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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 , 1911 December 29

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Identifier: B002.01.0104.0038.00022
Overview Check from C.D. Spivak. The check amounts to $5.38 which was cash left behind from Sam Barsky after his death. The amount has been applied to his funeral expenses.

Check from C.D. Spivak regarding F. Reeder, 1913 March 27

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Identifier: B002.01.0104.0153.00028
Overview Check from C.D. Spivak to cover transportation expenses of Fanny Reeder from Denver to Chicago. Although the check mentions one ticket for transportations and $6.00 in cash, the amount of the check only comes to $6.00.

Check from C.D. Spivak to C. Alexander, 1916 September 18

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Identifier: B002.01.0104.0146.00052
Overview Check from C.D. Spivak to C. Alexander to cover Mrs. Schwartz’s boarding for two weeks. The amount comes to $14.00.

Check from C.D. Spivak to C. Alexander, 1916 October 16

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Identifier: B002.01.0104.0146.00054
Overview Check from C.D. Spivak to C. Alexander to cover Mrs. Schwartz’s boarding and laundry for two weeks. The amount comes to $14.32.

Check from C.D. Spivak to Cohen, 1911 July 3

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Identifier: B002.01.0103.0099.00017
Overview Check from C.D. Spivak to Cohen. The check records clothing and effects left from the late George Hoffman.

Check from C.D. Spivak to G. Levenson, 1911 March 10

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Identifier: B002.01.0103.0122.00012
Overview Check from C.D. Spivak to Mrs. G. Levenson. The check pays for D. Smarodin's boarding. The check amount is $21.21.

Check from C.D. Spivak to G. Levenson, 1911 June 15

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Identifier: B002.01.0103.0159.00020
Overview Check from C.D. Spivak to G. Levenson for $22.00 to pay for Nathan Marcou's room and board.

Check from C.D. Spivak to G. Levenson, 1911 November 16

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Identifier: B002.01.0103.0159.00023
Overview Check from C.D. Spivak to G. Levenson for $22.00 to pay for Nathan Marcou's room and board.