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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 H. Schwatt, 1912 April 24

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Identifier: B002.01.0104.0153.00010
Overview Letter from C.D. Spivak to H. Schwatt. Spivak informs Schwatt that the Admission and Dismission Committee has extended Reeder’s stay at the sanatorium for two months.
Dates: 1912 April 24

Letter from C.D. Spivak to H. Schwatt, 1912 March 27

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Identifier: B002.01.0104.0158.00010
Overview Typed letter from C.D. Spivak to H. Schwatt. Spivak tells Schwatt that he wrote to Wigatow to inform him that his stay at the sanatorium has been terminated and he must leave by Friday, March 29th.
Dates: 1912 March 27

Letter from C.D. Spivak to H. Schwatt, 1914 September 16

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Identifier: B002.01.0104.0146.00035
Overview Letter from C.D. Spivak to H. Schwatt. Spivak tells Schwatt that he will have to submit the matter to the Admission and Dismission Committee. Spivak tells Schwatt that he does not know what to do with her because there is no one else that can take care of her. Spivak hopes Schwatt meets with him and the committee to come to a decision.
Dates: 1914 September 16

Letter from C.D. Spivak to H. Schwatt, 1911 August 8

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Identifier: B002.01.0103.0103.00016
Overview Typed letter from C.D. Spivak to H. Schwatt. Spivak informs Schwatt that he failed to mention in his previous letter that Mr. Hirschberg and Mrs. Kroll were notified to leave the sanatorium on August 15th, 1911.
Dates: 1911 August 8

Letter from C.D. Spivak to H. Schwatt, 1911 May 2

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Identifier: B002.01.0103.0108.00010
Overview Letter from C.D. Spivak to H. Schwatt informing him that Mrs. Tillie Spiro's and Mrs. Minnie Greenberg's stay at the sanatorium expires on June 1st, 1911.
Dates: 1911 May 2

Letter from C.D. Spivak to H. Schwatt, 1911 October 18

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Identifier: B002.01.0103.0114.00023
Overview Typed letter from C.D. Spivak to H. Schwatt. Spivak informs Schwatt that Jacob Glazer has been notified that his stay at the sanatorium expires on November 15, 1911.
Dates: 1911 October 18

Letter from C.D. Spivak to H. Schwatt, 1911 December 8

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Identifier: B002.01.0103.0114.00027
Overview Typed letter from C.D. Spivak to H. Schwatt. Spivak informs Schwatt that the following patient’s stay at the sanatorium will expire on January 1st, 1912. The patients include S. Hornstein, J. Glazer, J. Albert, A. Pomerantz, and L. Cohen.
Dates: 1911 December 8

Letter from C.D. Spivak to H. Schwatt, 1911 December 1

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Identifier: B002.01.0103.0149.00051
Overview Typed letter from C.D. Spivak to H. Schwatt. Spivak informs Schwatt that he wrote to H. Aaronson, J. Meyerowitz, and I. Schwartz about their termination from the sanatorium will take place on December 25th.
Dates: 1911 December 1

Letter from C.D. Spivak to H. Schwatt, 1911 December 26

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Identifier: B002.01.0103.0149.00055
Overview Typed letter from C.D. Spivak to H. Schwatt. Spivak informs Schwatt that the stay of several patients has been extended to various dates. The patients include I. Schwartz, H. Menkis, J. Albert, and A. Pomerantz.
Dates: 1911 December 26

Letter from C.D. Spivak to H. Schwatt, 1911 August 8

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Identifier: B002.01.0103.0158.00008
Overview Typed letter from C.D. Spivak to H. Schwatt informing Schwatt that he failed to let him know that Mrs. Kroll and Mr. Hirshberg were notified to leave the sanatorium on August 15th.
Dates: 1911 August 8