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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 3635 Collections and/or Records:

Check from C.D. Spivak to S.F. Disraelly, 1912 July 15

 Item
Identifier: B002.01.0104.0154.00015
Overview Check from C.D. Spivak to S.F. Disraelly. The check covers $7.56 left behind from Jennie Batchofsky.

Check from C.D. Spivak to Wexler's Private Boarding House, 1911 September 16

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Identifier: B002.01.0104.0151.00013
Overview Check from C.D. Spivak to S. Wexler of Wexler's Private Boarding House. The check pays for Henry Schnoor's boarding and amounts to $4.19.

Check from C.D. Spivak to Whitehead and Meyer, 1910 October 27

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Identifier: B002.01.0104.0148.00031
Overview Check from C.D. Spivak to Whitehead and Meyer for $20.00 to cover Hyman Daily’s funeral expenses.

Check from C.D. Spivak to Whithead and Meyer, 1910 September 13

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Identifier: B002.01.0102.0107.00027
Overview Bank check from C.D. Spivak addressed to Whitehead and Meyer for the cost of Emil Jusskowitz's funeral expenses. The total amount is $52.10 on the check, but Spivak is only paying a partial amount of the expenses.

Check from C.D. Spivak with amount left from F. Schneiderman, 1912 July 15

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Identifier: B002.01.0102.0139.00025
Overview Check from C.D. Spivak and processed by S.F. Disraelly for the amount of $1.50 left from F. Schneiderman's personal belongings after his death.

Check from O.S. Good to C.D. Spivak, 1910 November 19

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Identifier: B002.01.0103.0107.00010
Overview Voucher for a check from O.S. Good to C.D. Spivak. The amount is $50.00 to cover the cost of Mrs. Wilson’s board. The check is signed by Wilson.

Check from O.S. Good to C.D. Spivak, 1910 December 1

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Identifier: B002.01.0103.0107.00012
Overview Voucher for a check from O.S. Good to C.D. Spivak. The amount is $15.00 to cover the cost of Mrs. Wilson’s board. The check is signed by Wilson.

Check from O.S. Good to C.D. Spivak, 1910 December 12

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Identifier: B002.01.0103.0107.00016
Overview Voucher for a check from O.S. Good to C.D. Spivak. The amount is $15.00 to cover the cost of Mrs. Wilson’s board. The check is signed by Wilson.

Contract, 1910 February 22

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Identifier: B002.01.0103.0154.00004
Overview Small contract that states C.D. Spivak gave Sam Schmittmeyer $3.00 to cover one week of rent. Schmittmeyer signed the contract.

Contract and Note, 1910 February 26

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Identifier: B002.01.0103.0154.00005
Overview Small contract that states Sam Schmittmeyer promises to pay $3.00 to C.D. Spivak within thirty days. Schmittmeyer signed the contract. There is also a note that states Schmittmeyer is supposed to work at Thompson’s Grocery on February 29th, 1910.