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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 116 Collections and/or Records:

Letter to L. Gottlieb from Dr. Spivak, 1910 June 10

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Identifier: B002.01.0100.0085.00014
Overview Typed letter to L. Gottlieb from Dr. Spivak dated June 10, 1910. In the letter Spivak asks Gottlieb to send money for a tombstone.
Dates: 1910 June 10

Letter to M. Horwitz from Dr. Spivak, 1908 December 09

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Identifier: B002.01.0100.0100.00008
Overview Typed letter to "Mr. Meyer Horwitz...Philadelphia, Pa" from Dr. Spivak dated "Dec. 9, 1908" [sic]. The letter informs Horwitz that A. Nasborg (a former employee of Horwitz) was accepted to join the JCRS Sanatorium for his health and well-being. The letter is not signed but Secretary is typed at the bottom.
Dates: 1908 December 09

Letter to M. Kanevsky from Dr. Spivak, 1908 December 10

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Identifier: B002.01.0100.0093.00015
Overview Typed letter to M. Kanevsky in Philadelphia, PA from Dr. Spivak dated December 10th, 1908. The letter informs M. Kanevsky that her brother A. [Tarashinsky] was accepted to join the JCRS Sanatorium for his health and well-being. The letter is not signed but Secretary is typed at the bottom.
Dates: 1908 December 10

Letter to M. Millman from Dr. Spivak, 1907 September 26

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Identifier: B002.01.0100.0082.00009
Overview Typed letter to "Mr. Morris Millman, 718 So. 3rd St., Philadelphia, Pa." from Dr. Spivak dated September 26th, 1907. The letter informs Morris that his son S. Millman has been accepted to join the Denver JCRS Sanatorium for his consumption. The letter is not signed but Secretary is typed at the bottom.
Dates: 1907 September 26

Letter to M. Millman from Dr. Spivak, 1908 June 09

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Identifier: B002.01.0100.0082.00018
Overview Typed letter to Morris Millman in Philadelphia, PA from Dr. Spivak dated June 9th, 1908. The letter informs Morris that his son Sam Millman has been invited to join the JCRS Sanatorium for a second term. The letter is not signed but Secretary is typed at the bottom.
Dates: 1908 June 09

Letter to M. Millman from Dr. Spivak, 1909 March 17

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Identifier: B002.01.0100.0082.00023
Overview Typed letter to M. Millman in Philadelphia, PA from Dr. Spivak dated March 17th, 1909. The letter explains that Spivak has enclosed with the letter a bill for the funeral expenses of M. Millman's son; Sam Millman, asking that M. Millman give the bill his prompt attention. The letter is not signed but Secretary is typed at the bottom.
Dates: 1909 March 17

Letter to M. Millman from Dr. Spivak, 1908 December 19

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Identifier: B002.01.0100.0082.00025
Overview Typed letter to M. Millman in Philadelphia, PA from Dr. Spivak dated December 19, 1908. The letter informs Millman that Spivak has some letters from Millman's late son, Sam Millman. Spivak asks what should be done with the letters. The letter is not signed but Secretary is typed at the bottom.
Dates: 1908 December 19

Letter to M. Millman from Dr. Spivak, 1908 October 24

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Identifier: B002.01.0100.0082.00027
Overview Typed letter to M. Millman in Philadelphia, PA from Dr. Spivak dated October 24th, 1908. The letter informs M. Millman that his son was admitted to the Sanatorium as an emergency case "on the 14th inst." The letter is not signed but Secretary is typed at the bottom.
Dates: 1908 October 24

Letter to N. Lehrman from Dr. Spivak, 1907 August 23

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Identifier: B002.01.0100.0082.00012
Overview Typed letter to Nathan Lehrman of the Philadelphia Roumanian American Lodge #249 I.O.B.A. from Dr. Spivak dated August 23rd, 1907. The letter informs Nathan that Spivak will do his best to admit Sam Millman into the JCRS Sanatorium, but that there are currently over 50 applicants waiting for vacancies in the Sanatorium. The letter is not signed but Secretary is typed at the bottom.
Dates: 1907 August 23

Letter to N. Lehrman from Dr. Spivak, 1908 June 09

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Identifier: B002.01.0100.0082.00020
Overview Typed letter to Nathan Lehrman Secretary of the Philadelphia Roumanian American Lodge #249 I.O.B.A. from Dr. Spivak dated June 9th, 1908. The letter informs Lehrman that S. Millman has been accepted to join the JCRS Sanatorium for a second term. The letter is not signed but Secretary is typed at the bottom.
Dates: 1908 June 09