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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 3637 Collections and/or Records:

Bill from the Postal Telegraph-Cable Company , 1910 April 23

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Identifier: B002.01.0102.0119.00019
Overview Toll from the Postal Telegraph-Cable Company to C.D Spivak. The bill states that Sarah Yudelowitz could not be found and did not pay the toll for the telegraph that Spivak sent her. The toll amounts to $75.00.
Dates: 1910 April 23

Bill from The Western Union Telegraph Company, 1912 January 8

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Identifier: B002.01.0104.0036.00013
Overview A bill from The Western Union Telegraph Company instructing Spivak to pay $1.13 because J. Levitt did not have the change to pay for the telegram.
Dates: 1912 January 8

Bill from Wexler to C.D. Spivak , 1911 February 3

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Identifier: B002.01.0103.0112.00011
Overview Bill from Wexler's Private Boarding House to C.D. Spivak. The bill covers two weeks of Mr. Mallinger's boarding from January 20th to February 3rd at a rate of $5.50. The total of the bill comes to $11.00.
Dates: 1911 February 3

Bill from Whitehead and Meyer, 1910 April 23

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Identifier: B002.01.0102.0110.00025
Overview Receipt from Whitehead and Meyer Undertakers for the transportation of Jennie Goodman's remains. The box and shipping expenses come to a total $120.20.
Dates: 1910 April 23

Board and Lodging Bill for D. Fainberg, 1911 January 26

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Identifier: B002.01.0103.0137.00009
Overview Bill for David Fainberg's board and lodging from January 10th to 26th. 2 weeks at $5.5, 2 days at $0.80, totalling $12.60. Bill was paid by Dr. Spivak to Mrs. G. Levenson.
Dates: 1911 January 26

Board and Lodging Bill for D. Fainberg, 1911 May 12

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Identifier: B002.01.0103.0137.00011
Overview David Fainberg's handwritten board and lodging bill. From January 10 to January 26, 1911, at $5.50 per week, total $12.60. Bill was paid by Dr. Spivak to Mrs. G Levenson.
Dates: 1911 May 12

Business Card from A. Judelovitz to C.D. Spivak, undated

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Identifier: B002.01.0103.0163.00003
Overview Business card from Abraham Judelovits, Real Estate and Investments, 1827 Glenarm Street, Denver, Colo. handwritten to Dr. Charles Spivak asking to see what he can do for Clara Tochman, since she had no place to stay or money. Business card is signed by A. Judelovitz.
Dates: undated

Cashier's check from C.D. Spivak to J. Axelrod, 1910 June 2

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Identifier: B002.01.0102.0084.00042
Overview Cashier's check written to Jennie Axelrod for the possesions left behind from her deceased husband, Abe Axelrod at the Jewish Consumptives' Relief Society. Dr. C.D. Spivak, Sec'y of JCRS notes "One gold watch and one diamond ring left after deceased abe Axelrod" on the line of the check that mentions the amount in dollars. There is a number on the bottom of the check that states the value price for the items as $16.18.
Dates: 1910 June 2

Cemetery Card, 1910 May 03

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Identifier: B002.01.0102.0075.00014
Overview Cemetery card from the West Side Benevolent Society and Golden Hill Cemetery, detailing the resting place of Mr. Max Hamburger, block number 3, grave number 87. Card is dated, May 3, 1910.
Dates: 1910 May 03

Check, 1911 March 22

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Identifier: B002.01.0103.0149.00029