Spivak, C. D. (Charles D.), 1861-1927
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.
CitationLeḳsiḳon 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 161 Collections and/or Records:
Overview Bill for room and boarding addressed to S.S. Garson from M. Bozner. The bill lists the address as 1471 Knox Ct. with a bill of $20.45 underneath it.
Dates: 1910 June 6th
Overview Bill from Mrs. G. Levenson to C.D. Spivak. The bill addresses the board and lodging of D. Smarodin from January 12th to February 7th, 1911. The amount comes to $21.21.
Dates: 1911 February 8
Overview Bill from G. Levenson to C.D. Spivak for Marcou's room and board. The bill states that Marcou stayed for eight weeks and four days from February 20th until April 20th, at a rate of $5.50 per week. The total amount of the bill comes to $47.20
Dates: 1911 April 24
Overview Bill from S.S. Garson to C.D. Spivak. Garson requests $5.50 to cover Billen's rent for one week.
Dates: 1910 January 27
Overview Handwritten check in ink from C.D. Spivak in Denver, Colorado. Receipt reads "From C.D. Spivak Secretarym One and 50/100 dollars for certified city certificate of Hyman Pozner, $1.50". Receipt is signed in ink "J. Lofton Davidson".
Dates: 1908 November 12
Overview Handwritten check in ink from the Jewish Consumptives' Relief Society. Receipt reads "Received of Jewish Consumptives' Relief Society Four and 55 dollars for Baby Zaretzky [Esther Zeretzky] board" and addressed to Helen C. Cotton, Supt.
Dates: 1910 September 10
Overview Copy of a receipt from Golden Hill Cemetery detailing the cost of Hyman Daily's burial. Items charged on the bill include a hearse, grave, digging, coffin, Bal Misaskim, and Tachrichem. The total of the bill comes to $50.00. The block and grave numbers are listed on the receipt as well. There is also an embalming service listed on the top of the receipt from Whitehead and Meyer for $20.00.
Dates: 1910 September 16
Overview Copy of receipt made at JCRS which documents the money sent from Mrs. A. Jusskowitz for a copy of her husband's death certificate. The receipt says there is 75 cents left from $1.00 sent by Mrs. Jusskowitz.
Dates: 1910 November 4
Overview Copy of receipt for the funeral expenses for Mr. Louis Petrover, buried at block 114 #1, totaling $31.50. Receipt is dated 2/28/10.
Dates: 1910 February 28
Overview Copy of receipt from Golden Hill Cemetery detailing the cost of David Slotnick's burial. Items charged on the bill include a hearse, grave, digging, undertaker, Bal Misaskim, and Tachrichem. The total of the bill comes to $31.50. The block and grave numbers are also listed on the receipt.
Dates: 1910 July 20