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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 25 Collections and/or Records:

Telegraph from Anna Ziskind to C.D. Spivak, 1909 August

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Identifier: B002.01.0101.0068.00015
Overview Western Union Telegraph Company telegram from "Mrs. A. Zeskind [Anna Ziskind] in Tampa, Florida to C.D. Spivak in Denver, Colorado informs that she wishes her husband, Morris Zeskind, be buried in Denver and "Margotis shall arrange funeral when buried wire." Telegram is unsigned but "Mrs A Zeskind" is typed at the bottom.
Dates: 1909 August

Telegraph from Anna Ziskind to C.D. Spivak, 1909 August 23

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Identifier: B002.01.0101.0068.00017
Overview Postal Telegraph Commercial Cables telegram from "Annie Zisskind" [Anna Ziskind] in Tampa, Florida to C.D. Spivak in Denver, Colorado requests an immediate answer stating the expense of shipping the remains of her late husband to Florida. Telegram is unsigned but "Annie Zisskind" is typed at the bottom.
Dates: 1909 August 23

Telegraph from C.D. Spivak to Anna Ziskind, 1909 September 15

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Identifier: B002.01.0101.0068.00010
Overview Postal Telegraph Commercial Cables telegram from C.D. Spivak in Denver, Colorado to "Mrs. Annie Zeskins" [Anna Ziskind] informs that Spivak will mail a death certificate as soon as it has been received from the Board of Health. Telegram is unsigned but "C.D. Spivak Sec'y" is typed at the bottom.
Dates: 1909 September 15

Telegraph from C.D. Spivak to Anna Ziskind, undated

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Identifier: B002.01.0101.0068.00016
Overview Postal Telegraph Commercial Cables telegram from C.D. Spivak in Denver, Colorado to "Mrs. Anna Zeskind" [Anna Ziskind] in Tampa, Florida informs that the total expense to ship the remains of her late husband, Morris Ziskind, will be $176 and would need to be wired. Telegram is unsigned but "C.D. Spivak Sec'y" is typed at the bottom.
Dates: undated

Telegraph from C.D. Spivak to Anna Ziskind, 1909 August 23

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Identifier: B002.01.0101.0068.00018
Overview Postal Telegraph Commercial Cables telegram from C.D. Spivak in Denver, Colorado to "Mrs. Anna Zeskind" [Anna Ziskind] informs that "Morris Zedkind" [Morris Ziskind] died at the JCRS sanatorium and requests Anna Ziskind to wire any burial instructions. Telegram is unsigned but "C.D. Spivak Sec'y" is typed at the bottom.
Dates: 1909 August 23