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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 129 Collections and/or Records:

Letter from C.D. Spivak to M. Leitman, 1910 November 26

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Identifier: B002.01.0104.0149.00027
Overview Letter from C.D. Spivak to Mary Leitman. Spivak wrote on behalf of the Admission and Dismission Committee to inform Leitman that her stay at the sanatorium has been extended until for another three months.

Letter from C.D. Spivak to M. Leitman, 1911 January 31

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Identifier: B002.01.0104.0149.00033
Overview Typed letter from C.D. Spivak to M. Leitman. Spivak wrote on behalf of the Admission and Dismisson Committee to remind Leitman that her stay at the sanatorium will terminate on February 10, 1911. He asked Leitman to make all preparations needed to leave by that date. He also stated that he would like Leitman to keep JCRS up to date regarding her health. Spivak hopes that Leitman's health continues to improve outside of the sanatorium. The letter is signed "Secretary" at the bottom.

Letter from C.D. Spivak to M. Liebert, 1911 August 21

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Identifier: B002.01.0103.0140.00025
Overview Typed letter from C.D. Spivak to M. Liebert. Spivak informs Liebert that Rabinowitz’s stay at JCRS has been extended until September 15th, 1911.

Letter from C.D. Spivak to M. Perlman, 1909 July 2

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Identifier: B002.01.0103.0145.00011
Overview Typed letter from C.D. Spivak to M. Perlman. Spivak wrote to remind Perlman that his stay at the sanatorium will expire on July 15th, 1909. He asked Perlman to make all preparations needed to leave by that date. He also stated that he would like Perlman to keep JCRS up to date regarding his health. He hopes that Perlman's health continues to improve outside of the sanatorium. The letter is signed "Secretary" at the bottom.

Letter from C.D. Spivak to M. Perlman, 1909 July 13

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Identifier: B002.01.0103.0145.00013
Overview Letter from C.D. Spivak to Max Perlman. Spivak wrote on behalf of the Admission and Dismission Committee to inform Perlman that his stay at the sanatorium has been extended until August 1st, 1909. Spivak asks Perlman to make all preparations to leave by that date.

Letter from C.D. Spivak to M. Rabinowitz, 1911 July 17

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Identifier: B002.01.0103.0140.00014
Overview Typed letter from C.D. Spivak to M. Rabinowitz. Spivak wrote on behalf of the Admission and Dismisson Committee to remind Rabinowitz that his stay at the sanatorium will expire on August 15th, 1911. He asked Rabinowitz to make all preparations needed to leave by that date. He also stated that he would like Rabinowitz to keep JCRS up to date regarding his health. He hopes that Rabinowitz's health continues to improve outside of the sanatorium. The letter is signed "Secretary" at the bottom.

Letter from C.D. Spivak to M. Rabinowitz, 1911 August 21

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Identifier: B002.01.0103.0140.00024
Overview Letter from C.D. Spivak to Morris Rabinowitz. Spivak wrote on behalf of the Admission and Dismission Committee to inform Rabinowitz that his stay at the sanatorium has been extended until September 15th, 1911. Spivak trusts that the extra time will benefit Rabinowitz's health.

Letter from C.D. Spivak to M. Schaeffer, 1912 August 16

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Identifier: B002.01.0104.0171.00021
Overview Typed letter from C.D. Spivak to Max Schaeffer. Spivak wrote on behalf of the Admission and Dismisson Committee to remind Schaeffer that his stay at the sanatorium will terminate on September 16th, 1912. He asked Schaeffer to make all preparations needed to leave by that date. He also stated that he would like Schaeffer to keep JCRS up to date regarding his health. He hopes that Schaeffer's health continues to improve outside of the sanatorium. The letter is signed "Secretary" at the bottom.

Letter from C.D. Spivak to N. Hirschberg, 1911 July 17

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Identifier: B002.01.0103.0103.00015
Overview Typed letter from C.D. Spivak to N. Hirschberg. Spivak wrote on behalf of the Admission and Dismisson Committee to remind Hirschberg that his stay at the sanatorium will terminate on August 15th, 1911. He asked Hirschberg to make all preparations needed to leave by that date. He also stated that he would like Hirschberg to keep JCRS up to date regarding his health. He hopes that Hirschberg's health continues to improve outside of the sanatorium. The letter is signed "Secretary" at the bottom.

Letter from C.D. Spivak to N. Marcou, 1911 September 21

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Identifier: B002.01.0103.0159.00022
Overview Typed letter from C.D. Spivak to N. Marcou. Spivak wrote on behalf of the Admission and Dismisson Committee to remind Marcou that his stay at the sanatorium will expire on October 15, 1911. He asked Marcou to make all preparations needed to leave by that date. Spivak also stated that he would like Marcou to keep JCRS up to date regarding his health. He hopes that his health continues to improve outside of the sanatorium. The letter is signed "Secretary" at the bottom.