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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 130 Collections and/or Records:

Telegram from C.D. Spivak to Mr. David Goldenson, 1909 April 27

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Identifier: B002.01.0101.0011.00009
Overview Postal Telegraph-Cable Company (Inc.) telegram from C.D. Spivak in Denver, Colorado to Mr. David Goldenson in Pittsburg, Pennsylvania and reads "Remains Goldenson leaves Denver Wednesday noon Union Pacific arrives Pittsburg Wabash Friday morning." Letter is signed C.D. Spivak.
Dates: 1909 April 27

Telegram from C.D. Spivak to Mr. David Goldenson, 1909 April 27

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Identifier: B002.01.0101.0011.00011
Overview Postal Telegraph-Cable Company (Inc.) telegram from C.D. Spivak in Denver, Colorado to Mr. David Goldenson in Pittsburg, Pennsylvania and reads "Regret inform Harry Goldenson died Wire burial instructions." Letter is signed C.D. Spivak.
Dates: 1909 April 27

Telegram from Mrs. H.B. Ferguson to C.D. Spivak, 1909 April 27

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Identifier: B002.01.0101.0011.00010
Overview Postal Telegraph-Cable Company (Inc.) telegram from Mrs. H.B. Ferguson in Pittsburg, Pennsylvania to Dr. C.D. Spivak in Denver, Colorado and reads "Embalm Harry Goldenson body ship by express expenses guaranteed wire answer. Telegram is signed Mrs. H.B. Ferguson.
Dates: 1909 April 27

Telegraph, 1911 June 11

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Identifier: B002.01.0104.0009.00016
Overview Telegraph from Dr. Charles Spivak to Fannie Winkler informing her that her husband has passed away. Burial instructions are requested.
Dates: 1911 June 11

Telegraph, 1911 June 11

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Identifier: B002.01.0104.0009.00017
Overview Telegraph from Fannie WInkler to Dr. Charles Spivak, asking the JCRS to hold Joseph Winkler's body until she sends for him.
Dates: 1911 June 11

Telegraph, 1911 June 12

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Identifier: B002.01.0104.0009.00018
Overview Telegraph from Fannie Winkler to Dr. Charles Spivak, asking him to wait a couple of days.
Dates: 1911 June 12

Telegraph, 1911 June 12

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Identifier: B002.01.0104.0009.00019
Overview Telegraph from Fannie Winkler to Dr. Charles Spivak, informing him that money has been sent and requesting that the body be sent to Pennsylvania right away.
Dates: 1911 June 12

Telegraph, 1911 June 15

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Identifier: B002.01.0104.0009.00021
Overview Telegraph from Fannie Winkler to Dr. Charles Spivak requesting that Joseph Winkler be buried in Denver, because she doesn't have any money to transport him back to Pennsylvania. She is poor with two little children. She asks that he writes as to where he is buried.
Dates: 1911 June 15

Telegraph, 1911 June 17

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Identifier: B002.01.0104.0009.00025
Overview Telegraph from Fannie Winkler to Dr. Charles Spivak asking if Joseph Winkler has been buried.
Dates: 1911 June 17

Telegraph, 1911 June 17

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Identifier: B002.01.0104.0009.00026
Overview Telegraph from Dr. Charles Spivak to Fannie Winkler, informing her that Joseph Winkler was buried Thursday, 6/17/11.
Dates: 1911 June 17