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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:

Letter from C.D. Spivak to A.S. Newman, 1912 January 03

 Item
Identifier: B002.01.0103.0094.00037
Overview Typed letter from Dr. Spivak to A. S. Newman, sending him the bill for Nettie Kahn's shoes, and the $1 he gave her on their behalf. Letter is unsigned but "Secretary" is typed at bottom.
Dates: 1912 January 03

Letter from C.D. Spivak to A.S. Newman, 1912 January 31

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Identifier: B002.01.0103.0094.00046
Overview Typed letter from Dr. Spivak to A.S. Newman, stating that Nettie Kahn says the coat is too large on her, but she is very thankful for what they ahve done to her. He also says she is a great sufferer and yet the superintendent and the attendants never complain against her. Letter is unsigned but "Secretary" is typed at bottom.
Dates: 1912 January 31

Letter from C.D. Spivak to A.S. Newman, 1912 March 11

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Identifier: B002.01.0103.0094.00049
Overview Typed letter from Dr. Spivak to A.S. Newman, wsaying Nettie Kahn is very sick and really needs a few cents for personal expenses. Letter is unsigned but "Secretary" is typed at bottom.
Dates: 1912 March 11

Letter from C.D. Spivak to A.S. Newman, 1912 July 16

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Identifier: B002.01.0103.0094.00059
Overview Typed letter from Dr. Spivak to A.S. Newman, saying his society should send a token of remembrance to Miss Nettie Kahn. Letter is unsigned but "Secretary" is typed at bottom.
Dates: 1912 July 16

Letter from C.D. Spivak to A.S. Newman, 1913 February 20

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Identifier: B002.01.0103.0094.00077
Overview Typed letter from Dr. Spivak to A.S. Newman, saying he didn't send the check to Nettie Kahn until now because he had an appendicitis operation. Letter is unsigned but "Secretary" is typed at bottom.
Dates: 1913 February 20

Letter from C.D. Spivak to A.S. Newman, 1913 March 14

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Identifier: B002.01.0103.0094.00081
Overview Typed letter from Dr. Spivak to A.S. Newman, informing that Nettie Kahn passed away on March 13, 1913. Letter is unsigned but "Secretary" is typed at bottom.
Dates: 1913 March 14

Letter from C.D. Spivak to A.S. Newman, 1911 March 28

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Identifier: B002.01.0103.0012.00002
Overview Typed letter from C.D. Spivak in Denver, Colorado to Mr. A.S. Newman in Cleveland, Ohio informs that Spivak has received Newman's note that had check for $45.35 in payment of Mrs. S. Lockman's [archivist infers this is in reference to Mrs. Ethel Lockman] transportation from Denver to Cleveland. Spivak thanks Newman. Letter is unsigned but "Secretary" is typed at the bottom.
Dates: 1911 March 28

Letter from C.D. Spivak to A.S. Newman, 1911 March 6

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Identifier: B002.01.0103.0012.00004
Overview Typed letter from C.D. Spivak in Denver, Colorado to A.S. Newman in Cleveland Ohio informs that in response to a previous letter regarding Ethel Lockman's transportation and replies that there was no error in the amount mentioned. Spivak informs that he paid for Ethel Lockman's ticket for $36.35 and also gave her $6.00 to cover any travel expenses from Chicago to Cleveland. Spivak informs that tinking into consideration Ethel Lockman's physical condition, he thought it best to send her in a...
Dates: 1911 March 6

Letter from C.D. Spivak to A.S. Newman, 1911 February 15

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Identifier: B002.01.0103.0012.00008
Overview Typed letter from C.D. Spivak in Denver, Colorado to Mr. A.S. Newman in Cleveland, Colorado informs that in accordance with Newman's request, Spivak has made the outlay necessary for Mrs. Lockman's transportation to Cleveland, totaling $42.35. Informs that Ethel Lockman left on February 14th. Spivak thanks Newman for his interest on Lockman's behalf. Letter is unsigned but "Secretary" is typed at the bottom.
Dates: 1911 February 15

Letter from C.D. Spivak to A.S. Newman, 1911 January 21

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Identifier: B002.01.0103.0012.00017
Overview Typed letter from C.D. Spivak in Denver, Colorado to Mr. A.S. Newman in Cleveland Ohio replies that Mrs. Lockman, a patient at the JCRS Sanatorium, is in a good enough condition to make the journey to Celveland. Informs that the Sanatorium's Superintendent has stated that the journey is not likely to make Ethel Lockman's condition any worse. Letter is unsigned but "Secretary" is typed at the bottom.
Dates: 1911 January 21