Found in 17 Collections and/or Records:
Abstract Handwritten letter from the Gonda family to C.D. Spivak. The letter acknowledges that they received the package containing the chain and the 25 cents in change. They mention that if the photographic equipment is still intact, its value should be between four or five-hundred dollars, emphasizing that the lens is one of the finest ever made. They state that sending the photographic equipment would be too expensive; therefore, Spivak should attempt to sell it for a reasonable amount of money and...
Dates: 1910 June 27
Abstract Handwritten letter from Mrs. Ethel Gonda to C.D. Spivak. She begins the letter by stating that the family is in very poor circumstances and would like Spivak to do what he can with the photographic equipment. She then mentions that the family plans on moving back to Europe once they can save enough money. She again requests that the death certificate be sent soon because it is an important document that they need for the move. She signs the letter "Mrs. Gonda" with their address and in large,...
Dates: 1910 August 3
Abstract Typed letter from the Gonda family to C.D. Spivak asking him where the photographic equipment is that had been sent earlier. They have not received the camera in the mail and ask Spivak to follow up regarding where the equipment is. The letter is signed on behalf of Mrs. L. Gonda.
Dates: 1911 June 2
Abstract Handwritten letter from one of Mrs. Gonda's children to JCRS on behalf of Mrs. Gonda. They explain that the family is surprised to hear that their father has been admitted into the sanatorium. They also explain that they could not write earlier because of the constant struggle to look for work, but their uncle has helped the family move from Perth Amboy, New Jersey to New York. The family admits that they heard some troubling news from a young man who saw Louis Gonda in the hospital and he said...
Dates: 1910 April 22
Abstract Typed letter from Mrs. E. Gonda to Dr. P. Hillkowitz following up about the letter her family previously wrote to JCRS. She explains that she enclosed a note to her husband in the previous letter and wanted to know about his condition, but she never received a response. The letter is signed "Mrs. Gonda and family" with their New York address underneath.
Dates: 1910 May 11
Abstract Typed letter from F.D. Gonda and the Gonda family to C.D. Spivak. The Gonda family is writing to follow up about a previous letter they had written and had not yet receive a response from. They mention that they answered the question about what to do with the photographic equipment in the previous letter. They also anxiously await his letter with information about the location of their father's grave. The letter is signed, "Your grateful debtors, F.D. Gonda, and family" with their New York...
Dates: 1910 July 13
Abstract Handwritten letter from Louis Gonda to C.D. Spivak asking Spivak to send the belongings of his dead brother, Alex Gonda. He also says that he last heard from his brother in San Francisco before receiving Spivak's telegram regarding his death. The letter is signed "Very truly- his brother, Louis Gonda" with his New York City address on the bottom of the letter. There is also an empty envelope addressed to Spivak associated with this letter.
Dates: 1910 June 20