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 3637 Collections and/or Records:
Overview Check from C.D. Spivak to Mrs. Bland to cover Rabinowitz's boarding for ten days. The amount paid on the check is $7.85.
Dates: 1911 April 15
Overview Check made out to Sam Corenson from C.D. Spivak. The amount is $5.00 to help Corenson with his transportation.
Dates: 1910 September 10
Overview Check from C.D. Spivak to S. Korngold. The check is for $13.50 and covers M. Leitman's travel expenses to New York.
Dates: 1911 March 3
Overview Check from C.D. Spivak to S. Wexler to pay for Jacob Mallinger's boarding. The check amount comes to $13.35.
Dates: 1911 February 9
Overview Check from C.D. Spivak to S.F. Disraelly for $30.00 to cover Hyman Daily’s funeral expenses.
Dates: 1910 October 27
Overview Check from C.D. Spivak to S.F. Disraelly. The check amounts to $30.00 to pay for the cost of the headstone on Henry Schnoor’s grave.
Dates: 1912 December 9
Overview Check from C.D. Spivak to S.F. Disraelly. The check covers $7.56 left behind from Jennie Batchofsky.
Dates: 1912 July 15
Overview Check from C.D. Spivak to S.F. Disraelly. The check is for $8.24 left behind from Henry Schnoor after his death.
Dates: 1912 March 4
Overview Check from C.D. Spivak to S.F. Disraelly. The check amounts to $31.50 and pays for Adolph Schkolnick's funeral expenses.
Dates: 1912 January 8
Overview Check from C.D. Spivak to S.F. Disraelly for $1.25 which was left behind from Julius Shapiro after his death.
Dates: 1912 July 15