatorium. Letter is unsigned but "C D Spivak Secretary" is typed at the bottom.
Dates: undated

Telegram from C.D. Spivak to Rosa [Rosie] Blumberg, 1909 October 15

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Identifier: B002.01.0101.0106.00016
Overview Telegram from C.D. Spivak in Denver, Colorado, to Rosa [Rosie] Blumberg in Cincinatti, Ohio, that states Sam Blumberg has passed away. Spivak is requesting for Rosie to wire burial instructions.
Dates: 1909 October 15

Telegram from C.D. Spivak to Sam Lockman, 1911 February 11

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Identifier: B002.01.0103.0012.00010
Overview Postal Telegraph Commerical Cables telegram from C.D. Spivak in Denver, Colorado to "D. Lockman" [archivist infers this is Sam Lockman, husband of Ethel Lockman] informs that Mrs. Lockman is not feeling well and at present has been in bed for the last two days. Spivak informs that as soon as she feels better she will start for Cleveland and will let Lockman know the day she leaves.
Dates: 1911 February 11

Telegram from C.D. Spivak to Sam Lockman, 1911 February 14

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Identifier: B002.01.0103.0012.00011
Overview Postal Telegraph Commerical Cables telegram from C.D. Spivak in Denver, Colorado to "D. Lockman" [archivist infers this is Sam Lockman, husband of Ethel Lockman] informs that Mrs. Lockman left Denver at 3:45 pm via Burlington Lake Shore and she will arrive in Cleveland on Thursday Morning.
Dates: 1911 February 14

Telegram from C.D. Spivak to Sam Lockman, 1910 October 21

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Identifier: B002.01.0103.0012.00028
Overview Postal Telegraph Commerical Cables telegram from C.D. Spivak in Denver, Colorado to Sam Lockman in Cleveland, Ohio informs that Mrs. Lockman's condition is fair and promises details by letter. "C D Spivak Sec Collect RUSH" is typed at the bottom.
Dates: 1910 October 21

Telegram from G. Laufman to C.D. Spivak, 1910 July 14

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Identifier: B002.01.0103.0012.00040
Overview Postal Telegraph Commerical Cables telegram from G. Laufman in Cleveland, Ohio to C.D. Spivak in Denver, Colorado informs "Mistress Lackman [Ethel Lockman] left Wednesday four pm for Denver. G. Laufman."
Dates: 1910 July 14

Telegram from Ida Gordon to C.D. Spivak, 1909 August 11

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Identifier: B002.01.0101.0034.00009
Overview Telegram from Mrs. Ida Gordon in Canton, Ohio to C.D. Spisak [Charles Spivak] in Denver, Colorado to inform that Ida Gordon is not able to give burial instructions for her late husband, David Gordon and requests that C.D. Spivak arrange the burial in Colorado. Letter is not signed but "Mrs. Ida. Gordon" is typed at the bottom.
Dates: 1909 August 11

Telegram from Rosa [Rosie] Blumberg to C.D. Spivak, 1909 October 15

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Identifier: B002.01.0101.0106.00004
Overview Telegram from Rosa [Rosie] Blumberg in Cincinnati, Ohio, to C.D. Spivak in Denver, Colorado, stating to send the remains of Sam Blumberg to Cincinnati for as cheap as possible.
Dates: 1909 October 15

Telegram from Sam Lockman to C.D. Spivak, 1911 February 11

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Identifier: B002.01.0103.0012.00009
Overview Postal Telegraph Commerical Cables telegram from "D. Lackman" [archivist infers this is Sam Lockman, husband of Ethel Lockman] in Cleveland, Ohio to C.D. Spivak in Denver, Colorado requests Spivak wire "Mrs. Lackman condition have not heard for three weeks answer D. Lackman." Telegram is a night telegram and was received at the Brown Palace Hotel.
Dates: 1911 February 11

Telegram from Sam Lockman to C.D. Spivak, 1910 October 20

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Identifier: B002.01.0103.0012.00027
Overview Postal Telegraph Commerical Cables telegram from Sam Lockman in Cleveland, Ohio to C.D. Spivak in Denver, Colorado requests "Please answer quick about Mrs. Lockman No patients to wait. Sam Lockman."
Dates: 1910 October 20