Doctor, Rabbi, Reverend, and National Director of the Jewish Consumptives Relief Society in Montreal, Canada.
CitationFound in: B002.01.0100.0114.00004.
Found in 19 Collections and/or Records:
Overview Handwritten letter from Dr. H. Abramowitz to Dr. Spivak dated June 2nd 1910. The letter says that Jacob Madvinsky received his Canadian Passport, but there have been problems getting him over the U.S. boarder. Mr. Madvinsky was stopped at Port Huron and sent back to Montreal. The letter further explains that the husband has gone to Calgary, Canada and that his wife will join him there. The letter is signed by H. Abramowitz.
Dates: 1910 June 02
Overview Typed letter from C.D. Spivak in Denver, Colorado to Rev. Dr. H. Abramowitz in Montreal, Canada informs that Harry Benjamin, whom Abramowitz had written about, has been invited to enter the JCRS Sanatorium. Letter is unsigned but "Secretary" is typed at the bottom.
Dates: 1909 July 9
Overview Handwritten letter in black ink from Rev. Dr. H. Abramowitz in Montreal, Canada to C.D. Spivak in Denver, Colorado informs that a Harry Benjamin should arrive in Denver any day now. Abramowitz writes that he has instructed Benjamin to see Spivak and file his application for admission into the Sanatorium. Informs that Benjamin is in poor circumstances but that Abramowitz has paid for rail road ticket and money to maintain himself until he can be admitted to the Sanatorium. Abramowitz requests...
Dates: 1909 May 25
Overview Typed letter by an unknown author explaining the history of the case of Mrs. Sophia Madvinsky. The letter explains that after much correspondence with Rabbi H. Abramowitz of Montreal, Mrs. Madvinsky will go to Claegra [Calgary] Canada to be with her husband Jacob Madvinsky, and that $10.00 was lent to Mrs. Madvinsky by Mr. S.P. Rosenbaum for the train ride. The letter is not signed.
Overview Typed letter to "Rev. Dr. H. Abramowitz, Nat'l. Dir., Jewish Cons. Relief Society, 17 Hutchison St., Montreal, Canada" from Dr. Spivak dated "Nov. 8/09" [sic]. The letter begins by saying Mr. Madvinsky's "atitude [attitude] towards his wife...[is]...an inexcusable one" in that he has not answered any of the letters regarding his wife [sic]. The letter also relays the message that JCRS would be happy if Mrs. Madvinsky left the Sanatorium, as there are many people suffering, and Mrs. Madvinsky is...
Dates: 1909 November 08
Overview Typed letter to "Rev. Dr. H. Abramowitz, Nat'l. Director, Jewish Consumptives' Relief Society, 17 Hutchinson [Hutchison] Street, Montreal, Canada" from Dr. Spivak dated "Sept. 22, 1909" [sic]. Dr. Spivak warns Dr. Abramowitz that Mrs. Madvinsky's general condition has not changed, but her lungs are better. He goes on to say it will do no use to keep Mrs. Madvinsky at the Sanatorium, and that she should reunite with her husband [Mr. Madvinsky] and children. The letter is not signed but Secretary...
Dates: 1909 September 22
Overview Typed letter to "Rev. H. Abramowitz, Nat'l. Director, Jewish Consumptives' Relief Society, 17 Hutchinson [Hutchison] St., Montreal, Cana." from Dr. Spivak dated "Dec. 9, 1908" [sic]. The letter is a response to Abramowitz asking for two patients to be admitted to JCRS. Dr. Spivak states the problem of overcrowding in the JCRS Sanatorium, and that new applicants must be able to afford board and lodging while awaiting admission. The letter is not signed but Secretary is typed at the bottom.
Dates: 1908 December 09
Overview Typed letter to "Dr. J. B. Fish, Supt., Sanatorium J.C.R.S., Edgewater, CO" from Dr. Spivak dated "Nov. 8, 1909" [sic]. The letter states, "At the request of Rev. Dr. H. Abramowitz, of Montreal, we have extended the stay of Mrs. S. Madvinsky until Jan. 1st" [sic]. The letter is not signed but Secretary is typed at the bottom.
Dates: 1909 November 8
Overview Handwritten letter to Doctor Spivack [Dr. Spivak] from H. Abramowitz on typed letterhead that states "Rev. Dr. H. Abramowitz THE STUDY 17 Hitchison Street Montreal" dated "October 31. 1909" [sic]. Abramowitz explains Mr. Madvinsky's predicament to Dr. Spivak, saying that Mr. Madvinsky is a poor carpenter and work is scarce. Mr. Madvinsky can hardly afford the travel costs to Denver to see his wife, and is not connected to any work opportunities in Denver. Abramowitz asks Spivak for help in this...
Dates: 1909 October 31
Overview A handwritten letter headed, "Rev. Dr. H. Abramowitz, THE STUDY, 17 Hutchinson Street, Montreal" to Doctor Spivack [Spivak] dated May 5th, 1910 [sic]. In the letter Abramowitz informs Dr. Spivak of a complication with Mr. Madvinsky and his documents, causing a week's delay for Mr. Madvinsky's departure for Denver. Abramowitz states that Mr. Madvinsky will be in Montreal just a little while longer and that JCRS should keep taking care of his wife until he arrives in Denver. The letter signed by...
Dates: 1910 May 05