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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 72 Collections and/or Records:

Letter from H. Schwatt to C.D. Spivak, 1910 December 23

 Item
Identifier: B002.01.0103.0116.00009
Overview Letter from H. Schwatt to C.D. Spivak. Schwatt enclosed $1.25 which was left behind from Julius Shapiro who died on December 19, 1910.
Dates: 1910 December 23

Letter from H. Schwatt to C.D. Spivak, 1910 July 26

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Identifier: B002.01.0102.0109.00010
Overview Handwritten letter from Dr. H. Schwatt to Dr. C.D. Spivak regarding the belongings found on Louis Klatzkin at the time of his death. He lists $10.45 in cash, one watch, and one ring left by Klatzkin when he died on July 14th, 1910.
Dates: 1910 July 26

Letter from H. Schwatt to C.D. Spivak, 1910 November 7

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Identifier: B002.01.0102.0109.00016
Overview Handwritten letter from H. Schwatt to C.D. Spivak regarding the pictures and Russian book requested from Isidore Klatzkin. Schwatt tells Spivak that he is unable to locate the items because they must be claimed within thirty days upon the death of the patient.
Dates: 1910 November 7

Letter from H. Schwatt to C.D. Spivak, 1910 December 23

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Identifier: B002.01.0102.0114.00008
Overview Typed letter from H. Schwatt to C.D. Spivak informing him that $3.05 was left from Sam Brody at the time of his death on December 18th, 1910.
Dates: 1910 December 23

Letter from H. Schwatt to C.D. Spivak, 1910 August 13

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Identifier: B002.01.0102.0107.00024
Overview Handwritten letter from H. Schwatt to C.D. Spivak requesting that Spivak sends the belongings left from Emil Jusskowitz to Mrs. Jusskowitz. He also asks if Spivak knows the address of the man that shipped Emil's body to New York because Mrs. Jusskowitz was asking for it.
Dates: 1910 August 13

Letter from H. Schwatt to C.D. Spivak, 1910 August 19

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Identifier: B002.01.0102.0107.00026
Overview Handwritten letter from H. Schwatt to C.D. Spivak. The letter lists the items that belonged to Jusskowitz upon his death on July 30, 1910. The list includes a total of $52.10 in cash, one watch, and two spoons. He finishes the letter by stating that he also has some of his clothing.
Dates: 1910 August 19

Letter from H. Schwatt to C.D. Spivak, 1912 January 18

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Identifier: B002.01.0104.0036.00015
Overview Typed letter from H. Schwatt to C.D. Spivak. Schwatt enclosed Samuel Goldfine’s personal belongings including: one watch, one fountain pen, one ring, and one pair of glasses.
Dates: 1912 January 18

Letter from H. Schwatt to C.D. Spivak, 1911 June 12

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Identifier: B002.01.0104.0038.00017
Overview Letter from H. Schwatt to C.D. Spivak. Schwatt tells Spivak that $5.38 was found to belong to Sam Barsky who passed away at the sanatorium on June 16, 1911. There is a handwritten note that states Mr. I. Hurwitz brought a gold ring which was left with him.
Dates: 1911 June 12

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

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Identifier: B002.01.0104.0031.00014
Overview Letter from H. Schwatt to C.D. Spivak. Schwatt tells Spivak that Feldman left behind one watch and $7.00 after he passed away.
Dates: 1911 August 1

Letter from H. Schwatt to C.D. Spivak, 1911 June 12

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Identifier: B002.01.0104.0026.00013
Overview Letter from H. Schwatt to C.D. Spivak. Schwatt tells Spivak that $5.41 was left behind from A. Kovalsky after his death.
Dates: 1911 June 12