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Spivak, Jennie Charsky, 1869-1965

 Person

Jennie Charsky b. Poltava, Russia (now Ukraine); immigrated to Philadelphia, Pa. with her parents and sister May; m. Dr. C.D. Spivak in 1893; moved to Denver, Colo. in 1896. Wrote for the journal Medical Libraries as Mrs. Jennie C. Spivak, 1898-; published poety as Jennie Charsky, 1924-1961. LC/NAF formerly used maiden surname without lifedates; changed by NACO member CoDU 12/14/2009.

Found in 11 Collections and/or Records:

Dr. Charles Spivak and Jennie Charsky in Philadelphia, 1892 September

 Item
Identifier: B250.01.0003.00001
Scope and Contents From the Collection: The collection materials include biographical information on Dr. Charles and Jennie Spivak, a family tree chart, a Yiddish dictionary written by Dr. C. D. Spivak and Sol. Bloomgarden (Yehoash), correspondence and articles written by Charles Spivak. The collection also includes memorials to Charles Spivak, including the special memorial issue of the JCRS publication, ''The Sanatorium.'' The collection also contains art by H. David Spivak, son of Charles and Jennie Spivak, including an oil...
Dates: 1892 September

Jennie Charsky Spivak, 1897-1965

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Identifier: B250.01.0001.0005
Overview Three books of poetry by Jennie Charsky Spivak and an obituary. Also a publication titled "The Greatest Effort of his Life" from September 1897.
Dates: 1897-1965

Jennie Spivak, 1964

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Identifier: B360.03.0034.0019
Overview Mrs. Jeannie Spivak on her 95th birthday in the hospital at AMC. Photograph where she is seated in a wheelchair looking at her birthday cake, two newspaper articles and copies of the press release from AMC are included.
Dates: 1964

Letter from B. Halzmau to C.D. Spivak, 1907 April 27

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Identifier: B002.01.0102.0158.00002
Overview Handwritten letter from the president of Hartford Hospital to C.D. Spivak. The hospital informs Spivak that they are sending a consumptive patient to JCRS by the name of Max Cohen. They tell Spivak that Max had been in a consumptive hospital for four months and the doctor decided that he must go to Denver. The hospital informs Spivak that they have followed his directions when sending a patient to Denver such as, providing a certificate from a doctor and means to pay for boarding for at least...
Dates: 1907 April 27

Newsclippings, 1927-1954

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Identifier: B250.01.0001.0006
Overview Newspaper clippings about Dr. Charles D. Spivak and his wife Jennie Charsky Spivak.
Dates: 1927-1954

Philadelphia, 1890-2008

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Identifier: B250.01.0001.0003
Overview Photographs and copies of photographs of the home where Spivaks lived in Philadelphia, copies of correspondence, and article on Michael Valentine Ball.
Dates: 1890-2008

Photographs and Ephemera, 1912-1927

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Identifier: B250.01.0001.0009
Overview Memorial program and card, copy of family photograph, and two post cards from Worumbo Mills, Lisbon Falls, Maine, where Charles Spivak worked before attending medical school.
Dates: 1912-1927

Rosenheyn Agriculatural Colony, NJ, 2009

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Identifier: B250.01.0001.0007
Overview Copies of photographs of the Rosenheyn Agricultural Colony, New Jersey, where the Charsky family lived.
Dates: 2009

Spivak Family Papers and Art

 Collection
Identifier: B250
Overview Dr. Charles Spivak was born in Russia in 1861 and died in Denver, Colorado in 1927. He arrived in New York City in 1882 and graduated from Jefferson Medical College in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. In 1893, Charles Spivak married Jennie Charsky. Because of Jennie's poor health the Spivaks moved to Denver in 1886. Dr. Spivak was a co-founder of the Jewish Consumptives' Relief Society (JCRS) and was the executive secretary from 1904 until 1927. Hayem David Spivak, son of Dr. Charles and Jennie...
Dates: 1861-2010

Spivak Letters, National Library of Israel

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Identifier: B375
Overview Dr. Charles Spivak was born in Russia in 1861 and died in Denver, Colorado in 1927. He arrived in New York City in 1882 and graduated from Jefferson Medical College in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. In 1893, Charles Spivak married Jennie Charsky and they had three children: David, Deena, and Ruth. Jennie Charsky was born in Russia in 1871 and briefly studied law at Cornell before graduating from the University of Denver. Because of Jennie's poor health the Spivaks moved to Denver in 1886. Dr....
Dates: 1919-1920